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

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

Object Storage News in Brief: June 7

We’re almost halfway through 2017 – have you been optimizing your data storage and backup strategy? Learn more about the applications of object storage with these curated object storage news articles from around the web.   Essential Cases of Object Storage Object storage is great for the archive storage tier due to its low cost … Read More

Object Storage News in Brief: March 15

We’re well into 2017 – is object storage in your company’s storage strategy? We’ve curated some articles from around the web that look more closely at object storage, hybrid cloud, and the importance of both. Hybrid Cloud in 2017: The Enterprise Argument Hybrid cloud is increasing in popularity due to the combination of flexibility and … Read More

Cloudian Cool App: NAS Gateway

We recently challenged our talented team to create “Cool Apps” that use object storage and our S3 API in interesting and novel ways. Read our previous blog posts to learn more about a web photobook app and a data visualization app created by Cloudian team members. Jeffry Molanus, a Systems Engineer in the Netherlands, created … Read More

Object Storage News in Brief: January 20

There’s a common thread in recent articles: object storage and hybrid cloud will be a BIG deal in 2017. We’ve curated some recent articles that delve into these topics, and related topics including private cloud and tiering to the public cloud.   Hybrid Cloud Will Be a Battlefield & Other Cloud Predictions While Amazon Web … 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