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...

Tech Data offers pay-for-use kit

Tech Data is taking a leaf out of the public cloud playbook with a financing program that bundles data centre hardware and software and services into one...

Pure Storage goes old school with Veritas alliance

Pure Storage has struck an alliance with old school data protection vendor Veritas to protect FlashBlade and use it as a backup target and also to protect...

Barracuda praises cloud firewall growth. But what about the other stuff in its kit...

Barracuda Networks wants us to know its firewall business is growing but it is more cagey about the performance of other product lines. For...

Snowflake is backed to the tune of $923m. Why are VCs investing so heavily?

Snowflake Computing has taken in $450m in a second 2018 funding round to advance its data warehouse in the cloud business. Total funding now stands at $923m.

Teradata moves to new Vantage point as it advises customers to ‘stop buying analytics’

Teradata is exhibiting many signs of a mid-life crisis. The data warehouse vendor has upped sticks, moving its corporate headquarters from Dayton, Ohio to San Diego, given...

Egnyte thinks global with $75m injection from Goldman Sachs

Egnyte has secured $75m in a new funding round - five years after its last round and 18 months after its CEO said he didn’t need more...

Your Irregular Storage Digest with Delphix, HTF Market Intelligence, Mimecast, and Korean fabbers

Here's the speed read version: Delphix has picked up a UK TV broadcaster as a customer; a somewhat limited cloud backup market report appears; Mimecast is losing...

Miscreants use Azure blob storage in phishing bait

Azure blob storage has been used in phishing attempts, with Microsoft-issued domain and SSL certification that makes the bait seem credible. The exploit involves a PDF...

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

Three cloud storage gateway startups are running neck and neck

Three cloud storage gateway startups are running neck and neck with near-equivalent funding and no sign of a breakaway by either CTERA,  Nasuni or Panzura.

Druva heads Churchward for boardroom advice

Guy Churchward, the former CEO of Data Torrent, has joined back-up vendor Druva as a board-level advisor. Real time data ingestor Data Torrent withdrew...

WANdisco cloud subs drive sees it take H1’18 revenue hit

Confirming earlier indications WANdisco revenues in the first half of 2018 were $6.6m,  down 32 percent on the same period a year ago. It...

SNIA open-sources CDMI cloud storage standard

The  Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) this week open-sourced the Cloud Data Management Interface (CDMI) v2.0 standard, with the aim of encouraging the wider storage community to...