It's no secret that enterprise storage requirements are growing, and managing storage resources is causing many IT managers headaches. I don't expect the explosion of data, thanks to the growth in e-mail and digital media, regulatory compliance, and so on, to abate any time soon, too.
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Pure Storage acknowledges its exclusive focus on storage is a challenge among Asia-Pacific companies looking for complete data centre offerings, but points to partnerships as the answer.
HDD maker says the R&D site will focus on developing 2.5-inch small form-factor storage components and software for use in devices such as mobile computers and video recorders.
Singapore-based data storage and security vendor, Acronis, says it has set up a research and development team to build data protection tools based on blockchain technology.
Known widely as a hard drive manufacturer, Seagate has embarked on a branding campaign including a logo change to champion itself as a full-suite storage vendor.
Businesses in Asia-Pacific lack centralized data management strategies and are struggling to extract useful insights from datasets that are maintained in silos by separate departments, reveals an IDC survey.
Following the launch of its R&D lab in Singapore last year, Acronis has now embarked on a joint research project with A*Star's Data Storage Institute to develop technology that aims to slash data storage by half.
VMware extends the software-defined concept to enterprise storage, touting its Virtual SAN offering as a new way of using servers to provide storage services.
Having survived the "startup chasm", the storage vendor now needs to pump up its focus on Asia-Pacific where enterprises have shown readiness to embrace disruptive technology.
Storage manufacturer is reportedly investing 1.05 billion ringgit (US$327.51 million) in the Malaysian state over five years, with plans to purchase land of up to 70 acres.