- October 04, 2011
When DataCore added automated tiering to its SANsymphony-V storage virtualization software in July, it left out support for one tier – the cloud. Today, DataCore addressed that omission through a ...
- April 19, 2011
Last week was a dark one for cloud storage vendors. The week began with confirmation that Iron Mountain had closed its file and archiving cloud services and ended with news that startup Cirtas laid ...
- March 18, 2011
Cloud proponents look at the disasters in Japan and say even the most horrific incidents don’t have to cause people to lose data. By cloud proponents, I mean people who sell cloud products and ...
- November 11, 2010
Nirvanix picked up $10 million in funding this week and hired a new CEO, who said his new company’s biggest selling point is its sole focus is on cloud storage. Nirvanix CEO Scott Genereuxsaid ...
- October 05, 2010
Digitiliti Inc.'s DigiLibe 2.0 data management system adds cloud storage, multi-user log-in from the same device, secure communications and enhanced reporting.
- September 30, 2010
Like other large storage vendors, IBM gets criticized for having too many storage platforms and for not making it clear which products are best for certain markets. But IBM is looking to clarify ...
- July 06, 2010
Last week’s Congressional hearing on cloud computing served as a condensed version of the cloud debate that has been ongoing for about two years now. Congress heard definitions of different types ...
- June 08, 2010
I had a brief conversation last week with Ed Chapman, Riverbed's VP of cloud storage acceleration products, hired away from Cisco in May. Chapman (and senior vice president of marketing and ...
- May 20, 2010
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.