Interoute deploys HyperStore for global cloud storage services

21 August 2017

Cloudian says its HyperStore platform leverages the industry’s only 100 per cent native S3 API.

Cloudian says its HyperStore platform leverages the industry’s only 100 per cent native S3 API.

Interoute has partnered with Cloudian to provide what it claims is a fast and “very low cost” cloud-based storage service for unstructured data, backups and archives.

Interoute says it selected Cloudian’s HyperStore object storage technology for its scale-out capabilities, S3 API compatibility, multi-tenancy features and ease of integration.

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Snowflake claims world first with data “sharehouse”

21 August 2017

Data providers do not incur a cost for sharing, and consumers only pay for the compute resources they use for the data shared with them.

Data providers do not incur a cost for sharing, and consumers only pay for the compute resources they use for the data shared with them.

Snowflake Computing says it’s come up with technology that turns a modern data warehouse into a data “sharehouse”.

According to the US-based firm, until recent years, enterprises could focus only on storing and analysing data generated inside their organisations.

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Medical school cures infrastructure complexity

21 August 2017

Scale says its HC3 platform has reduced management time by more than 50 per cent for the school’s IT department.

Scale says its HC3 platform has reduced management time by more than 50 per cent for the school’s IT department.

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) will use a Scale Computing system to “dramatically” simplify its storage infrastructure and guarantee disaster recovery capabilities.

The school initially built its IT environment using a server BladeCenter chassis and SAN implementation based on Microsoft’s Hyper-V failover cluster technology.

However, the infrastructure was ageing and becoming increasingly difficult to manage.

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First fall in use of cloud services per enterprise

30 June 2017

The average amount of cloud services used per enterprise fell from 1,071 in the first quarter of 2017 to 1,053 in the second, according to Netskope’s latest report. 

The cloud security specialist says this is the first decline since it began tracking cloud services per enterprise, and says it may be attributable to the saturation of service usage across organisations. 

The report reveals that for the first time the manufacturing industry leads with 1,222 services in use during Q2 2017.

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