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Seven Pillars of IBM Storage wisdom

You would think IBM was a storage chemist; there are that many IBM Storage Solutions floating around. And now we have three more with another four point...

Commvault has a new puppet-master pulling its strings

Commvault has appointed Sanjay Mirchandani, who ran Puppet, as its new President and CEO, and the man is fresh to enterprise data protection and management but full...

Datera gets helpful halfway OEM hug from HPE

HPE this week added Datera, a software-defined and scale-out storage supplier, to its HPE Complete program. Hang on, HPE already works with Hedvig,...

Happy Hedvig gets helping hand from HPE

Profile: Hedvig sells multi-protocol, scale-out, software-defined storage and says it is getting a strong helping hand from HPE to seed its technology in big companies.

An amassment of storage predictions and announcements

We have four sets of predictions for 2019, followed by 11 brief news items, two customer notes and a CEO promotion at Datto.

IBM makes Spectrum Scale play nicely with software containers

IBM has announced Spectrum Scale file system support for containers. The release means that companies building containerised IT environments can use their existing Spectrum Scale storage systems...

Iguazio builds Google-like Outpost for IoT retail edge

Unlike Amazon's Outpost and Azure Stack,  Google has no public cloud on-premises presence. Iguazio says it can provide one for Google customers. The Israeli...

Contain yourselves; Kubernetes will defeat public cloud lock-in

Interview Object storage supplier Cloudian tells us IBM’s $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat  is evidence of a sea change in what 'cloud' means. The most effective...

Hurrah! Single container orchestrator plugin interface for storage

Storage suppliers wanting to provide storage to containers can heave a sigh of relief; the Container Storage Interface (CSI) v1.0.0 has been released and is available on...

SNIA open-sources CDMI cloud storage standard

The  Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) this week open-sourced the Cloud Data Management Interface (CDMI) v2.0 standard, with the aim of encouraging the wider storage community to...