The use cases for tape storage span from active archives, tape as NAS, storage tiering, and tape in the cloud. Plot Twist: Tape Never Went Away
A look at the steps companies can take to mitigate dark data. Combining People and Technology To Illuminate Dark Data
A software defined approach paves the way for the introduction of hyperconverged computing, which is ideal for VDI deployments, especially in Windows 10. VDI Comes of Age with Windows 10
Today’s SysAdmins must look beyond the technology. They must look beyond the infrastructure. They must become trusted advisers that solve real business needs. Does the SysAdmin Have a Place in the Future?
The traditional network perimeter is a thing of the past. Today, anywhere-anytime access to information is the expectation; striking a balance between security and accessibility is the challenge. Are You Managing a Global Mobile Perimeter 6.6 Billion Devices Strong?
Regular auditing helps contribute towards a more secure IT environment. Ten Ways Auditing Helps to Improve Security
Entrepreneurs must strike a balance between innovation and cyber risk management. Why Entrepreneurs Should Take Cyber Risk Seriously

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Virtium debuts TuffDrive, its eUSB 3.0 embedded storage modules

Virtium, a vendor of industrial and embedded solid-state drive (SSD) and memory products, introduced Monday its TuffDrive eUSB 3.0 embedded storage modules – empowering system designers with a rich blend of high speed, low power and ultra-small form factor. The storage modules, among the initial eUSB 3.0 10-pin storage solutions for industrial and embedded applications, feature speeds of up to 4.8Gbps – ten times the throughput of USB 2.0 — […]

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QTS, Canonical introduce private, fully managed OpenStack cloud, built on Ubuntu

QTS Realty Trust and Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu announced Monday its private, fully managed OpenStack cloud solution available from any of QTS’ geographically diverse and highly secure data centers in mid-September. The solution attempts to meet increasing demand for flexible, open source and cost-predictable cloud solutions. The OpenStack solution is an important addition to QTS’ expanding portfolio of scalable, secure and compliant IaaS solutions and complements other QTS’ purpose-built […]

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Red Hat streamlines virtualization of traditional workloads using KVM-based platform

Red Hat introduced Wednesday Red Hat Virtualization 4, built to accommodate a wider customer base – from users who are just embracing traditional virtualization solutions, to those who are looking to make their virtualization and container deployments more cost-efficient and scalable. Built on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Virtualization 4 is designed to integrate with existing IT investments while providing a foundation for emerging technology deployments, including containerized and […]

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Infortrend unveils cloud-integrated unified storage EonStor GS line to deliver flexibility with flash or hybrid configurations

Infortrend Technology released the EonStor GS Family that integrates file, block, and object level into a comprehensive 2U/3U unified storage system. Due to this compact design, it requires less space and consumes less power as there are fewer systems to run and cool off, making configurations and maintenance simpler and easier. Management is also made simple with its smart user interface EonOne, as it can provide a single control panel […]

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IBM enhances all-flash storage solutions for cloud, cognitive computing

IBM announced Tuesday new, cost-conscious, enterprise class, all-flash storage designed to provide small, midsized organizations and global enterprises with primary storage for cloud or cognitive applications and workloads. Users are moving towards all-flash storage to deliver speed and response times necessary to support growing data workloads across public, private and hybrid cloud environments, as well as the demands of cognitive applications and workloads. IBM Storwize V7000F and IBM Storwize 5030F […]

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ZeroStack integrates TrilioVault to offer data protection and recovery offering for OpenStack clouds

Hybrid cloud infrastructure vendor ZeroStack announced Monday that it will integrate Trilio Data’s OpenStack optimized data protection and recovery technology. Its turnkey, self-healing cloud platform delivers full OpenStack functionality without IT operational burden, and now, with enterprise capabilities including integration of Trilio Data’s TrilioVault, delivers what enterprises demand for production application deployments. TrilioVault is a native backup and recovery solution for OpenStack. Developed out of Raksha – its data-protection-as-a-service specification […]

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