Cloudian recently made an interesting move by scooping up Infinity Storage. This is more than a little curious. The big draw around Infinity Storage is that they provide file storage, whereas Cloudian has made it’s name as an object storage provider. Except that as we’ve covered, Cloudian now offers file services via HyperFile. So… why spend the money on the acquisition?
With HyperFile, Cloudian added the ability to address file and object in a single name space. With HyperStore 7, they now add multi-cloud into the mix.
Most sync and share applications are blind to what you are putting in. Their only job is to make sure that it’s replicated where it needs to go in a timely manner. I mean, that’s an important job, so I’m glad that’s on lockdown. But when leveraging data as a value in and of itself is the order of the day in IT, it’s also a wasted opportunity.
Cloudtenna’s DirectShare is designed to solve this deficiency.
Crowdsourcing is one of the true revolutions of the Internet. It’s nothing short of remarkable, the ability to work collectively with a group of people remotely at a scale and responsiveness that could never have been imaged in ages past. Of course, like much of the issues surrounding the Internet, at scale, very rare problems […]