Data Storage Management
- March 31, 2020
Komprise's Elastic Data Migration moves beyond NAS-to-NAS migration over LANs to enable customers to shift file and object data over WANs to one or more public or private clouds.
- 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.
- January 31, 2020
Experts predict edge computing, 5G and containers will fuel computational storage, new storage systems dedicated to container-based applications, and flash-based object stores.
- 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.
- December 27, 2019
Object storage vendor SwiftStack hands out layoff notices for the holidays -- cuts sales, marketing, partner team members, while shifting focus to analytics, AI, machine learning.
- December 16, 2019
Even as cloud and flash flourish, it is tougher than ever for data storage newcomers to take root. We've highlighted six startups trying to crack the enterprise market.
- 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 21, 2019
The new vFilO software provides a scale-out file system and global namespace for unstructured data, facilitating unified access to data through NFS, SMB and S3 protocols.
- November 01, 2019
SwiftStack's latest upgrade extends its ProxyFS file system to the edge and cloud namespace to file data namespace to cater to artificial intelligence, machine learning workloads.
- October 24, 2019
IBM introduces new NVMe-based flash storage system bundled with Spectrum Scale, enables Spectrum Discover to access backup date, and updates pay-as-you-grow pricing.
- July 10, 2019
DataCore adds an HCI appliance based on Dell hardware, a cloud-based predictive analytics engine for proactive maintenance and new pricing options for its software-defined storage.
- July 03, 2019
Scality Ring8 file and object storage adds Zenko cloud data orchestration -- called Extended Data Management (XDM) -- but for now that feature is a separate software installation.
- 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 28, 2019
Komprise says customers wanted NAS migration as a separate tool, so it now makes it available even if you don't buy its full Intelligent Data Management platform.
- 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 20, 2019
Ctera and HPE partner on new Edge X Series cloud gateway appliance that integrates Ctera's global file system and HPE's SimpliVity hyper-converged software.
- March 14, 2019
An update to Alluxio's data management software boosts scalability to more than 1 billion files, adds a POSIX API and enables a job service for replication and data transfer.
- March 06, 2019
Startup Hammerspace updates product with Kubernetes Container Storage Interface driver and multisite global namespace to facilitate data access in container environments.
- March 04, 2019
Talon plans to add new capabilities to manage large-scale deployments and consolidate storage in the cloud, including an option for built-in object storage due in Q4.
- February 11, 2019
IBM offers up blueprints for blockchain storage, with NVMe arrays and software for scale-out.
- January 31, 2019
Top storage technologists and analysts predict IT organizations will focus on revamping their storage architectures to make better use of data for analytics, AI and IoT in 2019.
- 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 03, 2018
Komprise's data management software helps Indiana's Boone County government archive unstructured data in Azure cloud storage and reduce on-site storage.
- October 29, 2018
NetApp CEO George Kurian says data center customers are adopting more all-flash file and block storage to manage data across multiple public and private clouds.
- October 25, 2018
IBM bolstered support for NVMe technologies across its storage portfolio with its latest round of product updates, which also adds new Spectrum Discover data management software.
- October 22, 2018
Silicon Valley startup debuts software service that harnesses data virtualization technology from Primary Data and adds hybrid cloud data management and metadata as a service.
- October 11, 2018
Caringo aims its Swarm Single Server object storage appliance at companies that want object storage but don't need petabytes of it in a multinode cluster.
- September 26, 2018
Newly packaged Nasuni Cloud File Services offers a low-cost archive option as part of an effort to expand beyond high-end NAS and collaboration into traditional file and archive workloads.
- September 20, 2018
Scality launches Zenko 1.0 multi-cloud data controller software, offering a commercially supported enterprise edition and a freely available open source version.
- 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 10, 2018
Dell EMC on Thursday picked up file software to help project teams access, control and manage unstructured data on heterogeneous storage. The deal for Agoura Hills, Calif.-based DataFrameworks is ...
