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  • Scality Rings up $60 million funding round

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 17 Apr 2018
  • With a fresh $60 million in funding, Scality CEO Jerome Lecat said he expects the object storage vendor to become profitable within two years. Scality, which launched its Ring object storage in ...

  • Caringo Swarm sales jumped 40% in 2017

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 30 Jan 2018
  • 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 ...

  • SwiftStack objects to object storage label

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 02 Nov 2017
  • 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 ...

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

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 31 Oct 2017
  • 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 ...

  • Infinidat boxes up $95M funding haul

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 03 Oct 2017
  • 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 ...

  • NetApp Insight: Las Vegas should have time to grieve first

    Garry Kranz - Senior News Writer 02 Oct 2017
  • 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 ...

  • Maxta hyper-converged SW flips off VMware for Red Hat

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 27 Sep 2017
  • 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 ...

  • Cleversafe-based IBM Cloud Object Storage service debuts

    Carol Sliwa - Senior Writer 19 Oct 2016
  • IBM marked the one-year anniversary of its Cleversafe acquisition with the launch of a “pay-as-you-go” cloud object storage service enabling customers to use the same technology on site and off ...

  • Object storage has dual uses

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 18 Feb 2016
  • The latest object storage systems are often misunderstood by potential buyers. This may be because these systems, capable of storing extremely large numbers of object and files, serve more than one ...

  • Archive redefined

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 31 Dec 2015
  • When the word “archive” is used in conversations about storing data, it brings up preconceptions depending on the individuals and their roles in IT. The most common thought is that an archive is ...

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