Object storage

  • March 05, 2018 05 Mar'18

    Cloudian HyperStore gains on-demand pricing, new funding

    IT Investment firm Digital Alpha ponies up $125 million to Cloudian. Most of the new money will fund expanded inventory to support consumption pricing of local HyperStore arrays.

  • January 30, 2018 30 Jan'18

    Caringo Swarm sales jumped 40% in 2017

    Despite all the talk about object storage over the years, it has yet to push scale-out NAS out of the enterprise for storing files that take up hundreds of terabytes to petabytes of capacity. But ...

  • November 08, 2017 08 Nov'17

    Red Hat Ceph Storage 3 adds file, iSCSI, container support

    Red Hat updates Ceph storage software with support for CephFS file system, iSCSI block interface and Linux container-based storage implementations, plus usability improvements.

  • November 02, 2017 02 Nov'17

    SwiftStack objects to object storage label

    SwiftStack’s leadership team appreciated being selected a visionary in Gartner’s recent Magic Quadrant for distributed file systems and object storage. The vendor even put out a press release ...

  • October 31, 2017 31 Oct'17

    IBM Cloud Object Storage tweaked for on-prem, small footprints

    With the latest upgrades to its object storage platform, IBM recognizes that not everyone who uses object storage does so in the public cloud.  They don’t all start with hundreds of terabytes of ...

  • October 06, 2017 06 Oct'17

    Komprise adds data lifecycle management, deeper analytics

    Storage startup updates data management software with additional policy-based data migration options, more granular analytics and GDPR-focused confinement capabilities.

  • October 05, 2017 05 Oct'17

    Scality Connect ports S3 apps to Azure Blob storage

    Scality's Connect software opens access to Microsoft Azure Blob services for S3 API-compatible applications, making it easier to port S3 API apps to Microsoft cloud storage.

  • October 03, 2017 03 Oct'17

    Infinidat boxes up $95M funding haul

    Infinidat picked up $95 million in funding today to help fuel an aggressive product expansion – including moves into secondary storage and a public cloud offering. Goldman Sachs Private Capital ...

  • October 02, 2017 02 Oct'17

    NetApp Insight: Las Vegas should have time to grieve first

    LAS VEGAS - This blog was supposed to tell our readers about the big developments surrounding Day 1 of the NetApp Insight user conference.  Sadly, today’s subject matter touches on more sobering ...

  • October 02, 2017 02 Oct'17

    Toshiba memory business sale faces bumpy road

    Toshiba signs a $17.7 billion deal to sell its memory business to a Bain-led consortium that includes Dell and Seagate, but Western Digital's SanDisk wants to stop it.

  • September 27, 2017 27 Sep'17

    Maxta hyper-converged SW flips off VMware for Red Hat

    Software-only hyper-converged vendor Maxta said it can enable customers to migrate virtual machines from VMware ESXi to Red Hat Virtualization, and run both hypervisors on Maxta hyper-converged ...

  • September 19, 2017 19 Sep'17

    Qumulo Core File Fabric knits cloud bursting, replication

    New Qumulo storage fabric replicates data between local and public cloud storage on AWS. QF2 is the first version of Core that runs in a public cloud.

  • September 06, 2017 06 Sep'17

    Cloudian CEO sees favorable trends in object storage market

    Cloudian CEO Michael Tso notes favorable trends for object storage: Capacities are increasing to petabytes, and customers want to use different clouds for different workloads.

  • August 01, 2017 01 Aug'17

    Moonwalk software streams data to cloud archives

    The free Starter Edition of Moonwalk's archiving software migrates up to 25 TB of data to repository or clouds as files or objects, as well as supporting AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google clouds.

  • July 24, 2017 24 Jul'17

    Red Hat Ceph, Gluster roadmaps focus on HCI, containers

    Red Hat's Ceph and Gluster storage roadmaps reflect increased focus on hyper-converged infrastructure, containers and big data, in addition to performance improvements.