- May 21, 2020
Have spare disk capacity that you can rent? Want object storage in the cloud? Either way, Storj has a proposition for you with its peer-to-peer blockchain-influenced network.
- May 12, 2020
Pure Storage Purity v3 adds snapshots for file and object data between FlashBlade arrays and Amazon S3 buckets. Replication matches functionality in Pure FlashArray block storage.
- April 30, 2020
Caringo's dense new Swarm Server Appliances on Supermicro hardware offer a starting raw capacity of 168 TB in a single rack unit and lower prices over its prior Dell-based models.
- April 30, 2020
Red Hat's newly unveiled storage roadmaps for OpenShift and Ceph add data deduplication to reduce data footprint and snapshot-based mirroring for disaster recovery.
- April 16, 2020
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
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.
- March 13, 2020
Red Hat claims new Ceph installer and management dashboard mean administrators won't require a 'degree in distributed systems' to set up storage clusters anymore.
- March 05, 2020
Months after saying it would change its focus to AI, SwiftStack has changed hands. Nvidia will acquire the object storage vendor to bolster its internal AI stack.
- February 05, 2020
Quantum object storage will be used in conjunction with StorNext file system technologies to tackle unstructured data associated with streaming video and surveillance.
- 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.
- 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.
- October 29, 2019
NetApp Keystone allows customers to choose a service level and type of storage. NetApp then uses its analytics to tailor storage to meet performance and capacity needs.
- October 02, 2019
The EX500, aimed at midsize enterprises, joins the EX300 and EX3000 within the hardware line. The 3.4 version of the ECS platform aims to improve storage and data visibility.
- September 17, 2019
Cloudian's experiments in edge computing resulted in the creation of Edgematrix, a subsidiary focused on AI use cases at the edge. The new company will use the HyperStore platform.
- July 31, 2019
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
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 27, 2019
Cloudian's latest partnerships will give customers options to use the object storage in new high-density Seagate appliances and VMware-based cloud environments.
- March 20, 2019
SwiftStack's reference architecture for AI and machine learning bundles Nvidia servers for compute and disk-based Cisco or Dell EMC servers to scale object storage.
- March 12, 2019
Dell EMC updates on-premises ECS 3.3 object storage, formerly known as Elastic Cloud Storage, with new and improved capabilities in the areas of security, management and search.
- January 30, 2019
University of Utah Health extends its Hitachi Vantara storage implementation, adding the Hitachi Content Platform object storage to modernize its data center.
- December 26, 2018
Hitachi Pentaho data integration presents Hitachi Content Platform as an object-based data lake to send cleansed data to multiple cloud targets.
- December 19, 2018
The CEO of object storage startup Minio wants to change the way people talk about his company in 2019, beginning with the way they say its name. Most people pronounce it “MIN-EO” but CEO and ...
- October 11, 2018
Google updated its cloud storage with higher availability SLAs and a new dual-region option designed to give customers greater control over their data.
- August 29, 2018
The record $94 million funding round that Cloudian trumpeted today suggests investors have plenty of interest in highly scalable object storage and distributed file systems. Cloudian sells turnkey ...
- July 12, 2018
Object storage startup Cloudian partnered with UK-based Storage Made Easy on file sync-and-share capabilities designed to target enterprises facing compliance requirements under the European ...
- June 28, 2018
Since its 2012 acquisition of hard disk drive rival HGST, Western Digital Corp. has bought more storage companies than any other vendor. Some of the deals were whoppers, such as the $19 billion ...
- June 12, 2018
Object storage veteran Caringo switches CEOs and is looking to 'Swarm' the market through expanded partnerships that go well beyond its Dell OEM relationship.
- June 05, 2018
Scality Ring 7.4 file and object storage software takes aim at easing installation and ongoing management, and it adds a lower-cost three-server entry configuration.
- June 04, 2018
The flurry of activity surrounding on-premise object storage specialist Cloudian suggests how rapidly the market has been moving during the last year. Cloudian CEO Michael Tso said 2017 was the ...
- April 17, 2018
With a fresh $60 million in funding, Scality CEO Jerome Lecat said he expects the object storage vendor to become profitable within two years. Scality, which launched its Ring object storage in ...
- March 05, 2018
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 30, 2018
Despite all the talk about object storage over the years, it has yet to push scale-out NAS out of the enterprise for storing files that take up hundreds of terabytes to petabytes of capacity. But ...
- November 08, 2017
Red Hat updates Ceph storage software with support for CephFS file system, iSCSI block interface and Linux container-based storage implementations, plus usability improvements.
- November 02, 2017
SwiftStack’s leadership team appreciated being selected a visionary in Gartner’s recent Magic Quadrant for distributed file systems and object storage. The vendor even put out a press release ...
- October 31, 2017
With the latest upgrades to its object storage platform, IBM recognizes that not everyone who uses object storage does so in the public cloud. They don’t all start with hundreds of terabytes of ...
- 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 05, 2017
Scality's Connect software opens access to Microsoft Azure Blob services for S3 API-compatible applications, making it easier to port S3 API apps to Microsoft cloud storage.
- October 03, 2017
Infinidat picked up $95 million in funding today to help fuel an aggressive product expansion – including moves into secondary storage and a public cloud offering. Goldman Sachs Private Capital ...
- October 02, 2017
LAS VEGAS - This blog was supposed to tell our readers about the big developments surrounding Day 1 of the NetApp Insight user conference. Sadly, today’s subject matter touches on more sobering ...
