Storage provider Cloudian raises €55 million
Cloudian raised €55 million ($60 million) in an investment round. The storage provider plans to use the funding to expand its hybrid cloud functionality. In addition, Bob Griswold was appointed chairman of the board.
The investment round was led by Digital Alpha. Other investors include Eight ... Read more
Qlik acquires Talend’s data integration platform
Qlik announced the acquisition of Talend. The deal provides Qlik with a data integration and governance platform.
Talend develops solutions for data structuring and integration. Although Qlik historically specializes in business intelligence, acquisitions like Talend allow the organization to p... Read more
Confluent acquires Germany-based real-time data firm Immerok
Confluent announced the acquisition of Immerok. The German startup develops a platform that simplifies the development of stream processing applications.
The terms of the deal weren't disclosed, but Immerok has previously raised $17 million. Stream processing applications analyze data in real ... Read more
ScaleFlux: Computational storage, mainstream is no daydream
Storage needs a makeover. Often thought of as back-office donkey/grunt work, we all recognise the need and importance of storage, but not many of us want to focus on it as a computing discipline in and of itself. Which is wrong, obviously.
Notwithstanding the fact that one Australian tech news p... Read more
NTT Data adopts datacenter inspection robots
NTT Data plans to install datacenter robots to automate human inspection work.
The robots will initially be deployed to the facilities of NTT Data's Japanese operations. The company plans to make them available as-a-service at a future time.
The company trialled the bots from August 2022 to... Read more
Horizontal hold, Alluxio widens multi-tenant architectures
Data moves. While some data will inevitably come to rest and reside in a storage repository with one or other level of accessibility (depending on mission-criticality, cost of storage or other factors), data mostly moves between application workloads, analytics engines and more.
This core cade... Read more
Dynatrace updates Business Analytics with database Grail
Dynatrace has added a new database to Business Analytics. Grail makes it possible to process various data types in a central environment.
Dynatrace develops solutions for observability, application security and automation. Last month, the observability offering was expanded with the launch of G... Read more
‘Databases are the largest driver of enterprise hardware spending’
Analyst firm IDC reveals an increase in worldwide spending on on-premises storage hardware. Investments in cloud computing storage grew even faster. The trend is driven by a demand for databases.
One of the biggest concerns of tech companies is effectively managing and securing their data. In i... Read more
Life, the universe & data… Y42 reimagines DataOps
Technology nomenclature evolves. Perhaps nowhere more prevalently than in cloud computing and data science.
Where we once thought of operations as nothing more than the Ops element of sysadmin and DBA database administration that eventually morphed into DevOps, we now have new notions of opera... Read more
NetApp BlueXP is a big step towards true hybrid cloud data management
NetApp announced BlueXP today, a new management and configuration offering for hybrid cloud environments. NetApp BlueXP promises to be a step toward what NetApp itself calls the 'evolved cloud'.
Within hybrid environments, data is spread between on-premises environments and the (public) cloud. ... Read more