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The Curious Case of Kubernetes In the Enterprise

Jun 26, 2020 |

The Kubernetes website has a whole section dedicated to case studies and customer success stories. It is full of well-known brands like Adidas, Amadeus, BlackRock,, Box, and many others. Read more…

Crafting a Hybrid Cloud Backup Strategy

Mar 31, 2020 |

The rise of the cloud has changed the relationship between companies and their data. With a wide mix of applications and data in the cloud, on premise, and in between, keeping track of everything can become a giant chore. Read more…

Storage in the Exabyte Era

Feb 19, 2020 |

Back in 2010, a petabyte was considered a lot of data for a single company to have. But today, petabyte is child’s play, and the biggest enterprises are managing data stored in the exabyte range. Read more…

Storage and Networking Bytes: PCIe5, OpenShift, and Veeam

Jan 17, 2020 |

Welcome to Storage and Networking Bytes, a new Datanami feature dedicated to covering the latest in storage, networking, and backup technology. In this inaugural column, we’ll take a look at Red Hat’s new software-defined storage, Rambus’ PCIe5 progress, and the $5-billion acquisition of Veeam by a private equity firm. Read more…

News In Brief

Growing Focus on MLOps as AI Projects Stall

May 4, 2020 |

As a growing percentage of enterprise AI projects stall, data science platform vendors are teaming with cloud and data management specialists to move AI projects from the model-building stage to production workloads. Read more…

‘Buursting’ Onto the Cloud Storage Scene

Apr 14, 2020 |

Cloud storage vendor SoftNAS announced today that it has changed its name to Buurst. The Seattle, Washington-based company also announced a radical change to its business plan: charging customers based on the performance of the data rather than the volume. Read more…

Data Manager Cohesity Pushes VC Total Past $650M

Apr 9, 2020 |

Cohesity, the data management specialist and cash magnet, has raised another quarter-of-a-billion dollars in its latest funding round.

That total, $250 million, matches an earlier series D round that closed in June 2018, bringing the six-year-old company’s total venture haul to a more than $650 million. Read more…

Where’s Your Data Now? Thoughts on World Backup Day

Mar 31, 2020 |

We’ll excuse you if you forgot that today is World Backup Day. You probably have a lot on your plate already. But we’d be remiss if we neglected to mark the occasion and discuss how companies can protect their most important asset: Read more…

Red Hat Ceph 4 Automates Data Management

Mar 10, 2020 |

Data-driven workloads like machine learning and analytics along with the growing demands of distributed application development are driving object storage repositories. Hence, vendors are releasing petabyte-scale options for cloud-native development, including a growing list based on open source efforts. Read more…

This Just In

Nasuni Receives Patent for Platform Approach to Cloud File Storage

Jul 28, 2020 |

BOSTON, July 28, 2020 – Nasuni, provider of cloud file services, announced that the company has received U.S. Patent No. 10,713,119 from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), titled “Method and system for interfacing to cloud storage.” The comprehensive system patent – which describes the Nasuni hub and spoke file services platform – includes 20 claims and derives from Nasuni’s original innovations in cloud file storage dating from 2009. Read more…

Supermicro and Scality Collaborate to Simplify Deployment of Enterprise Software Defined Storage

Jul 28, 2020 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 28, 2020 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (SMCI), provider of enterprise computing, storage, networking solutions, and green computing technology, announced a new solution leveraging the Scality RING offering, enabling enterprises to scale and protect their most valuable assets — their data, in on-premises or hybrid cloud deployments.

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OVHcloud Acquires OpenIO

Jul 27, 2020 |

July 27, 2020 — OVHcloud, a European-based cloud provider, announced that it has acquired OpenIO, a French company specialized in Object Storage.

In the space of a few years, OpenIO has distinguished itself by designing the new generation of S3-compatible Object Storage solutions, the best adapted to Big Data and High Performance Computing workloads. Read more…

Supermicro Unveils New Generation of Storage Systems for High-Capacity Cloud-Scale Deployments

Jul 27, 2020 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 27, 2020 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (SMCI) announced an extension of its market-proven ultra-dense storage solutions with new 60-bay and 90-bay solutions. These high-capacity storage and expansion systems are optimized for cloud-scale storage implementations as well as HPC storage applications.

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Exasol, Minerra to Help Organizations Maximize Data Analytics Investments, Drive User Adoption

Jul 23, 2020 |

ATLANTA, July 23, 2020 –Exasol, the analytics database, announced a new strategic partnership with Minerra, a global analytics and data science consultancy, to help organizations maximize the value and reach of their data. Read more…

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