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...

Your occasional storage digest: Compuverde, Igneous, Quantum, Asigra – and more

Ok folks,  this week's round up of news from storageland that didn't make the front page.  Shall we begin. Compuverde This...

Contain yourselves; Kubernetes will defeat public cloud lock-in

Interview Object storage supplier Cloudian tells us IBM’s $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat  is evidence of a sea change in what 'cloud' means. The most effective...

Flash and trash. What’s the big idea about two-tier storage?

The storage analyst Enrico Signoretti popularised the term 'flash and trash' in 2015, to "describe a trend of  two-tier storage built on latency-sensitive, flash-based arrays on one...

Caringo meets Panasas at JASMIN

Caringo, a niche object storage supplier, has hit the big time at UK supercomputer outfit JASMIN. This is a clustered supercomputer at the Science...

Ceph backers apply Foundation in storage makeover

Ceph, the open source storage software platform, has gotten its very own foundation. Just like Linux. The Ceph Foundation is organised as a directed...

You are not alone. Cloud repatriation is a thing, a good thing, says Cloudian

Michael Tso, co-founder and CEO of object storage supplier Cloudian, thinks the rush to the public cloud is slowing. The on-premises world has caught up...

OpenIO goes serverless to keep the weight down

OpenIO has devised its own serverless computing framework to add functionality to its SDS object storage software. The fruits of its labour can be seen...

Komprise customers granted more cold data storage options

Komprise, the purveyor of file lifecycle management software, has increased the number of cold storage destinations for ageing files and added NetApp Cloud Volumes support.

Names, Faces and Storage Places

Just three moves for you in this edition of Storage People moves. Let's begin with Guy Churchward, who has become executive chairman at Datera,...

Caringo claims object storage speed record. Will show workings next month

Caringo is touting the industry's fastest aggregate S3 throughput performance with the latest release of its Swarm OS software. The object storage startup says...

San Francisco Giants bags $15K savings with Cohesity gig

 Cohesity has knocked Veeam, BackupExec and Data Domain out of the San Francisco Giants' AT&T Park in San Francisco. Cohesity says the Giants saved...

Your Occasional Storage Digest, featuring Cohesity, IBM, Maxta, Nutanix, Proscia, Rubrik, SwiftStack, Zadara

Here's a digest of recent storage news to help you keep up with what's going on. Cohesity

Scality rocks out Zenko, its multi-cloud data controller

Interview: Scality has made Zenko, its multi-cloud data controller, generally available.  Zenko v1.0 is a cloud-native product, available in both open source and enterprise...

Versity Software claims GPL first by open sourcing ScoutFS

Versity Software, an archive software company, has open sourced ScoutFS, a scale-out archiving filesystem. It says this is the first GPL archiving file system released.

Cock of the X86 systems walk, Dell is killing it

Dell has cemented its position as the world's biggest IT hardware vendor, chalking up significant gains in market share for Q2 and growing revenues 18 per cent on...

Zadara gets ze funding for ze growth

Zadara, the virtual private storage array startup, has pulled in $25 million in a C-round of funding, to take its total raised past $60 million.

Scality bumps up its open source credentials

Object storage supplier and multi-cloud data management wannabe Scality has joined the Cloud Native Computing and Linux Foundations, and announced a MetalK8s open source Kubernetes distribution.