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July 15, 2014
Nasuni Filer now supports file locking to maintain data integrity across sites, a necessary step to becoming an accepted cloud NAS system.
July 01, 2014
Scality Ring upgrade includes OpenStack Swift and Cinder support, improved erasure coding for clusters and Kerberos authentication.
June 18, 2014
SwiftStack's newest version adds integration with LDAP and Active Directory for authenticated access, and other OpenStack Swift updates.
April 25, 2014
For IT, online file-sharing products represent a battle between the usability that makes them popular and lock-down features that make them secure.
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Chief scientist at State Street Corp. discusses his company's use of private cloud storage and the challenges of deploying public cloud storage. Continue Reading
New business demands have sync-and-share vendors adding access policies so admins can regain control over data. Continue Reading
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Scalability has long been an important storage characteristic, but elasticity is becoming more significant. Learn how the two vary. Continue Reading
This guide explores the block, object and cloud storage offerings from OpenStack, one of the most sought-after open source storage platforms. Continue Reading
What's covered in an SLA can vary, but a contract covering these six areas is designed to help both companies and providers meet their service goals. Continue Reading
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Use these seven questions from analyst Arun Taneja to help you in your quest to choose the right cloud provider for your environment. Continue Reading
Cloud providers vary when it comes to management capabilities, which expert Phil Goodwin said should be a key deciding factor for storage pros. Continue Reading
Expert Dave Shackleford details cloud storage access control measures that should be in place internally and at storage provider environments. Continue Reading