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December 14, 2011  2:03 PM

HDS sharpens file capabilities for the cloud



Posted by: Dave Raffo
Cloud storage, hitachi content platform (HCP), hitachi data ingestor (HDI), object storage

Hitachi Data Systems added a few more lanes to its cloud storage on-ramp today. HDS brought out the Hitachi Data Ingestor (HDI) caching appliance a...

December 14, 2011  8:25 AM

Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure top performers in Nasuni stress tests



Posted by: Sonia Lelii
amazon S3, cloud nas, cloud service provide, Cloud storage, Microsoft Azure, nasuni, Nirvanix

Nasuni is in the business of connecting its customers’


November 2, 2011  3:53 PM

Cloud vision still unclear



Posted by: Sonia Lelii
Cloud storage, cloud washing, emc, VMware

During the EMC Forum 2011 hosted by the storage giant a few weeks ago, EMC president Pat Gelsinger described the still-young cloud computing era as "the most disruptive we have seen in the last 40 years." He was talking about disruption for customers, but watching storage vendors deal with...


October 12, 2011  2:35 PM

IBM Global Services picks Nirvanix for cloud storage



Posted by: Dave Raffo
Cloud storage, IBM Global Services, Nirvanix

IBM Global Services unveiled a cloud storage service for archived and infrequently accessed data today, based on technology from 


June 28, 2011  1:45 PM

IDC: data’s rapidly increasing, staffing isn’t



Posted by: Dave Raffo
Cloud storage, data growth, data management

IDC today released the results of its annual EMC-sponsored Digital Universe study, which confirms what storage...


August 20, 2010  2:50 PM

Hitachi Data Systems buys Parascale, gets more ‘cloudy’



Posted by: Dave Raffo
Cloud storage, hitachi data systems, storage vendors

Hitachi Data Systems has quietly picked up the assets of cloud storage startup Parascale, which went under after it failed to gain additional funding earlier this...


June 8, 2010  8:11 PM

Riverbed: cloud data storage products will come ‘from the ashes’ of Atlas



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Cloud storage

I had a brief conversation last week with Ed Chapman, Riverbed's VP of cloud storage acceleration products, hired away from Cisco in May. Chapman (and senior vice president of marketing and business...


May 20, 2010  4:21 PM

S3 adds Tier 2 for 10 cents per GB



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Cloud storage, storage vendors

Amazon Web Services today added a new offering for its Simple Storage Service (S3) called Reduced Redundancy Storage (RRS). RRS offers users the ability to choose fewer "hops" of object replication among Amazon's facilities for a lower cost per gigabyte. With RRS, objects would survive one complete...


May 3, 2010  3:13 PM

Will zettabytes of data push enterprises to the cloud?



Posted by: Dave Raffo
Cloud storage, data reduction, storage vendors

According to IDC’s 2010 Digital Universe report, digital data grew 62% last year as 800,000 PB were added. IDC says 1.2 million PB (1.2 zettabytes) will be added this year, and that will increase...


April 20, 2010  6:21 PM

Startup TwinStrata previews cloud storage integration product



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Cloud storage

A new company has emerged from stealth in the cloud data storage industry this week at Cloud Expo.


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