Inktank Raises $1 Million To Further Services Play For Ceph — A New Storage Technology

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http://techcrunch.com – Inktank has raised $1 million in the form of a convertible note from Canonical Founder Mark Shuttleworth to further services play for Ceph — an open source, next generation distributed storage technology. Inktank is led by Dreamhost Co-Founder Sage Weil, who formed the company after developing Ceph over the past several years, starting with his work at the University of Caliornia at Santa Cruz. Ceph is known for its capability to deliver object storage, block storage, and file storage in one unified platform that runs on commodity hardware. Inktank’s goal is to build a worldwide de (IT news)