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HYCU joins O365 data protection crowd with new SaaS offering

HYCU has launched SaaS-based Backup and Recovery for Office 365. “We see SaaS as a natural extension of the customer’s data estate,” CEO Simon Taylor said today in a...

WekaIO Limitless Data Platform: Old news in new package

WekaIO, the very fast file access startup, this week released the Limitless Data Platform. As far as we can see this packages old news under a new...
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Hyperscalers demand tape, Quantum happy to oblige

Quantum’s third fiscal 2021 quarter revenues ended December 31 were $98m, down 5.1 per cent and net income was -$2.7m, down from $4.7m. But Chairman and CEO Jamie Lerner...

DataCore snaps up Caringo for object storage

Datacore has bought the object storage supplier Caringo for an undisclosed amount and will now offer software-defined block, file and object storage. Caringo customers include BT Television, Department of...

This week in storage climbs aboard Europe’s climate-neutral data centre pact

In this week's data storage news roundup, Dell EMC adds sync replication-based high availability to PowerStore arrays; Delphix adds ransomware protection; and Europe data centre firms aim for climate...
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Wasabi bags $27.5m to build out its S3 alternative to AWS

Public cloud provider Wasabi has secured $27.5m in debt finance taking total funds raised to around $140m. The startup will spend the money on infrastructure, including additional data...
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Tales from the exabyte storage vault. Tune in for the next episode

Recently, I spoke to Cloudian CEO Michael Tso about the awesome scale and data storage management challenges of exabyte-levels of storage. This prompted me to wonder what an exabyte...

Spectra Logic: We do Azure now

Spectra Logic has upgraded its StorCycle file lifecycle management software, with V3.3 adding support for Azure, more AWS S3 tiers, and improved workflows. StorCycle takes ageing files from expensive primary...

Scality secures $20m to smooth the way to profitability

Scality today announced it has bagged $20m in new financing - and said this is enough to fund it to profitability. The object and file storage startup's CEO, Jerome...

At exabyte levels, data gravity exerts an enormous pull. This sucks

I spoke recently to Michael Tso, Cloudian CEO, about the consequences of exabyte-level object stores. Exabyte-level data egress from the public cloud could take years, he told me, and...

Why AWS Outposts is good for Cloudian

Last month I wrote there is an arguable case that AWS Outposts represents an existential threat to the on-premises hybrid cloud storage and server market. Michael Tso, CEO of Cloudian,...

Cloud object storage vendors that compete with Amazon S3

Pricing unpredictability and egress charges are the main problems with Amazon’s S3 object storage, according to GigaOm. But there are plenty of competitive options, the tech analyst firm notes....