Cloudian Achieves Veeam Ready – Object Certification

Cloudian Achieves Veeam Ready – Object Certification Today Cloudian was honored to be among the first to receive Veeam’s new object storage certification. Called Veeam Ready – Object, this certification gives storage administrators a worry-free, out-of-the-box integrated path to employ Cloudian object storage as a backup target for Veeam. Veeam and Cloudian have been working … Read More

Refining Your GDPR Strategy – Addressing User Data

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) deadline for implementation has come and gone. Many organizations have achieved a basic level of compliance, so now is the time to dig deeper, tie up loose ends and try to simplify the process. It is also a time for organizations not directly impacted by GDPR to … Read More

How to Implement File Sharing for GDPR Compliance

Employees are going to share files. It’s an essential part of collaboration. For any project involving more than a few people, this is likely to involve a cloud-based file sharing solution. In environments requiring GDPR compliance, that can be a problem. Especially when regulations state how data can be used and where it is stored, … Read More

Survey: Media Archive Storage Adopting Hybrid Cloud and AI/ML

At the NAB Show 2018, Cloudian surveyed over 300 attendees about their media archive storage. The goal was to learn about the archive challenges faced by post-production professionals, and how these challenges are being met. The results were surprising, indicating an industry very much in transition. Workflows are demanding more from media archive storage, driving … Read More

WGBH Accelerates Archive with Hybrid Cloud and Object Storage

How WGBH Improved Active Archive Storage with Hybrid Cloud and Object Storage At the end of every program produced by a PBS station, there’s a little sting – a video/audio combination that tells you which station produced it. KQED, WNET and KCET are among the most familiar to viewers, but one station’s sting is fairly … Read More

One Man’s Buying Journey to the Dark Side and Back

It’s the classic IT question: Do I stick with the incumbent vendor, or look at the alternatives? Here’s a story of one IT manager’s 2 1/2 year-long journey to hell and back. Since this is the Cloudian blog, you can guess the ending, but it’s a fun read provided by Cloudian partner, SymStor. The IT … Read More

Bring Object Storage to Your Nutanix Cluster with Cloudian HyperStore

Your Nutanix-powered private cloud provides fast, Tier 1 storage for the information you use every day. But what about the information that’s less frequently used, or requires more capacity than your Nutanix cluster has to spare? Cloudian HyperStore is on-prem storage that provides extra capacity for your large-scale storage demands. HyperStore Enterprise Object Storage Overview … Read More

SNL Deploys Cloudian Object Storage for Active Archive

At the NAB Show in April, the folks from Saturday Night Live delivered a great talk on their next-generation active archive. They are migrating to Cloudian object storage, and away from tape, a change that is already delivering operational benefits. This project is worth a close look, as it speaks to the unique attributes of … Read More

Object Storage Bucket-Level Auto-Tiering with Cloudian

As discussed in my previous blog post, ‘An Introduction to Data Tiering’, there is huge value in using different storage tiers within a data storage architecture to ensure that your different data sets are stored on the appropriate technology. Now I’d like to explain how the Cloudian HyperStore system supports object storage ‘auto-tiering’, whereby objects can be automatically moved from local HyperStore storage to a destination storage system on a predefined schedule based upon data lifecycle policies.