Object storage

Object-based storage is an alternative to file storage for unstructured data. Object technology contains extended metadata. Each object has a unique identifier that lets a server retrieve it from any physical location. Object storage use cases include cloud storage, photos, video, audio and large image files. Object storage systems can be software-only or hardware based.

Object storage News

  • April 17, 2018 17 Apr'18

    Scality Rings bell on $60 million funding round

    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 ...

  • April 05, 2018 05 Apr'18

    Datrium storage software adds AWS cloud backup

    Datrium DVX 4.0 adds enterprise features such as AWS' cloud backup and recovery service, Oracle RAC support, VM fault tolerance and FIPS 140-2 security validation.

  • 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 30, 2018 30 Jan'18

    Caringo Swarm sales jumped 40% in 2017

    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 ...

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  • Dell EMC Atmos

    Dell EMC Atmos is an object-based cloud storage platform that was released in November 2008 by EMC. Continue Reading

  • cloud storage service

    A cloud storage service is a business that maintains and manages its customers' data and makes that data accessible over a network, usually the internet. Continue Reading

  • cloud hosting

    Cloud hosting is the process of outsourcing an organization's computing and storage resources to a service provider that offers its infrastructure services in a utility model. Continue Reading

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