The World is Being Changed by Camera Data & Object Storage

Impactful Imaging: How the World is Being Changed by Camera Data and Object Storage Last month, Cloudian and Axis, the market leader in network video, announced a partnership that will allow the data captured by Axis’ network cameras to be saved directly to Cloudian’s HyperStore via the internet for economical archiving. That means that even … Read More

New Enterprise File Solution for Object Storage

For a species that’s evolved so effectively over the millennia, we humans sure seem to have a hard time with change. Even the most flexible among us struggle with simple and even expected changes, like daylight savings time or the need to write a different year on our checks each January. In the high technology … Read More

Gartner Hype Cycle Recommendations for Object Storage

Gartner’s Storage Hype Cycle is out, and Storage Newsletter posted the piece here. The Gartner Hype Cycle is an industry overview that looks at the maturity of various storage types. In the Storage Newsletter posting, Gartner’s comments specific to object storage are interesting: they recommend that customers seek out the attributes that Cloudian offers.   Gartner: “Customers should … Read More

Data Usage Driving Massive Demand for Object Storage

IDC just published a report that looks at worldwide data growth. The changing landscape over the next eight years that suggests massive need for scalable object storage systems. The report indicates that far more data will be collected and — just as important — continuously used for services that will impact our daily lives. In … Read More

Multi-Cloud Support with HyperCloud for Microsoft Azure

Today Cloudian announced Microsoft support, which means that users can now access Azure Blob storage using the industry’s most interoperable S3 API. With this addition, Cloudian now supports all three major clouds — Amazon, Google, and Microsoft — giving customers complete flexibility on where their data is stored, using just one S3 interface. Key Facts … Read More

How to Prepare Your Organisation for GDPR Compliance

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was approved last year, and the enforcement date of May 25, 2018 is fast approaching. After that, organisations found to be in non-compliance will face heavy fines. With only nine months until the enforcement date, it’s important to understand the potential problem areas in your data storage architecture … Read More

Data Management Partners Unite to Provide Comprehensive Object Storage

We just announced our Data Management Partners program to help our customers solve more capacity management problems in less time. The program combines technology, testing, and support to make it easy to put object storage to work. Inaugural members of this program are Rubrik, Komprise, Evolphin, and CTERA Networks. Here’s why this program is exciting: … Read More

Cloudian and Thoughts About the Future of Storage

The enterprise storage industry is going through a massive transformation, and over the last several years I’ve had the good fortune of being on the front lines.  As founding CEO of Nexenta, I helped that company disrupt the storage industry by creating and leading the open storage market.  These days I’m having a blast as … Read More

Object Storage vs. File Storage: What’s the Difference?

Object storage has only been around since the mid-90s. As the relatively new kid on the block, there can be some confusion as to how it differs from other storage types, such as block or file storage. This post is the first in a series looking at these key differences, focusing on Object Storage vs. … Read More