2015, the Open vStorage predictions

The end of 2014 is near so it is time to look forward and see what 2015 will have to offer. Some people say there's no point in making predictions and that it's not worth speculating because nothing is set in stone and things change all the time in storage land. Allow us to prove these people wrong by sharing our 2015 storage predictions*: Acceleration of (hyper-)converged platforms Converged platforms are here to stay. Converged solutions are even the fastest growing segment for large storage vendors. But it will be players like Open…Read more …

Demo Open vStorage Solution at OpenStack Summit

Haley Carriere, Social Media Architect of HP Helion, joined us on the CloudFounders booth at the OpenStack Summit in Paris. Our Product Manager, Wim Provoost, was kind enough to give her a short demo of the Open vStorage technology and walk her through the GUI.Read more …

Open vStorage Q1 US Roadshow

OpenStack started to gain momentum in 2014 but will really kick off in 2015. Gartner has put software-defined storage in its top 10 technology trends for 2015. The amounts of data will continue to grow as the Internet of Things is unfolding before our eyes. As Open vStorage is in the middle of OpenStack and storage,  2015 will be the year of Open vStorage. To kick off the year in style we are doing a US Roadshow in cooperation with local OpenStack User Groups. We had to make some heartrending decisions and  disappoint some groups…Read more …

Open vStorage 1.6

Just before we start the holiday season at the CloudFounder's HQ, we wanted to give the community an early Christmas present: Open vStorage version 1.6: So what is included in this release: Audit trails: In version 1.5 we added the option to add multiple users. In the 1.6 version we keep a log of all the actions performed through the Open vStorage API for 30 days. Not only user actions are included by also volume driver actions. This will allow us to f.e. track who  creates or deletes a vPool. Improved usability: With…Read more …

Open vStorage is hot!

Open vStorage is hot! You can find the most important video's, podcasts and articles of the last few weeks here: OpenStack Online Meetup: How does OpenStack Swift play with Open vStorage? Podcast with Swift PTL John Dickinson and our own Wim Provoost as they discuss OpenStack storage and how Swift and Open vStorage, 2 open-source projects, work together to shake the OpenStack eco-system. The Register: Belgian upstart to 'bridge gap' between object, block storage. Or that’s the plan at least . Learn more about the latest developments in the Open vStorage project: support for Seagate Kinetic drives.…Read more …