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

Cloud News the Week of September 19, 2016

Posted by Tony Grey

This week in cloud news: Oracle and IBM are proving themselves worthy cloud-competitors thanks to new announcements. Meanwhile up in the sky, American Airlines is embracing the storage kind of cloud. Oracle Claims It Offers the Best Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery CMSWire – By Derek Walter This year at OpenWorld, the company’s annual user conference, they made…

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Unifying IBM Storage Products Into a Global File System

Posted by Barry Phillips

This week we’re at IBM EDGE in Las Vegas. At this show we’ll be discussing Panzura’s unique ability to unify discrete IBM storage products into an immediately consistent, global file system spanning IBM flash arrays, IBM Cloud Object Storage, and an in-cloud NAS running as a virtual machine in IBM SoftLayer. While there are other…

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Cloud News the Week of September 12, 2016

Posted by Panzura

This week in cloud news: New York Fashion Week may be taking over your newsfeed but we can tell you the hottest IT trend this season is still the cloud. It seems that anyone who is anyone, like Evernote, is ready to migrate to the cloud and the cloud is also having its time in…

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Enabling Global DevOps teams to work like they’re in the same office

Posted by Barry Phillips

I recently read an article of how the cloud and DevOps are like chocolate and peanut butter. While we completely agree with that statement, it is often for a different reason than most people think when they talk about DevOps and the cloud. Today, we announced a new offering at Jenkins World to show how…

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Cloud News the Week of September 5, 2016

Posted by Panzura

This week in cloud news: The U.S Government has declared their love for the cloud as has many IT professionals worldwide. Who doesn’t love the cloud? We’re guessing only the outdated networks and on-prem servers being replaced. Why the U.S. Government Finally Loves Cloud Computing Fortune – By Barb Darrow U.S. government agencies are moving to…

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Cloud News the Week of August 29, 2016

Posted by Panzura

This week in cloud news: Big announcements were brought to you by the letter V for VMworld in Vegas, which was recapped very enthusiastically by Chris Mellor. Across the Pacific there were also big announcements at another conference, Huawei Connect. VMware Vannounces Vlots Vof Very Vnew Vstuff Vat VMworld The Register – By Chris Mellor VMworld…

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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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