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May 22, 2019
After buying Tintri in 2018, DataDirect Networks moved to rebuild the VM storage vendor's engineering. But customers claim DDN hasn't communicated product roadmap plans.
August 01, 2018
Updated Alluxio open source storage software homes in on portability across multiple big data object stores. Applications access Alluxio as mountable file storage.
July 19, 2018
DataDirect Networks sees Tintri's analytics and flash capabilities as an entry point to the enterprise, but Tintri customers remain in the dark about their storage vendor's fate.
June 27, 2018
Qumulo introduces the K-144T archive appliance to complement its scale-out NAS systems. The K-Series starts with six nodes, and customers can scale storage in 144 TB increments.
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