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SDS Startup Hedvig Receives Series B

June 15, 2015 |

In March of 2015, software defied storage startup Hedvig emerged from stealth with 12.5 Million Dollars of funding from their Series A. Only a few short months later, Hedvig announced a Series B funding around of an additional 18 Million … Read More

The Object of our Affection: IDC Rates Object Storage Players

January 7, 2015 |

Our friends at The Register have brought out a great article to show the result of the most recent IDC report on Object Storage vendors.  Many things were highlighted by the report, which compares the previous end of 2013 results … Read More

Storage: SUSE Storage Beta: SUSE Enters the SDS Arena

December 12, 2014 |

SUSE has thrown their hat into the Software Defined Storage (SFD) ring with the announcement of SUSE Storage. SUSE Storage is based on the Firefly release of Ceph, and currently in Beta.

The Power of Ceph

Ceph is an open … Read More

Gridstore Hyper-V-based Hyperconverged Solution Hits The Market

October 1, 2014 |

Hyper-V admins take note: there is a new solution on the market for you!  This week, Gridstore announced their Hyper-V-based hyperconverged infrastructure solution.  Far from being just a “me too” in the red-hot hyperconverged market, Gridstore appears to have taken … Read More

Stacking up Storage With XtremIO

July 29, 2014 |

With all of the heat on OpenStack now that it has just recently celebrated its 4th birthday, we are seeing more vendors moving in to support the open cloud juggernaut. EMC has done just that to join other enterprise storage … Read More

OpenStack Cinder and The SDS Challenge

June 18, 2014 |

One of the most active discussions at the recent OpenStack Summit in Atlanta was around the SDS (Software Defined Storage) capabilities of underlying vendor platforms. This has been a hot button issue as conversations around where the features of SDS … Read More

Software Defined Storage Is Officially “A Thing” And Worth Considering For Your Data Center

March 8, 2014 | 2

I hereby declare Software Defined Storage to be “A Thing”.

If you’re sick of reading about “software defined” then stop reading this article now, because it seems as if software defined storage is continuing to hit the market by storm … Read More

Don’t Let Raw Storage Metrics Solely Drive Your Buying Decision

March 6, 2014 | 3

Let’s pretend that you’re buying a car.  As you review the specs, you might find that the Tesla Model S can go from zero to sixty in just 4.2 seconds and that the car has a top speed of 130 … Read More