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July 01, 2014
Scality Ring upgrade includes OpenStack Swift and Cinder support, improved erasure coding for clusters and Kerberos authentication.
August 06, 2013
Cloud storage controller vendor Nasuni incorporates a cloud mirror option that lets customers keep updated data on two clouds for disaster recovery.
March 12, 2013
Sepaton upgrades its flagship VTL, the S2100-ES3 2925, giving it data-at-rest encryption capability and support for open key management standard.
February 28, 2013
IT executives at a data management symposium discuss gaining control over BYOD challenges and rogue cloud backup initiatives in their companies.
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Traditional RAID methods and their rebuild processes have some shops suffering long downtimes -- enter erasure codes and multi-copy mirroring. Continue Reading
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