Public Cloud

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....

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...

Seagate declares war on tape

Seagate wants to take data stored on tape and migrate it to the cloud for faster access. Its Lyve Data Services use Tape Ark software and technology...

Datera goes Churchward

Startup Datera has a new CEO - exec chairman Guy Churchward who joined the board just four months ago. Guy Churchward

Self-driving cars! The Quantum of some solace for ailing tape vendor

CEO Jamie Lerner is taking Quantum into vertical markets with a front and central focus on StorNext, its scale out filesystem manager. The first example is a...

NetApp declares multi-cloud love for Azure, GCP and Salesforce

NetApp is bulking out its public cloud offering with three new services for Azure, Google Cloud Platform and Salesforce. The company aims to deliver...

Delphix fixes AWS RDS data copy inertia and friction

Delphix virtualizes Amazon’s Relational Database Service in new ways beyond logical replication, and farms out test and dev copies in minutes. Delphix virtualizes on-premises...