Monthly Archives - May 2017

How Utah Jazz Leveraged eSight Technology To Bring Playoff Game To Visually Impaired Boy

Over the course of the 2016-17 season, Barney said he saw a fan at an Indianapolis Colts game wearing eyeglasses provided by eSight, a company that has a high-speed, high-definition camera that magnifies what a fan is viewing and brings it to life in front of their eyes.
“I was like, ‘Wow, this has got to happen,’” said Barney of leveraging the eSight technology for a Jazz fan. Read more >>

Friend & Flowers Return With Wasabi, Take on Amazon in “Hot Storage”

In the market for cloud storage and related tech services, there is Amazon—and then there’s everybody else.
The Seattle-based company’s (NASDAQ: AMZN) Amazon Web Services business generated $12.2 billion in sales last year, and it controls an estimated 33 percent of the global market for cloud infrastructure services, according to a recent analysis by Synergy Research Group.
But that isn’t deterring Wasabi Technologies, a new Boston data-storage startup, from entering the fray. And the 18-person upstart is taking direct swipes at […]

Carbonite founders’ new startup aims directly at Amazon Web Services

Nearly a year after Carbonite Inc. co-founders David Friend and Jeffrey Flowers first raised money for a stealthy new cloud storage startup called BlueArchive Inc., the duo is publicly launching their company with a new name and an ambitious plan to undercut the fastest-growing segment of Inc.’s business.
Now called Wasabi, the startup is offering to store large amounts of data at a fraction the price of Amazon Web Services’ S3 offering — the flagship product of a cloud […]

How to size up a new cloud service like low-priced Wasabi

Saving money may be a good enough reason to try a brand-new cloud storage service — if it can deliver on its promises.
That’s the equation some enterprises may use when they look at Wasabi Technologies, an object storage startup that says it offers six times the performance of Amazon’s S3 service at one-fifth the price. The service is available globally on Wednesday. Read more >>