The latest acquisition sparks speculation about the fate of the remaining independent players Panzura, Nasuni, Avere, CTERA et al.
Storage kingpin buys TwinStrata to make it easier for companies to move data from on-premises to their cloud of choice.
The company’s virtual controllers can now run natively in Amazon EC2 and Windows Azure, and its on-prem hardware adds a flash option.
Mirroring corporate data sets between clouds may make the whole cloud storage scenario more palatable to companies.
Nasuni already pumps your data into the cloud and lets you manage it there. But now a new console provides a single dashboard instead of a bunch of different screens.
Panzura looks to expand its enterprise cloud storage push with new money from Meritech Capital Partners and current backers.
Given Dropbox’s huge popularity — it claims 100 million users — it’s not surprising that many workers use it at the office. But that trend is worrisome to IT departments concerned with security breaches.
Microsoft snarfs up StorSimple as an easy way to get customer data into its Windows Azure storage cloud. The deal, terms of which were not disclosed, signals increasing competition between Microsoft, Google, Amazon and the OpenStack crew for customer data.