ActualTech.IO, May 5th, 2017
During ActualTech Media’s Boston #RoadCast2017 we met with more industry experts and leading companies to learn about new technology trends and the future of enterprise IT. We spoke with Laz Vekiarides, CTO & Co-Founder of ClearSky Data to learn about the company’s storage as a service offering and the newest features and data protection capabilities. Vekiarides is well acquainted with innovative storage, being a part of the EqualLogic team where he served as a Senior Engineering Manager and Architect before moving on to Dell with EqualLogic’s acquisition.
As Vekiarides explains in our interview, ClearSky Data offers a powerful metro-based service that offers cloud-based storage with the performance and capabilities of enterprise storage but with the elasticity and the pay-as-you-go economics of cloud. It’s all packaged in a 2U appliance, which is installed in the customer’s data center, that’s tied to ClearSky’s high speed, low latency private network, which in turn connects directly to Amazon’s cloud. ClearSky’s service is backed by the public cloud, which means that customers get a copy of their data offsite in Amazon’s S3 cloud.Read the full article >