8 Things to Know About Distributed Systems

November 5, 2015

Industry News

When people hear “object storage,” there is a tendency to dismiss it for some reason, in some form of “I don’t need that [yet]” or “I don’t understand it, so I’m going to walk away and dismiss it.” Unfortunately, this sort of action can stymie adoption of newer technology. Those of us that were implementing ESX in… Read More >

The Road to Building a 32-Node Cluster

October 21, 2015

Products

Starting the journey. Building storage at-scale is hard… and testing it can be even harder! There are a lot of things that you’ve got to consider before trekking up the mountain of scalability testing: begging sales to let me steal eight Cohesity Blocks from their upcoming manufacturing order to perform the testing; finding a place for… Read More >

Cohesity Appoints Former VMware Executive as Vice President of Sales Operations and Go-to-Market Strategy

October 20, 2015

Company Announcements

We are excited to announce that Lorenzo Montesi has joined Cohesity as vice president of sales operations and go-to-market strategy. In the new role, Lorenzo will be responsible for building the operations in support to the growing sales team and driving new business and growth initiatives to support the company’s expansion. The expansion of the… Read More >

Cohesity Unveils C2300 and C2500 Data Platforms

October 16, 2015

Industry News, Products

Prior to joining NetApp in 2011, I spent 5 years completely gutting and overhauling the datacenter of a public healthcare company. This massive process included implementing VMware vSphere on brand new 4U/4-way servers acting as ESX hosts, implementing all-new storage solutions from NetApp to host VM’s, and data protection solutions from vRanger and Backup Exec.… Read More >

We’re Excited to Announce the General Availability of the Cohesity Data Platform!

October 14, 2015

Company Announcements

Two years ago, we set out on a mission to deliver complete secondary storage consolidation, eliminating fragmentation, data sprawl, and the widespread lack of visibility into data. Since then, we have worked diligently as a team to ensure that our product was going to change the way people viewed secondary storage forever, constantly iterating based on feedback we’ve… Read More >

Cohesity Survey Reveals High Cost of Exploding Data Growth as Top Concern for Companies

September 1, 2015

Company Announcements, Industry News

With the constantly publicized public cloud adoption statistics, one might think traditional on-premise storage is just a dinosaur awaiting extinction. The reality when you talk to IT professionals is that their data is growing astronomically and the public cloud is not a panacea because the bulk of their data is not well understood and thus cannot… Read More >

Cohesity Delivers One-Click, Non-Disruptive Upgrades

August 19, 2015

Products

In my 16 years of being an sysadmin/storage engineer, I have been lucky to always have worked on bleeding edge technologies way before they became GA products. Each of these products were MVPs (Minimum Viable Products), and after launch, became the leaders in their own domains. The reason I work with early technologies is because… Read More >

Cohesity Will Be at VMworld 2015!

August 17, 2015

Company Announcements, Industry News

VMworld has become one of the biggest destination events for IT professionals. Every year, 20,000+ people descend on the Moscone Center in San Francisco to network, explore emerging tech, take self-guided hands-on-labs, and discuss problems with the tech teams represented by their favorite vendors. This year is going to be no different, and Cohesity will… Read More >

Cohesity is the Data Platform of Your Future

July 31, 2015

Products

You’ve heard it time and time again … “XYZ is ripe for disuption!” Earlier this week, Cohesity unveiled some deeper details to the world for the first time as part of the Data Protection Megacast by Actual/Tech Media. Thanks to David Davis, Scott D. Lowe, and the rest of the team for running such a great event, and… Read More >

Data Center Dude, Nick Howell, Joins Cohesity

July 20, 2015

Industry News

Over the last decade, I feel like I “became” part of the community. I invested in her, and she has a way of paying it forward. The people you meet, the events you attend, the sessions you teach …. they all have a way of coming back to reward you. To anyone reading this questioning… Read More >