LucidLink tech

LucidLink in depth: egress charges and direct bucket access

This is the second part of our introduction to LucidLink Filespaces technology and where it's going. Part one gave an account of how and why its product...

LucidLink keeps remote workers in sync – fast

Cloud file services startup LucidLink tripled in size over the past year, keeping remote media content workers fed fast with data through sub-file movement and caching, and...

Pure’s full portfolio-selling sales force

Pure Storage reckons that its sales org should sell the entire product portfolio in its fiscal 2024 and thereby increase their reach. Update: Email...

Pure Storage unifies global go-to-market team

Pure Storage has confirmed to B&F that it has broken up its specialist regional FlashBlade sales teams amid the creation of a single global go-to-market organization.

DataCore expands archiving with Object Matrix

Storage software supplier DataCore is buying media and entertainment object storage supplier Object Matrix. DataCore supplies block (SANsymphony), file (vFILO), object storage (Swarm), and...

Cloudian pulls in $60m funding to chase growth

Cloudian has raised $60 million in fresh funding - its first round since 2018 - and appointed its first board chairman in a bid to accelerate growth.

Hitachi Vantara sips mainframe data via Model9

Hitachi Vantara is collaborating with Model9 to feed mainframe data to its HCP and VSP 5000 storage systems and make it available to modern apps running in...

VAST Data, Infinidat reportedly amongst 21 storage tech unicorns

There are 21 storage industry startups worth a billion dollars or more – unicorns – according to a CB Insights newsletter. Update. Note on Coldago's...

Quobyte storage used for primary genomics data

Case Study. Quobyte unified block, file and object storage is being used by the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology to store primary life sciences and genomics data in...

NetApp appoints new CMO

NetApp has appointed software and cloud-focused Gabrielle Boko as its new CMO to replace the departing James Whitemore. Whitemore, NetApp EVP and CMO from...

Why is there a market for S3 backups and data lake protection?

Cloud-based data lakes store data in cloud object storage and that data needs protecting – that's the whole pitch made by SaaS data protection suppliers such as...

Object storage: Coldago moves Quantum up and Cloudian down in the rankings

Research firm Coldago has released a 2022 object storage map, moving Quantum into the Leader’s area from last year’s Challenger’s ranking, and giving Cloudian a lower Execution...
Storage news

Storage news ticker – 3 January 2023

Acronis' latest cyberthreats and trends report for the second half of 2022 has found that phishing and the use of MFA (Multi-Factor Authentication) fatigue attacks are on...

DataOS company TMDC moves into view, but some details are missing

A startup called The Modern Data Company has appeared with DataOS, a data operating system aimed at unifying data silos, old and new, and giving users a...

StorONE reshuffles executive team

Multi-purpose storage system supplier StorONE has made some exec changes. Chief revenue officer Chris Noordyke has been promoted to general manager, and Jenn Null,...

Having an efficiency standard like SNIA’s is good. But what about public cloud?

Comment: The Emerald energy initiative from the SNIA holds great promise to better measure storage efficiency and lower carbon emissions, but it's missing a public cloud storage...

Tiger Technology enters digital pathology cloud file services market

Cloud file services vendors - CTERA, Egnyte, Nasuni, Panzura - are meeting new competition in the specialized image digital pathology area in the form of Bulgaria’s Tiger...
Storage news

Storage news ticker – December 15

Apache Cassandra v4.1 is a milestone release that's mainly a feature update geared toward preparing for the major changes for developers in 5.0. Significant core services changes...