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Tiered storage News
June 12, 2017
MapR expands beyond analytics into the enterprise storage market with an exabyte-scale data store designed to manage files and containers in data centers and across clouds.
May 10, 2017
NetApp's StorageGRID Webscale 10.4 object storage supports Docker containers and more simplified OpenStack deployments, and it gives admins more control of multi-tenancy in the cloud.
December 16, 2016
Quantum StorNext scale-out file system upgrade integrates support for public cloud and third-party object storage. StorNext manages data as a unified namespace.
October 13, 2016
Windows Server 2016 release makes Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct available to data centers. Highlights include heightened data reduction, HCI, replication and tiering.
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