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DriveScale provides customer-driven enhancements in its software composable infrastructure platform

DriveScale announced on Wednesday release of the Fall Edition 2017. Driven by the DriveScale Customer Council and customer deployments, the latest version features several key advancements. These include enhancements to optimize use of open source Apache Hadoop file system (HDFS) that improve mission-critical resiliency, new additions to the software management console that allow for “one-stop cluster creation” with QuickCluster, and the ability to add additional servers and disks for fast […]

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Panzura Freedom integrates with Docker across multiple clouds, data centers while reducing storage costs up to 70 percent

Panzura, vendor of unstructured data management in the cloud, announced on Tuesday that the Panzura Freedom intelligent hybrid cloud storage platform now integrates with Docker. With Panzura Freedom, DevOps professionals can move and deploy containers in any cloud and any location leveraging persistent and mobile storage for Docker. In addition, customers can securely deploy global, private registries by pushing the container image to the Docker Registry once, and automatically distributing […]

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HPE, Rackspace partner to deliver ‘pay-as-you-go’ OpenStack private cloud; available on- and off-premises, delivered as managed service

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and Rackspace partnered on Monday to offer OpenStack Private Cloud with pay per use infrastructure, its pay-as-you-go OpenStack private cloud, delivered as a managed service. With this solution, enterprises receive the benefits of a public cloud – cloud-like utility pricing, elastic infrastructure and simplified IT – in a private cloud environment located in their datacenter, a colocation facility or a data center managed by Rackspace. Leveraging […]

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New Druva Apollo for AWS allows enterprises to span data protection, management from on-premises to cloud

Druva announced this week Druva Apollo a new service delivered via the Druva Cloud Platform that enables data management for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and  Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) cloud workloads on a single policy control plane. The capabilities offer the ability to protect, govern and provide insights to data that resides within Amazon Web Services (AWS), including Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Amazon Elastic Block Store […]

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New Red Hat Ceph Storage 3 object storage platform strengthens support for OpenStack, heterogeneous environments

Red Hat released Monday Red Hat Ceph Storage 3, a major upgrade to its massively scalable, software-defined object storage platform, with the introduction of support for block storage via iSCSI and file storage via CephFS. With these additions, Red Hat Ceph Storage 3 extends the value of unified storage in OpenStack and heterogeneous environments, substantially broadening the use cases for the storage platform built for petabyte-scale deployments. Red Hat Ceph […]

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New IBM Cloud Private software delivers cloud-native environment to private clouds

IBM announced on Wednesday a new IBM Cloud Private software platform to help companies unlock billions of dollars in technology investment in core data and applications and extend cloud-native tools across public and private clouds. IBM Cloud Private software is designed to enable companies to create on-premises cloud capabilities similar to public clouds to accelerate app development. The new platform is built on the open source Kubernetes-based container architecture and […]

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SwiftStack improves multi-cloud data management with policy automation, multi-region capabilities

SwiftStack announced Tuesday availability of new and enhanced features for public cloud archiving, synchronization, and multi-region data management in version 5.9. As the second significant product update this year, SwiftStack multi-cloud data management includes new capabilities in its Cloud Sync tool for public cloud archiving and on-premises data rehydration based on policies governed and managed by IT. Version 5.9 also includes new choices for multi-region data durability and policies in […]

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Teradata debuts analytics platform to allow users to use their preferred analytic environment

Teradata announced this week its Teradata Analytics Platform that delivers access to the best functions and leading engines to enable users throughout the organization to leverage their preferred tools and languages, at scale, across multiple data types. With the Teradata Analytics Platform, this is accomplished by embedding analytics close to the data, eliminating the need to move data and allowing users to run their analytics against larger data sets with […]

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New Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL is now fully compatible with MySQL and PostgreSQL

Amazon Web Services, an Amazon.com company, announced on Wednesday general availability for Amazon Aurora with PostgreSQL compatibility. Amazon Aurora is a cloud-optimized relational database that combines the speed and availability of high-end commercial databases with the simplicity and cost-effectiveness of open source databases. Now, customers who use PostgreSQL databases can get up to several times better performance with scalability, durability, availability, and security as good as or better than commercial […]

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