Public Cloud

Pliops gets funding to build GPU-like Storage Processing Unit

Pliops has secured a $30m investment to bring its Storage Processing Unit into production and is targeting a launch in mid-2019. The Israeli company...

Your occasional Storage Digest, featuring Asigra, Coraid, Fujitsu, BackBlaze, Toshiba and…

Asigra, Coraid, Gartner and Toshiba supply a clutch of storage news to start the week, with better backup pricing, block and mobile phone storage and a supplier-ranking...

Cohesity throws kitchen sink at ransomware

Cohesity hopes the latest version of Cohesity DataPlatform (CDP) will help to transform ransomware attacks from a devastating existential threat to a manageable nuisance. The...

A brief walk through filer software in the AWS, Azure and Google clouds

Updated April 2019. Filer software is becoming multi-cloud, with 12 cloud filer suppliers overall and several now supporting more than one public cloud. But they all have...

Nutanix, Pure, VMware are booming. Other enterprise IT vendors? Not so much

Cisco is discounting its HyperFlex hyperconverged infrastructure product, Commvault is under competitive pressure,  Microsoft AzureStack lacks traction, and NetApp is replacing IBM storage arrays, while Nutanix, Pure...

WANdisco takes the replicant test to the multi-cloud

WANdisco this week made LiveData for MultiCloud available for public consumption. The idea is simple, namely to store one replicated copy of data in multiple...

Benchmarks! IBM deploys memcaching with flash and 3D XPoint to match DRAM

Implementing Memcache with NAND or 3D XPoint produces near-DRAM cache performance at a much lower cost, IBM claims. Memcache is an open source distributed...

Happy Hedvig gets helping hand from HPE

Profile: Hedvig sells multi-protocol, scale-out, software-defined storage and says it is getting a strong helping hand from HPE to seed its technology in big companies.

An amassment of storage predictions and announcements

We have four sets of predictions for 2019, followed by 11 brief news items, two customer notes and a CEO promotion at Datto.

Amazon buys replicating CloudEndure for AWS

Amazon is buying CloudEndure, an Israeli startup which supplies replication-based, multi-cloud business continuity, migration and disaster recovery services. CloudEndure was setup in 2012 in Tel...