Cloud Storage

  • February 07, 2014 07 Feb'14

    Facebook storage: Reviews vary for Blu-ray cold storage, M.2 SSD plans

    Facebook's plans to use Blu-ray discs for cold storage, 'netbook-class' M.2 SSD for booting Web servers draw mixed reviews from analysts, IT pros.

  • January 21, 2014 21 Jan'14

    Cloud storage needs to be programmable

    Kenneth Hui, open cloud architect at Rackspace, isn't a big fan of the term software-defined storage -- especially when discussing the cloud. He prefers "programmable storage" to describe capacity ...

  • January 06, 2014 06 Jan'14

    Spanning poised to extend cloud-to-cloud backup capabilities

    Spanning Cloud Apps CEO Jeff Erramouspe predicts 2014 will be a big year for cloud-to-cloud backup. That, of course, would be a good thing for his company, which provides backup for Google Apps and ...

  • December 24, 2013 24 Dec'13

    EVault sets out to melt Glacier with new archiving cloud

    EVault this month revealed plans to build an 8 exabyte archiving cloud that will uses more than 500 disks per server and will eventually incorporate its parent Seagate’s Kinetic storage. The cloud, ...

  • October 25, 2013 25 Oct'13

    NetApp, HGST play roles in Verizon Cloud

    Since the beta program for the Verizon Cloud Compute and Cloud Storage began earlier this month, Verizon Terremark has been pulling back the curtains on the storage used for those services. Over ...

  • May 01, 2013 01 May'13

    Denver Broncos score with NetApp filers for primary storage

    By purchasing two FAS2240s from NetApp, the Denver Broncos' small IT staff was able to improve manageability, performance and scalability.

  • March 04, 2013 04 Mar'13

    Silver Peak, Coraid aim for the cloud

    There are no shortages of companies trying to get a piece of the cloud. Coraid Inc. announced it has contributed drivers for ATA-over-Ethernet (AoE) and its Coraid EtherCloud to OpenStack block ...

  • October 16, 2012 16 Oct'12

    Microsoft strengthens cloud play with StorSimple acquisition

    Microsoft Corp. today announced it is acquiring StorSimple, a cloud integrated storage (CIS) provider that uses its appliances to consolidate primary storage, archiving, backup and disaster ...

  • August 07, 2012 07 Aug'12

    SolidFire gains its first cloud customer

    SolidFire, which sells all-solid state storage arrays to cloud service providers, revealed its first customer today. Calligo, based in the U.K.’s Channel Islands, is running a series of cloud ...

  • March 20, 2012 20 Mar'12

    Which storage cloud is fastest?

    Do you ever wonder how long it would take to move a dozen terabytes from one cloud provider to another, or even between two accounts in the same cloud? Probably not, if you’re sane. But maybe you ...

  • March 12, 2012 12 Mar'12

    Amazon, Google, Microsoft slash storage cloud prices

    When Microsoft Windows Azure dropped pricing for its cloud service last Friday, it marked the third cloud price cut of the week. Google and Amazon also dropped prices for storing data on their ...

  • February 24, 2012 24 Feb'12

    Backup vendors take cloud cover

    Backup vendors are paying especially close attention to the cloud these days. Asigra, Imation and CA launched backup products and services this week with various degrees of cloud connectivity. ...

  • February 03, 2012 03 Feb'12

    Cloud storage customer experiences painless migration across providers

    Data migration can be a nightmare for any company, so imagine what an IT manager feels like when his cloud storage vendor tells him, "Hey, we are planning to move about one terabyte of your data ...

  • December 14, 2011 14 Dec'11

    HDS sharpens file capabilities for the cloud

    Hitachi Data Systems added a few more lanes to its cloud storage on-ramp today. HDS brought out the Hitachi Data Ingestor (HDI) caching appliance a year ago, calling it an “on-ramp to the cloud” ...

  • October 12, 2011 12 Oct'11

    IBM Global Services picks Nirvanix for cloud storage

    IBM Global Services unveiled a cloud storage service for archived and infrequently accessed data today, based on technology from Nirvanix. The OEM deal with Nirvanix provides IBM with the storage ...