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December, 2018


December 26, 2018  1:30 PM

Dell’s VMware, Nutanix duke out HCI market dominance

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz
Data storage

Major storage and server vendors are angling for position in hyper-converged systems. But as has been the case for a while, the jockeying really is for who finishes in third place. The battle for first and second is a tilt between Dell EMC subsidiary VMware and 

December 19, 2018  5:38 PM

Minio prepares new object storage dish for 2019

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Storage

The CEO of object storage startup Minio wants to change the way people talk about his company in 2019, beginning with the way they say its name. Most people pronounce it “MIN-EO” but CEO and founder Anand Babu Pariasamy said he wants the company known as Min-IO, as in “minimal IO.” The...


December 18, 2018  11:09 AM

HYCU goes deeper into Nutanix protection

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Storage

HYCU, which sells data protection specifically designed for Nutanix hyper-converged systems, today enhanced features for backing up the platform it has hitched its wagon to. Comtrade Software launched HYCU (pronounced Haiku) software in June 2017 to concentrate on protection for data on Nutanix...


December 13, 2018  7:44 PM

Legacy storage vendors gain in cloud era, IDC says

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

External storage systems are all-but-obsolete in the software-defined era.  At least that’s the fable shared repeatedly across the industry. But cloud and enterprise customers are collaborating to write a different tale, featuring legacy storage as a central character. Similar to the


December 11, 2018  5:43 PM

VMware tracking stock is history, as Dell preps for public trading

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

It’s official: Dell Technologies once again will become a public company, after gaining hard-won approval to buy back VMware tracking stock from shareholders in a transaction approaching $24 billion. Dell said 61% of VMware shareholders approved of the deal, capping months of...


December 7, 2018  9:39 AM

Veeam updates Availability Suite 9.5, N2WS platform

Paul Crocetti Paul Crocetti Profile: Paul Crocetti
Veeam

Veeam updates to its flagship product and AWS data protection include the ability to migrate old data to cheaper cloud or object storage. Update 4 of Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 is scheduled to be released this month to partners. General availability will follow at a date to be determined.


December 4, 2018  5:58 PM

HubStor adds continuous data protection, version control

Paul Crocetti Paul Crocetti Profile: Paul Crocetti
HubStor

HubStor added continuous data protection and version control to its cloud storage platform. The continuous data protection (CDP) provides agentless monitoring of specific file...


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