Scality: Object Storage With Full Scale-Out File System Support

With this post we are initiating coverage of Scality, a firm we are hearing quite a bit of buzz about lately. We first heard of Scality in news of their VC funding rounds in early 2011, and soon thereafter began to get questions from government infrastructure professionals asking how Scality compares to Cleversafe. Cleversafe has […]

MissionLink readying for fourth class of CEOs

Chris Gladwin thought his Chicago-based company Cleversafe’s data storage product would be ideal for the government. But having a good product isn’t always enough to get a federal contract. Enter MissionLink, a nonprofit networking group that convenes chief executives, many of them from small companies trying to get their foot in the door with the […]

Cleversafe Leverages XO Nationwide Data Network to Demonstrate Limitless Storage Technology

From press release at: HERNDON, VA–(Marketwired – Jun 18, 2013) –  The need for data storage has grown exponentially, requiring that businesses adopt an object-storage strategy to accommodate their data requirements of scale, security and efficiency. To address this, XO Communications today announced that it has collaborated with Cleversafe to power a national Dispersed Storage®Network (dsNet®) for […]

Some thoughts on Cleversafe

Today’s data repositories are growing at a huge pace. Many vendors claim to have the panacea for data woes, but using only one vendor can often result in vendor lock-in (at great cost to the agency). Cleversafe is a unique data management product that is distributed, secure, interoperable and duplication free. The distributed nature of Cleversafe […]

Cleversafe: Use cases highlighted at Storage Networking World

Storage Networking World is a twice a year gathering of technology professionals with deep interest and mission needs for modern storage systems. The last one was held April 2-4 in Orlando Florida. The next one will be October 15-17 in Long Beach California. If storage is your discipline you probably already know about this gathering. […]

Cleversafe’s Dispersed Storage Platform vs RAID

This post summarizes Cleversafe’s Whitepaper “Why RAID is Dead for Big Data Storage”. You can find the paper here. Find Cleversafe on the web, here. IT professionals are beginning to consider different approaches to storing and maintaining terabytes of data. Digital content such as videos, audio, and images require massive amounts of storage space. Over […]