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NAS management News
August 21, 2017
A new hybrid cloud storage appliance, due to ship in September, will store 10 TB locally and offload infrequently accessed files to Microsoft Azure Blob storage.
July 13, 2017
WekaIO launched its scale-out file system, which is optimized for server-based flash storage and designed to tier data to cheaper object storage on premises and in public clouds.
June 26, 2017
Panzura's enhancements to its cloud NAS include support for NVMe flash and increased capacity limit on VMware deployments. The cloud file system works with object storage.
June 07, 2017
To consolidate storage, Van Andel Institute chose DataDirect Networks' GRIDScaler GS7K parallel file system arrays and WOS object platform for active archiving.
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