It has limitations, but what it does, it does very well.
Building on the Ceph open source foundation.
The release of Microsoft's first major update to Windows Server 2016 and the long-awaited launch of Azure Stack will enable the ongoing shift toward containerization, DevOps and digitally focused modern apps.
The storage vendor is once again in the spotlight.
IT Infrastructure is always evolving. The next big change will be back toward an old, familiar model, closer to the days of the mainframe than the era of siloed servers that has dominated for decades.
Microsoft's first attempt at creating a software-defined storage platform wasn't a big hit. Its updated version just might be.
The company's successfully pivoted; but its new direction must be navigated skillfully, and potholes are everywhere.
Revenue was up more than 12 percent from the previous year.
How it's changing datacenters and the role of the IT admin.
For one, it means a big help for small and medium businesses.
It's a solid product that will primarily appeal to existing Red Hat customers.