David Wohlford

Network-attached storage is dead – here comes modern file storage

Cloud computing, Cloud object storage, Storage

Is network-attached storage (NAS) really dead or dying? Not exactly, but file storage is being transformed very quickly as more modern file options are being optimized for larger repositories of data and more efficient and scalable file storage solutions. If you have ever managed or tried to expand a growing traditional file-based NAS, then you ...read more


IBM Cloud Object Storage receives highest score in 4 use cases

Cloud object storage, Data centers, Storage

Gartner just published its 2019 Critical Capabilities for Object Storage. As IBM did in the last publication (January 2018), IBM Cloud Object Storage scored highest overall for Analytics (4.24), Archiving (4.24), Backup (4.23) and Cloud Storage (4.24) use cases. This is the third time in a row that IBM scored highest in three of the use cases, Analytics, Archiving and ...read more


IBM honored with 2018 CRN® Tech Innovator Award

Cloud computing, Cloud object storage, Data centers...

IBM Cloud Object Storage takes top honors in the 2018 Storage – Cloud category The books are closed for 2018, but not before IBM received the 2018 CRN Tech Innovator Award for the Storage – Cloud category. IBM Cloud Object Storage is a leader in scalable, durable and highly available capacity storage in the data ...read more


IBM continues as a Leader in 2018 Magic Quadrant for Distributed File and Object Storage

AI, Big data & analytics, Cloud computing...

For the third year in a row, IBM has been recognized as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage for both its completeness of vision and ability to execute in the data-driven scale-out storage market for unstructured data. Gartner’s report evaluated two solutions in IBM’s suite of software-defined storage, ...read more


IBM Cloud Object Storage and CTERA-secured remote file access and easy backup of remote files

Cloud computing, Cloud object storage, Data centers...

The cloud is changing the landscape of IT organizations around the globe. As companies drive to a more digital workplace and the amount of data continues to grow, the ease of access and the simplicity of management becomes increasingly important to organizations. Enterprises also tend to require security and control to help protect their data. ...read more


IBM Cloud Object Storage again named a leader in the 2018 IDC MarketScape for Object-based Storage

Cloud object storage, Storage

IBM Cloud Object Storage has been recognized for the fifth year in a row as a leader and placed in the Leaders category by International Data Corporation (IDC) in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Object-based Storage Vendor Assessment. (Doc #US42665518, June 2018) IDC has found that the market for object-based storage (OBS) continues to grow and ...read more


Scale your NAS capacity without friction – IBM Cloud Object Storage and Komprise

Cloud object storage, Storage

Customers repeatedly tell us that scaling storage capacity within tight budgets is a growing challenge, especially as data continues to grow exponentially in nearly every industry. But, until now, scaling your storage capacity without paying a fortune has been extremely hard. Why? Driving blind with data: Data is often trapped in different NAS storage silos.  ...read more


IBM Cloud Object Storage scores top marks

Cloud object storage, Hybrid cloud storage, Integrated infrastructure...

Gartner recently published its Critical Capabilities for Object Storage in January 2018. As we did in the last publication (October 2016), IBM Cloud Object Storage scored highest overall for the object storage use cases. This year IBM actually scored the highest in every use case. IBM believes this is a great headline, but we encourage ...read more


IBM a leader in distributed file and object storage

Big data & analytics, Cloud object storage, Internet of things...

For two years in a row, IBM has been recognized as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage for both its completeness of vision and ability to execute in the fast growing scale-out storage market for unstructured data. The report evaluates our suite of products which include IBM ...read more