Software defined storage
- 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.
- February 05, 2020
Samsung created Stellus to develop new-fangled file system built on key-value storage and optimized for NVMe flash drives, scalability and high throughput.
- 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.
- January 13, 2020
GIS specialist Esri addresses stateful container storage problem with Portworx' Enterprise software-defined storage in upcoming ArcGIS Analytics for IoT service.
- December 31, 2019
2019 enterprise data storage mergers and acquisitions often included a cloud angle, followed by data protection, NVMe flash and scale-out file storage.
- 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 09, 2019
Quobyte storage customer 3vGeomatics produces analytical data on ground deformities that are potential environmental hazards. The distributed file storage replaces NFS.
- 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.
- August 28, 2019
Datrium's new disaster recovery service will give VMware users the option to recover their applications and data on demand, in VMware Cloud on AWS, when a system outage hits.
- August 01, 2019
The E8 Storage portfolio includes D-24 appliances that pack 24 NVMe SSDs in 2U, plus software-defined storage software for reference hardware with major server vendors.
- 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.
- May 31, 2019
SUSE will ship its Ceph-based Enterprise Storage update next month, with management, data protection and cloud integration improvements. Its product roadmap includes containerized Ceph and HCI.
- May 09, 2019
Red Hat's plans to change the core technology in its OpenShift Container Storage from Gluster to Ceph with an upcoming major product release leaves customers with lots of questions.
- May 07, 2019
DataDirect Networks keeps expanding by acquisition. The high-performance computing storage specialist this week made its third acquisition in the past year, picking up software-defined storage ...
- April 02, 2019
Pure Storage's second acquisition builds on its unstructured data focus, as Compuverde's file system software runs in virtual NAS or hyper-converged modes.
- 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
As it waits to get acquired by Nvidia, Mellanox brings out an NVMe SNAP device that lets storage vendors place code directly on BlueField SmartNIC network cards.
- 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 21, 2019
German university licenses more than 1 PB of Compuverde software-defined storage to consolidate an unknown number of NAS systems from NetApp and smaller vendors.
- 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 23, 2019
New DataCore plugins for Kubernetes and Docker will help customers developing container-based applications and microservices to access its software-defined storage products.
- January 14, 2019
Multi-cloud data management and container support are themes among the 2018 software-defined and cloud storage finalists of TechTarget's Storage Products of the Year competition.
- 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.
- November 29, 2018
Located in the center of Tornado Alley, Pittsburg State University in Kansas gave heavy weight to redundancy and replication before acquiring Hedvig software-defined storage.
- November 01, 2018
A major update to Virtual Instruments' infrastructure management product adds proactive analytics, predictive capacity capabilities, interactive topology maps and iSCSI support.
- October 31, 2018
Excelero's software-defined storage extends NVMe over fabrics support to TCP/IP and Fibre Channel, but the startup isn't abandoning NVMe over RDMA with its NVMesh 2.
- 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 17, 2018
Cloud file system startup Elastifile is making it easier to shift data to object storage in Amazon and Google using ClearTier policy-based automated tiering.
- 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.
- September 19, 2018
Quantum upgrades its StorNext file system to bolster file sharing and replication on Xcellis NVMe flash appliances. It's the first product release under new CEO Jamie Lerner.
- 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 15, 2018
Qumulo scale-out NAS software can now run on Dell EMC's PowerEdge servers. That means Dell EMC server customers can choose between Qumulo software and Dell EMC's Isilon.
- 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 16, 2018
Elastifile's new CEO plans to increase the company's focus on filling a 'huge missing piece' of enterprise file storage for public clouds and sees more customers shifting away from on-site deployments.
- 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 ...
- 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.
- June 13, 2018
Maxta MxSP hyper-converged infrastructure is expanding integration with Red Hat. The software-only vendor has added support for Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, which is built on Red Hat ...
- 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.
- May 14, 2018
IBM storage enhancements focus on data deduplication expansion, cloud-based Storage Insights, VM-based Spectrum NAS and Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud.
- April 30, 2018
DataCore CEO Dave Zabrowski takes the reins from founder George Teixeira as the company works to use MaxParallel product to go beyond storage to the software-defined data center.
