- July 09, 2020
Datadobi's DobiMigrate software could help customers shift data between Amazon S3 and on-premises S3-based object stores, helping eliminate egress fees charged by public clouds.
- June 26, 2020
Qumulo Shift for Amazon Web Services S3 copies data directly to Amazon Simple Storage Service, without mount points or application rewrites, to enable file sharing directly in AWS.
- June 18, 2020
Google's new Elastifile-based Filestore High Scale gives customers a higher-performing file storage option over the cloud provider's original basic options.
- June 01, 2020
The global pandemic accelerated some shifts in the data storage market and brought about new trends that storage CEOs predict will stick around for the long term.
- May 28, 2020
Startup LucidLink positions Filespaces as a public cloud option for people who want to replace on-premises NAS without turning to cheap but slow object storage.
- May 21, 2020
Have spare disk capacity that you can rent? Want object storage in the cloud? Either way, Storj has a proposition for you with its peer-to-peer blockchain-influenced network.
- May 08, 2020
Chicago venture capital firm buys Panzura, plans heavy investments to boost cloud file storage specialist's market expansion into multi-cloud and data analytics services.
- April 27, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing some IT organizations to delay or push up their 2020 enterprise data storage purchases, while others continue with business as usual.
- April 09, 2020
Revised IDC market forecast predicts a rise in cloud and infrastructure as a service, as organizations reallocate budgets from physical servers and storage hardware.
- March 30, 2020
Storj's new Tardigrade cloud object storage uses spare storage and bandwidth from tech-minded individuals, businesses and regional data centers in 85 countries.
- March 30, 2020
Panzura's CEO predicts permanent changes to storage, IT and business continuity planning as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, as organizations encourage more remote working.
- March 19, 2020
The pickup of Hedvig helps diversify Commvault beyond backup to address growing customer demand for scalable object storage that traverses across public and private clouds.
- February 26, 2020
Qumulo juices its file system with encryption, real-time security audits and other capabilities designed to position the scale-out NAS for denser, more complex workloads.
- February 20, 2020
Google christens Anthos Ready Storage program to give DevOps customers qualified on-premises storage system options from Dell EMC, HPE, NetApp, Portworx, Pure and Robin.io.
- January 30, 2020
Analysts and vendors predict what will shake cloud storage in the coming months, from customer rebellion against egress fees to DNA archiving of data for thousands of years.
- January 30, 2020
Dell EMC Isilon release clarifies the vendor's cloud direction. OneFS 8.2 supports files up to 16 TB and Kubernetes deployments for extracting data for real-time analytics.
- January 23, 2020
Q&A: SwiftStack's founder and president Joe Arnold says disk-based object storage can deliver the concurrency and throughput that AI, machine learning and analytics workloads need.
- January 09, 2020
Enhanced data management across clouds is a common theme for storage vendors heading into 2020. Vendors also plan to boost AI and predictive analytics to storage hardware.
- January 02, 2020
Containers, cloud, flash memory and SaaS dominated data storage news in 2019. We take a look ahead at how these and other developments will play out in 2020.
- December 31, 2019
2019 enterprise data storage mergers and acquisitions often included a cloud angle, followed by data protection, NVMe flash and scale-out file storage.
- December 17, 2019
IT experts predict the number of single-focus storage pros will shrink as their responsibilities expand due to the emergence of cloud, hyper-converged and other technologies.
- December 09, 2019
Komprise's Intelligent Data Management software expands beyond file storage and tacks on module to analyze AWS cloud object storage usage and spending.
- November 22, 2019
Amazon's latest wave of enterprise storage enhancements includes a replication SLA for S3, faster snapshot restores for EBS and data deduplication for FSx for Windows File Server.
- November 15, 2019
NetApp's decision to aggressively market storage systems for building hybrid and multi-clouds is put to the test in the face of declining sales in 2019.
- November 12, 2019
Nasuni's new Analytics Connector does file-to-object translation, Cloud Migrator speeds data transfers, and multi-cloud support expands to Google and more on-premises options.
- November 07, 2019
New Azure Blob API will enable Microsoft Azure Stack Hub and Edge hybrid and private cloud customers to use scale-out Scality Ring object storage on premises.
