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VCs palm Igneous $15m to give its Arm-powered backup boxen a leg up

Some $15m has just been shoveled into Igneous Systems by venture capitalists to further develop the upstart's Arm-powered petabyte-scale unstructured data backup, archive and storage box that has a public cloud backend. The on-premises gear is a collection of nano-servers – disk drives with Arm CPUs strapped to them. The …
Chris Mellor, 30 Jan 2018

DRAM, it's good to be in storage... for some

So after a week of replicating, virtualising, backing up and inhaling and puffing out data to the cloud it is time to check what has been happening in the land of storage. We have news on Portworx and HPE, Pure Storage, SK Hynix, SpectraLogic, StorMagic, plus snippets on Gridgain, Snowflake and Virtual Instruments... Grab a …
Chris Mellor, 29 Jan 2018
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Veeam buys AWS EC2 instance backup and recovery biz

Veeam has announced the acquisition of N2WS, an IaaS startup, whose board includes Veeam co-founder and President Ratmir Timashev, for $42.5mn cash. It said N2WS was the main provider of cloud-native enterprise backup and disaster recovery for Amazon Web Services (AWS), which makes it the main public cloud backup and DR IaaS …
Chris Mellor, 16 Jan 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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Back off, legacy intruders: Veeam updates backup offering, adds one tool-to-rule

Veeam has extended its backup product (Veeam Availability Suite or VAS) coverage with update 3 to v9.5. The update brings: Built-in management for Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows 2.1 and Veeam Agent for Linux v2 IBM Spectrum Virtualise integration, extending Veeam storage snapshot integration capabilities to IBM Storwize …
Chris Mellor, 21 Dec 2017

CEO: 'Claying the ongoing continuous chaos of info into one logical masterpiece'

We start this week's collection of storage news with the marketing buzzwords of the month award, which goes to startup Panoply for outstanding excellence. Panoply emerged from stealth in late 2016 and now wants to announce general availability of its data warehouse product. It exclaims that, after four decades of stagnation in …
Chris Mellor, 21 Nov 2017
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One banana of backup, 2 container crabapples, a fig of flash: It's a storage smoothie

We've peeled the storage news fruit, cut off the rough edges, discarded the excess verbiage bits and blended them into a smoothie. Grab a napkin and tuck in, because a lot has happened over the past week. HPE HPE has released OneView 4.0, which it claims provides: Scope-based access control provides a very granular level of …
Chris Mellor, 8 Nov 2017
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Comtrade's latest HYCU release tightens bear hug around Nutanix

+Comment Comtrade's HYCU product snuggled up to Nutanix as its most friendly data protection platform. The latest release sidles even closer with a great big Nutanix bearhug. The release features: ESX hypervisor support, with same interface and look and feel for Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV) Deeper support for Microsoft Exchange with …
Chris Mellor, 7 Nov 2017
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Woah, backup a mo. You mean Veeam now has 4,000 NetApp resellers flinging its software?

NetApp is reselling Veeam data protection software. Veeam Availability Suite and Backup & Replication will be available with NetApp E-series, AltaVault, ONTAP, All-Flash FAS, and hybrid cloud product offerings, sold by NetApp directly or through its channel. That means Veeam products are now on NetApp's price list and around …
Chris Mellor, 6 Oct 2017
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Rubrik to hit enterprise with double whammy

Analysis Rubrik CEO Bipul Sinha says there are two ways of looking at backup and recovery: loosely they are hardware or storage-centric and software-centric. The hardware-centric view was centred on Data Domain. Its arrays were connected directly to data sources, such as databases, and took a data dump from them, deduplicating it and …
Chris Mellor, 11 Sep 2017
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Veeam follows Virtzilla's cloud up the Amazon

Veeam now backs up VMware Cloud data on Amazon Web Services (AWS). VMware has an arrangement with Amazon whereby it supplies AWS incarnations of servers running the VMware Cloud Foundation product bundle of vSphere, VSAN, NSX and vCenter. Cloud Foundation can run on premises or in AWS. As Veeam prides itself on backing up …
Chris Mellor, 30 Aug 2017
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Pull on yer wellies and let's wade through the week's storage news

A mudslide of storage news has mired Vulture Central and we're up to our waists in it. Alas, this seems to be becoming a weekly occurrence. We waded through it, sorted it out, tidied it up, and mopped the floors. Datrium Fancy primary array startup Datrium has added support for Red Hat Virtualization to its DVX platform and …
Chris Mellor, 21 Jul 2017
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We grill high-end backup kid on its cloudy data protection stake

Interview Datos IO has a unique approach to data protection that is at odds with legacy media-server-based data protection and the use of purpose-built backup appliances. It says its emphasis on how applications store and manage their data makes it different from newer data protection vendors such as Cohesity, Rubrik and Veeam. We …
Chris Mellor, 19 Jun 2017
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They grow up so fast! Veeam Availability Suite reaches the tenth grade

Veeam has issued the tenth version of its Availability Suite backup and restore product, saying it offers a wider-ranging data protection environment than ever before. The new version features: Veeam Availability for AWS General availability of Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows protects Windows-based physical servers and …
Chris Mellor, 19 May 2017

WTH? Veeam retires one CEO, two pop up in his place

+Comment Backup firm Veeam has retired its freshly promoted CEO to a board committee chair role and promoted two other execs to be co-CEOs. The organisational structure changes are: CEO Bill Largent exits to become Chairman of the Finance & Compensation Committees on Veeam's board President, COO and board member Peter McKay becomes …
Chris Mellor, 15 May 2017
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Commvault boss Hammer and pals nail a profit – but only just

After three quarters of losses, Commvault made a $3.2m profit in its final fiscal 2017 quarter, just enough to tip the full year into profit. Wall Street estimates were beaten as fourth quarter revenues rose 8 per cent year-on-year and 4 per cent quarter-on-quarter to $172.9m Bob Hammer, Commvault's chairman, president and …
Chris Mellor, 4 May 2017
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Rubrik's tube: Cloud backup protector looks to suck up more cash – report

Storage startup Rubrik claims it is taking the lead in public/private cloud data management and says it is approaching a $100m annual run rate after 18 months of product availability. The company’s backup-to-the-cloud data management software now supports cloud-native apps in AWS and Azure, and the company is seemingly fund- …
Chris Mellor, 25 Apr 2017
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Can nothing stop the Veeam tank? We hate to save you a click but: No

Has Veeam's record-breaking growth halted? Er, in a word, no. In its first 2017 quarter, the enterprise backup biz claims it added close to 12,000 total paid customers, taking the total to 242,000, in line with its historical average new-customer acquisition rate of approximately 4,000 per month. It reported, it says, another …
Chris Mellor, 19 Apr 2017

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