- April 26, 2018
Red Hat partners with Supermicro on first turnkey storage package, bundling Gluster Storage software, server hardware and support at one price in a single SKU.
- April 03, 2018
Startup Elastifile makes available push-button option to deploy its NFS-based scale-out file system on hourly or long-term basis with fast solid-state drives on Google Cloud Platform.
- March 30, 2018
The first major release of the open source Gluster distributed file system software since December 2009 takes aim at container integration and storage management improvements for hybrid and ...
- March 05, 2018
WekaIO CEO Liran Zvibel sees partnerships with HPE, Mellanox and AWS as key for the startup, as it pursues growth opportunities in artificial intelligence and life sciences.
- February 21, 2018
IBM launches new and updated Spectrum software-defined storage products, including a new NAS option, and commits to broadened end-to-end NVMe over Fabrics support by the third quarter.
- 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.
- December 14, 2017
Toshiba plans to deliver storage node software designed to extend the high performance and low latency benefits of NVMe-based solid-state drives over a network fabric. Toshiba Memory America’s ...
- 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 22, 2017
After six years of development, an Israeli startup launches new Total Resource Utilization storage software that aims to eliminate bottlenecks and improve storage efficiency.
- November 16, 2017
One startup's 'Google-style' software-defined storage upgrade features 'table stakes,' such as volume mirroring for disaster recovery and support for Mac and Windows clients.
- 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.
- June 29, 2017
Formation Data's recent demise shows the challenges startups face in differentiating products in a crowded software-defined storage market, industry analysts say.
- March 04, 2016
The software-defined storage market is getting a lot of attention these days, piquing the interest of budget-challenged storage managers. But the lure of software running on the cheap may be misleading if you're not ready for some DIY or to ...
- February 11, 2016
Jon Toigo shares two reasons why you should not lose faith despite all the hype surrounding the software-defined storage market.
- October 02, 2015
VMware's vSphere 6 release shows that the vendor is aiming for a completely software-defined data center with a fully virtualized infrastructure.
- October 02, 2015
Hardware vendors and software-defined storage vendors are joining forces seemingly every day, but who will dominate the SDS marketplace?
- September 01, 2015
Software-defined storage vendors preach the concept of commodity storage hardware, but beware: the hardware is just as important as the apps.
- July 31, 2015
The vendor joins the crowded software-defined storage market and touts a parallel file system, fault tolerance and the ability to run on commodity servers.
- June 11, 2015
Exablox uses global namespace and object-based file system to present itself as NAS share. The 4312 appliance doubles the capacity of the inaugural OneBlox 3308.
- March 26, 2015
Hedvig, whose founder created Cassandra and Amazon Dynamo, looks to disrupt storage with a distributed platform that virtualizes hyperscale storage.
- November 12, 2014
Storage Decisions presenters cut through the 'marketecture' to say what software-defined storage is, and what it isn't.
- October 15, 2014
Cloud-hosting firm VM Racks picked NexentaStor software-defined storage because it could scale to hundreds of petabytes and provide high availability.
- May 16, 2014
Analyst Greg Schulz explains ViPR 2.0 in easy-to-understand terms, and without getting caught up in unclear definitions of software-defined storage.
- June 05, 2013
“Avoid vendor lock-in” has been a mantra for a long time by other vendors and marketing promotions. Vendor lock-in is equated to a lack of choices or an impediment to making a change in the future. ...
- May 07, 2013
EMC World 2013 features just one major product announcement as EMC pushes its software-defined storage message around ViPR.
- May 06, 2013
EMC ViPR, the vendor's software-defined storage technology, is designed to manage heterogeneous storage as one pool while adding cloud features.
- March 12, 2013
SwiftStack, which claims to be building software-defined object storage, today said it has raised $7.6 million in seed and series A funding. CEO and founder Joe Arnold said the San Francisco-based ...
- February 13, 2013
The Virsto acquisition could strengthen the VMware software-defined data center and help fight off advances from Microsoft Hyper-V, experts say.
- September 14, 2009
Startup GreenBytes builds file system based on Sun's ZFS to produce storage systems that deduplicate primary and secondary block and file data; supports iSCSI, CIFS and NFS.