Mar 22, 2017

Avere ready for a new dimension

Avere Systems (, leader in NAS accelerator, just announced a new round of investment with $14 million for its series E coming from Menlo Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Tenaya Capital and Western Digital Capital plus Google as a new investor. Interesting.

Mar 20, 2017

Waterline Data to master the data sourcing effort

Waterline Data (, leader in Data Cataloging for Big Data, organized a very good session during the recent IT Press Tour. We've learned a lot in a category sometimes not very well understood.

Mar 15, 2017

InfluxData announces InfluxCloud 1.2

InfluxData (, a leader in modern time series platform, just announced InfluxCloud 1.2 a managed cloud offering fueled by the recognized open source TICK Stack engine. This release introduces a few new features coming from InfluxEnterprise 1.2 like sub-queries for InfluxDB, new data cache model that boosts by 50% write I/O, new alert condition mechanism for Kapacitor, enhanced backup and restore capabilities for InfluxDB, Grafana 4.1 with new filters options and new graphs and finally a new UI. InfluxData finally delivers in parity the on-prem and cloud experience and users won;t see any change moving from one environment to the other. Good approach.

Mar 14, 2017

Forrester named Trifacta a leader in Data Preparation Tools

Trifacta (, leader in data preparation, has been recognized by Forrester as the leader in Data Preparation Tools Q1 2017 report among a group of 7 and many others are not listed such Datameer, ClearStory, Pentaho or Zaloni. It's not a surprise as Trifacta has made a tremendous 2016 with several metrics in green and especially its recent collaboration agreement with Google that will boost for sure Trifacta market adoption and visibility in the next quarters. Trifacta is now in an other dimension for sure.

Mar 13, 2017

Rozo Systems adopted by the French Atomic Research Center

Rozo Systems (, a leader in software-defined scale-out NAS solution, has just announced that French Atomic Research Center aka CEA has chosen RozoFS. This is a huge accomplishment as CEA is approached by many vendors and a recognition of a pretty unique approach both in I/O Performance and Data Protection based on their erasure coding approach the famous Mojette Transform.

Mar 10, 2017

Trifacta, all lights in green for 2017

Trifacta (, leader in data preparation, has just announced an agreement with Google to be embedded in Google Cloud Dataprep. Currently in private beta, this new managed Google data service offers to analysts and data scientists the capability to visually explore and prepare tons of data in a very rapid manner.

Mar 9, 2017

Primary Data updates DataSphere

Primary Data (, promoter of a new scale-out NAS approach, continues its journey and has introduced DataSphere 1.2 with many new features. For some of you who doesn't know yet Primary Data, I invite you to read the recent interview I made of Lance Smith, CEO of the company, published on StorageNewsletter and available here.

Mar 8, 2017

InfluxData for an universal time series approach

InfluxData (, a leader in modern time series platform, has been met yesterday with the IT Press Tour group and it was a very good session, we learnt a lot of things.

Mar 7, 2017, a leader in PaaS (, leader in new generation of PaaS, was one of the good surprises of the IT Press Tour. The company has 48 employees today in total both in Europe and US with an agressive recruitment plan to reach 70 by the end fo the year. In term of funding, has raised so far $11M. The company has 2,000+ clients in 114 countries.

Mar 6, 2017

Trifacta continues its market penetration

Trifacta (, leader in Data Preparation, has participated for the second time to the IT Press Tour, one year after the real first meeting, and the session we had this morning was great as the company has made some significant progress in one year.