WESTERN DIGITAL CORPORATION JOINS IRODS CONSORTIUM TO HELP ADVANCE ADOPTION OF CLOUD STORAGE ARCHITECTURES
April 2016 by Coline Magne
Helping the world harness the power of data, Western Digital Corporation announced that it is now an active contributor to iRODS, a membership-based consortium that develops and supports the integrated Rule-Oriented Data System (iRODS), an open source software platform for storing, searching, and sharing large files and datasets.
Thousands of organizations around the world use iRODS for flexible, policy-based management of files and metadata that span across diverse storage devices and locations. Western Digital Corporation will initially contribute advanced HGST S3 connector technology to the iRODS architecture to enhance cloud connectivity.