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Weka Extends Capabilities WekaFS Data Platform

CAMPBELL, Calif., December 2, 2021 – AI data platform vendor WekaIO (Weka) today announced the availability of its latest version of WekaFS, the fastest storage for data-intensive applications that provides users with enhanced capabilities for cloud deployments and provides new capabilities for both cloud native and virtualized applications on premises. Weka’s data platform, built on WekaFS, […]

Scality Awarded U.S. Patent for Hyperscale Data Protection  

SAN FRANCISCO – Sept. 22, 2021 – Scality, maker of distributed file systems and object storage solutions, has been awarded a patent designed to empower customers to recover from disasters or ransomware attacks with increased precision. It provides the technical basis for enabling snapshots at massive scale, with the ability to capture billions of files […]

Qumulo Launches Recover Q Ransomware Defense

SEATTLE – Sept. 22, 2021 – Qumulo, maker of enterprise file data management across hybrid cloud environments, today unveiled Qumulo Recover Q, a business continuity and disaster recovery solution that bolsters existing strategies to help guard against and react to ransomware threats. The new solution helps customers minimize the attack surface threat actors target and […]

Weka Claims 6 Records on STAC-M3 WEKAFS File Systems on EC2

CAMPBELL, Calif. – June 8, 2021 – WekaIO (Weka), the data platform for artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML), life sciences research, and high-performance computing (HPC), today announced record-breaking performance of its Weka File System (WekaFS) on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) according to the STAC-M3 Benchmark. An independent audit, conducted by Securities Technology Analysis Center (STAC), showed that […]

Lustre User Group Virtual Event Hosted by OpenSFS and the Univ. of Florida May 19-20

BEAVERTON, Ore., — Open Scalable File Systems (OpenSFS), the non-profit advancing the Lustre file system community, has announced plans for the virtual 2021 Lustre User Group (LUG) conference, May 19-20, 2021, hosted by OpenSFS and the University of Florida. The conference is intended to share the latest Lustre features and roadmaps, as well as establish […]

Qumulo Extends to Asia Pacific; Expands Partnership with HPE

SEATTLE — April 20, 2021 — Qumulo, focused on enterprise file data management across hybrid-cloud environments, today announced the expansion of its global operations to Asia-Pacific (APAC). Driven by increased regional demand, Qumulo also announced expansion of its strategic partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to deliver simplicity and performance to customers across the region […]

Scality Announces Enhancement to RING Scale-out File System for Business Continuance

SAN FRANCISCO – March 23, 2021 – Organizations across industries need “always-on” business continuity and disaster protection to get the most from their enterprise and service provider cloud deployments, while also maintaining the lowest possible total cost of ownership. To address these needs, Scality has strengthened its scale-out file system (SOFS) and streamlined management and monitoring of its RING8 file […]

Dell, NetApp, IBM Lead Coldago Research File Storage Map for 2020

Coldago Research, a market research and analysis firm, released today its 2020 edition of its map for file storage (see below) in which 31 vendors were examined and seven emerged as leaders: Dell, DDN, IBM, NetApp, Pure Storage, Qumulo and VAST Data.​ The report studied the market and vendors  since Coldago’s previous edition 12 months […]

WekaIO Announces Cloud-Native, Unified Storage Solutions for Data Lifecycle

CAMPBELL, Calif. – October 27, 2020 –  WekaIO (Weka), the leader in high-performance, scalable file storage for data-intensive applications, today announced a transformative cloud-native storage solution underpinned by the world’s fastest file system, WekaFS, that unifies and simplifies the data pipeline for performance-intensive workloads and accelerated DataOps. Weka has developed reference architectures (RAs) with leading […]

Sandia Selects SoftIron File and Object Storage for Stria Cluster

Sandia National Laboratories Vanguard program has selected SoftIron, Ltd., to provide supplemental file and object storage for Sandia’s ARM-based Stria high performance computing cluster.

Stria supports the petascale Astra supercomputer – which Sandia said is the fastest ARM-based system on the TOP500 listing of the world’s most powerful computers – as a development system for preparing software releases and codes to be used on Astra.