Coraid EtherDrive products are designed to transform even the most basic hardware into high-performance storage arrays. From software to hardware, from purchase to implementation into your network, the Coraid team will help you every step of the way. Learn more about products→
The flexibility of Coraid EtherDrive storage systems allows unique solutions for unique problems. Whether your organization is looking for lightweight fast, all-flash storage or just needs reliable backup space, there is something for you. Learn more about solutions→
The key to the speed, versatility, and dependability of Coraid EtherDrive storage is in the technology: ATA-over-Ethernet, EthOS, and efficient code. Learn more about the technology→
Whether your organization has a classic Coraid appliance or you’re looking to build new systems, the Coraid team has your back. Learn more about support→
Coraid is the storage appliance brand of SouthSuite, Inc and the next chapter in a 16 year journey.
Brantley Coile founded Coraid, Inc. in 2000. He and a small team of developers worked on inventing the ATA-over-Ethernet protocol and began selling their first storage appliances in 2005. The organization grew rapidly until the recession of 2008. As sales plummeted globally, Coile was left with a difficult decision: lay off half the staff or seek venture funding. Learn more about Coraid’s History→
In my recent blog post, Software Tools and Punchcards, I shared a few stories about one of my early mentors, Bob Stearns. I can’t stress how much I learned from him and how much I strive to share that knowledge with others. In a time when software was almost 100% written in assembler, COBOL, or FORTRAN, Bob introduced me to Pascal and C. He knew the IBM 3270 terminals inside and out. They ran on Intel 8080s and Bob showed me how to manipulate them to run our own software. He showed me how to create a simple 8080 assembler out of the IBM 370 macros too. I once visited Bob’s home and noticed an unusual doorstop between his kitchen and dining room. It was about two-and-a-half feet long and with clipped off wires along the sides. At first, I thought it was hollow. Then I thought it had a screen. Then I realized what it was.