Between security concerns and the general inconvenience of shuffling large amounts of data from computers to mobile devices and servers, moving files between devices is a notorious pain point for companies of all sizes. BitTorrent Sync aims to remove the hassle by offering workgroups a way to skip the cloud altogether and use an alternate "shortest path between two devices."
Verilume has come out of stealth with the goal of providing developers with self-service analytics products. Its launch day offering, Verilume Cloud Builder, is a tool that the company stated makes it easy and quick to deploy clouds with OpenStack or Hadoop data analytics environments.
Netskope released a report this week that offers a frightening look into cloud storage, data loss and its prevention.
A new report released by cloud storage services software vendor CTERA reveals a few interesting findings about how companies use cloud storage for their file sync and storage needs.
Dropbox took a number of steps this week on its road to attract enterprise customers.
QLogic and Cavium teamed on a joint big data infrastructure product that combines QLogic 25GbE RDMA NICs and Fibre Channel Adapters with Cavium's 48 Core Workload Optimized ThunderX ARMv8-A Processors. Has ability to independently scale compute and storage resources to petabyte-class databases and beyond.
There's more news from EMC. At EMC World, the company unveiled a partnership with Mirantis to pair EMC storage with Mirantis OpenStack, complete with a reference architecture. But the two companies are also pairing up in the hopes of furthering DevOps best practices using the popular open source cloud software.
The big news here is really just the general availability of the container service.
Delphix, a data as a service (DaaS) company, has updated its DaaS platform with new cloud-ready features in support of Amazon GovCloud, OpenStack, and KVM hypervisor environments for simpler migration to both private and public clouds.
Amazon Web Services has released a new dense storage instance.