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SaaSy! Panzura emits global on-prem and public cloud file indexer

Cohesity has Helios, Rubrik has Polaris, Druva has DCP, and now Panzura has Vizion.ai, a SaaS-delivered file data management service. File sync 'n' share player Panzura has developed the product to catalog and index a customer’s entire global file estate, and then optimise its management. That is at least what it says on the …
Chris Mellor, 29 Aug 2018
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Cohesity's Helios tool tells you when your cluster's in a fluster

Secondary storage hyper-converger Cohesity has introduced a SaaS management tool. Helios is designed to provide a global view of a customer's Cohesity Data Platform sites; local and remote, on-premises and in the public cloud. Cohesity_helios Helios components It has a single dashboard with analytics and machine learning …
Chris Mellor, 23 Aug 2018
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Whatever they're putting in Actifio's water, we'd like some too. Sheesh!

Four years after picking up a $100m E-round, data wrangling biz Actifio has picked up another $100m in an F-round. Its total funding to date stands at $311.5m, with a $1.3bn valuation, making this US biz a standard-issue tech unicorn, according to our records. The latest round was led by Crestline Investors, which was joined …
Chris Mellor, 8 Aug 2018
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For pity's sake, man, get out of the data path: Avoiding the Primary Data problem

Analysis File lifecycle management – aka Hierarchical Storage Management – can work with data protection and secondary storage convergers, but only by getting the heck out of the data path... which is where Primary Data failed. Woz Curse of Woz strikes again – first Fusion-io fizzles out, now Primary Data goes down READ MORE That's …
Chris Mellor, 6 Aug 2018
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Commvault results fail to excite, but Hammer says it's nailing the changes

Data protection outfit Commvault has revealed a deepening net loss of $8.6m on revenues of $176.2m, in Q1 FY'19 results described by Wells Fargo senior analyst Aaron Rakers as "underwhelming". Hammer and Nails Painful Hammer blow: Commvault CEO ousted, costs and staff face cuts as financial figures falter READ MORE Those …
Chris Mellor, 25 Jul 2018
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Drinks are on Cohesity, which has been handed $250m from investors

Secondary storage converger Cohesity has raised $250m in D-round funding. This follows a $90m C-round last year, taking the total raised, since it was founded in 2013, to $410m. The firm has bragged that this outpaces all other Series D enterprise software investments in the US over the last 18 months. The investors were led …
Chris Mellor, 11 Jun 2018
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Veeam thinks it has found backup nirvana, hoses customers with 'hyper-availability' hyperbole

Veeam customers have been hit by a wave of "hyper-availability" hyperbole. The data protection outfit insisted businesses need to move from insurance-based, reactive data backup to a more behaviour-based system – its Veeam Hyper-Availability Platform (VHAP). The concept was introduced at its VeeamON 2018 customer conference …
Chris Mellor, 16 May 2018
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Cohesity touts instant gratification for cloud-surfing virtual machines

Secondary storage hyperconverger Cohesity has extended its on-premises appliance products range with software now running in AWS and Azure, and able to spin up backed-up VMs direct in the two cloudy places. It could already send backup data to the public cloud and manage its on-premises and cloud repositories through a single …
Chris Mellor, 26 Apr 2018
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Veeam's reverse-IBM, the rebrands, the new hires, and... DRAM, what's that, Samsung?

After multiple, multiple quarters of doing a reverse IBM and growing revenues quarter after quarter after quarter, Veeam has been beaming about having grown revenues some more. If you are not totally dazzled by this, then there's still more in our weekly collection of storage treasures, such as Kroll Ontrack rebranding - …
Chris Mellor, 12 Jan 2018
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Come by. Away. Walk on. That'll do. Oh, um, we're just rounding up the lambs of storage

El Reg's storage sheepdog has been out on the hill and gathered a flocklet of storage news. Our tenacious collie has found seven new arrivals; one that's been lurking around for five years and another is an existing woolie promoted. But there are impressive rams as well among these two moving lumps of old mutton. Cohesity …
Chris Mellor, 8 Jan 2018
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Cohesity loses its cohesion: Now chief beancounter unglues self from upstart

Cohesity's chief financial officer Seamus Hennessy has resigned after less than four months in post, judging from his LinkedIn profile. This follows news last month that John Loiacono left as veep of worldwide sales engineering after less than six months in the role. Ex-NetApper Loiacono joined Cohesity in June last year as …
Chris Mellor, 2 Jan 2018

Storage Wars: Not very long ago, a hop, skip and a jump away...

Storage wars are ongoing across the galaxy and of course every supplier claims the force is with them. Here's the latest news overheard from the wretched hive of scum and villainy otherwise known as the storage industry. Splunk climbs K2 Kaminario is using Splunk Enterprise to provide analytics for its K2 arrays and also …
Chris Mellor, 19 Dec 2017

Four hybrid clouds, three server SANs, two snapshotters... and a partridge in a pear tree

Backup, cloud, convergence, GDPR, malware and server SANs are flavours of the storage week as we approach midwinter. These market areas are growing strongly while traditional SANs and hybrid arrays fall back. Here's a snapshot of what happened, finishing up with a server SAN boost from Wikibon. But we start with a secondary …
Chris Mellor, 11 Dec 2017

Cohesity and Micron polish exec artillery in mad dash for growth

The latest exec hires show the way the wind is blowing at Cohesity, Micron and WDC. Rob Salmon has joined Cohesity as its president and COO, replacing Riccardo Di Blasio who was ejected in October last year. Salmon's hiring comes after a 13-month search process. The added president's role indicates the esteem with which he …
Chris Mellor, 20 Oct 2017
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Commvault scale-out appliance gunning for Rubrik and Cohesity

Commvault is launching a HyperScale all-in-one appliance providing a scale-out platform for its data protection and management services, taking on competing offerings from the likes of Rubrik and Cohesity. Company CEO, chairman and president Bob Hammer said there is a concerted and ongoing move to scale-out cloud-like …
Chris Mellor, 17 Oct 2017
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What's in this Monday morning storage BLT? A 12TB WD HDD, wars of words – and more

Roundup Hungry for storage news? Tuck into this bulging storage sarnie for breakfast. Cohesity's war of words Patrick Rogers, marketing and product management veep at Cohesity, took exception to comments about Cohesity by Rubrik CEO Bipul Sinha earlier this month. Rogers told El Reg: "I just read your article about Rubrik where Bipul …
Chris Mellor, 25 Sep 2017
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Delphix dishes out Dynamic Data Platform with masking

Analysis Database copy virtualiser Delphix has relaunched itself as a Dynamic Data Platform supplier of personal virtualised data environments, covering on-premises and public cloud environments and masking out sensitive data. Originally Delphix, founded in 2008, made a copy of structured data, such as an Oracle database, and …
Chris Mellor, 3 Aug 2017

Cohesity adds archiving, analytics to Orion's belt

Secondary storage consolidation player Cohesity has fulfilled a long-term promise and added archive-accessing workload support for Big Data analytics. In April, Cohesity picked up $90 million in a third funding event and wanted to expand its data platform's applicability from data protection by adding use cases "with a special …
Chris Mellor, 1 Aug 2017

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