Dec 26, 2016

Green light for Cohesity

Cohesity (, the fast growing leader in secondary storage, delivered a very interesting session during the recent IT Press Tour that helped the press crew to understand all the progress made since our last visit in December 2015.

Dec 22, 2016

Varonis and Quantum form technology alliance

Varonis ( | NASD:VRNS) and Quantum ( | NYSE:QTM), two leaders in data management, just announced a technology alliance to integrate Quantum Artico and Xcellis with Varonis Metadata Framework to increase security and visibility of data from primary to archive storage. A joint datasheet is available on Quantum site (here) and Varonis site (here), but the PR was only listed on the Varonis site (here). A good illustration that demonstrates again that ecosystem is fundamental and tiering is back.

Dec 19, 2016

New age for Cloud Data Backup with Datos IO

Datos IO (, the Cloud Data Backup leader for databases, has been a great visit during recent IT Press Tour. Our team has discovered a player with a radical new approach solving a real challenge for all kinds of users. Analysts already rewarded Datos IO with various awards and Gartner has inserted the Cloud Data Backup category as an innovation trigger in the recent Hype Cycle for Storage Technologies published in July 2016.

Dec 9, 2016

Quantum is back

Quantum ( | NYSE:QTM), the leader in data protection founded in 1999, participated for the 3rd time to The IT Press Tour, and it was a good session. We have learned a lot of things, Jon Gacek, CEO, and Molly Rector, VP Global Marketing, have covered multiples aspects of the company and products.

Dec 7, 2016

NEC introduces HYDRAstor Virtual Appliance

NEC ( | TYO:6701), the giant IT existing for more than a century, has been a good surprise of the 21st IT Press Tour a few days ago.

Dec 6, 2016

MemoScale accelerates market presence

MemoScale (, the only dedicated and pure ISV to erasure coding, has participated recently to the 21st IT Press Tour. The company has demonstrated with a very small team an excellent track record and product capabilities.

Nov 11, 2016

Hot topics and players during next IT Press Tour #21

The IT Press Tour (, just 3 weeks after a fantastic edition in Israel, will be in California early December for an edition dedicated to IT Infrastructure.

Oct 13, 2016

Quantum introduces new Scalar

Quantum ( | NYSE:QTM), leader in secondary storage, just unveils a new line of tape libraries and a coupled solution with StorNext. The first two new products are the i3 and the i6 respectively for the SMB and the enterprise segment. i3 is a 12U and 3PB unit and i6 can stored up to 12PB on 48U.

Oct 12, 2016

NEC HYDRAstor, very rich secondary storage

NEC ( | TYO:6701), one of the largest IT vendors on the planet existing for more than a century, continues its market penetration with its storage portfolio. Within its product line, NEC has developed a very comprehensive secondary storage, probably one of the most rich but a bit confidential, named HYDRAstor.

Oct 10, 2016

CloudLanes, a VTL in the cloud

CloudLanes (, a new cloud storage player, is starting a new data protection offering structured around the cloud. The company, co-founded by Asif Moinuddin, started in January 2016 as a merger with SMS (Storage Migration Services) is developing a cloud-based data vaulting solutions connected to Microsoft Azure.