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OwnBackup scores $50m to grow SaaS backup tools

OwnBackup, the specialist third-party backup app for Salesforce, has bagged $50m in a funding round led by Insight Partners. Salesforce's investment arm also joined in. Total funding...

Amazon adds on-premises RDS database support to AWS Outposts

Amazon’s AWS Outposts has been updated to allow customers of the cloud-in-a-box to create and operate instances of the RDS relational database service on their own premises.

Afi touts resilience and replication for K8s container workloads

Afi, a cloud data management firm, has released a cloud-based replication and resilience service specifically tailored to provide high availability for containerised applications and services.

Software-defined storage: It’s a Thing

The global software-defined storage market is expected to grow by $42.79 billion over the next four years, according to Technavio. The UK market...

Igneous CEO hands over reins to storage industry vet

Igneous co-founder Kiran Bhageshpur has relinquished his CEO spot while retaining a seat on the board. His replacement is Dean Darwin, a data storage industry veteran and...

Pure Storage ObjectEngine backup is toast

Pure Storage has canned its ObjectEngine backup. We learnt of this via the cancellation of an archived joint Pure and AWS webinar about...

VMware fleshes out DRaaS with Datrium acquisition

VMware is buying Datrium, an HCI startup that pivoted to disaster recovery in the cloud, for an undisclosed amount. But the fact that he...

Diamanti smooths out the multi-cloud Kubernetes rough

Diamanti, a hyperconverged appliance startup, has updated its Spektra management software to allow customers to deploy, replicate, and migrate Kubernetes-orchestrated applications across bare metal and public cloud...

Micron Q3 revs are in a good solid state

Micron has posted a 13.6 per cent uplift in revenues to $5.44bn for the third fiscal 2020 quarter ended 28 May. Net income eased 4.4 per cent...

Commvault integrates Metallic backup with Microsoft Azure Blob Storage

Microsoft and Commvault are to integrate Commvault's Metallic SaaS data protection with Azure Blob Storage and will develop other product integrations with native Azure services.