Data Management

NetApp poaches chief technologist from Hitachi Vantara

NetApp has a new tech advisor to bend peoples' ears about tech trends. Step forward, Greg Knieriemen who has left Hitachi Vantara to take a chief technologist...

Igneous debuts DataThings for unstructured data management

Unstructured data management is becoming a major focus for startups and  supplier product development is bound to reflect competitive forces and a quest for differentiation.

Names, Faces and Storage Places

Just three moves for you in this edition of Storage People moves. Let's begin with Guy Churchward, who has become executive chairman at Datera,...

Cohesity has yen for Japanese business

Cohesity has recruited Networld, a local IT distributor, to take it into the Japanese market. The hyperconverged secondary storage vendor talks of an enormous opportunity in...

Snowflake is backed to the tune of $923m. Why are VCs investing so heavily?

Snowflake Computing has taken in $450m in a second 2018 funding round to advance its data warehouse in the cloud business. Total funding now stands at $923m.

Teradata moves to new Vantage point as it advises customers to ‘stop buying analytics’

Teradata is exhibiting many signs of a mid-life crisis. The data warehouse vendor has upped sticks, moving its corporate headquarters from Dayton, Ohio to San Diego, given...

Egnyte thinks global with $75m injection from Goldman Sachs

Egnyte has secured $75m in a new funding round - five years after its last round and 18 months after its CEO said he didn’t need more...

Your Irregular Storage Digest with Delphix, HTF Market Intelligence, Mimecast, and Korean fabbers

Here's the speed read version: Delphix has picked up a UK TV broadcaster as a customer; a somewhat limited cloud backup market report appears; Mimecast is losing...

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...

Snowflake adds Microsoft Azure to its data warehouse collection

Snowflake Computing's data warehouse as a service today opens for business to all Microsoft Azure customers, bringing the cloud platform into line with AWS.  The news should...