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October 02, 2019
Cohesity SmartFiles sets its sights on traditional NAS by unifying data and adding cybersecurity, integrated apps through Cohesity Marketplace and global search.
September 26, 2019
Rubrik's Cloud Data Management is now tested and validated to work with NetApp's StorageGrid, giving customers a new target option for backup and archiving across hybrid clouds.
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.
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New multi-cloud capabilities vault object storage specialist Cloudian to first place with its HyperStore product. Judges were particularly impressed with its functionality. Continue Reading
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Caringo facilitates and simplifies cross-platform data movement by bridging its proprietary object storage system to Microsoft Azure object storage service. Continue Reading
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Integrating Ceph and Windows isn't as straightforward as connecting Ceph to Linux machines. You'll need a Ceph Gateway or SUSE Enterprise Storage to get the job done. Continue Reading
The open source Ceph project prioritizes efficient data storage over easy access, so companies that want to set up file sharing on their object stores must do a little extra work. Continue Reading
Cloud storage doesn't just have to be for backup. According to George Crump, cloud services can make deploying a new application or disaster recovery environment easier. Continue Reading