Look Who’s Talking Multi-cloud Now

Saying "multi-cloud" without saying it: Within the first five minutes of his keynote at this year’s AWS re:Invent, Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon Web Services, said something that made me take notice: “Most ISVs will adapt their software to work on one technology infrastructure platform. Some will do two. Very few will do three.”
AWS re:invent

SDS Day in the Big Apple – Success!

SDS Day started off New York style, with a networking session. Attendees grabbed snacks and took advantage of the opportunity to talk about their storage needs and solutions--current and future--with their peers, with people from Scality, and with representatives from our sponsoring partners Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, our Platinum Sponsor, and Cisco, Data Dynamics, Primary Data and Veeam, Gold Sponsors for the event.
Software Defined Storage
Dusseldorf SDS Day The SDS Day tour continues.  Dusseldorf was the site for Scality’s first Software-Defined Storage Day in Germany on Thursday the 21st of September.  A crowd of nearly 50 people joined the event held at the BeOne conference center near the Rhine.  As attendees gathered before the start of the program, they had an opportunity to mingle and speak with representatives from Scality and our partners HPE, Cisco, Ctera, Veeam and Owncloud. To kick things off, Peter Kocur, Scality’s country manager for DACH, welcomed attendees and introduced Erwan Menard, president and COO of Scality to start the program. .
SDS Days
Software Defined Storage
Session theme: Buildbot, the open-source continuous integration framework by Rayene Ben Rayana and Julien Girardin   Struggling to implement Continuous Integration in your company or looking for ideas to improve it?  Join us at our Paris office, May 4th for some inspiration. At this session, we’ll be discussing one of the most convenient solutions currently available: Buildbot, the open-source continuous integration framework. Everyone has heard the saying; “the right tool for the right job,” and “you are only as good as your tools.” These sayings are even truer when it come to choosing a build automation tool for a Release.
Release Engineering

Frédéric Ferrandis: Thinking Outside the Box

Frédéric Ferrandis is a boxing enthusiast. He both teaches and plays this sport for several hours each week. At work too, Frédéric, the technical leader of a team of six engineers, is someone who likes to get straight to the point. “I never hesitate to say something that needs to be said. If there is a problem with one of the projects I always say, so we can find a solution together, or if I feel that there is any tension within the team, I talk to them straight away,” he confides. In everything that he does, Frédéric shows the.
Career Evolution
Frédéric Ferrandis

Countdown: 3, 2, 1… Go!

With over 100% growth, a full list of features, and a rather robust ecosystem, the pace of innovation and transformation is showing no signs of slowing down at AWS re:Invent 2016. New services, expanded capabilities, and rich features are accelerating a broad spectrum of tools, solutions, and sheer capacity offered by Amazon AWS. AWS re:Invent 2016 is off to a great start, and so is Scality. Scality launched its open source Scality S3 Server on the Amazon AWS Marketplace. Completely free and AWS S3-compatible, the power of scale-out multi-petabyte object storage technology is now available with a single mouse click..

Scality at IBC 2016

If we could sum up IBC 2016 in one word, it would be GROWTH. With the exploding volumes of data in the video and entertainment industries, storage has become a critical element. Scality is at the forefront of helping companies solve their storage needs today, and plan for the future. We have been rapidly expanding our partnerships and are now integrated with 45 (and counting) industry-leading application partners in order to provide true end-to-end solutions. See Our Full Recap Our show recap page features video interviews with our key media and entertainment partners such as Aspera, Elemental Technologies, HPE, and.

