The Panzura blog features opinions on key issues in storage, new developments at Panzura, and 3rd party views on cloud trends.

Customers Driving Panzura Inside Flash Arrays and Hyperconverged Systems

Posted by Barry Phillips

Today we announced Panzura Inside, a new solution that combines the future of block-based storage with the future of file-based storage — eliminating the need for legacy NAS solutions like NetApp and related software like SnapMirror and SnapVault. With Panzura Inside, a Panzura virtual controller is deployed beside a flash array or on a hyperconverged…

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Cloud News the Week of August 22, 2016

Posted by Panzura

This week in cloud news: As you’re packing in one final summer getaway, Google took an unplanned vacation of their own, a big bank turned their hiring focus to the cloud and Seattle was predicted to become the cloud capital (and not just because of the rain.) Here’s Why Google’s Cloud Went a Little Dark…

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Cloud News the Week of August 15, 2016

Posted by Panzura

This week in cloud news: IBM pens a new deal keeping them in the cloud wars, a death knell sounds for the private cloud and the relationship between DevOps and the hybrid cloud heats up. Workday Inks Seven-Year Deal to Use IBM Cloud Services Wall Street Journal – By Rachael King Business software provider Workday Inc.  expects to…

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Simplicity Needs Expandability

Posted by Barry Phillips

Today we announced our new 5000 series controllers. This is an important milestone for Panzura as we now have a completely enterprise grade platform that lets customers expand as they get hooked on the simplicity of hybrid cloud storage — especially when they’ve been on the storage treadmill with the traditional enterprise storage for so many…

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Cloud News the Week of August 8, 2016

Posted by Panzura

This week in cloud news: As weather across the country continues to heat up, the Cloud Wars do the same. Both Google and IBM continue to battle for marketshare, while Delta Airlines realize that that not just their aircrafts, but maybe their data, also belongs in the cloud. Google Just Discounted This Cloud Service Fortune…

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Cloud News the Week of August 1, 2016

Posted by Panzura

This week in cloud news: Everyone is moving to the cloud, from European organizations, to Western Union and the U.S. Federal Government. It makes sense, as the cloud industry continues to grow. In fact, this week Gartner reported that Amazon and Microsoft continue to lead the pack. U.S. Tech Firms Dominate Cloud Services in Western…

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Cloud News the Week of July 25, 2016

Posted by David Friedlander

This week in cloud news: Everyone from Capital One to the federal government is moving to the cloud – but another piece says cloud security is still a challenge, Google woos developers with a new offering, and we launch a new technology for fast global sync.

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Cloud News the Week of July 18, 2016

Posted by David Friedlander

This week in cloud news: Microsoft earnings, Oracle’s new cloud push, the latest Gartner cloud report, Google’s new API and for our friends in the UK – the FCA’s latest cloud guidelines. Microsoft Earnings Are Up, Cushioned by Its Cloud Business NY Times By Nick Wingfield   On Tuesday, in its quarterly earnings results, Microsoft…

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How and Why We Took a New Approach to File Synchronization

Posted by Andrew Davis

Rsync turned 20 last month. It has been the backbone of file synchronization for most of that time and is as relevant today as it was when it was first published. Rsync synchronizes files between two locations in a three step process: First it breaks both the source and destination copies of a file into…

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Cloud News the Week of July 11, 2016

Posted by David Friedlander

This week in cloud news: The Microsoft data privacy ruling, a big growth forecast for cloud from IDC, cloud as an app platform, latency, and one more thing that makes any news from the past week complete – Pokémon. Microsoft wins landmark appeal over seizure of foreign emails Reuters By Jonathan Stempel A federal appeals…

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