Containers, clouds, NVMe drive 2020 data storage innovation
Key investment areas include performance-based object storage, cloud and new storage media. Recent investments include startups NVMe over Fabrics company Lightbits Labs, chipmaker Nuvia and all-flash specialist Vast Data.
Investments in data storage vendors topped $2B in 2019
The Israel-based startup created the SuperSSD array for NVMe flash. The Lightbits software stack converts generic in-the-box TCP/IP into a switched Ethernet fabric, presenting all storage as a single giant SSD. Dell EMC led Lightbits' funding, with contributions from Cisco and Micron Technology.
When Combining Competing Storage Architectures Drives True Digital Transformation
For the past decade, “digital transformation” has been a key business goal for many -- applying technology for improved efficiency, increased revenue and enhanced customer experiences. This goal is not easily achieved. Digital transformation requires rethinking storage infrastructure to manage and access all the additional data it brings.
Lightbits Brings Clustered Storage to On-Premises Data Centers
Lightbits Labs, a relatively new company focused on storage for cloud-scale data centers, has introduced what it says is the first NVMe/TCP clustered storage solution.
6 data storage startups to watch in 2020
Venture capitalists showed less interest in funding storage hardware startups in 2019 than previous years. But while most of the investments for data storage startups in 2019 went to mature data protection vendors, a few newcomers picked up enough funding to get on the map.
Lightbits Labs enables native Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) to serve as a switched fabric for shared NVMe flash across server racks.