- July 27, 2018
Data Dynamics' CEO discusses upcoming StorageX software capabilities designed to help customers find, analyze, move and manage unstructured data in a hybrid cloud environment.
- July 24, 2018
Dell EMC keeps its Unity and SC midrange storage arrays on separate tracks, but shows early signs of eventually merging the platforms. Both get OS upgrades.
- July 09, 2018
Ctera cloud storage gateway appliance portfolio expands with new all-SSD and all-HDD models that enable customers to run multiple applications on the same box.
- July 05, 2018
MapR Technologies adds policy-based tiering to its Data Platform to automatically move data across performance, capacity and archive storage on premises and in cloud.
- June 20, 2018
SwiftStack launches single namespace for its object and file storage to ease data access, migration, management and search across private and public clouds.
- May 15, 2018
CHICAGO – Veeam unveiled a copy data management feature at its VeeamON 2018 user conference Tuesday as part of its newly branded Hyper-Availability Platform. Veeam DataLabs, part of the vendor's ...
- February 14, 2018
Software-defined object storage startup NooBaa takes on unstructured data management across multiple private and public clouds with second major product release.
- January 15, 2018
The 11 software-defined storage finalists in this year's competition highlight the most recent developments in flash, cloud and container technologies.
- January 04, 2018
As businesses look to increasingly digitize their information, data management and data access are top concerns, according to a recent survey. "You can't be a digital business if you don't have ...
- 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 08, 2017
New SwiftStack 6.0 storage software supports Universal Access to data with added support for SMB/NFS file protocols to go with Amazon S3 and OpenStack Swift object APIs.
- November 30, 2017
Qumulo's File Fabric gives FuseFX ability to burst workloads into Amazon Web Services, giving it a virtual fourth location for file storage for its special effects rendering.
- November 14, 2017
We hear a lot of talk these days about machine learning and artificial intelligence. Those are hot and valuable technologies, but two speakers at Commvault GO last week highlighted the importance ...
- October 06, 2017
Storage startup updates data management software with additional policy-based data migration options, more granular analytics and GDPR-focused confinement capabilities.
- October 06, 2017
About 4,000 NetApp customers and partners attended the vendor's Insight user conference expecting storage news. Instead, they had to absorb the largest mass shooting in U.S. history.
- October 06, 2017
LAS VEGAS - In a week full of raw emotion, NetApp CEO George Kurian shared a personal story on the power of data to change lives. Kurian was speaking to attendees at NetApp Insight conference here ...
- September 26, 2017
Virgin Group founder Richard Branson stepped away from his hurricane relief efforts last week to warn against climate change inaction at Veritas Vision 2017 in Las Vegas. Branson said the recent ...
- July 31, 2017
Created in the 20th century to sell storage to engineers, NetApp has survived for 25 years to remain the largest standing data storage company not tied to a server vendor. Founder Dave Hitz credits ...
- July 31, 2017
Commvault Systems is inching back toward profitability after another strong quarter of growth as it continues to build out its business beyond its traditional data backup model. The company's ...
- July 06, 2017
Data-aware specialist DataGravity apparently is the latest casualty in a suddenly rough market for storage startups. Industry sources say the vendor has shuttered operations and sold its storage ...
- June 30, 2017
Tintri heads into the July 4 holiday wearing a new status symbol: publicly traded company. Still, it's initial public offering came a day late and $40 million short. Shares in Tintri storage ...
- June 29, 2017
IBM Storage has closed the loop on its Transparent Cloud Tiering software by adding it to IBM DS8880 arrays for archival storage of mainframe data. The Transparent Cloud Tiering (TCT) microcode ...
- June 21, 2017
Come July 1, FalconStor Software will have a new leader. And that leader will have fewer followers due to plans for a new round of staff reductions. Storage industry veteran Todd Oseth will replace ...
