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...

IDC finds another way to count HCI revenues – and Nutanix comes out of...

IDC has devised yet another way to classify HCI revenues, this time by counting sales of the software running the heterogeneous storage controller that supplies block,...

Half the performance for half the price: NetApp’s new cut down StorageGRID load balancer

NetApp has launched a low-end StorageGRID appliance called the SG100 to cater for small deployments. The new system is a cut-down version of the load-balancing SG1000 and...

Lustre and S3 join Atempo’s Miria data moving party

Atempo has added support for Lustre and S3 in a major update for Miria, its enterprise data backup, archive and migration suite. Update. Datadobi...

The next game changer? Amazon takes on the SAN vendors

Amazon has re-engineered the AWS EBS stack to enable on-premises levels of SAN performance in the cloud. Make no mistake, the cloud giant is training its big...

NetApp’s high-end AFA sales lead it out of pandemic recession

NetApp has posted its second successive quarter of revenue growth, thanks to an unexpected boost in high-end all-flash storage array sales. The company recorded...

Pure Storage is glad to be as-a-service for you

Pure Storage has updated Pure-as-a-Service with service catalogs, transparent pricing, a cheaper entry price for block storage and a subscription version of the FlashStack reference architecture.

Look at S3 through a Storage Lens

Amazon has made it easier for customers to figure out how to reduce their S3 cloud object storage costs, with a new analytics dashboard.

Pavilion Data: Our unified storage array is the fastest in the universe

Pavilion Data, the high-end array vendor, has released a speedy parallel file system that brings it into direct competition with major HPC storage players for the first...

Seek and ye shall find (unstructured data), with Quantum ATFS

Quantum has displayed the first fruits of its April 2020 acquisition of Atavium in April - a general file storage product called ATFS. The company has...

Your occasional storage digest with MRAM, Commvault, Elbencho and more

Let's start with GPUDirect. GPUDirect storage benchmark Elbencho, a new open-source benchmark for blocks and files, is the first tool to...
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WekaIO plugs into Amazon S3 object storage

WekaIO is the latest vendor plugging the Amazon S3 API into its filesystem. The idea is to combine fast file access through WekaFS...