Runecast Analyzer 3.0!

Advertise here with BSAThis week I had a brief conversation with the folks from Runecast. I have been following them since day 1 and they have made a big impression on me from the start. During the conversation the Runecast folks shared with me that Runecast Analyzer 3.0 was going to be announced today and they gave a … [Read more...]

Startup update: Runecast

Advertise here with BSAA while ago I introduced Runecast on my blog. I have known these guys for a while and this week I had to pleasure to be briefed on their new release: Runecast 1.7. The big ticket item in this release for sure it the vSAN Support. You may ask yourself why you would need Runecast when you have … [Read more...]

Cohesity announces 4.0 and Round C funding

Advertise here with BSAEarlier this week I was on the phone with Rawlinson Rivera, my former VMware/vSAN colleague, and he told me all about the new stuff for Cohesity that was just announced. First of all, congrats with Round C funding. As we’ve all seen, lately it has been mayhem in the storage world. Landing a … [Read more...]

Startup intro: Runecast

Advertise here with BSAI met with Runecast a couple of years ago at VMworld. Actually, I am not sure they already had a name back then, I should probably say I met with the guys who ended up founding Runecast at VMworld. One of them, Stan, is a VCDX and back then he pitched this idea to me around an appliance that … [Read more...]

Rubrik update >> 3.1

Advertise here with BSAIt has been a while since I wrote about Rubrik. This week I was briefed by Chris Wahl on what is coming in their next release, which is called Cloud Data Management 3.1. As Chris mentioned during the briefing, backup solutions grab data. In most cases this data is then never used, or in some … [Read more...]

Startup intro: Reduxio

Advertise here with BSAAbout a year ago my attention was drawn to a storage startup called Reduxio, not because of what they were selling (they weren’t sharing much at that point though even) but because two friends joined them, Fred Nix and Wade O’Harrow (EMC / vSpecialist fame). I tried to set up a … [Read more...]

Rubrik landed new funding round and announced version 3.0

Advertise here with BSAAfter having gone through all holiday email it is now time to go over some of the briefings. The Rubrik briefing caught my eye as it had some big news in there. First of all, they landed Series C, big congrats, especially considering the size, $ 61m is a pretty substantial I must say! Now I am … [Read more...]

Datrium DVX goes GA

Advertise here with BSAI wrote an article about Datrium DVX when Datrium came out of stealth about 6 months ago. I am not going to rehash that as I think it was pretty clear around what Datrium DVX is. Datrium DVX is a combination of “host local data services” and network accessed storage capacity. This … [Read more...]

Startup intro: ZeroStack

Advertise here with BSAA couple of months back one of the people I used to work a lot with in the DRS team reaches out to me. He told me that he started a company with some other people I knew and we spoke about the state of the industry and some of the challenges customers faced. Fast forward to today, ZeroStack just … [Read more...]

Tintri announces all-flash storage device and Tintri OS 4.0

Advertise here with BSA Last week I had the pleasure of catching up with Tintri. It has been a while since I spoke with them, but I have been following them from the very start. I met up with them in Mountain View a couple of times when it was just a couple of guys on a rather empty floor with a solution that sounded … [Read more...]