Feb 23, 2017

Zerto opens French bureau

Zerto (www.zerto.com), leader in DR solutions for virtual environments, has decided to open a representation in France to sustain a fast growing business. This regional office will be led by Gonzague Dupont who came from Splunk, CommVault and Symantec. The IT Press Tour has met Zerto in June 2013 for the 11th edition so it will a perfect candidate for our next visit in Israel in October.

Feb 17, 2017

Rubrik is going fast, super fast

Rubrik (www.rubrik.com), leader in the new data protection generation, is an impressive player, going super fast in term of growth in every sector of the company. They just announced a revenue around $100M after just 6 quarters of selling. I let you do the math but if the first quarter was $1M, the quarterly average growth is around 115%.

Feb 13, 2017

Already Rubrik 3.1

Rubrik (www.rubrik.com), leader in the new data protection generation, continues its market penetration and pressure on the market. The company just announced the Rubrik Cloud Data Management 3.1 with the addition of new bare-metal or physical servers following Linux and SQL DB machines, Windows and NAS for instance, end-to-end encryption offered in software and Rubrik Envision, a customized visual reports for platform analytics. Pretty good new features set to invite users to consider Rubrik for more and more global and enterprise wide data protection.

Feb 9, 2017

What a program for the #22 IT Press Tour

The IT Press Tour (www.itpresstour.com), the leading press event in for EMEA press, just announced its participants early March for the Businessa nd IT Applications edition.

Feb 6, 2017

StackPath continues its crusade with the acquisition of the Highwinds

StackPath (www.stackpath.com), new player in CDN, continues its market acquisition journey with Highwinds CDN secured this month. The company was founded in 2015 in Dallas with $180M in initial capital and among this amount $150M coming by Abry Partners.

Feb 3, 2017

Vast Data recruits again

Vast Data (www.vastdata.com), new unstructured data management player founded in Israel, continues its team expansion with now the recruitment of Shachar Fienblit as its VP R&D who was CTO at Kaminario. After Jeff Denworth from CTERA Networks who joined in December as VP Products, we didn't expect this new move after Kaminario announced recently a new VC round for a total of $218M. Vast Data project is probably one you can't miss, we'll see.

Dec 26, 2016

Green light for Cohesity

Cohesity (www.cohesity.com), 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 (www.varonis.com | NASD:VRNS) and Quantum (www.quantum.com | 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 (www.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 (www.quantum.com | 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.