Behind every successful start-up there is usually a smart, hard-working team and SME is no different. Along the journey I have had the privilege of working with bright, multi-disciplined people who have contributed to the company’s success. It has been a sincere pleasure working with all the people who have worked at SME, both past and present, and I look forward to continuing to work with all of them together along side the current team at Nasuni.by
The Enterprise Storage Podcast is back with a new season of Storage Masters!
For the first episode of season 2, Andres Rodriguez, CTO at Nasuni, and Jim Liddle, CEO at SME, discuss the challenges of adapting to a new data ecosystem in which companies want REST API access to data, but there’s still a lot of on-premises end users storage that require more traditional protocols.by
The Enterprise File Fabric runs on a hardened version of Linux, so many monitoring platforms will have agents that could be installed to gather metrics and details from the appliances, for example take a look at one of my previous blogposts for monitoring using Telegraf/InfuxDB/Grafana:
But what about monitoring using agentless techniques? Well the most common method for this is using SNMP protocol to have monitoring systems query data from systems. While SNMP isn’t enabled by default, it’s easy enough to get installed.by
As per per our prior blog post Rclone v1.54 now supports the Enterprise File Fabric (EFF) v2006.03 for copying, moving, syncing and listing of files/objects.
Did you know Rclone also supports mapping drives in Windows or mounting in OSX/Linux?by
The team behind the Storage Made Easy Blog has published articles on the hottest topics of the year: remote working, challenges and changes in the way companies are dealing with data, or remote cybersecurity; are some of the topics covered.
Here are our top 5 picks:by
The core focus of the Enterprise File Fabric is providing multi-cloud content collaboration with strong cybersecurity and compliance protection for a company’s entire date state, whether that is file or object storage; and whether that is stored on-premises or on-cloud.
Having employees outside the office working and accessing data from different locations, this year more than ever it was crucial for companies to feel their data was secured.
Remote Working, or working on the move can often be the weak point of document compliance, but the File Fabric Apps and best-of-breed integrations mean that end user workflows remain the same and policy and compliance enforcement is unchanged.
Here’s a recap of the remote cybersecurity features that were reinforced within the Enterprise File Fabric this year:by
One of the elements that set the File Fabric apart from other content management solutions available in the market, is the strength of features aimed at Media and Entertainment companies that deal with large amounts of media assets, and that provides non-proprietary storage workflows for Media Asset Management.by
During 2020 companies have had to adapt to the new-normal situation of employees working remotely.
Access to company data coupled with secure collaboration and compliance monitoring became a key requirement of a companies digital transformation strategy. To strengthen support for this new way of working the Enterprise File Fabric strengthened its core feature set.by
What has my CPU usage looked like over the past month? How has my HTTP response time changed after on-boarding a bunch of users? How’s my database volume doing for free space after adding a new provider? These are all questions many File Fabric Customers end up asking themselves, and often have to jump into the command-line to run Linux commands to try to piece that information together.by
We recently announced a new release of the Enterprise File Fabric. Probably one of the most exhaustive updates so far. Focusing on pandemic related feature enhancements on remote working and cybersecurity, and providing a powerful combination of privacy and collaboration that works with a company’s existing file and object data sets.by
The Enterprise File Fabric provides a global file system through which users and applications can transparently access corporate file systems and object storage no matter where they or the storage is located. To provide universal browsing, search, and other services the File Fabric scans and smartly indexes file and object metadata. In this way, no data is copied or replicated, and the metadata is used to build out the high-performance global file system.
Unlike other global file system solutions, the File Fabric does not prevent direct access to the storage – what we call bi-model access. Data can be accessed and updated concurrently through the File Fabric and directly through native file and object-APIs. When objects are updated through native APIs the File Fabric metadata should also be updated to keep indexes and other metadata synchronized.
An earlier blog article outlined three general approaches for keeping metadata up to date, including a specific example using Amazon S3 object notifications. See Using AWS Lambda to Automatically Sync Metadata With S3 Events. This article describes a similar approach we have developed for file systems using the same framework we call Jibe.by
The Storage Made Easy Enterprise File Fabric™ platform now supports Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage as a first-class storage provider. It’s been one of our most requested storage providers. Many organizations are already using Backblaze for cloud backup and want other data and workflows to take advantage of low cost cloud storage.
This blog walks through setting up a Backblaze B2 provider, highlighting some of the nifty features as well as nuances and recommended settings.by