Public Cloud

Hammerspace Global Data Environment’s anti-gravity field for data is ready for the big...

Take a deep breath. Hammerspace, the unstructured data silo-busting supplier, has raised its game to provide a Global Data Environment (GDE) across file, block and object storage...

Storage news ticker – November 16

…  Backblaze raised $100 million from its November 11 IPO in which it aimed to sell 6.2 million shares in a range set at...

Storage news ticker – November 15

… Backblaze is trading publicly after its IPO ran with no fuss. It went public on November 11. A Backblaze blog reads: “It means...

Snowflake rebuts DataBricks’ Snowflake performance comparison as lacking integrity

Snowflake competitor Databricks claimed a TPC-DS benchmark record for its data lakehouse technology and said a study showed it was 2.5x faster than Snowflake. Databricks lacks integrity...

StrongBox pivots to enterprise unstructured data management market, and a new name

StrongBox is looking likely to change its name to StrongLink as it pivots away from the high-end cross-silo file and object management market to pursue the broader...

Storage News Ticker – November 11

… Cloud backup service supplier Datto reported $157.9 million revenues for calendar Q3 2021, up 20 per cent year-on year, with profits of $13.5...

Fourth generation Pure FlashArray//X is coming

Pure Storage says it’s launching another FlashArray system on December 8.  The marketing blurb gushes about “an entirely new level of performance to the...
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Druidic Imply launches Shapeshift project for modern analytics

Real-time analytics database startup Imply has unveiled Project Shapeshift — designed to develop a hardware-abstracting, auto-scaling control plane and SaaS service for the open source Apache Druid software...

Amazon Cloud can save the world — AWS plays the green card

AWS is proclaiming that businesses in Europe can reduce energy use by nearly 80 per cent when they run their applications on the AWS Cloud instead of...

Pure gets FlashBlade in Equinix colos for fast Azure connectivity

Pure Storage has announced an impressive partnership with Azure for Electronic Design Automation (EDA) storage and compute in the cloud. Pure, Equinix and Microsoft...