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  • Google-infused storage startup Cohesity reveals itself

    Mohit Aron has a tough act to follow: His previous startup, Nutanix, may be on the cusp of filing for an IPO that values the hyperconverged infrastructure company at $2.5 billion. But Aron is off to a good start with his new venture, Cohesity, which this week emerges from stealth mode with $70 million in venture funding, reference-able customers such as Tribune Media, and a focus on a potentially big market in converging the secondary storage that houses so much DevOps, data protection, analytics and other unstructured data.

    Written by Bob Brown18 June 15 01:31
  • Go-to storage and disaster recovery products

    LEAF Commercial Capital used to wrestle with tape backups for disaster recovery. Now the equipment leasing and finance company is using a software-based service from Evolve IP for disaster recovery.

    Written by Ann Bednarz17 April 15 01:02
  • Even the most secure cloud storage may not be so secure, study finds

    Some cloud storage providers who hope to be on the leading edge of cloud security adopt a "zero-knowledge" policy in which vendors say it is impossible for customer data to be snooped on. But a recent study by computer scientists at Johns Hopkins University is questioning just how secure those zero knowledge tactics are.

    Written by Brandon Butler21 April 14 20:10
  • MIT researchers resort to flash for Big Data storage

    An MIT research team next month will show off a networked system of flash storage devices they say beats relying on DRAM and networked hard disks to handle Big Data demands.

    Written by Bob Brown30 Jan. 14 16:20
  • 10 top tests of 2013

    Network World tested hundreds of products in 2013, but here are our top 10 tests of the year. In order to make the list, the product review had to be a comparative test of multiple products in a single category and it had to break new ground or deliver fresh insight into an important product area.

    Written by Neal Weinberg11 Dec. 13 11:23
  • Free cloud storage service MegaCloud goes dark

    The website for MegaCloud, a provider of free and paid consumer cloud storage, is inaccessible and users of the service are complaining on social media sites that they have not had access to their data for days.

    Written by Brandon Butler01 Nov. 13 16:10
  • Startup offers hefty storage with pay-per-use pricing

    The model of buying cloud computing resources is different from that of buying traditional hardware and software. Instead of buying licenses and investing in equipment, in a cloud computing model, users pay for the resources they use – no more, no less. That model has been proven out extensively on the compute side, with services like Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), and a variety of other IaaS offerings on the market. But storage has been slow to catch up.

    Written by Brandon Butler25 Oct. 13 16:05
  • Cisco, EMC coalition supports Oracle, VDI

    VCE, the datacentre-focused joint venture formed by Cisco and EMC/VMware, this week rolled out converged infrastructure systems designed to support the latest technology from the founding companies as well as specialised offerings for Oracle and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) environments.

    Written by Jim Duffy17 Sept. 13 14:26
  • 25 must-have technologies for SMBs

    Running a small business isn't easy. I know. I run one. As a freelance writer, I’ve learned that you need to run your writing career as if you were running a business.

    Written by Jeff Vance29 April 13 11:19
  • EMC touts VMAX Cloud Edition storage offering

    There's an increasingly competitive market for cloud storage options that are managed by providers but hosted on customer sites, providing the security of a behind-the-firewall storage option with the convenience of a managed hardware appliance.

    Written by Brandon Butler28 Feb. 13 17:19
  • Panzura cloud storage controller gets NIST FIPS 140-2 certification for crypto

    Panzura, which provides what's called the Panzura Global Cloud Storage System for network-attached storage, backup and disaster recovery, today said its product has earned FIPS 140-2 validation for its encryption technology from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

    Written by Ellen Messmer21 Feb. 13 07:07
  • Cisco gets closer to NetApp, further from VCE

    Appearing to further distance itself from VCE coalition partners EMC and VMware, Cisco this week expanded collaboration with storage titan NetApp to deepen integration and market reach.

    Written by Jim Duffy24 Jan. 13 13:48
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