How IBM’s Red Hat Acquisition Redefines the Cloud

IBM recently announced its $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat. This blockbuster deal signals a sea change in cloud as IT managers broaden their view of what cloud is and how it’s most effectively deployed. With Red Hat, IBM is positioned to lead in the multi-cloud world.

NAB 2018 Show Events: Object Storage and Hybrid Cloud Use Cases for Media

At NAB 2018, Cloudian has opportunities for you to learn about object storage and hybrid cloud. Join us and learn how you can accelerate workflows.  Store, protect, and find media faster than ever with scale-out object storage. Cloudian booth (South Hall, SL6321, next to Microsoft) See live demos of how you can benefit from highly-dense, cost-effective … Read More

Cloudian’s Joint Venture with Digital Alpha

Cloudian’s Joint Venture with Digital Alpha: an Investment in a Flexible Storage Future The on-demand era has changed expectations. In years gone by, storage required a huge amount of planning –around cost, technology issues, office real estate, and how much storage capacity to over-buy to meet needs stretching into the future. That was the past. … Read More

Location, Location, Location

Like in the real estate market, the value of data is determined in large part by location. You want to store data as close to its users as possible. That may be on-premises, if you have a centralized organization, or in your branch offices, retail outlets, factories or labs. But if your applications run in … Read More

Introducing Multi-Cloud Management with HyperStore 7

Cloudian HyperStore 7: Evolving towards the multi-cloud Not long ago, organizations viewed the cloud as a homogeneous destination, with initiatives to rapidly migrate applications and data. Today these same IT managers are taking a more nuanced view as they seek to strike a balance with the ideal mix of cloud and on-prem processes. The cloud itself ... Read More

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Cisco Adds Cloudian HyperStore as Next Generation Storage Option

Cisco Media Blueprint Adds Cloudian HyperStore as Next Generation Storage Option for Media & Entertainment Companies We’ve got good news for media and entertainment companies that are struggling to keep up with their intensifying data storage needs. Cloudian recently announced  that we’ve expanded our partnership with Cisco by joining the Cisco Media Blueprint. This exciting news … Read More

Object Storage News in Brief: August 10

Data is growing at a tremendous rate – are you equipped to handle the influx? Read our selection of object storage articles to learn more about how you can effectively tackle the challenge of storing all that unstructured data.   What is Object Storage Good For? Object storage is excellent for backup, but can also … Read More

Cloudian Moves Private Cloud Beyond Backup

In a data protection application, Cloudian acts as a backup target. To excel in this role, the system of course needs to be scalable, fast, and cost effective. But most importantly, it must ensure that data is never, ever corrupted or lost. Fortunately, data durability was the #1 design goal of Cloudian HyperStore.

How to offload your NAS and reclaim capacity, with zero disruption

Running low on NAS capacity? Over 60% of NAS data is typically cold and infrequently accessed. Common examples include old project information, engineering files, historical data, and media that rarely gets used. All of these sit there, consuming capacity and data backup resources. Cloudian and Komprise let you offload that data to on-premises Cloudian storage … Read More

An Introduction to Data Tiering

All data is not equal due to factors such as frequency of access, security needs, and cost considerations, therefore data storage architectures need to provide different storage tiers to address these varying requirements. Storage tiers differ depending on disk drive types, RAID configurations or even completely different storage sub-systems, which offer different IP profiles and … Read More