Public Cloud

Why fast object storage is poised for the mainstream

Four years ago, Pure Storage pioneered fast object storage with the launch of its FlashBlade system. Today fast object storage is ready to go mainstream, with six vendors...

‘Reverse CDN’ is huge storage vendor opportunity for self-driving cars

Autonomous and near-autonomous vehicles will need black box facilities to help with accident cause analysis in the case of a crash. They may also need a 'reverse'...

Snowflake whips ups funding blizzard with Salesforce

Snowflake Computing has taken in $479m in a surprise G-series funding with Salesforce as co-lead investor in the cloud data warehousing startup. The monster $12.4bn valuation is...

Your occasional storage digest, (mostly) featuring Couchbase DBaaS service

Slim pickings for this week's enterprise storage round-up. But let's kick off Couchbase making its NoSQL database available as a cloud-based service. DBaaS...

Cohesity loses cohesion: Rapidly diversifying firm has an identity problem

You though you understood Cohesity well enough. It supplies hyperconverged secondary storage. It is basically "doing a Nutanix" on the secondary storage...

Autonomous vehicle data storage: We grill self-driving car experts about sensors, clouds … and...

In Internet of Things terms, an autonomous or near-autonomous vehicle (AV, NAV) is a mobile edge computing device that generates data needing to be processed for it...

Cloudian goes Splunk and Hitachi buys ML metadata firm

This week in storage, we have an acquisition, three momentum releases, Cloudian going Splunk, Emmy awards for Isilon and Quantum, plus some funding news, people moves, two...

Newbie container app data wrangling firm Kasten climbs mountain with K10

For anyone wanting to code a data protection app for containers, Kubernetes (K8s) is a great big help. Because it orchestrates container instantiation and operations, it knows...

Back on Nasdaq: Quantum exits de-listed underworld

Quantum is returning to listed public company status, courtesy of the Nasdaq exchange, ending an 18 month period of accounting purgatory following wrongful revenue recognition practises by...

HyperFlex becomes mates with K8s: No need to go through vSphere first

Cisco’s hyperconverged HyperFlex system has been re-engineered to support containerisation with native Kubernetes and Intersight cloud-based management. The rationale is that users need to...