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12 Gateways To Connect On-Prem Storage To The Cloud

The Coronado NAS from Carlsbad, Calif.-based BridgeStor provides a global namespace to cloud storage while securely storing data to private, public and object-based storage.…

CRN
July 26, 2016

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redIT Announces Strategic Partnership with BridgeSTOR

Together, the two companies will work with redIT’s channel partners to provide services focused on remote office locations for small and medium enterprises that would otherwise not be able to access such capabilities in a cost-effective manner.…

redIT
July 29, 2014

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Emerging Vendors 2014: Storage Vendors

Vowing to eliminate the need for backup software, BridgeStor develops technology that makes it easier for organizations to access cloud-based data.…

CRN
July 24, 2014

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Tech Trailblazers Awards Finalists Announced

After a fantastic second outing for The Tech Trailblazers Awards, the enterprise information technology startup awards today announced shortlisted finalists across the nine categories: Big Data, Cloud, Emerging Markets, Infosecurity, Mobile, Networking, Storage, Sustainable IT and Virtualization.…

Tech Trailblazers
November 19, 2013

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A Piecemeal Approach to Sending and Receiving Data from the Cloud: Interview Series with BridgeSTOR CEO John Matze Part V

Archiving or backing up large amounts of data to the cloud is very appealing until one starts to examine the mechanics of actually sending or retrieving that data from the cloud. Waiting minutes or hours to send or retrieve data is no longer acceptable to today's end-users who are rapidly becoming accustomed to near-instant response times.…

DCIG
November 14, 2013

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Cloud Storage Gateway Data Management Methods: Interview with BridgeSTOR CEO John Matze Part IV

As more organizations use cloud storage gateways to store this data, they will find distinct differences in how these appliances manage data in the cloud with differences sometimes existing even between appliances from the same vendor.…

DCIG
November 6, 2013

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Move Your Tape Museum into the Cloud; Interview with BridgeSTOR CEO John Matze Part III

Ask any large organization how many tapes they have sitting around in local storage or at Iron Mountain or some other third party storage facility and odds are they have more tapes - and are likely spending more money storing these tapes - than they would like to admit. This opens up a unique opportunity for a third party provider to solve this dilemma. …

DCIG
October 29, 2013

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The Inner Workings of a VTL Gateway Appliance: Interview with BridgeSTOR CEO John Matze, Part II

NAS gateway appliances that connect to backend public storage clouds are still not a "dime a dozen" but they are definitely more prevalent than they were even a few years ago. However a new class of gateway appliances that provides a virtual tape library (VTL) is now available from BridgeSTOR.…

DCIG
October 17, 2013

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The Differences in Public Storage Cloud Gateways; Interview with BridgeSTOR CEO John Matze, Part I

Storing data in the cloud is on almost every company's radar screen. However what remains a little hazy is the best way for them to store data in the cloud. The use of public cloud storage gateways as a means to store and retrieve data from public storage clouds is rapidly emerging as the preferred option to do so…

DCIG
October 2, 2013

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Emerging Vendors 2013: Storage Vendors

Each year in our Emerging Vendors list, CRN looks at the tech startups making their presence known in the industry. Each company on the list also has an all-important quality: It has demonstrated that it understands the value of the channel. Here we look at the emerging players in the storage industry, those that are blazing a trail through innovative online backup services, NAS and SAN appliances, unique cloud storage platforms and much more.…

CRN
August 13, 2013

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This is Frankfurt calling: Scattered outbreaks of hot crunchiness: A mixed grill storage smorgasbord newsfeast

The BridgeSTOR technology is delivered as a virtual deduplication appliance in Windows VHD format called CRUNCH. It runs on existing backup servers or on servers where virtual machine images are stored and deduplicates all VM images - VMware, Hyper-V, and so on.…

The Register
November 9, 2012

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BridgeSTOR Rolling Out Crunch Virtual Appliance (From $200/Month/Appliance)

CRUNCH reduces the off-site storage requirements of all data types, but highlights specialized algorithms that recognize the unique characteristics of virtual machine images (VHD, VMDK, VDI and others).…

Storage Newsletter
October 31, 2102

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BridgeSTOR: They called us mad, but we've put deduped data on TAPE! Are we crazy or what?!

