Articles about Autovirt


File stroker AutoVirt ascends into the clouds - in a bad way

AutoVirt is now like Monty Python's Norwegian Blue parrot: bereft of life, it rests in peace. If it wasn't nailed to its perch it'd be pushing up the daisies. It's not very funny for the employees who have lost their jobs, nor for the investors, channel partners and the founder who has seen his vision and attendant enthusiasm …
Chris Mellor, 09 Jan 2012

AutoVirt adds archiving and tiering

With v3.0 of its software AutoVirt is betting that it can succeed in the file virtualisation market when Brocade, EMC, and F5/Acopia have made relatively little impression. AutoVirt is a 2007-founded start-up focussed on mid-market organisations, with its file data virtualisation, replication and migration software, …
Chris Mellor, 09 Oct 2009

Peaxy offers a vision of the future – and it’s a silo-melding data lake

Data management and storing startup Peaxy aims to provide a Big Data analytics tool that locates and gives you access to data where ever it is. Well, okay, that all seems a bit of a yawn. We’ve all experienced file virtualisation software, that moves files around storage locations leaving stubs behind. Did someone mention …
Chris Mellor, 29 Sep 2015

Brocade's file virtualisation efforts come to nought

Brocade's StorageX file virtualisation push is to end with a whimper, with the formal last ship date passing with a roadmap to nowhere, meaning support withdrawl in 2012. StorageX enables users to access files from a variety of physical file stores all virtualised into a single file pool with a global namespace. However, …
Chris Mellor, 12 Nov 2009

Attack of the Windows replicants replication vendors

Windows file migration startup AutoVirt has debuted its AutoClone Windows file replication software, joining Double-Take and Neverfail in protecting Windows by copying changed data to a remote server. AutoVirt is a Nashua, New Hampshire, start-up, founded in 2007, to provide file migration software for Windows servers. It uses …
Chris Mellor, 18 Feb 2009

Startup promises auto Windows file virtualisation

Startup AutoVirt is going to introduce a Windows file share virtualisation product to drive up disk utilisation and ease file storage consolidation. It's like an IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC) for files. AutoVirt was founded in 2007 on the premise that unstructured file growth combined with low Windows server and Windows …
Chris Mellor, 10 Oct 2008