#SFD4 – Vendor 10: Cleversafe

This post is part of a series of 10 vendors that have presented their technology to the TechFieldDay attendees, gathered for this edition of Storage Field Day 4. You can find all background about the project here: http://techfieldday.com/event/sfd4/ – This series of blogposts were live notes, published at the end of the presentation but reviewed afterwards. Disclaimer: the attendees are not personally compensated other than our transport and lodging, nor are we obliged to write anything at all. Company Founded: 2004 Founders: Chris Gladwin (Vice Chairman) Financial Status: D-round CEO: John Morris Technology Large Scale Object Storage solution. By using Erasure Coding

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Amplidata – Object storage well done

A few weeks ago I visited Amplidata together with my friend Howard Marks (@DeepStorageNet). Amplidata is one of the very few Belgian companies that are a true Storage Vendor and it is the only one that has realized this with Venture Capital from ‘the Valley’ (ie Intel). So if people from the Valley are willing to invest money in a Belgian company it might be worth having a look. When Howard told me he’d visit Belgium for a project there I had no reason not to join 🙂 What is Object Storage: I personally categorize storage in 4 main areas:

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