Hitachi Data Instance Director, which had been around Hitachi Data Services since 2008, gets an updating from integration with Hitachi Content Platform and analytics technologies which came in the formation of Hitachi Vantara.
The major announcement was Veam DataLabs, which is an upgraded version of the old Veeam Virtual Labs repositioned to serve broader use cases. In that sense, this product announcement also fits into the articulation of the broader vision which is what this year’s VeeamON was all about.
The main Veeam announcement at this year’s VeeamON event is advancing their core branding, to keep up with customer expectations by providing fully automated data management as part of an availability strategy.
Nutanix Era leverages Nutanix snapshotting technology to allow easy management of multiple copies of databases, easily provision fully configured database services, and select specific point-in-time copies they want. Developers are a prime target.
Rubrik Polaris is a separate SaaS platform that provides a new turnkey offering that partners can offer to their existing install base, and which should itself generate new sales of entire Rubrik systems among compliance-minded customers.
The JetStream technology, which leverages the VMware IO Filter API, has its roots in a company called FlashSoft, which was acquired by SanDisk, was part of the WD acquisition of SanDisk, and has now been spun out into a focused software company.
Ken Hoang, best known as the founder and CEO of Siperian, becomes Alation’s first VP of Strategy and Alliances, and is developing a strategy to broaden the Alation go-to-market through a partner ecosystem.
Kevin Nicholas, VP of Enterprise Product Management and Marketing at Sage and Bill Tennant, VP of Sales at ZAP report on their work together to improve business insight for midsize enterprises by helping them manage their data
SwiftStack continues to broaden out from its object storage roots, with the addition of native file capability, which combined with their Cloud Sync feature, lets customers read and write to a single namespace, without a gateway, and to any cloud or on-prem location.
Datrium is offering its backup and DR recovery for the AWS cloud as basically a managed service, where the customer works through the Datrium interface and doesn’t have to learn the intricacies of managing AWS.