Object Storage

Cloudian Provides Seamless Hybrid and Multi-cloud Storage Integration for Veeam Environments

Cloudian today announced that its HyperStore object storage platform integrates seamlessly with Veeam's newest data protection software release, Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 Update 4. This integration provides new and existing Veeam customers with highly cost-effective, limitlessly scalable storage that works across public and private cloud environments. 

With data playing an increasingly central role in an organization's success, keeping it safe and readily available is more critical than ever. However, doing so has become more challenging in the face of continued rapid data growth. Veeam software is designed to provide both data protection and availability for all workloads-physical, virtual and cloud-and one of the key features in the new release is support of S3-compatible object storage platforms, utilizing the de facto standard protocol for cloud storage.

Because Cloudian offers the storage industry's best S3 compatibility, Veeam data protection customers will now be able to take full advantage of HyperStore's benefits as a backup, archive and disaster recovery storage target. These benefits include:

Cloudian Joins HPE's Cloud28+

Cloudian, a provider of enterprise object storage systems, today announced the company has joined Cloud28+, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)-backed worldwide federation of cloud computing organizations. Dedicated to increasing cloud adoption worldwide, Cloud28+ members combine resources to share and promote a common platform for cloud-related knowledge and solutions.

"Cloudian is delighted to join the HPE-backed Cloud28+ community to help our mutual customers find the right mix of private, public and hybrid cloud solutions, to increase their knowledge of innovative offers and to help firms interested in becoming cloud service providers," said Jon Toor, CMO of Cloudian. "Our cloud-compatible, on-premises storage platform brings a compelling solution to the community, offering the limitless scalability and service provider-friendly features required in this era of expanding cloud possibilities."

ThinkOn Expands Storage Services Program with Cloudian Object Storage

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Cloudian, Inc., a global leader in hybrid cloud object storage systems, today announced that ThinkOn, a wholesale infrastructure-as-a-service provider in Toronto, Canada is using Cloudian object storage solutions to expand storage management resources for its hosted Commvault storage services.

ThinkOn and its group of more than 65 reseller partners help customers leverage cloud-based technology to maximize compute, network and storage resources. It selected Cloudian after its original object storage software provider experienced technical issues.

Cloudian Unveils New Partner Program to Capitalize on Explosive Growth in Unstructured Data

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Cloudian, the innovation leader in enterprise object storage systems, today announced the Cloudian HyperForce Partners channel program, which was designed to help partners build scale-out object-storage solutions to address their customers' unstructured data storage challenges.

The HyperForce Partners channel program reinforces Cloudian's commitment to the channel and enables resellers to capitalize on today's exploding need to store and protect unstructured data. Unstructured data is growing 50 percent year over year and now accounts for 80 percent of storage capacity shipped industry-wide.

The HyperStore Advantage


Minio Introduces Cloud Native Object Storage Server

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Minio today announced the general availability of its distributed object storage server built for cloud applications and DevOps. The solution enables applications to manage massive quantities of unstructured data, and enables cloud and SaaS application developers to adopt emerging cloud hosting providers such as Digital Ocean, Packet and Hyper.sh with Amazon S3 like capabilities. Minio's object storage server is now production ready, with major features such as erasure code, bitrot detection and lambda notification, and has grown in popularity amongst the Docker, Mesos and Kubernetes communities due its cloud native architecture.

"Minio is a valued partner of Mesosphere and a leading voice on the topic of storage in the DC/OS community," said Florian Leibert, CEO of Mesosphere. "With its future-proof and developer-friendly distributed object storage offering, Minio solves a real problem for our joint customers, and this latest release continues their history of innovation."

Completing the Storage Stack

DreamHost Gives DreamObjects -- Its Inexpensive Object Storage Service -- an Upgrade

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DreamHost, a global leader in web hosting and cloud services for entrepreneurs and developers, today announced key improvements to DreamObjects, the company's secure open source cloud storage hosting service powered by Ceph. Like a file system with infinite capacity, customers use DreamObjects to build cloud-ready applications and to store documents, photos, songs and backup taking advantage of its Amazon S3 API compatibility. This upgrade utilizes Ceph's major Jewel release, the newest version of the distributed object store and file system that is enabling DreamObjects to be even more scalable, reliable, and high performing. 

Why Online Gambling is a Private Cloud Early Adopter

Article Written by Mario Blandini, VP Product Marketing, SwiftStack

As the global online gambling market is expected to see a compound annual growth rate of nearly 11 percent between now and 2020 (Technavio), the amount of data associated with online gambling is also rapidly rising, entering the world of mind-boggling numbers.

This is an immediate problem for data-intensive companies like bet365 and others in the media and entertainment, life sciences and financial services industries. As data continues to grow worldwide in all facets of life and industry, organization as a whole are looking to these fast-moving companies as examples of how to solve their own data growth challenges.

Cloudian Delivers Turnkey, Enterprise Grade Object Storage for OpenStack on the Intel Atom C2000 Processor Family

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Object storage leader Cloudian today announced a coordinated effort with partners Penguin Computing and Intel to bring their production hardened object storage product to market as a bundled turnkey solution for OpenStack users. Cloudian natively supports full S3 APIs, is small-start capable with complete elasticity, and is fully integrated with OpenStack's Nova, Glance, Horizon, and Keystone. Built by Penguin Computing, the new scale-out, multi-datacenter capable solution boasts ultra-low power consumption and high drive density, enabled by the Intel® Atom™ C2000 processor's 64-bit architecture. The solution will be provided to enterprise users through Penguin's global network of VAR partners. Cloudian is also available as software only for customers to install on hardware of their choice.

"We are excited to work with Penguin Computing and Intel to deliver our carrier grade storage on OpenStack, which precisely addresses the demands of our customers," said Michael Tso, Founder and CEO, Cloudian. "Penguin's deep enterprise expertise coupled with Intel's Atom C2000 processors offers industry leading efficiencies at a competitive price. The solution significantly eases the barriers for the adoption of OpenStack in the enterprise."...