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The Best of Both Worlds – Why a Hybrid Cloud Approach Makes Sense for Data Backup and Recovery

Aug 7, 2020 |

The use of hybrid cloud environments for office productivity, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and other business applications is no longer an exception – increasingly it is becoming the rule. Yet, until recently, hybrid cloud backup and recovery had remained an outlier in the movement to hybrid cloud environments.  Read more…

Big Data Apps Wasting Billions in the Cloud

Jul 29, 2020 |

Many organizations have shifted to a cloud-first mentality for deploying their big data applications. But without expending effort to optimize or tune these cloud apps, customers will waste billions of dollars’ worth of computing resources, according to a new report. Read more…

Persistent Memory Can Change the Way Enterprises Navigate Advanced Analytics

Jul 22, 2020 |

175 zettabytes. That is IDC’s prediction for how much data will exist in the world by 2025. This data is generated by millions of devices – everything from the cell phone in my pocket and PC in my home office, to the factory down the road leveraging IoT and automation. Read more…

How Banks Can Compete in a Data-Driven Future

Jul 21, 2020 |

Banks’ futures depend on institutions’ ability to master three key things – customer experience, compliance, and storage.

While this may seem like an oversimplification, it’s hard to dispute the importance of at least the first two factors. Read more…

To Centralize or Not to Centralize Your Data–That Is the Question

Jul 14, 2020 |

Should you strive to centralize your data, or leave it scattered about? It seems like it should be a simple question, but it’s actually a tough one to answer, particularly because it has so many ramifications for how data systems are architected, particularly with the rise of cloud data lakes. Read more…

News In Brief

Qumulo Locks Down $125M Financing, $1.2B Valuation

Jul 23, 2020 |

Data storage company Qumulo has landed a big win. The company announced $125 million in Series E funding, bringing Qumulo’s funding to $351 million and placing the firm at a total valuation in excess of $1.2 billion. Read more…

Intel Updates Optane, Expands NAND SSD Offerings

Jun 19, 2020 |

Intel Corp. remains persistent in upgrading its Optane persistent memory series. The chip maker (NASDAQ: INTC) said this week its second generation Optane series is tuned to the latest version of its Xeon Scalable processors (codenamed Cooper Lake), and boosts memory bandwidth by an average of 25 percent. Read more…

AWS Upgrades SageMaker Labeling Tool

Jun 10, 2020 |

Amazon Web Services has added a 3D visualization capability to its SageMaker data labeling tool used to build training data sets for machine learning models.

AWS said this week its SageMaker data labeling service called Ground Truth introduced in 2018 now includes a workflow for labeling of point clouds, a set of data points generated by tools like 3D scanners or Lidar sensors. Read more…

Cloudian Bolsters Object Store with Monitoring and Analytics

Jun 2, 2020 |

Cloudian today rolled out a new offering called HyperIQ that it says will give customers a much deeper and wider view of their growing HyperStore object storage systems, without burdening them with another complex piece of technology. Read more…

Storage and Networking Bytes: Elasticsearch Logging Goes Kubernetes

May 28, 2020 |

LogDNA, which offers an ultra-scalable distribution of the open source Elasticserach log management system that is based on Kubernetes, this month unveiled version 2 of its LogDNA Agent. Read more…

This Just In

Quantum ActiveScale Software Verified as Veeam Ready Object Solution

Aug 4, 2020 |

SAN JOSE, Calif.Aug. 4, 2020  — Quantum Corp. announced ActiveScale S3-compatible object store software has been verified as a Veeam Ready Object Solution.  

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Azure NetApp Files Now Available to Government Agencies in Microsoft Azure

Aug 4, 2020 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 4, 2020NetApp announced the availability of Azure NetApp Files in the government region data centers on Microsoft Azure. This expansion of Azure NetApp Files, one of the only Azure native, high-performance file storage services, offers the TCO, performance, management, and confidence demanded by critical applications for federal, Department of Defense, and state and local agencies that have strict government security and regulatory compliance requirements. Read more…

Qumulo’s Cloud File Offerings Now Available in AWS Marketplace for AWS GovCloud (US)

Jul 30, 2020 |

SEATTLE, July 30, 2020 – Qumulo, the cloud file data platform that helps organizations easily and manage their file data at scale, announced the availability of Qumulo in AWS GovCloud (US) through AWS Marketplace, as well as the upcoming FIPS 140-2 and Common Criteria EAL2+ certifications of its platform.

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Cisco Cloud Security Deploys Matillion ETL for Snowflake Solution

Jul 28, 2020 |

DENVER, Colo. and MANCHESTER, England, July 28, 2020 – Matillion,  provider of data transformation for cloud data warehouses (CDWs), announced that Cisco Cloud Security deployed Matillion ETL for Snowflake.

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Rockset Announces New Product Features to its RocksDB Solution

Jul 28, 2020 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 28, 2019—Rockset, the real-time indexing database company, announced new product features—including decoupling of storage from compute in the cloud, and separation of query-compute from ingest-compute—further eliminating the operational barriers in achieving real-time analytics at scale. Read more…

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