- November 01, 2019
At last year's event, NetApp made it clear that a cloud push wasn't going to eliminate on-premises options. Where does the legacy vendor stand in 2019?
- October 29, 2019
NetApp Keystone allows customers to choose a service level and type of storage. NetApp then uses its analytics to tailor storage to meet performance and capacity needs.
- October 29, 2019
Admins at NetApp storage conference consider moving everything from physical data centers into public clouds, although such a shift is likely years away for most enterprises.
- October 22, 2019
NetApp focuses on transition to cloud, containers, data mobility, next-generation flash and storage class memory as it strives to end recent sales slump.
- October 18, 2019
Age-old hard disk drives get a new twist as energy-assisted technologies fuel Western Digital's upcoming new 20 TB HDDs and rivals Seagate and Toshiba work on product plans.
- September 19, 2019
Price drop for Amazon's Elastic File System Infrequent Access option could stir competitors to follow suit and fuel greater enterprise adoption of cloud file storage.
- September 18, 2019
All-flash vendor Pure Storage moves to bolster its software and cloud features with upgraded analytics, block storage in AWS and a Data Hub for AI workflows.
- August 29, 2019
Much like Uber doesn't own its own cars, Storj Labs relies on a network of storage node operators to power its decentralized cloud storage platform.
- August 22, 2019
Pure Storage earnings were a mixed bag this week. The flash storage vendor said revenues grew 28% last quarter, but it cut revenue guidance for the second consecutive call, blaming imbalanced NAND ...
- August 20, 2019
Oracle laid off much of the division that built and maintained its FS1 All Flash Storage Array this week. Analysts expect the company’s storage focus will be on Exadata and cloud options.
- August 16, 2019
NetApp flash storage revenue takes a nosedive amid fears of global slowdown, U.S. tariffs and civil unrest across Europe. Is it a symptom of a looming problem for vendors?
- July 25, 2019
IT organizations are still in the early stages of their cloud storage journeys as they figure out the best use cases beyond backup, archive and disaster recovery.
- July 12, 2019
Google buys partner Elastifile's scale-out file system to bolster options for enterprises looking to shift NFS-based applications to public cloud storage.
- June 27, 2019
Distributed Cloud Services is now available from Quantum, as well as storage-as-a-service offerings and Cloud-Based Analytics software to manage day-to-day storage operations.
- June 27, 2019
Panzura's new platform, Panzura Freedom 8, is a multi-cloud services platform designed to enable users around the world to collaborate on a single, large-scale project with ease.
- June 04, 2019
Nasuni CEO Paul Flanagan says his cloud NAS company competes with the large public clouds by offering a global file system, managing data across clouds and avoiding lock-in.
- May 29, 2019
A Red Hat GM discusses the impact of a shift in storage focus from stand-alone products to OpenShift containers, hybrid cloud and hyper-convergence. He says value lies more with innovation than commoditization.
- May 01, 2019
VMware plays a larger role in the Dell EMC storage ecosystem as the vendor rolls out new cloud services to challenge archrival NetApp's cloud storage portfolio.
- April 25, 2019
Google's hybrid and multi-cloud vision for running stateful container-based applications sparks work on a new API for data and storage management.
- April 18, 2019
Qumulo's scale-out storage is available as branded NAS appliances and as a software-only license. An integrated NAS fabric replicates data from local arrays to the public cloud.
- March 27, 2019
Cisco, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and NetApp have invested in the container storage software startup. Now, the company aims to get those vendors' customers interested.
- March 22, 2019
SoftNAS says a web server and load balancer component it added to strengthen security for its Cloud NAS actually could enable unauthorized access to the web admin interface.
- February 11, 2019
IBM offers up blueprints for blockchain storage, with NVMe arrays and software for scale-out.
- January 30, 2019
Experts say 'we've reached the point of no return' on cloud storage, as cloud-native applications, private and multi-clouds and Kubernetes gain prominence in 2019.
- January 14, 2019
Multi-cloud data management and container support are themes among the 2018 software-defined and cloud storage finalists of TechTarget's Storage Products of the Year competition.
