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Micron introduces secure NOR flash memory offering to accelerate and authenticate intelligence at the edge

Micron Technology has introduced its new MT25Q NOR flash enabled with Authenta technology, providing content and command authentication to protect device functionality at the silicon level. This provides additional defenses to add enhanced trustworthiness for IoT devices, seamlessly expanding security to otherwise unsecured intelligent devices. High firmware integrity down to the lowest level of boot is critical today for connected devices used in a range of industries such as automotive, […]

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New Ultrastar DC ME200 drive expands servers with memory capacity for data processing, scaling databases, cloud services

Western Digital Corp., a data infrastructure company, announced this week that it is extending the breadth and depth of its data center portfolio into the rapidly evolving in-memory computing market segment. The new Ultrastar DC ME200 Memory Extension Drive is the company’s initial product that enables customers to better optimize in-memory system capacity/performance for running demanding applications that drive real-time analytics and business insights. The Ultrastar memory drive provides cost-efficient, […]

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Syncsort survey reveals widespread cloud adoption, though enterprises lack formal strategy around migration and management

Syncsort announced results from a survey exploring current and future use of cloud computing. Responses revealed that, while adoption is high with 78 percent using or planning to use cloud in the future, most organizations lack a formal strategy to realize the full benefits. Only 29 percent report having a centralized strategy and center of excellence in place to proactively plan and manage applications to the cloud, and 42 percent […]

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Spectra Logic debuts data storage machine capable of protecting over 2,000 petabytes of digital assets

Spectra Logic announced Wednesday its most advanced tape technology, the IBM TS1160, for use in Spectra’s enterprise-class tape libraries. Spectra’s TFinity ExaScale, T950, T950v and T380 Tape Libraries will support the new tape drive and media. When fully populated with the TS1160 tape drives and media, a TFinity ExaScale will store and allow access to more than 2 exabytes (2,000 petabytes) of data, making Spectra’s TFinity ExaScale Tape Library the […]

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OnApp v6.0 brings self-service to VMware vCenter clouds; adds advanced billing and multi-cloud management to VMware vCloud Director

OnApp launched on Monday latest version of its cloud management, provisioning and billing portal for VMware cloud providers. OnApp v6.0 now supports VMware vCenter, enabling cloud providers to use OnApp’s self-service portal to offer multi-tenant public cloud with the benefit of OnApp’s flexible pricing, packaging and access controls. OnApp v6.0 also simplifies cloud management and provisioning for companies with multiple VMware Cloud Director environments; simplifies cloud integration with Business and […]

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DataLocker’s manageable encrypted storage device verified as Citrix Ready; enhances Citrix Networking and Workspace offerings

DataLocker announced on Tuesday that a select range of its centrally manageable encrypted storage devices have been verified as Citrix Ready, including the Sentry K300 microSSD OLED keypad USB device. DataLocker portable storage products offer ultimate portability by combining 100 percent hardware encryption with plug and play simplicity. Add to this the control of centrally managing the devices by either SafeConsole or the IronKey EMS central management platforms and the […]

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Cypress enters into deal with SK hynix for its NAND flash business across automotive, industrial and IoT markets

Embedded solutions company Cypress Semiconductor announced that it has entered into a joint venture with SK hynix system ic. Under an agreement for an initial five-year period, the joint venture will manufacture and sell Cypress’ existing single-level cell (SLC) NAND products and will continue to invest in next-generation NAND products. The joint venture will be 60-percent-owned by SK hynix system ic and 40-percent-owned by Cypress, and it will be based […]

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New Western Digital 15TB Ultrastar DC HC620 HDD adds SMR technology to improve areal density, lower TCO for cloud and data centers

Western Digital announced on Wednesday its 15TB Ultrastar DC HC620 host-managed SMR HDD that delivers high capacity point with a time-to-market advantage for customers who have invested in, and continue to take advantage of the benefits of shingled magnetic recording (SMR). Based on host-managed SMR technology, this 3.5-inch hard drive helps address big data challenges and the emerging sequential write workload segment in the data center. Optimized to deliver the […]

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Western Digital strengthens surveillance storage and analytics line to boost demands of smart video at the edge

Western Digital Corp. expanded on Tuesday its line of data storage devices purpose-built for the surveillance market, introducing three new offerings: an industrial-grade 3D NAND UFS embedded flash drive (EFD) for surveillance; an expanded WD Purple microSD card series to support up to 256GB capacity; and Western Digital Device Analytics, the new device analytics technology enabling OEMs and system integrators to proactively manage their storage subsystems and maintain optimal operation. […]

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