13/12/2017

Data Storage (As You Know It) Is Dead

You already know this, right?   The market is changing quickly, and many analysts and journalists agree that data storage is getting commoditized. Many vendors are trying to change their approach and become cloud gateways rather than proper storage systems. I understand ...
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06/12/2017

Eating Our Own Dog Food

"Eat your own dog food" is an expression that describes when you use your own products to show their benefits and promote them. At OpenIO we are strong believers in this practice. This is why we have been filling our labs with the right technology to make sure that what we ...
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24/10/2017

We Look Beyond $/GB, and This Is Why We Got Funded

We love to think that OpenIO is an exception in the object storage market, due to the way we approach the problem of data storage. We don’t just look at the best $/GB, but understand that it’s more important to increase $/data (the value you can extract from your data). ...
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16/10/2017

Use a Private Cloud Storage and Save €400K per Year

Last week, at the OpenIO Summit, one of our customers presented a very nice story. They wouldn’t allow me to share the video or the presentation, because they discussed some strategic choices related to their infrastructure that saved a lot of money and made their websites ...
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05/10/2017

The First OpenIO Summit Was a Blast!

Last week, OpenIO held its first large-scale meeting with customers, partners, and friends in the IT industry. The OpenIO Summit was a great opportunity to discuss ideas, roadmaps, and products, and to get to know each better, while sharing experiences and information on ...
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26/06/2017

What Does Serverless Mean (for OpenIO, at least)?

After much internal brainstorming and discussion, we have decided to adopt a new motto for OpenIO. We wanted something that covers the broad scope of our technology, but in a concise form. Here it is:
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16/06/2017

Resellers like OpenIO

Yesterday we had our first OpenIO Crash Course in Ferrara, Italy. It was hosted at the headquarters of ICOS (our Italian distributor), and 15 people attended.
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22/05/2017

The Importance of Performance in Object Storage

I recently read an internal report regarding a benchmark related to a PoC we are conducting with a potential customer. I can't share anything about it, but it reminded me of some old articles I wrote on Juku.it and how important overall system performance is, even for ...
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19/04/2017

Building a channel, starting with Europe

We believe that OpenIO SDS is the most flexible object store on the market, and that it is very easy to install, use, and manage. This is why we can propose our product for large multi-PB installations, to run on a small Raspberry Pi, or on a 3-node cluster with less than ...
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12/04/2017

A quick update on our webinars

Just a quick post to let you know that we have uploaded the recording of "It's time for object storage!" webinar to YouTube. Here’s the link.
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