About Scality RING

Scality RING offers high performance storage infrastructure for petabyte scale deployments. “Scality is trying to build a new kind of company and a new kind of storage… and succeeding. The determination and passion to build something foundational is one of the things that makes Scality special and keeps me driving above the speed limit!”
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Change is coming: The impact of non-traditional hosters (Telco’s, cable companies, distis, VARs) entering the market Moderated by:  Jeff Kaplan, Founder and Managing Director, THINKstrategies Panelists: William McCarthy, SVP, Insight Managed and Cloud Services, Insight North America Steve Robinson, Director, SaaS & Application Services, CenturyLink Elliot Noss, President and CEO, Tucows Glen Swanson, SVP, Business Customer Group, Best Buy Jerome Lecat, CEO, Scality Sean Charnock, SVP, Business Development & Alliances, Softlayer Technologies Explore the impact and uncover the opportunities of non-traditional hosters entering the cloud services market. Come listen to some of the biggest names that are driving the change in.
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Pat Gelsinger, President and COO of EMC, just gave an interview to Charles Babcock of Information Week. It can be read here. Gelsinger’s point of view on public cloud storage not replacing private storage for enterprises is correct, but still biased. He dismisses the fact that enterprises do not need high-end, high-performance SANs for most of their data. Gartner estimates that 80% of the data living today in the world is unstructured and that it grows 50% year-over-year. This astronomical growth is not sustainable with SANs and NASes, and Public Cloud Storage providers like Amazon have paved a way that Enterprise.
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Storage alternatives

Mail is a gateway to SaaS

For many companies, outsourced messaging services constitute the first company sanctioned adoption of cloud solutions. Hosted messaging services are coming to be regarded as both safe and scalable for corporate environments, and yet much scrutiny and debate still rages around the potential risks and limitations of cloud storage infrastructure. What makes mail service infrastructure so different? According to a study of 200 companies in France, 67% of companies say they now have outsourced mail services. (study was undertaken by Pierre Audoin Consultants).
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object storage requirements
Human DNA’s areal density 2TB. 2.000 Gigabytes. 3 or 4 times the average amount of storage available on a laptop today. Now, wrap your head around the fact that that is roughly the size of our genome once we decode it. Talk about Storage Areal Density.  A single cell is approximately 1.55 × 10-5 square inches, which makes the areal density of a cell 13 PB per sq.in. Now that’s effective. Nowadays, we’re up to 900 GB per sq.in in the macro world 1. We’ve got some things to learn from Evolution, it seems.
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