10 Storage Startups That Are Coming To The Rescue
Joseph F. Kovar
These 10 startups have rolled out new products that are solving niche storage issues or tackling critical challenges that haven’t yet been resolved.
Whether it’s a new component, a new bit of software or a new type of storage system, startups are busy tackling everything from the latest in managing storage containers to legacy issues related to data protection.
The startups typically look to solve niche issues or some small but critical need that businesses can’t get solved with more established vendors.
The 10 products presented here are from startups who have only entered the storage market in the last two or three years.
Bozeman, Mont.-based 22dot6 is rolling out its new 2U, 12-bay high-performance 226-212NSS hybrid storage system. Designed for the new Intel Xeon-D 1700 SoC-based motherboard architecture, it comes with two 25-Gbit network cards plus four Gigabit Ethernet ports native as well as 12 3.5-inch bays in front that support a U.3 backplane for use with NVMe or SAS drives. With its NVMe/SAS SSD and hard-drive support, it allows flexible true active/ active and active/passive multitier support.
IODYNE PRO DATA
Mill Valley, Calif.-based Iodyne’s Pro Data storage device is an all-NVMe all-SSD Thunderbolt RAID device combining multiple SSDs and eight 40-Gbit Thunderbolt ports in a single enclosure. The Pro Data is protected by RAID-6 and AES-XTS-256 encryption and can be connected to multiple PCs in a workgroup. It is available in 12-TB, 24-TB or 48-TB capacities.