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HGST Buys Amplidata – The Beginning of an Object Storage Shopping Spree?

As we reported last year HGST is on a shopping spree, and that spree continues into 2015 as today HGST announced that is has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Amplidata. The purpose of the Amplidata acquisition is to

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Amplidata redefines “Scale-out” Storage and Improves Erasure Coding

One of the meetings at the Next-Gen Storage Summit (NGSS) was by the Object Storage Alliance, a group of many of the companies in this technology space offering storage systems and related products. There was a lively discussion about what

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Cloud-scale Object Storage – where do you store the cloud itself?

“The Cloud”, a ubiquitous term for near limitless storage and compute capacity, may seem like a fantasy to users but the infrastructure challenges it brings are very real indeed. Just ask the ‘hyper-scale’ companies that have developed their own systems

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