5 Reasons to Adopt Hybrid Cloud Storage for your Data Center

Are you weighing the benefits of cloud storage versus on-premises storage? If so, the right answer might be to use both–and not just in parallel, but in an integrated way. Hybrid cloud is a storage environment that uses a mix of on-premises and public cloud services with data mobility between the two platforms. IT professionals are now seeing … Read More

Cloudian Integrates with Google Cloud Archival Service

Cloudian Integrates with Google Cloud Platform’s New Archival Storage Service Today Cloudian is part of the launch of Google Cloud Platform’s new long-term archive service, Google Cloud Storage Coldline. The new service is intended for companies looking for long-term data retention. Coldline is highly available (99% availability SLA) and has low latency, making it easy … Read More

Embracing Hybrid Storage

It’s no surprise that Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a dominant force when it comes to the public cloud – it’s a $10B a year business, with nearly 10% of Amazon’s Q2 net sales attributed to AWS. While AWS has been touting public cloud since its inception, only recently has it started to acknowledge the … Read More

Can Scale-Out Storage Also Scale-Down?

This is a guest post by Tim Wessels, the Principal Consultant at MonadCloud LLC. Private cloud storage can scale-out to meet the demands for additional storage capacity, but can it scale-down to meet the needs of small and medium-sized organizations who don’t have petabytes of data? The answer is, yes it can, and you should … Read More

Lenovo Solves Data Storage Needs with a New Appliance

As our lives become increasingly digital, we’ll generate more and more data. By current estimates, storage needs are doubling in size every two years. That means that by 2020, we will reach 44 zettabytes – or 44 trillion gigabytes – of data, with most of that growth as unstructured data for backups, archives, cloud storage, … Read More

Start Small and Grow with Unlimited Scale

It seems that much of the current conversation around data revolves around how much of it there is and how much there will be in the coming years. While this macro level perspective is important and should help inform how data is stored, it’s also important to focus in on the micro level use cases. … Read More

Hypervisor Agnostic Cloud Storage for VDI Home Directories

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is, simply put, the process of running virtualized desktops for users within an organization using server-based computing. You have the option of running persistent or non-persistent virtual desktops. If you are interested in knowing more about these types of deployments, you can find out more by using your favorite search engine. … Read More

Harness the Power of Software-Defined Infrastructure to Help Solve the Biggest Big Data Storage Challenges

With the popularity of rich media, the proliferation of mobile devices and the digitization of content, there has been an exponential growth in the amount of unstructured data that IT is managing (think medical images or large research data sets).  And this growth is not slowing but increasing. This unprecedented growth is just not sustainable … Read More

What’s the Buzz with Media & Entertainment at Super Bowl City?

The hottest ticket for Media & Entertainment (M&E) this year is no doubt Super Bowl 50, hosted in Santa Clara, California in Silicon Valley this upcoming Sunday, February 7th. This year’s matchup poses new versus old…as in, the younger more dynamic Carolina Panther’s quarterback Cam Newton versus the veteran and reestablished Denver Bronco’s Peyton Manning. … Read More

Cloudian Launches HyperStore 5.2 and New High Capacity Appliances

Greetings from the Cloud! I am excited to announce that Cloudian just released HyperStore 5.2 and new high capacity appliances. Let’s talk HyperStore 5.2, an innovative release packed with features, such as new self-service storage policies, which allow enterprises to set data durability policies per application, optimizing data protection and reducing operational costs. The end-user … Read More