The cost-per-GB of storing such data would be comparatively trivial and opens the door to literally vast tape archives with an enormous density of data, far far outstripping any other archival technology…

The Register
October 29, 2012

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BridgeSTOR Offering De-Dupe File System to OEMs

DDFS supplies deduplication services as a Linux file system. Unlike existing Linux file systems, DDFS adds compression, encryption and embedded data movement for cloud-based environments…

Storage Newsletter
September 28, 2012

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Emerging Vendors 2012: Storage

Storage startup BridgeStor develops appliances for deduping primary data and providing high-performance services for VMware virtual machine data.…

CRN
August 30, 2012

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Data Encryption Must Be Included into Microsoft System Center DPM 2010: BridgeSTOR

The overall size of digital data being generated in computers, laptops, tablets and even mobile phones is increasing at a very high rate every moment. Therefore, protection of this huge amount of data is becoming an extremely necessary solution for enterprises and individuals…

Infotech
December 20, 2011

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BridgeSTOR dedupes primary storage for small biz: Bridge to the cloud coming

Startup BridgeSTOR is going to offer compressed and deduplicated primary storage so that small and medium businesses (SMBs) can hold a lot more data for a lot fewer dollars.…

The Register
November 15, 2011

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BridgeSTOR in rash NAS cash splash: 35 per cent dedupe storage saving or your money back

A dedupe card for Windows NAS boxes that will provide a 35 per cent storage saving – or your money cheerfully refunded…

The Register
October 3, 2011

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BridgeSTOR Ships Dedupe on a Card

The Dedupe Card for DPM 2010 works with either existing or new DPM 2010 server installations.…

InfoStor
September 22, 2011

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Emerging Vendors 2011: Storage Vendors

Advanced data reduction primary and backup storage appliances for Microsoft Windows applications …

CRN
August 24, 2011

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10 Hot Emerging Vendors For February 2011

BridgeSTOR develops appliances for deduping primary data and providing high-performance services for VMware virtual machine data…

CRN
February 14, 2011

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BridgeSTOR Releases Free Data Reduction Analyzer

BridgeSTOR's VS-ADR (virtual storage-advanced data reduction) simulator will scan your real production data and determine how much it would shrink…

Network Computing
February 28, 2011

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2011 Need To Know: Emerging Storage Vendors

BridgeStor develops appliances for deduping using Symantec’s Data Deduplication Suite integrated with hardwareaccelerated data compression technology…

CRN
April 28, 2011

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New BridgeSTOR Appliance Aids Microsoft Data Protection Manager

The DPM-based appliance brings to four the number of AOS product lines from the company. It already offers appliances that support data management from VMware, Symantec Backup Exec and Microsoft Windows Unified Data Storage Server. …

Network Computing
February 07, 2011

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BridgeSTOR does data deduplication Microsoft doesn’t

BridgeSTOR’s Application Optimized Storage (AOS) appliance for DPM delivers data deduplication and compression, shrinking the size of data stores by 90 percent.…

Networkworld
February 3. 2011

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BridgeSTOR Delivers Application Optimized Storage

There are of course certain applications where the inline compression and deduplication combination is best suited. In primary storage it is going to be use cases like server virtualization because of the high level of redundancy and of course file sharing. …


January 31. 2011

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BridgeSTOR unveils optimized storage appliances for SMBs

The bottom line is that these data reduction technologies reduces storage capacity requirements by up to 80 percent. And the solutions are priced for the cost-conscious SMB storage buyer,…

eChannel
November 19, 2010

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Advanced Data Reduction Isn’t Just About Deduplication

Data deduplication eliminates redundant blocks (or groups of blocks) of data. In a deduplication operation, blocks of data are “fingerprinted” using a cryptographic hashing algorithm that produces a unique, “shorthand” identifier for each data block…


December 15, 2010

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BridgeStor looks to optimize SMB storage

“I like to say BridgeStor does for storage what Vmware does for servers,” said Matze, who previously founded Siafu Software (acquired by Hifn) and Okapi (acquired by Overland Storage).…

SearchStorage
November 16, 2010

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Storage Startup BridgeSTOR Brings Dedupe and VM Storage To Channel

BridgeSTOR is not a typical startup because Matze developed the appliances while at his previous employer, Fremont, Calif.-based Exar…

CRN
November 16, 2010

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BridgeSTOR unveils data reduction appliance

BridgeSTOR announced two versions of its Application Optimized Storage (AOS) appliances: the BridgeSTOR AOS Appliance for VMware Virtualization, which is certified VMware Ready, and the AOS Backup Exec 2010 Deduplicating Backup Appliance…

Computerworld
November 16, 2010

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BridgeSTOR enters data reduction market

BridgeSTOR will officially launch tomorrow, introducing a line of “advanced data reduction” appliances under the Application-Optimized Storage (AOS) brand.…

InfoStor
November 15, 2010

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BridgeSTOR Introduces Data Deduplication Product For Less Than $20,000

A company called BridgeSTOR will emerge from stealth mode Tuesday and introduce a new data deduplication and compression storage appliance line that will carry a "street price" of less than $20,000…

Network Computing
November 10, 2010