Rubrik Launches Open Source Community Called Build It’s based on a set of APIs providing pre-built use cases, quick-start guides, and integrations with popular tooling.
Carbonite’s $618.5M Webroot Deal Marries Endpoint Data Protection, Security The acquisition comes as other data backup companies including Rubrik and Cohesity are also moving into security.
Unstructured Data Leads Dell EMC to Expand Isilon Storage The new storage platform “sits slightly ahead of the curve with what’s happening in the market,” says one analyst.
Lenovo Jumps Into Consumption-Based Infrastructure, Ready to ‘Kill’ the Competition The vendor’s TruScale Infrastructure Services lets companies rent its data center severs and software stacks and only pay for what they use.
Dell EMC Leads HCI Hardware Sector as Numbers Rise IHS Markit says hyperconverged infrastructure will grow from only 122,000 units shipped last year to more than 1 million units shipped by 2022.
Nvidia Teams Up With Colocation Providers on AI The chipmaker initially partnered with nine North American data center operators, but “the goal is to expand it globally,” Nvidia’s Tony Paikeday says.
Dell EMC Boosts Multi-Cloud Data Protection, Remote Office Management The company expanded data protection with new and enhanced features to its Data Domain and Integrated Data Protection Appliance (IDPA) products.
Cohesity Fights Ransomware, Dips Its Toes Into Security The vendor added new capabilities to its data backup platform that prevent, detect, and respond to ransomware attacks.
Blockchain for Multi-Cloud Management? WANdisco’s Down to Boogie It uses consensus technology to maintain the perception of a single server system performing at LAN-speed, but in a distributed environment in which the servers may be thousands of miles apart.
AWS Unveils New Data Backup Service Amazon’s move into the backup space may hit some other backup vendors in the wallet, including Rubrik, Commvault, Veeam, and Kaseya.
Veeam Lands $500M to ‘Dominate Multi-Cloud Data Management’ The investment comes on the heels of Veeam competitor Rubrik closing a $261 million funding round at a $3.3 billion valuation. And it’s yet another signal that the data management sector is hot.
Rubrik Scores $261M Series E, Tops $3B in Valuation Rubrik is considered a leader in the cloud data management space, which is also referred to by some as hyperconverged secondary storage. It competes against firms like Cohesity, Commvault, and Dell EMC.
HPE, Datera Join Forces on Scale-Out, Software-Defined Storage The partnership gives HPE customers scale-out block and object storage. And it also moves Datera’s platform into more enterprise data centers.
DriveScale Says Composable Is the Answer to Data-Intensive Compute DriveScale’s founders wanted to solve the problem of infrastructure over-provisioning. The technology wasn’t called composable infrastructure back then.
Huawei’s New Data Center Switch Uses Embedded AI Chip The product debut comes as the embattled Chinese company faces mounting political troubles and additional bans in the U.S. and Europe.
Equinix CEO: Interconnection Biz Booming, Edge Remains ‘Real, Strategic Question’ Equinix’s software-defined interconnection platform now has 13,000 virtual connections, according to CEO Charles Meyers.
Huawei Works With Arm, Not Intel, on New CPU Huawei says it will still continue its long-term strategic partnerships with Intel, but that computing demands have become more diverse.
Air Bud Saves Money, Scores Slam Dunk With Cohesity When Air Bud’s legacy storage system gave out, leaving the film company with no way to backup or restore files, “it was panic,” said Technical Director Tyson Clark.
Composable Infrastructure Players to Watch in 2019 The technology is still in its infancy with only a handful of vendors shipping products. We expect to see more action in 2019.
IBM, Nvidia Team Up on Converged Storage for AI Workloads The new converged infrastructure combines IBM’s NVMe flash storage and software with Mellanox networking on Nvidia servers. It also uses Nvidia’s AI software stack.