storage

CoreOS launches Torus, a new open source distributed storage system

CoreOS today announced the launch of Torus, its latest open source project. Just like CoreOS’s other projects, Torus is all about giving startups and enterprises access to the same kind of techn

Hands on with SanDisk’s iPhone storage-expanding flash drive

The iXpand is an odd thing to behold, a strange Frankensteinian amalgam of adapters fused together and folded over for good measure. It’s another interesting concept out of SanDisk as the company at

New Box product will let you choose storage from IBM and AWS

For several years, Box CEO Aaron Levie has been trying to get people to understand his company is not in the storage business. To drive that point home Box announced Box Zones today, a product that

New Egnyte product puts customers in control of encryption keys

Egnyte announced a new product today that lets customers control their encryption keys with either a customer-managed offering or a cloud service that requires less heavy lifting and management. While

MakeSpace Raises $17.5 Million For Hassle-Free Storage Units

New York-based MakeSpace has secured $17.5 million in funding to accelerate growth in their self-storage business. The startup markets itself as a convenient alternative to traditional storage, by mak

Upthere’s Beta Users Have Uploaded More Than 3.5M Files

Upthere launched their first apps into beta last week, and so far the beta period is off to a good start, the company tells me. No word on how many users have slipped through during the beta, but I&#8

Upthere Launches Its Home And Camera Apps Into Beta

The company that built the “computer in the cloud” from scratch to take the heavy lifting away from our devices, Upthere, has launched their apps into beta, letting in those who signed up

ClearSky Data Lands $27 Million To Expand Hybrid Storage Solution

ClearSky Data has come up with an interesting approach to solve the data storage cost and speed problem. Today it was rewarded with a $27 million Series B round to continue the mission. The company ca

Dell Needs To Decide What To Keep And What To Sell After EMC Deal

In the brave new enterprise world, organizations will be awash in big data, and it’s against this backdrop that Dell bought EMC this week for the astonishing sum of $67 billion. All of this data

Pure Storage Prices IPO At $17

Enterprise storage company Pure Storage has raised $425 million after pricing its IPO on the NYSE at $17 per share, as originally reported by the Wall Street Journal. The company is trading under

IBM Acquires Cleversafe To Accelerate Hybrid Cloud Storage Strategy

This morning IBM announced plans to acquire Cleversafe, a Chicago-based data storage vendor. The move appears to be a way to shore up IBM’s hybrid cloud storage chops. Terms of the deal were not

Apple’s New iPhones Still Start At Just 16GB Storage

Despite hardware upgrades to the cameras of its new iPhones, the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, announced today -- including larger sensors that yield higher megapixel shots and support for 4K recording -- th

ClearSky Data Exits Stealth With Novel Approach To Cloud Storage

ClearSky Data emerged from stealth today, offering an unusual approach to storage and data lifecycle management. It wants to combine the speed of on-premises storage with the cost and elasticity of a

DataGravity Focuses On Security In Latest Release

DataGravity announced version 2.0 of its storage appliance today, which focuses on data security, particularly knowing what files you have and who’s been accessing them. When DataGravity emerged

Storage Vendor Tintri Lands $125M Round With Eye Toward IPO

Tintri, a company that develops storage solutions for virtual applications, announced a $125 million round today. The company also indicated the next logical step is probably going to be an IPO in the

Minio Lands $3.3M Seed Round To Build Out Open Source Storage Project

When venture capitalists open their wallets and hand out $3.3 million for a seed round, you have to figure the new company has some industry veterans with startup experience, and such is the case wi

Backed By $4 Million, Bevy Debuts A Photo And Video Storage Solution The Whole Family Can Share

Families today often have more photo-taking devices than family members, which has led to the problem of people having massive numbers of photos and videos, none of which are properly organized and

Egnyte Adds File Auditing, Intelligent Distribution To Hybrid Storage Solution

Egnyte announced a couple of upgrades to their hybrid storage solution today including intelligent file distribution, which can determine the best place to put a file based on usage and IT policies

Citrix Scoops Up Virtual Storage Vendor Sanbolic

Citrix purchased Sanbolic today, a company that provides virtual storage optimization services, filling in a missing piece in its virtualization product portfolio with the acquisition. It’s w

Salesforce Will Integrate With External File Storage Providers, With Microsoft Up First

Salesforce, a SaaS CRM provider, announced a new product this morning that will connect external file storage solutions to its cloud-based products. In English, that means that if you store your digit
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