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Dell EMC to use Druva for Backup-as-a-Service

Scoop! Dell EMC is in negotiations with Druva to offer the startup's backup as a service and will announce the deal in weeks, according to industry...

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...

Nutanix goes to work with Google Anthos

Nutanix HCI now supports Anthos, the Google application management platform for customers who run Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) on their own servers. Anthos...

IT infrastructure budgets: Cloud up, On-Prem down

Revenues derived from sales IT infrastructure products to public and private cloud environments grew 9.4 per cent Y/Y in the third quarter of 2020, according to IDC...

SpectraLogic: 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...

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...

Veritas snaps up HubStor, in DPaaS tech-and-team hire

Scoop! Veritas has bought HubStor, a Canadian backup and archive vendor, gaining itself a SaaS-based data protection development team. Terms are undisclosed. Ontario-based HubStor...

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...

Your occasional storage digest with Cisco Hyperflex, SoftIron, and more

2021 has started with a bang... but let's talk about data storage. In this week's news roundup we feature Cisco, Backup Assist and SoftIron. Also there are...

Handbags at dawn for Pure and NetApp: Who you calling a ‘legacy vendor’?

Pure Storage is a struggling legacy vendor while NetApp is powering ahead. So says NetApp in a corporate blog entitled Will the real legacy storage vendor...