21 10, 2019

LucidLink Filespaces: It’s Object Storage But Not As You Know It

By |2019-10-21T17:23:23+00:00October 21st, 2019|Cloud, Cloud Field Day, Storage, Tech Field Day|0 Comments

Object storage is plentiful, durable and cheap. That makes it the ideal storage mechanism for long-term or archive storage. In fact, it's so cost-efficient that many traditional storage appliances, primarily targetted at on-premises environments, also make use of object-based storage to achieve cost-efficiencies. With all this data stored on object storage and on a cloud [...]

25 06, 2019

Tech Field Day (#TFD19): A Heads-Up

By |2019-06-25T16:21:07+00:00June 25th, 2019|Cloud, Storage, Tech Field Day|0 Comments

I am honoured to be invited to attend Tech Field Day 19 this week. For those who don't know, Tech Field Day is a set of events hosted by Stephen Foskett and his team, where technology vendors get together with techies/bloggers/engineers of their field and have focussed discussions around their products and why they've produced the best [...]

21 08, 2018

SoftNAS Cloud: Cloud Unlocker Storage?

By |2018-08-28T21:49:43+00:00August 21st, 2018|Cloud, Cloud Field Day, Storage, Strategy, Tech Field Day|2 Comments

SoftNAS Cloud is the flagship product that was presented at Cloud Field Day 4 by SoftNAS Inc. According to them, SoftNAS Cloud is a "data control and management" platform which enables companies to move their applications to the public cloud quickly. In doing so, they claim to have flexible solutions, ultra-fast transfer speeds and aim [...]