Google has increased the size limit of its block storage products to 3 TB for its high-speed local SSD and to 64 TB of its persistent disk services.
A trio of vendors have teamed up to make it easier to deploy and manage storage within OpenStack and, to a lesser extent, Ceph. ProphetStor Data Services, Gigabyte Technology and Mellanox Technologies plan to work together to build and promote a reference cloud computing offering based on OpenStack and Ceph.
Box CEO Aaron Levie has some strong words for companies that don't apply the same critical thinking to corporate content management as they do other important enterprise technology.
Oracle has high hopes for its cloud services, and the company looks poised to try to take on Amazon Web Services and the other big infrastructure as a service providers. The vendor unveiled its own IaaS at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco.
Mirantis and NetApp are working together on reference architectures that will help enterprises plan and construct production-ready OpenStack clouds.
As with many cloud-based file storage providers, Box users have very little control over where and how files are used once they leave the service's environment. Data security vendor Vera announced a set of tools this week that give Box users a high level of control over documents leaving Box's ecosystem.
Three-quarters of enterprises are concerned about the use of consumer-grade cloud storage apps, including file sync and share tools.
The largest virtual machines on Microsoft Azure are getting even bigger. Microsoft increased the maximum storage size and throughput of the GS-series of Azure VMs.
SoftNAS announced its Object Filer last Thursday, a software-defined, Files-as-a-Service network-attached storage, which works to ensure that object storage fits and performs well with existing applications that are file-based.
SoftNAS is looking to attract CenturyLink Cloud customers with its cloud-based network-attached storage – or NAS – offering. SoftNAS is now available through the CenturyLink Cloud Marketplace.