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Software-defined storage News
February 16, 2021
Object store acquisitions by DataCore, Nvidia and Quantum underscore the growing importance of object storage to address enterprise workloads ranging from archives to analytics.
January 26, 2021
DataCore's acquisition of object storage pioneer Caringo plugs a hole in its software-defined storage and advances its goal of block, file and object storage from a single vendor.
December 21, 2020
La Jolla Institute turned to Excelero NVMesh to help deal with SSD storage required for COVID-19 research, two 10-foot microscopes generating TBs of data a day, and remote work.
December 18, 2020
Rubrik found Igneous Systems' large-scale unstructured data management capabilities to be complementary to its own and plans to fold it into the Rubrik platform.
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