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Storage news ticker – January 20

… Datto intends to acquire Infocyte, a threat detection and response company, for an undisclosed amount. Datto will thus add endpoint detection and response...

Amazon migrates offline tape data to Glacier with Snowball Edge VTL-in-a-box

Amazon Web Services suitcase-sized Snowball Edge box can now collect ingest data from tape cartridges and be shipped to an AWS centre for file import into Glacier...

DNA storage and science: archiving unreality

DNA storage researchers have devised a neat way to record events inside cells down to a one-minute granularity, but are wildly off-beam when predicting this could become useful...

StrongBox pivots to enterprise unstructured data management market, and a new name

StrongBox is looking likely to change its name to StrongLink as it pivots away from the high-end cross-silo file and object management market to pursue the broader...

Quantum grows revenue again – despite ongoing impact of supply chain issues

File management and tape system vendor Quantum recorded its second consecutive growth quarter with $93.2 million revenues for Q2 2022 ended September 30. Revenues would have been higher...

Quantum tape library: Partially eject, eject, eject to block ransomware

Quantum has come up with an ingenious low-tech remedy for ransomware getting into its Scalar tape libraries: partially ejecting the tape magazines so the robot can’t move...

Storage news ticker – October 29

… Hammerspace recruit. Molly Presley – who left the storage industry in January this year when she resigned as Qumulo’s...

Quantum’s exabyte-munching scale-out modular tape library

Oh, it turns out Quantum’s success in selling tape libraries to three of the top hyperscalers is due to specially developed scale-out and modular tape libraries and...

Quantum writes old and cold objects to tape for archiving

Quantum is introducing an object-storage-on-tape tier to its ActiveScale object storage system, providing an on-premises Amazon S3 Glacier-like managed service offering. The idea is...

Your occasional storage digest with IBM, Catalogic, Oracle, Symply, AWS, patents, people and DNA-based...

This week we have have panned more nuggets and fragments of gold from the storage news stream. It features automated driving systems, Kubernetes container data protection, media...