- June 20, 2017
Virtual Instruments tools that help organizations monitor storage gain deeper integration in the new family of Load DynamiX 32 Gb FC and 40 GbE Workload Generation Appliances.
- June 19, 2017
At its Pure Accelerate 2017 conference this week, Pure Storage gave a new interpretation to the term data warehouse. A reported 3,000 analysts, customers and resellers gathered in a ...
- June 07, 2017
A Scality storage upgrade for RING adds versioning and replication capabilities for both object storage and file protocols, as well as greater interoperability between objects and files.
- May 23, 2017
Veritas expands beyond data protection with HyperScale storage software to give OpenStack users added quality of service, data protection and management capabilities.
- May 12, 2017
BOSTON -- Storage is rarely a focal point at OpenStack Summit keynotes, so it was interesting this week to see a Cinder block storage demo -- even if it failed -- and Edward Snowden discussing data ...
- April 28, 2017
Midrange NAS provider Synology America Corp. is expanding its FlashStation all-flash storage platform. Synology FlashStation FS2017, which became available April 27, is the "little brother" to the ...
- April 21, 2017
Veeam Software said it grew revenue bookings substantially last quarter on the strength of enterprises and cloud sales. Often, those two markets were related. Veeam revenue from bookings increased ...
- April 20, 2017
Nexsan won a court victory over Dell EMC, right in the giant's back yard. A Massachusetts federal district court sided with Nexsan Inc. this week in its trademark dispute with Dell EMC over use of ...
- April 10, 2017
Toshiba has started volume shipments of its MG Series 8 TB HDD -- the largest capacity-optimized, 3.5-inch enterprise HDD the company has ever produced. The 7,200 rpm, 6 Gbps SATA HDD improves ...
- March 22, 2017
Storage startup Reduxio Systems has bulked up its venture capital, a stepping stone to a potential IPO. On Monday, the hybrid flash vendor nabbed $22.5 million in Series C financing from private ...
- March 08, 2017
Primary Data updates its DataSphere metadata engine to boost scalability and performance, support more hardware options, and connect to multiple Amazon S3-based cloud buckets.
- March 02, 2017
Software-defined storage startup Hedvig Inc. secured another $21.5 million in funding to create new bundled hardware and software component options, expand into the Asia-Pacific region, and add ...
- February 07, 2017
Stratoscale acquired database-as-a-service provider Tesora Inc. in a move aimed at strengthening its AWS database services. The hyper-converged software startup added Tesora's open platform for ...
- January 16, 2017
In-memory storage startup Alluxio has struck a partnership with Dell EMC. The news marks Alluxio’s first formal alliance with a North American storage vendor. Alluxio in September integrated its ...
- December 16, 2016
Quantum StorNext scale-out file system upgrade integrates support for public cloud and third-party object storage. StorNext manages data as a unified namespace.
- December 05, 2016
Jon Toigo advises paying less attention to storage component stories and more to system-focused narratives such as a cognitive data management process.
- December 05, 2016
We're all guilty of data hoarding, and managing it is costing companies billions of dollars. The answer? Do a better job of managing all that useless data.
- November 23, 2016
Hypergrid put the finishing touch on its shift from storage hardware to SaaS-based delivery with the introduction of HyperCloud. The company formerly known as Gridstore said HyperCloud helps ...
- September 21, 2016
The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) released Swordfish, a new specification that could ease the management of storage equipment and data services in converged, hyper-converged, ...
- September 06, 2016
New features and functionality are constantly being added to storage systems. As operations have come to depend on functions such as remote replication and snapshots embedded in the storage ...
- August 30, 2016
Copy data management specialist Catalogic Software has added two all-flash arrays to its roster of supported platforms. In separate moves, the Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey-based software maker rolled ...
- August 19, 2016
Commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, is just starting to emerge. Drone storage, on the other hand, isn’t getting as much attention. EMC wants to gain a toehold in the ...