Streaming Media East 2016

Join over 2,000 online video experts and peers as they converge in New York City to explore the exciting world of streaming media. Now is a time of amazing innovation and change in the digital media, entertainment, and online video industry. Visit Scality at Streaming Media East.
Streaming Media East

OpenStack Summit: Austin 2016

April 25-28, 2016 — Are you at OpenStack: Austin? Schedule a meeting! The OpenStack Summit is the place for learning and networking with others in the OpenStack community. Visit Scality at booth C9 to learn how adding the Scality RING to an OpenStack deployment can reduce the number of distinct storage silos under management, thereby reducing storage management overhead and costs associated with running a large-scale cloud environment. Join Scality at one of our four sessions! We’ll be discussing some of the industry’s most interesting topics and update you on the latest news at Scality.
OpenStack Summit
April 16 – April 21, 2016 — The NAB Show® is the world’s largest event covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. When: Where: Las Vegas Convention Center 3150 Paradise Road Las Vegas, NV 89109 United States Join Scality at Booth SL10605! Stop by to see how Scality can help with media solutions for: Archiving, Data Transfer, Transcoding, Content Distribution, Media Asset Management, Post Production workflows and more! Over the course of the week, we’ll be hosting various speaking tracks to discuss the latest solutions that will radically enhance your ability to store.
The ultimate goal of any organization that embraces scalable computing must be optimization at every layer, with the ability to enhance each layer without creating imbalance elsewhere. For example, increasing efficiency in Open Compute storage hardware requires increased responsibility for availability and durability in the software layer. Only with this symbiosis between hardware and software can administrators and users reap the many rewards of scalable computing: incredible efficiency at scale, always-on stability, and budget and resource alleviation.
OCP Summit
open compute
Scality was present at the OpenStack Summit in Tokyo 2015. The OpenStack Summit provides a wide array of persistent storage services, ranging from local data volumes managed by the Cinder API, to object storage via Swift, image storage via Glance, and shared file services through Manila. For OpenStack administrators, this can create a management burden by imposing multiple independent storage silos to provide volume, file and object storage for Nova based application instances.
OpenStack Summit
Visiting broadcasting trade shows is always a very humbling experience as these shows make you realize how little you know about the larger media and entertainment industry. I couldn’t say one smart thing about the newest UAV’s, drones, quad or octo-copters except for they look like fun toys. Which is the best green screen technology? Who’s the leader in mobile satellite dishes? Fortunately the Scality team knows a whole lot about video storage. Even stronger: I’d dare to say we have become an authority when it comes to building high-performance origin storage infrastructures, massive scale long-term archives and low-latency nearline.
content distribution
Nearline Storage
Last week the global OpenStack community gathered in the beautiful city of Vancouver (Canada) to celebrate the release of OpenStack Kilo (which Scality recently announced support for), share knowledge, and report experiences in hundreds of technical sessions, as well as to start planning and designing the features that will be part of the next release; dubbed Liberty.
openstack storage
OpenStack Summit
100x the amount of raw footage per production. 13 to 26 episodes online at the same time (e.g. House of Cards). 2.5 billion video-ready smartphones and growing. I don't even have to say anything about growing video resolutions (4K, 6K, 8K) and it's already clear that I'm talking about the New And Bigger Show!
active archive
Nearline Storage
scale out NAS
Tier 1 SAN
Tier 2
I'm very excited for the next episode of Scality Conversations (2/26). Our guest will be Mark Thiele of SuperNAP, a longtime thought leader in the infrastructure, cloud and hosting spaces. Our discussion will focus on the changing world of IT infrastructure.

Lessons Learned at SC14

This is not an audience of trade show tire-kickers but one of supercomputing specialists who continuously push technology to its limits to solve some of the greatest scientific challenges.
Campaign storage
Distributed Computing
Home Storage
Last week the OpenStack community gathered in Paris, France to celebrate the Juno release of the OpenStack platform, and simultaneously get together to brainstorm and collaborate about the Kilo release, the next cycle. This was the first time I attended an OpenStack Summit and gave quite an impression. The OpenStack community is huge! The sheer amount of companies involved, ranging from small start-ups all around the ecosystem up to the largest IT vendors around (hello HP, IBM, Cisco, RedHat, Intel, Ericsson and so many others!). It amazes me how many companies provide consultancy & training, innovative storage solutions integrations, enhance the.
OpenStack Paris
OpenStack Summit