- January 09, 2019
Toshiba will try to get a jump on rivals Seagate and Western Digital with a new 16 TB hard disk drive that targets cloud-scale users in need of low-cost, high-density storage.
- January 08, 2019
Data management -- on premises and in the cloud -- appears on the rise as a 2019 spending priority for storage pros, while flash arrays and converged infrastructure may have peaked.
- December 14, 2018
Elastifile's new managed Cloud File Service on the Google Cloud Platform is designed to give customers NAS storage with a self-service, software-as-a-service-type experience.
- December 06, 2018
PX-Enterprise 2.0 moves beyond storage for stateful container-based applications to provide data migration and management across hybrid and multi-cloud deployments.
- December 04, 2018
HubStor added continuous data protection and version control to its cloud storage platform. The continuous data protection (CDP) provides agentless monitoring of specific file system directories to ...
- October 31, 2018
NetApp appends services to Data Fabric that aim to help enterprises flexibly manage their data between local storage and public clouds, including AWS, Azure and Google.
- October 30, 2018
At the end of the final keynote at NetApp Insight last week, founder Dave Hitz decided to add some sanity lest people get the wrong idea about the vendor’s strategy. Hitz summed up the message at ...
- October 24, 2018
At the NetApp Insight user show, the vendor advocates for flash to replace disk for backup, cloud and object storage. NetApp HCI expands, and StorageGrid gets flash.
- October 17, 2018
Cloud file system startup Elastifile is making it easier to shift data to object storage in Amazon and Google using ClearTier policy-based automated tiering.
- October 11, 2018
Google updated its cloud storage with higher availability SLAs and a new dual-region option designed to give customers greater control over their data.
- September 28, 2018
What are high availability applications if they're not highly available? According to a report released this month by SIOS, in partnership with ActualTech Media, one-quarter of respondents say ...
- September 12, 2018
Enterprise-class 14 TB HDDs from Seagate, Toshiba and Western Digital target cloud-scale users in need of economical, high-density storage to cope with exponential data growth.
- August 30, 2018
Vizion.ai software as a service lets Panzura peer into customer data in on-premises and off-premises clouds to index, search, analyze and control it.
- August 23, 2018
New service from Boston-based startup ClearSky enables VMware Cloud on AWS customers to back up and archive data in Amazon's object-based Simple Storage Service.
- August 20, 2018
Gartner's 2018 Magic Quadrant for disaster recovery as a service made 13 vendors disappear. Gartner also thoroughly shuffled the deck among the remaining DRaaS Magic Quadrant survivors. Besides ...
- August 14, 2018
IBM skinny mainframes add a few pounds with the DS8882F all-flash array screwed into the IBM Z ZR1 and LinuxOne Rockhopper II 19-inch racks.
- August 13, 2018
Kaminario storage continues to push farther and farther away from its reliance on purpose-built hardware. The all-flash vendor has qualified its consumption-based Cloud Fabric software for Western ...
- July 25, 2018
Rubrik today added an application to its Polaris SaaS platform, with the goal of automating protection against ransomware attacks. Polaris Radar is the second Polaris application from the converged ...
- July 16, 2018
Elastifile's new CEO plans to increase the company's focus on filling a 'huge missing piece' of enterprise file storage for public clouds and sees more customers shifting away from on-site deployments.
- July 11, 2018
Until last year, Dell EMC data protection involved separate offerings of Avamar backup software and Data Domain deduplication appliances. The vendor changed that strategy in May 2017 with the ...
- June 14, 2018
Atlantic.Net's cloud-based block storage service is built on open source Ceph, and it includes an NVMe-based flash cache to boost performance and inexpensive HDDs for back-end storage.
- April 23, 2018
Startup Morro targets SMB customers with a CloudNAS 3.0 file storage update that adds replication capabilities and support for Microsoft's Azure Active Directory.
- April 12, 2018
OwnBackup closed its largest funding round to date and will use it to propel product work and double employee headcount, the cloud-to-cloud backup and restore vendor said today. The $15.5 million ...
- April 05, 2018
Datrium DVX 4.0 adds enterprise features such as AWS' cloud backup and recovery service, Oracle RAC support, VM fault tolerance and FIPS 140-2 security validation.
