Google Cloud Launches a Managed Memcached Service (TechCrunch)

Google announced the beta of Memorystore for Memcached, a new service that provides a fully managed in-memory datastore that is compatible with the open-source Memcached protocol. ... More

Seagate, Tape Ark Take Lead on Initiative to Liberate Massive Cold Data Libraries for New AI, Analytics (SVG)

Seagate’s Lyve Data Services and Tape Ark have teamed up to deliver a service that will free the data trapped in tape vaults — a simple, streamlined process to migrate high vol... More

Wasabi Opens New Data Center (CRN)

The fast-growing storage startup founded by former Carbonite CEO David Friend officially opened its fourth data center location in Virginia on Tuesday as Wasabi Technologies’ cus... More

Apple Sees Long-Term Potential for Cryptocurrency (CNBC)

Apple has become a big player in mobile payments since releasing Apple Pay for the iPhone in 2014 and moving deeper into the market with last month’s launch of Apple Card in part... More

The Future of Customer Experiences (Adobe Blog)

Adobe CTO Abhay Parasnis discusses how AR, VR, AI and voice will raise the bar for customer experiences.... More

Amazon Web Services Acquires Storage Start-Up E8 (CNBC)

Amazon has acquired some assets and employees of E8 Storage, a small start-up that built data center data storage hardware. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. A person familiar... More

Western Digital Aims to Help Rethink Unstructured Data Storage (CW)

Drive giant Western Digital has launched an open source initiative to allow the development of software-defined storage aimed at storing large volumes of relatively unchanging unst... More

5G and Data Storage (Wasabi Blog)

When enterprises think of internet connectivity, some still think of the old standbys of T-1s and T-3s, and we find many customers who haven’t touched their Internet connections ... More

Box Launches UK Content Storage Zone in Response to Brexit Data Fears (Verdict)

Box has launched a UK content storage zone to ensure organisations can meet data regulations post-Brexit. Box Zones UK consists of a primary data centre in London, as well as a sec... More

AWS Launches New Backup Service (CBR)

Amazon Web Services has launched a new backup management toolkit dubbed AWS Backup that provides a centralised backup console, a set of backup APIs, and a command line interface to... More

Qumulo Announces New Minneapolis Office to Support Growing Demand for Hybrid Storage Solutions (SCN)

Qumulo today announced the opening of a new Minneapolis office to take advantage of the strong digital and marketing and optimization talent in the Twin Cities. As the demand for Q... More

AWS Launches Fully-Managed Document Database Service (ZDNet)

Amazon Web Services has announced a fully-managed document database service, building the Amazon DocumentDB to support existing MongoDB workloads. The cloud giant said developers c... More

IBM Raises the Bar for Storage, Again (Forbes)

As IT organizations move from tape to cloud for data protection and archival storage, and as data comes alive with the rise of AI-driven analytics and edge-driven compute, managing... More

Western Digital Expands Its Surveillance Storage, Analytics Portfolio (Storage Review)

Western Digital announced that it has expanded its portfolio for surveillance with new storage and analytics options. The company has expanded the capacity of the previously announ... More

Wasabi Extends Research, Education Reach (SCN)

Wasabi's recent selection by Internet2 comes as a result of the company’s expanding presence in the education space as the need for low cost, high performance data storage become... More

Caringo Announces Swarm 10 Platform, Single Server Object Storage (SCN)

Caringo today announced the Swarm 10 Platform, a landmark release from the pioneer in object storage. This major release touches every part of the Caringo Product suite and leverag... More

Western Digital Invests in Flash Storage Startup Kaminario (CTech)

Western Digital Capital, the strategic investment arm of California-based computer data storage company Western Digital Corp., led a $25 million investment in Israeli flash storage... More

A New Breakthrough for Main Memory Scale-Out (Western Digital Blog)

Storage Class Memory has been proposed as a cost-effective enabling technology for large-scale in-memory compute problems. However, to enable such systems at massive scale, we need... More

Wasabi Just Landed $68M to Upend Cloud Storage (TechCrunch)

Chances are you see a story about cloud storage, and you yawn and move on, but Wasabi, a startup from the folks who brought you Carbonite backup, might make you pause. That’s bec... More

Why the Future of Data Storage is (Still) Magnetic Tape (IEEE Spectrum)

It should come as no surprise that recent advances in big-data analytics and artificial intelligence have created strong incentives for enterprises to amass information about every... More