Tag Archives: Storage

Partners HealthCare Pilots 3-Tiered Cloud Storage Service

Health care provider reports reduced costs and latency from new cloud service from ClearSky Data. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Microsoft’s DNA storage tech may fit in an enterprise

Microsoft has apparently firmed up its plans for a DNA-based storage device that it expects to be commercially available within about three years. The software giant originally unveiled its research into DNA as an archival storage medium last year; it … Continue reading

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6 steps for a future-ready cloud storage strategy

Blame it on poor copy data management, compliance requirements or the internet of things (IoT), but data storage volumes are growing exponentially, and that growth shows no signs of abating. Managing skyrocketing storage demands on limited resources is a top … Continue reading

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Deep dive on AWS vs. Azure vs. Google cloud storage options

One of the most common use cases for public IaaS cloud computing is storage and that’s for good reason: Instead of buying hardware and managing it, users simply upload data to the cloud and pay for how much they put … Continue reading

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Apple grabs icloud.net domain to solidify links to sync and storage service

Apple this week took administrative control of the icloud.net domain, the last notable web address it did not govern that users could have linked with its online sync and storage service. According to WHOIS searches today, Apple acquired control of … Continue reading

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Apple, Microsoft and Amazon offer fairer deal on cloud storage

Apple, Microsoft and Amazon have agreed to give cloud storage subscribers fairer contracts after intervention by the U.K.’s Competition and Markets Authority. Such cloud storage services are typically used to store photos, videos, music or digital copies of important documents. … Continue reading

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Software-Defined Storage & Containers: Solution For Shared Service Providers

Shared service providers, including telephone companies, hosting services, and related businesses, stand to benefit from the combination of containerized microservices and software-defined storage. InformationWeek: Cloud

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AWS is cutting and simplifying its storage prices

Amazon Web Services made a series of price cuts on Tuesday and simplified what customers pay for its storage products. The company’s popular Simple Storage Service (S3) has had its six pricing tiers cut down to three, along with a … Continue reading

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Cisco pits modular storage servers against public clouds

Cisco Systems is finding its way into storage through its successful server business. On Tuesday, it’s introducing modular systems that can be deployed with many different combinations of computing and storage capacity. Though it’s not Cisco’s first foray into storage, … Continue reading

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VMware ‘Cloud Foundation’ integrates virtual compute, network and storage systems

At VMWorld this week the virtualization giant is announcing a new integrated system for building private clouds made up of the company’s virtualized compute, network and storage products packaged together with a new management software. VMware calls its new VMware … Continue reading

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Digital Ocean adds block storage to cloud servers

Digital Ocean, an intriguing cloud infrastructure vendor that many may not have heard of, is taking a big step forward today with the introduction of block storage to its platform. Block storage allows users to add extra disk space to … Continue reading

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Top 5 storage vendors shows massive shift to the cloud

There’s a changing of the guard afoot in the storage industry, and it’s getting cloudy. Each quarter 451 Research Group surveys it members in its Voice of the Enterprise series. Late last year, the company’s research revealed a dramatic reshaping … Continue reading

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IT is getting cloud storage security all wrong

A pair of research reports on cloud storage behaviors reiterates what has been an enduring and entirely unnecessary reality about data storage: The greatest threat to your store is not outside hackers, it’s your own staff.  The first comes from … Continue reading

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Get ready to meet Kudu, a new, open-source storage engine from Cloudera

An open-source storage engine called Kudu could soon be on the way from Cloudera, offering a new alternative for companies with big data stores to manage. Kudu will be offered as an alternative to the popular Hadoop Distributed File System … Continue reading

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Amazon rolls out cold cloud storage option

Amazon Web Services launched a new, less-expensive flavor of its cloud-based object storage service meant for data that is infrequently accessed (IA). + MORE AT NETWORK WORLD: All aboard the SS Dreamforce + Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3) IA is … Continue reading

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Storage spending heads into the cloud

The cloud is where the action is in enterprise storage. Sales are way up for little-known manufacturers that sell directly to big cloud companies like Google and Facebook, while the market for traditional external storage systems is shrinking, according to … Continue reading

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storageFOUNDRY Launches Nautilus 4K Software-Defined Data Storage System

San Mateo, California (PRWEB) February 17, 2015 storageFOUNDRY announces the release of the Nautilus 4K (N4K), a high-performance version of their popular software-defined storage (SDS) series. The N4K is specifically designed for the real-time throughput requirements of digital media, high-resolution … Continue reading

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Sohonet to Deliver High-Quality Remote Collaboration and Public Cloud Storage Solutions

London, UK (PRWEB) February 10, 2015 Sohonet, the leading global expert in connectivity and data management services for the media and entertainment industry, today announced the launch of Sohonet ClearView, a fully-managed, high-quality remote collaboration solution, and Sohonet CloudStore, a … Continue reading

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Gladinet Releases White Labeled Mobile Clients for Cloud Storage

Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) February 11, 2015 Gladinet has announced the release of white labeled clients for mobile platforms like iOS and Android which makes it easier for service providers to create a fully branded file sync and share solution … Continue reading

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StorPool Storage now integrated with OpenStack (Cinder)

(PRWEB) November 27, 2014 StorPool Storage, a leading vendor of distributed storage software, announced integration with OpenStack (Cinder). The integration works as an add-on with Icehouse and Juno releases. It supports all mandatory Cinder features and provides fast, reliable and … Continue reading

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NetCom Learning offers webinar on Hybrid Cloud Storage with StorSimple & Microsoft Azure

New York, New York (PRWEB) November 07, 2014 NetCom Learning, the experts in IT training solutions, is offering a webinar on Hybrid Cloud Storage with StorSimple and Microsoft Azure. The webinar, which will be led by Microsoft Technical Specialist and … Continue reading

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ClusterHQ Receives 2014 Cloud Computing Storage Excellence Award

ClusterHQ Receives 2014 Cloud Computing Storage Excellence Award Presented by TMC's Cloud Computing Magazine, the Cloud Computing Storage Excellence Award recognizes companies that have introduced or improved cloud storage solutions. “ClusterHQ is committed to solving the critical data portability issues … Continue reading

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