- August 16, 2016
Converged data protection startup Rubrik turned to the cloud with a software release that allows customers to use Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure as well as Rubrik's appliances to store data. Rubrik ...
- August 05, 2016
The Pokémon Go craze – mainly its augmented reality capability and server crashes – contains lessons for storage administrators. Pokémon Go demonstrates how next-generation applications can drive ...
- August 03, 2016
Portworx PX-Enterprise containers share elastic block storage with attached Docker instances. The converged storage fabric runs on each physical Linux host in a cluster.
- July 29, 2016
There is a trend in storage for smaller vendors to band together to try and grow through mergers, for far different reasons than Dell and EMC are coming together. These mergers of small companies ...
- July 27, 2016
Commvault increased its year-over-year revenues for the third straight quarter, with a big assist from the cloud. Like all storage vendors, Commvault is looking for a way to work with public cloud ...
- July 18, 2016
Enterprise file sharing vendor Syncplicity recently announced its software is now integrated with Microsoft Office 365, while competitor Egnyte rolled out its Egnyte Protect governance solution. ...
- July 08, 2016
Cloud provider Backblaze has gone GA with B2 Cloud Storage, a cloud service that is trying to compete with heavy hitters such as Amazon, Google and Microsoft Azure at a cheaper cost. The Backblaze ...
- May 16, 2016
Stefan Voss, a member of EMC's technical marketing team, offers a preview of the storage provisioning and data protection features available in the Unity dashboard.
- May 13, 2016
Data Protection specialist Datto is giving away its new file sync and share service for a year. The Datto Drive service for SMBs is hosted on the vendor's 200 PB private cloud within nine worldwide ...
- March 31, 2016
Nearly 2,500 customers participated in Rancher Labs' beta for its container management software that is now generally available. The application includes storage services.
- March 29, 2016
NetApp today rolled out an upgraded version of its SANtricity software for its E and EF Series of high performance arrays, with the focus on making Splunk and other data analytics applications run ...
- February 25, 2016
Nearly one third of cloud service providers spend more than 10% of their revenue on storage while 46% of them spend five to 10 percent of their revenue on storage, according to a survey conducted ...
- February 17, 2016
With 2015 in the rear-view mirror, FalconStor CEO Gary Quinn says the storage software vendor has completed its transition phase and is ready to reverse its years-long streak of losing money. “We ...
- February 12, 2016
Veritas Technologies updated Enterprise Vault and Data Insight with enhanced classification, review and workflow capabilities and beefed-up Box support.
- January 20, 2016
Caringo has expanded its Swarm object storage to Microsoft Azure. The company recently said its object storage software, which already has Amazon S3 support, now is available on the Azure cloud so ...
- January 19, 2016
Nearly five years into sales of its copy data virtualization, Actifio is finding customers are looking for a simpler way to manage data across its appliances. Today the vendor launched Actifio ...
- January 18, 2016
Veeam Software has started off the year by making Veeam Availability Suite 9 generally available to customers. The software has more than 250 features, according to Veeam. While the data protection ...
- January 08, 2016
The finalists in the data storage management tools category for the 2015 Products of the Year competition included resource management, provisioning and data reduction tools.
- December 23, 2015
Worldwide factory revenues for backup appliances grew 2.2 percent year-over-year in the third quarter this year, with revenue totaling $813.6 million, according to International Data Corp.'s ...
- December 18, 2015
Cloud software provider Metalogix recently announced an enhanced version of its Essentials for Office 365 with backup support for Exchange Online mailboxes, a granular migration function and a ...
- December 17, 2015
While Exablox describes its object-based OneBlox appliance as a production storage system, many of its customers use it for backup. This week the vendor added a useful backup feature – ...
- August 19, 2015
NEC Corp. of America has enhanced its Hydrastor scale-out backup and archive storage platform with a Universal Dedupe Transfer and added an Open Storage Technology (OST) Accelerator for Veritas ...