Modernizing Your Enterprise Data Protection

Exploding data volumes are forcing the issue of data center modernization for many businesses. Adapting quickly and managing the rapid surge in data growth can be overwhelming and expensive, especially when using legacy technology and infrastructure. On top of this, demands for instant data accessibility, data retention, and data governance compliance are adding to the … Read More

Cloudian Reports Record Growth, Over 200 Customers

We just completed our fiscal year, and it was a great year. We saw record growth in revenues, customer base, and partners. And most importantly, we continued a strong tradition of high customer satisfaction.  Repeat customer purchases grew 5X during the period, and our ongoing surveying shows the benefits of our relentless customer support. More … Read More

How Many 9s of Protection Do You Really Need?

How critical is your data? How much can you afford to lose? Phrased that way, the answer is always “none.” But if you talk to your CFO you may discover that the question is, how much data can you afford to protect?   In any discussion of technology reliability, you’re going to hear a lot … 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

2018 Prediction: A Year for Object Storage and AI/ML

Cloudian Engineering VP, Gary Ogasawara, shares his thoughts on object storage and the future of AI/ML. 2017 was a year of change, especially in the storage sector. We witnessed exploding data growth in storage driven by AI/ML/DL and data-intensive formats, the rise of cloud storage as a service, and the decline of flash memory prices. … Read More

One Man’s Buying Journey to the Dark Side and Back

It’s the classic IT question: Do I stick with the incumbent vendor, or look at the alternatives? Here’s a story of one IT manager’s 2 1/2 year-long journey to hell and back. Since this is the Cloudian blog, you can guess the ending, but it’s a fun read provided by Cloudian partner, SymStor. The IT … 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