Public Cloud

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.

Amazon buys replicating CloudEndure for AWS

Amazon is buying CloudEndure, an Israeli startup which supplies replication-based, multi-cloud business continuity, migration and disaster recovery services. CloudEndure was setup in 2012 in Tel...

Unlucky for some: Chris Mellor’s 13 predictions for storage tech in 2019

Here are my personal predictions for IT this year and how they will affect enterprise storage. Multi-cloud adoption will (a) encourage enterprises to adopt...

Your occasional storage digest featuring Exagrid, WANdisco and WekaIO

Early January storage roundup news shows speed has paid off for deduplicating backupper ExaGrid and WANdisco and WekaIO. One W-vendor sends lots of data across networks at...

IBM OEMs Actifio to create virtual data pipelines

IBM is OEM’ing Actifio’s Virtual Data Pipeline technology to supply production data copies to downstream users for faster application development and analytics. IBM has...

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...

Your occasional storage digest. It’s a Rap

Storage can be fast, storage can be slow. The disks can be vast  and tapes a no-no. Storage is easy, storage is hard, It leave you scarred,...

Ritek’s optical delusion baffles Blocks & Files

Optical disk demand will sky-rocket in 2020 as cloud computing centres come to realise optical disk archives are cheaper and last longer than tape or disk archives....
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Seagate says tape to cloud pricing is ‘confidential’

Seagate’s Lyve Data Services will use per-customer, tape-to-cloud project pricing in its data migration centres but commercial details are opaque. The company last week...