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  • December 08, 2017 08 Dec'17

    SwiftStack object storage integrates file protocol support

    New SwiftStack 6.0 storage software supports Universal Access to data with added support for SMB/NFS file protocols to go with Amazon S3 and OpenStack Swift object APIs.

  • November 02, 2017 02 Nov'17

    SwiftStack objects to object storage label

    SwiftStack’s leadership team appreciated being selected a visionary in Gartner’s recent Magic Quadrant for distributed file systems and object storage. The vendor even put out a press release ...

  • March 06, 2017 06 Mar'17

    SwiftStack object storage gets two-way Cloud Sync

    SwiftStack 5 object storage software upgrade enables two-way data synchronization between on-site private cloud storage and public cloud storage from Google and Amazon.

  • July 18, 2016 18 Jul'16

    Cisco Metapod cloud integrates SwiftStack software

    Cisco and OpenStack-based object storage vendor SwiftStack have teamed on a highly dense, turnkey object storage appliance. It marks Cisco’s first foray into object storage software and gives ...

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  • What new storage capabilities are coming in OpenStack Pike?

    OpenStack Swift, Cinder and Manila storage project leaders discuss the tools' most requested features, and offer insight into capabilities coming in the next Pike release and beyond. Continue Reading

  • Object storage market vendors give NAS a nudge

    In this issue of Storage magazine, we examine object storage's scalability, resiliency, accessibility, security and manageability. Object storage is the foundation of cloud storage due to its greater scalability and resiliency over traditional file-based storage, and now a growing list of vendors in the object storage market are delivering object products intended to replace overtaxed NAS systems.

    Pricing and capacity make the public cloud a viable alternative to local backups. Where you run your apps and what data you need to back up are key factors when balancing the pros and cons of running backups locally or using the cloud as a backup target or a tier in a hybrid arrangement.

    Traditional storage platforms aren't up to the task of maintaining data lakes, which are most commonly associated with Hadoop architectures. But storage vendors now offer HDFS support that enables Hadoop processing using more traditional storage infrastructures.

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