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Dropbox takes big steps on its journey to enterprise acceptance

Dropbox took a number of steps this week on its road to attract enterprise customers.

QLogic, Cavium team on big data infrastructure

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.

Mirantis, EMC partner on OpenStack reference architecture

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.

AWS Summit: Amazon launches EC2 Container Service

The big news here is really just the general availability of the container service.

Delphix bridges data center-to-cloud gap with new cloud-ready features

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. 

Spotlight: Amazon unveils D2 dense storage instances

Amazon Web Services has released a new dense storage instance.

Faction adds SoftNAS cloud-based NAS to its IaaS

When it comes to cloud storage, it's easy to see how it's becoming a market flooded with competition. Most cloud services providers are taking what I'll call the traditional approach to cloud storage--low-cost commodity storage. That's the way Amazon Web Services does it, and its business practices are guiding the rest of the industry. It's a price war.

Google hopes to melt Amazon Glacier with Nearline

Google's latest product in the cloud storage war is directly aimed at Amazon Glacier, but whereas Glacier is archival storage with long retrieval times, Google Cloud Storage Nearline is being presented as "near-online" storage with offline storage prices.

Box receives rocky reception from Wall Street

The growing number of enterprise storage options are overwhelming corporate consumers, and also investors--especially when it comes to newly public Box.

Dropbox appeals to more BYOD users with new extension for iOS 8

In its latest version, Dropbox has added a new action extension to iOS 8 that enable users to save files directly to the cloud storage service from any iOS app. With this capability already available on Android devices, Dropbox is appealing to more BYOD users with this move.