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.

Join Cloudian at Nutanix .NEXT to Learn About a New Data Protection Solution

Every Enterprise Cloud environment requires a robust backup and recovery solution. We’ll be at the Nutanix .NEXT conference June 27th – 29th to discuss a new on-premises storage solution designed to simplify data protection. Data protection requires significant storage capacity. For every gigabyte of primary storage on Nutanix, your backup environment will need at least … Read More

Cloudian HyperStore is Now Compatible with Cisco

Our HyperStore software already runs on industry-standard servers and on integrated appliances (including our HyperStore 4000 and the Lenovo DX8200C). We’re excited to share that we’ve now achieved compatibility certification for the Cisco UCS® S3260 storage server and integrated UCS Manager. One of the key benefits of our HyperStore solution is 100% native S3 compatibility, … 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

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

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 vs. Block Storage: What’s the Difference?

We recently wrote a blog post about the differences between file storage and object storage. In the next post in this series, we’ll be comparing object storage with block storage. What is Block Storage? Block storage is the oldest and simplest form of data storage. Here, data is stored in fixed-sized chunks called — you … 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 … Read More

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