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Scale Computing: Idea that customers should run multiple edge compute platforms is ‘absurd’

Hyperconverged system vendor Scale Computing has an edge computing  system to sell and wants to define edge computing in its own way. ...

Kasten: We can slay the microservices backup and restore dragon

If you want to back up data used by containerised applications where do you start?   As Chris Evans, a storage consultant, argued in...

IBM parades ESS 3000 appliance in Big Storage Day Out

Twice a year IBM blitzes out a bunch of storage hardware releases. Today was once of the twice. The information overload is overwhelming but...

Why container data can lead to backup hell

Containerised applications are heading for production environments. And this is a big problem for storage admins. Unlike current production environments there are no backup data reference frameworks...

Commvault: Containers will enable unified data and storage management

Commvault and its new subsidiary Hedvig anticipate future production use of containers, with unified data and storage management. CEO Sanjay Mirchandani and his chief...

Hammerspace builds ransomware bunker in universal data services extension

Hammerspace has introduced ransomware protection and other security services to its data-as-a-service platform. The new features span hybrid and multi-cloud environments and are as...

MemSQL joins cloud database gang

MemSQL has released Helios, a cloud-native version of its eponymous in-memory database. Helios provides access to MemSQL, running-in memory on AWS and the...

VMware Cloud on Dell EMC is ready for those private moments

Dell Technologies has announced VMware Cloud on Dell EMC (VCDE), a grandly-titled data centre as a service. This is part of its Dell Technologies...

Virtual Instruments buys cloud management firm

Virtual Instruments has bought Metricly, the developer of a cloud management tool, for an undisclosed sum. The company sells Virtual Wisdom, an infrastructure performance...

Formulus Black consciously uncouples from Ubuntu

Formulus Black has issued a major release of Forsa that sees the software unbundled from Ubuntu OS and adding support for Optane memory and more...