Public Cloud

Storage news ticker – November 5

… Dropbox announced Q3 2021 results for its quarter ended September 30, 2021. Revenue was $550.2 million — an increase of 12.9 per cent year on...

MemVerge puts elephantine big memory movability in the cloud

MemVerge’s Big Memory Cloud technology brings Big Memory Computing to multi-cloud environments. Startup MemVerge has software combining DRAM and Optane DIMM persistent memory into...

Storage news ticker – November 4

... Database management company EDB has today announced GA of BigAnimal, the world’s first fully managed, open source PostgreSQL database in the cloud with...

Backblaze wants to flame into an IPO

Backup and cloud storage provider Backblaze has filed for an IPO and launched its roadshow. It intends to offer 6,250,000 shares of its Class...

Backblaze finds Seagate disk drives fail most often

Cloud storage provider Backblaze has found that Seagate disk drives failed more often in the last quarter than those from other suppliers. It accumulates failure statistics every...

HPE storage strategy: edge-to-cloud implies fewer software partnerships

HPE’s GreenLake edge-to-cloud and service-led strategy includes more HP-owned intellectual storage property and that implies limiting its software partnerships. HPE ran a virtual Security...

Storage news ticker – October 28

… The Wall Street Journal says email protector Mimecast is exploring a sale. It reckons Mimecast has a market value of about $4.5 billion...

Commvault’s Metallic Security IQ dashboard shows security status and attacks

Commvault has added scanning and advising Security IQ functions to all its Metallic data protection as-a-service products. Ask a locksmith how to secure your...

iXsystems’ open-sorcery – scale-out file/block/object HCI software

TrueNAS SCALE is an open-source and scale-out hyperconverged infrastructure software system announced by iXsystems, which has more than a million software deployments and more than 10EB managed...

Mass-capacity drive demand sends Seagate revenues soaring to the clouds

Seagate has benefitted from an extraordinary secular change in the disk drive market as cloud-scale datacentre demand sends its quarterly revenues up 35 per cent year-on-year —...