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IBM boosts cloud storage with new all-flash and software defined offerings

IBM announced Wednesday its new hybrid cloud all-flash storage solutions developed to modernize and transform storage deployments, providing a strong bridge to the development of cognitive applications. These new solutions and software allow clients to store their valuable data where it makes the best business sense. IBM Spectrum Storage Suite addresses the often rigid economics of data management through the opportunity to test new hybrid cloud and cognitive applications at […]

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Broadcom to acquire Brocade for $5.9B to improve its enterprise storage, networking offerings

Broadcom Limited and Brocade Communications entered on Wednesday into a definitive agreement under which Broadcom will acquire the vendor of Fibre Channel storage area network (FC SAN) switching and IP networking, for $12.75 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $5.5 billion, apart from $0.4 billion of net debt. Broadcom expects to fund the transaction with new debt financing and cash available on its balance sheet. Broadcom, with the support of Brocade, […]

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Kinetica introduces new offerings for installing, deploying applications on its GPU-accelerated database

Kinetica, vendor of in-memory database accelerated by GPUs, launched Monday immediate availability of Install Accelerator and Application Accelerator programs, two new software and services offerings designed to help customers ingest, explore and visualize streaming data sets, including for Internet of Things (IoT) use cases, by leveraging the power of GPUs. Built from the ground up to scale linearly, Kinetica’s distributed, in-memory database accelerated by GPUs delivers truly real-time actionable intelligence […]

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Rackspace improves private cloud with Red Hat CloudForms

Rackspace announced on Monday support for enterprise management platform Red Hat CloudForms. With this new capability, enterprise customers can now use the power of Red Hat CloudForms in conjunction with Rackspace Private Cloud powered by Red Hat, which is managed and supported by two OpenStack vendors. To meet growing requirements from joint customers, Rackspace is announcing support for Red Hat CloudForms, an enterprise hybrid cloud management platform. Customers will now […]

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Lenovo, Nimble Storage team to expand predictive autonomous management to deliver data center efficiency

Lenovo entered on Monday into a partnership with Nimble Storage intended to transform data center capabilities by delivering new levels of efficiency and scale, and slashing the time IT teams spend managing infrastructure. Lenovo and Nimble will enable the use of predictive analytics in infrastructure management to automate service activities, allowing data centers to redeploy their resources from maintenance and support tasks to strategic projects that deliver value for their […]

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IBM Cloud Object Storage offering improves security, availability and economics of data storage in hybrid clouds

IBM Corp. released Thursday a new cloud object storage service that redefines the security, availability and economics of storing, managing and accessing massive amounts of digital information across hybrid clouds. The IBM Cloud Object Storage offering derives from IBM’s acquisition of Cleversafe and its significant portfolio of patents which are designed to deliver clients better value with security. Its storage-as-a-service offerings will enable clients for the first time to scale […]

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Redis Labs launches RediSearch, its module for the Redis platform

Redis Labs recently introduced RediSearch, a new Redis module that enables full-text search with Redis. RediSearch is now available at the Redis Module Hub and isbenchmarked to be up to five times faster than specialized search software like ElasticSearch and Solr. RediSearch is an example of how the power of Redis Modules can solve complex problems like search with simplicity and high performance. The Redis Modules API, announced in May […]

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Scale Computing partners with Workspot to ease VDI for small, midsize enterprises

Hyperconverged storage vendor Scale Computing announced Wednesday a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution that combines the simplicity, scalability, and availability of its hyperconverged infrastructure with Workspot’s simple, modern VDI 2.0. The pre-validated and integrated solution enables small and midsize companies to deploy virtual desktops across the organization in as little as 60 minutes at half the cost of traditional VDI installments. Workspot designed their VDI 2.0 solution to be simple […]

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Demandbase debuts AI-powered business graph DemandGraph to capture business behavior and relationships

Demandbase launched Monday DemandGraph, the B2B marketing sector’s initial artificial intelligence driven business graph that captures and monitors in-depth business behavior and relationships across businesses worldwide. DemandGraph now powers Demandbase’s Account-Based Marketing platform spanning advertising, marketing, sales and analytics solutions. DemandGraph enables B2B marketers to understand the entire business network of a company—customers, partners, suppliers, competitors, investments, regulatory filings and more to identify which companies and buying committees are in-market […]

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