It’s no secret that open source is driving innovation in both enterprise IT through the products and services they consume and within the companies who provide those products and services.
Pure has recently expanded its product line-up with a set of products aimed at helping its customers bridge the data management gap between on-premises and public cloud. In this post, Enrico Signoretti goes into detail on StorReduce. This sits in front of an AWS S3 compatible storage with the intent of deduplicating all data that comes in, seamlessly, like a sort of gateway. This gives organizations the benefits of public cloud object storage, without the strings that often come with it.
Ned Bellavance and Stephen Foskett look at the current cloud storage landscape. Making sense of it can be a daunting task, even when just looking at Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. It can be tough to make a true comparison across cloud when considering cost, performance, and reliability. How does this cacophony of choice come into play in a multi-cloud world?
Blackblaze’s recently announced B2 Snapshot Return Refund Program makes their already economical cloud storage offering even more enticing to SMBs.
On this episode, we take a look at how managed services have changed from the 90s to today. Why was something so essential and pervasive in IT today so hard to do a few decades ago? The panel has a wealth of industry experience from back then, and they share their stories from being on the front lines.
If data is locked in the datacenter, so are applications. The first step towards overcoming data gravity is to discard the concept of data locality and begin building a new infrastructure. Once data is “there”, in the cloud, applications may begin moving as well.
Late last year, I wrote an overview about ClearSky Data. The company has a unique product. They offer an alternative to the usual state of cloud storage, with lots of latency and multiple data copies that you’re paying for individually. What continues to strike me about their offering is its completeness. Make no mistake, this is a fully managed storage solution.
The company has recently announced some exciting developments coming down the pipeline.
With RecoverX 2.0 from Datos IO, big data may finally feel at home in the cloud.
Wasabi launched today, offering a new entrant into the cloud storage game. How do you differentiate against S3? By offering cloud storage that works for all existing use cases. It’s cost-effective pricing is competitive with Amazon Glacier, while being dramatically faster than S3. It’s an exciting launch.
With an eagle eye for the emerging problems of moving current business application storage to the clouds come a newly announced partnership between Talon and SoftNAS. Now that the (terrible) puns are out of the way, let’s get into the announcement.