- April 03, 2018
Startup Elastifile makes available push-button option to deploy its NFS-based scale-out file system on hourly or long-term basis with fast solid-state drives on Google Cloud Platform.
- April 02, 2018
Startup Wasabi seeks to shake up pricing by eliminating egress fees major cloud storage providers AWS, Google and Microsoft charge to transfer data.
- March 28, 2018
Infinidat disk arrays double capacity to 8 petabytes per rack. The new InfiniBox products include InfiniSync DR box, InfiniGuard backup appliance and the Infinidat-hosted Neutrix Cloud.
- March 16, 2018
Ctera Networks claimed subscription revenue for its enterprise file services platform more than doubled in fiscal 2017, pushing the company to record results for the year. As a private company, ...
- March 14, 2018
The Panzura Freedom 7.1 cloud storage software release features Private Secure Site Mode to let security-focused IT organizations disable external communications.
- February 22, 2018
The question ‘Where is Chad Sakac?’ got answered this week: by Chad Sakac. The former president of the Dell EMC converged infrastructure division (formerly known as converged platforms) said he ...
- February 15, 2018
NetApp attributed strong product revenue growth last quarter in part to two-a-days – it’s averaging two displacements of rivals’ all-flash SAN systems every day. Success in NetApp cloud and flash ...
- February 14, 2018
Hot trends in enterprise cloud storage in 2018 will include the use of multiple clouds, hybrid cloud storage and file-based cloud storage, according to industry experts.
- February 08, 2018
George Kurian became CEO of NetApp in 2015 to jump-start a push into cloud and flash storage. The vendor has bucked scant revenue growth with four straight solid quarters.
- January 30, 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 ...
- January 29, 2018
Kaminario is the latest vendor to deemphasize hardware in favor of a solely software-defined approach. Under its new strategy, customers will buy Kaminario storage as a reference stack from global ...
- January 29, 2018
Igneous Systems today closed a $15 million Series B funding round to help expand marketing of its hybrid cloud backup and archiving platform for file data. Igneous Hybrid Storage Cloud consists of ...
- January 23, 2018
HyperStore 7 pools storage across on premises and public clouds under a single namespace. Cloudian supports file and object storage, as well as Amazon, Microsoft and Google clouds.
- January 22, 2018
Aided by gains in cognitive analytics, cloud and storage, annual IBM revenue has finally returned to positive territory after an absence of nearly six years. IBM last week closed its 2017 fiscal ...
- January 04, 2018
Microsoft acquired Avere Systems, a vendor that builds appliances for high-performance NAS in hybrid environments. Avere NAS is used for primary file storage and cloud bursting.
- December 19, 2017
HyTrust has revived DataGravity’s data-aware storage technology, six months after scooping up the startup’s assets. Cloud infrastructure specialist HyTrust today launched the CloudAdvisor automated ...
- December 18, 2017
Disruption in the enterprise storage market appears unlikely to subside anytime soon. AI analytics, cloud, HCI, mergers and NVMe flash highlight key themes heading into 2018.
- December 14, 2017
Flash storage vendor Tintri has had an inauspicious start to life as a public company. On Wednesday, during only its second earnings call, there were hints that Tintri may already be on life ...
- December 14, 2017
Amazon has built more security functions for S3 buckets after cybersecurity firms uncovered a worrisome trend of IT administrators failing to properly secure them.
- December 07, 2017
Santa Clara, Calif. -- By now, most people realize this is the age of convergence in IT – especially as it applies to storage. We have converged infrastructure mixing storage, compute and ...
- November 30, 2017
Bolstered by lead investor SoftBank Corp., Nexenta secured $20 million in financing this week to fund its new cloud portfolio. The Santa Clara, California-based storage software vendor next month ...
- November 15, 2017
The Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) has been giving big businesses –and their customers -- big trouble. It was reported earlier this summer that high-profile companies left data in their S3 ...
- November 02, 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 ...
- November 01, 2017
Cloud NAS vendor Elastifile has struck an OEM deal with Dell EMC, one of the startup’s first investors. Dell EMC will integrate Elastifile Cloud File System and CloudConnect cloud transfer and ...
- October 31, 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 ...