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Reading Time: 2 minutes Primary Data was a US startup that developed intelligence and automation software for enterprise data management across on-premises IT infrastructure and into the cloud. Basically an abstraction layer over the primary storage using with Data Mobility through Data Virtualization (somehow like Nicira made with network). I’ve wrote about this company and its interesting solution in two different posts (when company exit from stealth and one year later).

Reading Time: 2 minutes Announced during the last OpenIO Summit 2018, the new release OpenIO SDS 18.10 has been announced. OpenIO SDS transforms commodity servers into large object storage and compute pools. They build a scalable solution designed to grow as you need, that can handle from terabytes to petabytes. This Object Storage solution became Open Source in 2012 (with AGPLv3 license). OpenIO is a pure (open) software object store. Usually OpenIO SDS has a 6-month release cycle and now following the OpenIO SDS 18.04 released in August 2018, this new version version of SDS is now available with a […]

Reading Time: 2 minutes OpenIO SDS transforms commodity servers into large object storage and compute pools. They build a scalable solution designed to grow as you need, that can handle from terabytes to petabytes. This Object Storage solution became Open Source in 2012 (with AGPLv3 license). OpenIO is a pure (open) software object store. OpenIO SDS has a 6-month release cycle and after the a limited preview in April 2018 (for selected customers), now there is the new OpenIO SDS 18.04 version. This release is a consolidation and maintenance release, developing the foundation for features for the next version that […]

Reading Time: 2 minutes Infinit has launched its second product, a decentralized file storage platform, making it possible for IT managers to aggregate storage resources across on-premise servers and the cloud into a flexible, secure, fault-tolerant and scalable file system. Infinit’s goal is to disrupt legacy storage solutionsusing a software-defined solution that makes the product entirely hardware agnostic, with the potential to reduce the total cost of ownership for a storage system, but also drastically reduces the setup time and complexity associated with adopting a custom storage solution.

Reading Time: 3 minutes On February 16th 2016, EMC has launched a new product: VxRail. It’s a fully integrated, preconfigured, and pre-tested VMware hyper-converged infrastructure appliancebased on VMware’s vSphere and Virtual SAN, and EMC software. VxRail delivers an all-in-one IT infrastructure transformation by leveraging a known and proven building block for the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC). But more important is not only an EMC product: it cames from the VCE that is an alliance with EMC, VMware and Cisco. So it’s mainly an EMC and VMware new product.

Reading Time: 5 minutes Note: the company has closed all operations on January 2018. Primary Data emerged from stealth November 19, 2014 and I was lucky enough to met them one year ago (see #ITPT 14 Report – Primary Data) and learn about their interesting vision of storage virtualization. Primary Data’s product has been officially announced during VMworld US 2015. Its headquarter is in Los Altos, CA with offices around the world and currently employs about 80 staff worldwide and with over $60 million in venture capital raised to date. Their vision is quite simple: transforming datacenter economics with […]

Reading Time: 8 minutes StarWind Software is a US privately held company (headquartered in Wakefield, Massachusetts, USA) which began in Feb 2009 as a spin-off from Rocket Division Software (founded in 2003), with its StarWind iSCSI Target solution as main product. After that, the company has grown and also the products have evolveld following the market trends and customer needs. Now their most interesting product is StarWind Virtual SAN: a scale-out and “shared-nothing” storage solution that works also with 2 nodes, configuration that can be really important for remote office and branch office (ROBO) or SMB cases.

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