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  • October 04, 2011 04 Oct'11

    DataCore adds support for cloud as storage tier

    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 19 Apr'11

    Is it raining on the cloud storage parade?

    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 18 Mar'11

    Nirvanix says cloud can ease data concerns in Japan

    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 11 Nov'10

    Nirvanix CEO: We’re the cloudiest of them all

    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 05 Oct'10

    Digitiliti DigiLibe data management system adds cloud storage features

    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 30 Sep'10

    IBM seeds the clouds with XIV, Storwize, SONAS

    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 06 Jul'10

    The Cloud goes to Washington

    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 08 Jun'10

    Riverbed: cloud data storage products will come 'from the ashes' of Atlas

    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 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.

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