- October 02, 2017
Toshiba signs a $17.7 billion deal to sell its memory business to a Bain-led consortium that includes Dell and Seagate, but Western Digital's SanDisk wants to stop it.
- September 27, 2017
Software-only hyper-converged vendor Maxta said it can enable customers to migrate virtual machines from VMware ESXi to Red Hat Virtualization, and run both hypervisors on Maxta hyper-converged ...
- September 19, 2017
New Qumulo storage fabric replicates data between local and public cloud storage on AWS. QF2 is the first version of Core that runs in a public cloud.
- September 06, 2017
Cloudian CEO Michael Tso notes favorable trends for object storage: Capacities are increasing to petabytes, and customers want to use different clouds for different workloads.
- August 01, 2017
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.
- July 24, 2017
Red Hat's Ceph and Gluster storage roadmaps reflect increased focus on hyper-converged infrastructure, containers and big data, in addition to performance improvements.
- 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.
- June 07, 2017
To consolidate storage, Van Andel Institute chose DataDirect Networks' GRIDScaler GS7K parallel file system arrays and WOS object platform for active archiving.
- June 06, 2017
Hitachi Data Systems updates its HCP object storage system with support for 10 TB helium HDDs, geographically distributed erasure coding, KVM hypervisors and new licensing options.
- May 10, 2017
NetApp's StorageGRID Webscale 10.4 object storage supports Docker containers and more simplified OpenStack deployments, and it gives admins more control of multi-tenancy in the cloud.
- March 30, 2017
Customers can get Scality software for object storage on Cisco Unified Computing System hardware. Raw capacity tops 3 PB per six-node chassis, with Cisco sales and support.
- March 21, 2017
IBM enhances its cloud object storage based on Cleversafe technology with flexible pricing and a long-term, three-tiered cold vault object store for inactive data.
- February 13, 2017
Caringo FileFly powers Secondary Storage Platform that works with Microsoft DFSR and ReFS to offload passive, unstructured data from a Windows storage server.
- February 08, 2017
Qumulo NAS upgrade allows data to move between quota domains without rewriting the file system. QC360 hardware is a petabyte-scale addition to its QC-Series hybrid disk lineup.
- February 06, 2017
Up to 96 nano nodes fit in OpenIO's SLS-4U96 chassis. Each ARM CPU manages a single high-capacity disk and a small amount of flash storage for fast metadata access.
- January 17, 2017
Carnegie Institution for Science's embryology department manages research data with Qumulo Core data-aware NAS storage, taking advantage of advanced analytics.
- December 29, 2016
The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation phased out NAS and tape backups with SwiftStack object storage. Nine SwiftStack nodes replicate between data centers for disaster recovery.
- 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.
- November 17, 2016
Western Digital introduced an entry-level ActiveScale P100 object storage system for users with lower scalability needs than its Active Archive System addresses.
- November 16, 2016
Hitachi Content Intelligence, built into Hitachi Content Portfolio object storage, extracts data and metadata from repositories to perform data analytics on unstructured data.
- October 18, 2016
Caringo previously sold Swarm as software-only object storage, but now, Dell packages Swarm 9 as a hardware option that clusters 288 TB of usable storage.
- September 13, 2016
DataDirect Networks is expanding its Web Object Scaler portfolio with a new 8460 object storage appliance that focuses on performance and capacity.
- August 24, 2016
Caringo released a new SwarmNFS protocol converter that directly integrates with its scale-out object storage and aims to eliminate the need for separate file gateway hardware.
- June 28, 2016
Red Hat showed off a major new Ceph storage release and a Gluster update more tightly integrated to work with application containers to launch its annual summit.
- April 27, 2016
SwiftStack 4.0 features integrated load balancing and metadata search; upcoming features include native file access and object synchronization to S3-compatible clouds.
- October 29, 2015
The SwiftStack 3.0 upgrade adds an active secondary controller, as well as lets users mix and match erasure coding and RAID data protection schemes within a cluster.
- May 18, 2015
Nexenta's new scale-out object storage product supports object and block services and inline deduplication across a petabyte-scale cluster.
- May 01, 2015
One of the distinguishing features of object storage systems is their ability to package more metadata with each object they store. That metadata could be used to restrict access, define a file's lifecycle and its ultimate disposition. Other storage...
- March 18, 2015
Promise Technology's VSky object storage can handle petabytes of data and is aimed at rich media and video surveillance.
- March 03, 2015
Western Digital, which has been collecting flash-related startups over the past few years, today beefed up its archiving portfolio by acquiring object storage vendor Amplidata. Amplidata will ...
- September 23, 2014
NetApp expands its low-profile StorageGrid object storage with a Webscale version to go beyond its healthcare niche.
- February 28, 2014
Object storage system use cases are growing, and their unique metadata capabilities are a good match for big data environments.
- December 10, 2012
Object storage is a method of storing information that differs from the popular file storage and venerable block storage that are the most familiar in IT. It is another a type of storage where ...
- May 10, 2012
Quantum will add object storage as a tier on top of its StorNext file system with the help of an OEM deal with startup Amplidata. Quantum revealed the OEM deal Wednesday, and said it will have a ...
- April 09, 2012
Red Hat today rolled out the beta version of Red Hat Storage Software 2.0, used to build scale-out network-attached storage (NAS) for unstructured data. The upgraded version includes new features ...
- February 05, 2007
HDS will acquire archiving software partner Archivas for close to $120 million, stepping up its effort to compete with EMC in this market.