Putting together its own decoupled storage controller with the OpenStack Object Storage system, SwiftStack is hoping to make waves in the software-defined storage space. VCs see it as kind of like "Amazon S3-in-a-box" and put their money down on its success in March with a first round of $6.1 million in funding.
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