Public Cloud

IBM improves file cataloguing, object storage, protects databases in the cloud

IBM has updated Spectrum Discover, object storage and Spectrum Protect Plus products and added the FlashSystem 9100 array to its VersaStack converged infrastructure. The...

Google buys Elastifile

Google is buying Elastifile and its scale-out cloud file storage software for an undisclosed sum. The company said it will integrate Elastifile's technology and...

Your occasional cloud and tape storage round-up

Our round up starts with an on-premises tape backup replacement, meanders through storage in the cloud, and returns to tape with a new LTFS indexing scheme that...

Your tasty storage collection of files, flash and the cloud

The themes of this collection of storage news bytes revolve around backup, parallel file access, the public cloud and flash, meaning data at scale and fast data...

Private cloud is more expensive than trad IT storage. Who knew?

Private cloud storage costs more than traditional IT storage and both cost way more than public cloud storage. That is our summary of recent...

Druva dives into VC money trough to surface with $130m and unicorn status

Data protection as a service startup Druva has trousered $130m in a G-round of VC funding. Druva backs up its data protection with data...

Kaminario extends pay-as-you-go storage model to array hardware

Kaminario is taking the consumption-based software subscription model and extending this to hardware, offering customers the option to acquire storage arrays on a pay-as-you-go basis as well.

What’s up with the data warehouse market?

The market for data warehouse platforms looks set to expand as gleaning insights from data becomes ever more important for businesses. At the same time, established names...

Snowflake settles on Google Cloud as it adds data sharing

Snowflake is bringing its cloud-based data warehouse and analytics service to Google’s cloud platform. A new Data Exchange also promises to give users access to data sets...

Tata adds Actifio to digital transformation arsenal

Actifio has an endorsement of sorts for its data management platform, as Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has picked it to help enterprise clients modernise their data management.