Seagate delivers Lyve Cloud object storage-as-a-service via Equinix colos

Seagate is equipping Equinix co-location data centres with its Lyve Drive racks in order to offer Lyve Cloud, an S3-compatible object storage as a service.

Nutanix increases ransomware resistance

Nutanix has hardened ransomware defences cross its hybrid multicloud software stack. The company has made Flow, Files, Objects and Mine more resistant to ransomware, signed up for...

Datera CEO Guy Churchward resigns: ‘Natural time to move on’

Datera CEO and exec chairman Guy Churchward has resigned, citing health reasons. His colleague chief Product Officer Narasimha Valiveti - known as 'VNR' - has left the...

IBM speeds up Cloud Object Storage with LucidLink

LucidLink is to offer a bundled version of Filespaces based on IBM Cloud Object Store. LucidLink says the bundle can cost less than...

Pure Storage FlashBlade goes to work with Azure Stack

Gridpro, a Swedish cloud management software vendor, has integrated Pure Storage’s unified file and object FlashBlade array with Azure stack. Gridpro is the developer...

HYCU joins O365 data protection crowd with new SaaS offering

HYCU has launched SaaS-based Backup and Recovery for Office 365. “We see SaaS as a natural extension of the customer’s data estate,” CEO Simon Taylor said today...

WekaIO Limitless Data Platform: Old news in new package

WekaIO, the very fast file access startup, this week released the Limitless Data Platform. As far as we can see this packages old news under...
Quantum i6000 Scalar tape library

Hyperscalers demand tape, Quantum happy to oblige

Quantum’s third fiscal 2021 quarter revenues ended December 31 were $98m, down 5.1 per cent and net income was -$2.7m, down from $4.7m. But Chairman and CEO...

DataCore snaps up Caringo for object storage

Datacore has bought the object storage supplier Caringo for an undisclosed amount and will now offer software-defined block, file and object storage. Caringo...

This week in storage climbs aboard Europe’s climate-neutral data centre pact

In this week's data storage news roundup, Dell EMC adds sync replication-based high availability to PowerStore arrays; Delphix adds ransomware protection; and Europe data centre firms aim...

Wasabi bags $27.5m to build out its S3 alternative to AWS

Public cloud provider Wasabi has secured $27.5m in debt finance taking total funds raised to around $140m. The startup will spend the money on infrastructure, including...

Tales from the exabyte storage vault. Tune in for the next episode

Recently, I spoke to Cloudian CEO Michael Tso about the awesome scale and data storage management challenges of exabyte-levels of storage. This prompted me to wonder what...

SpectraLogic: We do Azure now

Spectra Logic has upgraded its StorCycle file lifecycle management software, with V3.3 adding support for Azure, more AWS S3 tiers, and improved workflows. StorCycle...

Scality secures $20m to smooth the way to profitability

Scality today announced it has bagged $20m in new financing - and said this is enough to fund it to profitability. The object...

At exabyte levels, data gravity exerts an enormous pull. This sucks

I spoke recently to Michael Tso, Cloudian CEO, about the consequences of exabyte-level object stores. Exabyte-level data egress from the public cloud could take years, he told...

Why AWS Outposts is good for Cloudian

Last month I wrote there is an arguable case that AWS Outposts represents an existential threat to the on-premises hybrid cloud storage and server market.

Cloud object storage vendors that compete with Amazon S3

Pricing unpredictability and egress charges are the main problems with Amazon’s S3 object storage, according to GigaOm. But there are plenty of competitive options, the tech analyst...

Your occasional storage digest, featuring Brexit, Tsinghua Unigroup and more

Brexit, China, the cloud and 3D NAND are the main themes in this week's digest. We also have a multitude of smaller items, including a large customer...