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Pure Storage enhances VMware integration with new offerings to boost private clouds

Pure Storage announced this week its extended collaboration with VMware to enable mutual customers with the performance, simplicity and resiliency needed for their cloud environments. The support for VMware vSphere Metro Storage Cluster, vSphere Virtual Volumes and the VMware Validated Design provides more options for mutual customers to help them effortlessly achieve always-on operations, increased per-VM control, and ease of deployment of their private cloud. “We are excited to have […]

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Cisco boosts cloud journey with HyperFlex Platform; adds support for containers and Microsoft Hyper-V

Cisco announced on Thursday platform innovations for Cisco HyperFlex with the 3.0 software release that delivers performance and simplicity for any application, on any cloud, at any scale. Enhancements include support for Microsoft Hyper-V, stretch clusters, containers, and new multicloud services that enable applications to be deployed, monitored and managed in any cloud. The result is a platform that uniquely enables development and deployment of both traditional and cloud-native applications […]

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E8 Storage delivers shared accelerated storage that incorporates NVMe SSDs into an architecture

E8 Storage announced on Monday that the company’s high-performance, high-availability shared NVMe storage solutions have achieved record-breaking SPEC SFS 2014 performance standards. Without requiring special performance tuning, E8 Storage beat all other previously published SPEC SFS test results using a single E8-D24 appliance with Western Digital NVMe SSDs in combination with IBM Spectrum Scale 5.0. Looking deeper into the test results, E8 Storage delivered the only sub-millisecond overall response time […]

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IBM, Salesforce strengthen partnership to enterprise users leveraging IBM Cloud, Watson services

IBM and Salesforce announced an expansion of their strategic partnership, bringing together IBM Cloud and Watson services with Salesforce Quip and Salesforce Service Cloud Einstein to enable companies to connect with their customers and collaborate effectively with deeper insights. With this expansion, Salesforce has named IBM a preferred cloud services provider and IBM has named Salesforce its preferred customer engagement platform for sales and service. As a part of this […]

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FileCloud debuts ServerSync, its EFSS platform that integrates Windows file servers with IaaS clouds

FileCloud, a cloud-agnostic Enterprise File Sharing and Sync (EFSS) platform, announced on Thursday that its initial enterprise file services platform will integrate branch-office Microsoft Windows file servers with any IaaS cloud. This enhanced product offering, ServerSync, can replicate files and permissions on any local Microsoft Windows file servers and sync with the cloud to enable teams to store, share and access files seamlessly. FileCloud ServerSync enables a hybrid cloud approach […]

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New Striim v3.8 adds multi-threaded delivery to boost SQL-based Stream processing for Apache Kafka

Striim Inc., provider of real-time data integration and streaming analytics platform, announced on Tuesday that it has launched version 3.8 of the Striim platform, enhancing the scalability and ease-of-use of its streaming integration and SQL-based stream processing capabilities for Apache Kafka. New features such as multi-threaded delivery into Kafka, and an enhanced reader for Kafka with automated mapping of partitions, enable dramatic increases in performance and productivity. Version 3.8 also […]

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SoftNAS improves performance for Veeam cloud backups, leading to cost savings

Cloud data platform company SoftNAS announced SoftNAS Cloud Essentials version 3.7, optimized for Veeam Availability Suite, is available this month. SoftNAS also announced the achievement of Veeam Ready Archive status, verifying performance for full and synthetic full cloud-backup jobs using SoftNAS Cloud Essentials. SoftNAS and Veeam customers now have access to cost-effective multi-cloud storage options, while simultaneously improving RTPO (recovery time and point objectives) for data archival, backup and storage […]

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CES 2018: Seagate launches 5U84 high density enclosure with next generation operating system; partners to offer latest mobile data storage solutions

Seagate Technology announced on Monday the launch of the 5U84 high-density enclosure built with a next-generation operating system that together delivers performance, capacity and reliability. The 5U84 enclosure and firmware technology will enable businesses to store massive quantities of data in a high-availability enclosure that provides high performance access to data. Seagate Systems’ operating system powers high density 5U84, but improves the system’s performance and reliability, increasing confidence in using […]

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Mellanox ships BlueField SoC platforms, SmartNIC adapters to OEMs and hyperscale customers

Mellanox Technologies, supplier of high-performance, end-to-end smart interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, announced Monday initial shipments of its BlueField system-on-chip (SoC) platforms and SmartNIC adapters to major data center, hyperscale and OEM customers. Mellanox BlueField dual-port 100Gb/s SoC is ideal for cloud, Web 2.0, Big Data, storage, enterprise, high-performance computing, and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) applications. The BlueField line of products is a highly integrated system-on-a-chip […]

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