Long term archiving

  • April 16, 2020 16 Apr'20

    Scality launches NAS Archiver to migrate cold file data

    Scality's new NAS Archiver product assesses tier-1 NAS systems for inactive data and lets customers set policies to move the data to its Ring object and file storage.

  • April 13, 2020 13 Apr'20

    Object storage vendors turn to analytics, AI, machine learning

    The view of object stores as nothing more than cheap and deep storage is changing, as the technology finds its way into AI, machine learning and analytics use cases.

  • July 31, 2019 31 Jul'19

    Western Digital’s ActiveScale adds new DR, workflow options

    Western Digital's object storage product update boosts capacity and throughput, supports asynchronous object distribution for multisite DR and offers 14 TB HDDs.

  • July 03, 2019 03 Jul'19

    Scality Ring upgrade targets hybrid cloud data management

    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.

  • June 12, 2018 12 Jun'18

    New CEO expects Caringo Swarm to ride object storage wave

    Object storage veteran Caringo switches CEOs and is looking to 'Swarm' the market through expanded partnerships that go well beyond its Dell OEM relationship.

  • March 05, 2018 05 Mar'18

    Cloudian HyperStore gains on-demand pricing, new funding

    IT Investment firm Digital Alpha ponies up $125 million to Cloudian. Most of the new money will fund expanded inventory to support consumption pricing of local HyperStore arrays.

  • January 23, 2018 23 Jan'18

    Cloudian HyperStore 7 targets multi-cloud complexities

    HyperStore 7 pools storage across on premises and public clouds under a single namespace. Cloudian supports file and object storage, as well as Amazon, Microsoft and Google clouds.

  • August 01, 2017 01 Aug'17

    Moonwalk software streams data to cloud archives

    The free Starter Edition of Moonwalk's archiving software migrates up to 25 TB of data to repository or clouds as files or objects, as well as supporting AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google clouds.

  • September 19, 2015 19 Sep'15

    New LTO-7 tape specification is now available for licensing

    Hard disk drives (HDDs) are up to 8 TB and 10 TB, and flash storage may be all the rage, but tape keeps rolling along. Hewlett-Packard (HP), IBM and Quantum – the Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Program ...

  • June 10, 2015 10 Jun'15

    HGST launches 10 TB HelioSeal HDD with shingle technology

    The latest HGST HelioSeal HDD uses shingle technology and reaches 10 TB; trades performance for capacity and is aimed at archival storage.

  • May 05, 2011 05 May'11

    Archiving's two primary use cases

    Data archiving is often incorrectly assumed to be an extension of backup. That’s mainly because earlier technology limitations necessitated the use of backup software to store data on devices. ...

  • June 26, 2007 26 Jun'07

    Iron Mountain buys Accutrac for records management

    Continuing its effort to reinvent itself as an online backup and records management company, Iron Mountain announces its second acquisition in this market in as many months.

  • November 02, 2005 02 Nov'05

    Data classification: An overview

    Corporate information resources regularly stretch into the terabytes (thousands of gigabytes) with many thousands (even millions) of individual files to contend with -- but the problem is now far more complex than simply "finding files". Finding ...