The latest news and press releases on Tarmin, its technology and commercial partnerships, its customers, the storage industry, big data and the future of information management
Recent activity again highlights that Tarmin is firmly on the path towards securing broad market adoption helping organizations intelligently manage their rapidly growing, geographically dispersed data repositories. We have assembled several exciting and timely items to share with you that I trust you will find of interest. Thank you for your continued support.
Tarmin owes a debt of gratitude to our trusted and valued partners. If you are in the IT channel and not already a Tarmin partner, we hope that you will evaluate Tarmin as a way to gain a sustainable advantage in today’s competitive business environment.
IBM’s advanced XiV storage combined with the unrivaled capabilities of Tarmin GridBank will enable the achievement of previously unattainable levels of scalability and applicability. XiV with GridBank will definitively address the challenges and opportunities of big data and help to make IBM and Tarmin dominant figures in the rapidly growing big data space. Testing at IBM’s Hursley center has achieved superb results and the admiration of IBM personnel. In addition, Tarmin is working alongside IBM partners in laying the sales foundation for the joint proposition that will power significant value going forward. Tarmin is extremely excited to be working with Big Blue and looks forward to helping clients achieve their critical requirements.
Tarmin continues to strengthen its bond with NEC and is becoming increasingly interwoven into the fabric of NEC’s next generation data management initiatives. Tarmin is being positioned as a key element in an increasing number of NEC client proposals and is committed to maximizing the value potential for all parties involved. Working in conjunction with US partner, CHI Corporation, Tarmin and NEC have established a customer showcase featuring Tarmin GridBank software with NEC server and storage hardware to demonstrate the power and unique capabilities of the joint offering.
Citing our domain expertise in the field, Tarmin was prominently featured in a story on email archiving in the most recent issue of Storage UK Magazine. We presented a cogent case for the innate value that an object-based approach to email archiving can deliver. I am pleased to note that our write-up was placed first in the overall article, suggesting the editors of Storage Magazine found it to be the most exciting of the contributions. Tarmin has a very robust email archiving solution as part of its comprehensive GridBank Data Management Platform. As we wrote, “Object Archiving technology transparently combines object storage with email applications, delivering massive scalability while reducing cost.” This object aware approach makes Tarmin’s approach very attractive for IT Departments and is helping to drive robust interest for Tarmin’s innovative offerings.
Technologies that capture, store, search, share and analyze data are struggling to keep pace with surging data growth brought on by new applications and data sources. This new era of big data is forcing organizations to reassess how they store data to control cost, reduce risk and seek to understand information to gain competitive advantage. Tarmin recently offered a series of insightful tips to help organizations think about how they must adapt to take advantage of this new IT paradigm and not risk being left at a marked disadvantage, going forward. The news release garnered pickup by almost 300 news outlets in the USA and abroad, powerfully demonstrating that there is substantial concern and interest within the technology community and beyond as to how to cope with the massive increase of data that is already being experienced and the increasing pace of growth projected into the future. Innovative data management technologies and tools, notably including Tarmin’s award winning GridBank platform, are at the forefront of this paradigm shift and are well positioned to capture substantial market share and enjoy sustained growth.
In recognition of Tarmin’s growing influence in the London entrepreneur ecosystem, Tarmin co-founder and CEO, Shahbaz Ali has been invited to participate in a live panel discussion on entrepreneurship with 3 other executives from innovative London-area based companies at the New Entrepreneurs’ Foundation (NEF). NEF is a non-profit that is dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship in London and beyond and is supported by such venerable organizations as The City of London, The Financial Times, Deloitte, Rothschild and McKinsey, amongst others.
With growing global energy demand, Oil and Gas companies are investing in new Exploration and Development (E&D) activities. One of the results of E&D activities is a rapid increase in the amount of electronic data being produced and a commensurate increase in storage and data management requirements. With growing expertise around servicing the unique data management requirements of upstream Oil and Gas E&D, Tarmin along with its partner EuroTech Computer Services, has been working with a number of O&G companies to devise a long range plan to enable them to meet their demanding requirements. Tarmin GridBank is providing key capabilities that will enable Oil and Gas to achieve new operational efficiencies and derive maximum benefit from new advances in geologic imaging technologies.
“Big Data Middleware” refers to a new category of infrastructure software that forms the essential conduit through which data, created by established and newly emergent applications technologies is intelligently routed through to be logically managed so as to reap maximum benefit and advantage. Gartner, the premier enterprise technology analyst firm, has demonstrated great enthusiasm for the Tarmin vision of Big Data Middleware. Tarmin’s award winning GridBank platform is currently being positioned by Gartner as the preeminent example of Big Data Middleware, which is forecast to become one of the hottest segments in the flourishing big data enterprise software segment.
The future shines brightly ahead and our determination and enthusiasm in helping shape it is stronger than ever. I look forward to continued strong progress and will keep you updated