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SwiftStack at Veritas Vision 2016

This week, SwiftStack is demonstrating object storage capabilities at Veritas Vision 2016, taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 12-14. Show attendees who stop by the SwiftStack booth 113 can see a demonstration with the NetBackup 8.0 beta and learn about the benefits of private storage clouds built with scale-out object storage. SwiftStack Object Storage […]

Bloggers Test Drive SwiftStack for Charity: The Results Are In!

Last month, we asked bloggers to take our Free Trial for a spin and post their experiences on their blogs, earning them an automatic $50 donation towards the charity of their choice. Between July 11 and August 11 we tallied up “engagement points” to award an additional $1,000 charitable donation to the winner, and $250 […]

SwiftStack and Cache Acceleration Software (CAS) at the Intel Developer Forum

On Tuesday, I visited the Intel Developer Forum at the Moscone Center in San Francisco along with John Dickinson (Swift co-founder and current PTL), which is dedicated to makers, developers, and hardware manufacturers. The halls of Moscone West were filled to the brim with hands-on tech demos, new products, and countless projects showing off the […]

SwiftStack 2016 Blogger Program

Bloggers Test Drive SwiftStack for Charity Storage has traditionally been a technology that could only be first experienced in presentation slides, given the logistical challenges of transporting large heavy boxes. Remote testing of hardware cannot give the same experience, and the logistics of getting a VPN into a full environment shared among many can be […]

SwiftStack Announces Collaboration with Cisco

SwiftStack, valued for providing the benefits of public cloud storage behind enterprise firewalls, today at Cisco Live announced it is collaborating with Cisco to further deliver a turnkey enterprise cloud solution that enables customers to innovate faster, and respond to market opportunities with start-up speed and enterprise reliability. The integration of SwiftStack 4.0 with Cisco […]

Access SwiftStack cloud storage from a desktop using SwiftStack Drive

SwiftStack Drive allows you to utilize a SwiftStack private cloud in the same way that you use any locally-attached drive or a network-attached storage (NAS) share. This makes is easy for end users and classic applications to take advantage of cloud storage. SwiftStack cloud storage is natively accessed using an object storage API like S3 […]

SwiftStack’s 2016 Plan

Today we announced SwiftStack 4.0, which includes a lot of great customer-driven functionality to help you manage your operations-at-scale. We also unveiled our product plan for the remainder of 2016 that will help enterprises on their journey to cloud storage. Let me take you through the two primary features you can expect to see from us […]

Introducing SwiftStack 4.0

I have now been with SwiftStack for a little over two months, and this is my first blog post…talking about the SwiftStack 4.0 release. Today at the OpenStack Summit in Austin, we announced SwiftStack 4.0. I am very excited about this release, not only because it is my first major release here at SwiftStack (yeah!), but […]

Simplify your backup environments with private cloud storage…now available for Veritas NetBackup

When a product makes it onto a compatibility list, it’s often not that interesting. Spending a majority of my career working on data protection solutions, this one is. Why? Because leading backup platforms, like Veritas NetBackup, now support object storage through the S3 and Swift APIs. The product I worked on for over 7 years […]

SwiftStack at Bio-IT World 2016

Speaking on behalf of the entire SwiftStack team that was at Bio-IT World, it was great seeing each and every one of you who took time to interact with us. The current energy in the life sciences space is more than exhilarating and that’s because we’re all  applying innovative technology to break through boundaries of […]

World Backup Day and the History of Storage

I’ve been working on solutions to help people protect valuable data for my entire career. The unfortunate thing about data protection is that most do not put a solid strategy in place until after they’ve experienced a major data loss event. I’m not just talking about consumers who lost pictures of their kids or songs […]

Sessions You Can’t Miss at OpenStack Summit Austin!

The OpenStack Summit in Austin is coming up quickly and there is so much to be excited about.  Passes are available until April 24th, so be sure to register today! There are a number of can’t miss sessions to put on your calendar. We’d love to see you at the following Swift sessions: SwiftStack Sessions […]