Cloud Storage

  • May 20, 2010 20 May'10

    S3 adds Tier 2 for 10 cents per GB

    Amazon Web Services today added a new offering for its Simple Storage Service (S3) called Reduced Redundancy Storage (RRS). RRS offers users the ability to choose fewer "hops" of object replication ...

  • May 03, 2010 03 May'10

    Will zettabytes of data push enterprises to the cloud?

    According to IDC’s 2010 Digital Universe report, digital data grew 62% last year as 800,000 PB were added. IDC says 1.2 million PB (1.2 zettabytes) will be added this year, and that will increase ...

  • March 30, 2010 30 Mar'10

    Iron Mountain rolls out data classification for cloud data backup service

    Iron Mountain officially launched its new data classification features for its Connected PC cloud data backup service, Connected Classify & Collect, originally codenamed Gryphon. The new ...

  • February 22, 2010 22 Feb'10

    Iron Mountain and Mimosa -- A canary in the cloud?

    Iron Mountain's $112 million acquisition of Mimosa Systems today is an admission by Iron Mountain that the concept of cloud archiving is not yet ripe. Iron Mountain bought Mimosa as an on-premise ...

  • February 04, 2010 04 Feb'10

    CommVault plans to go further with deduplication, cloud features

    CommVault added block-level data deduplication to its Simpana data protection and management suite at the start of 2009, and introduced cloud connectivity this week. Now CEO Bob Hammer says there ...

  • January 26, 2010 26 Jan'10

    TheInfoPro and Forrester say cloud storage is way overrated

    This will come as no surprise to many of you, some of whom I may have interviewed for my cloud storage feature published this month: two new analyst research reports show that despite the hype ...

  • January 26, 2010 26 Jan'10

    EMC sees IT spending recovery, plans further cloud storage push in 2010

    EMC plans to invest heavily to further build products in what it considers billion-dollar market opportunities: cloud storage and services offerings, as well as storage and server virtualization and data backup.

  • January 13, 2010 13 Jan'10

    Google makes cloud storage move

    There's been some commotion this week about the announcement from Google that you can now use Google Docs to upload and manage any file type, with support for uploads up to 250 MB in size, total ...

  • November 16, 2009 16 Nov'09

    ParaScale Cloud Storage clustered NAS serves applications, boots virtual servers

    With the addition of synchronous replication capabilities, ParaScale positions its PCS clustered NAS software as a host for applications, server virtualization and storage.

  • September 24, 2009 24 Sep'09

    Panasas, Penguin partner for high-performance computing cloud

    NAS vendor Panasas helps power Penguin's cloud; Mellanox ships 40-gig Ethernet converged adapter: Voltaire shows off SSI-compliant 40-gig InfiniBand blade switch module.

  • September 10, 2009 10 Sep'09

    Seeding the clouds

      When we all get around to writing up those “Look ahead to next year” stories in a few months, there no doubt will be lots of wondering if 2010 will be The Year of the Cloud in storage. It’s ...

  • August 24, 2009 24 Aug'09

    Vendors take steps to lock down cloud storage services

    Security questions linger for companies considering cloud storage services, but vendors' new enterprise storage platforms help fight the perception that cloud storage is insecure.

  • August 13, 2009 13 Aug'09

    Storage roundup: Permabit targets cloud storage providers

    Permabit launches storage for cloud providers with Mezeo Software; Hitachi Global Storage Technologies delivers 2 TB SATA disk; Index Engines and BlueArc combine for fast indexing.

  • August 04, 2009 04 Aug'09

    Storage vendors still forecasting heavy cloud cover

    If you think the hype about cloud computing has peaked, think again. Vendors who build their hardware and software around cloud computing say it has a solid grasp on the service provider market and ...

  • July 22, 2009 22 Jul'09

    Google-watchers uncover clues on possibly impending GDrive

    I didn't realize before today that there is such a rich niche community of bloggers focused solely on watching every move Google makes. Color me more educated after I ran across some detective work ...