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NetApp introduces new flash and hybrid flash systems, software, Splunk solution

NetApp announced on Tuesday its EF570 all-flash array and E5700 hybrid flash systems. These NetApp systems provide ideal price/performance for both IOPS and MB/s, and they are initial NVMe-enabled enterprise class systems available in the market. In addition, a new NetApp converged infrastructure solution for data analytics was announced, as well as new and enhanced SANtricity software. The systems provide extreme performance of about one million IOPS and 21GBps throughput, […]

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Micro Focus debuts Vertica 9 to deliver in-database machine learning, support for Google Cloud Platform, Azure Power BI

Micro Focus released on Monday its Vertica Analytics Platform 9 that introduces an extended list of in-database machine learning capabilities – including new algorithms, model replication, data preparation functions, and continuous end-to-end workflow – to simplify the production and deployment of machine learning models. In addition, Vertica 9 will be available for deployment in the Google Marketplace and has further integration with Microsoft Azure including Power BI certification. With Vertica […]

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Global enterprise storage market rises 2.9 percent in the second quarter, IDC reveals

Total worldwide enterprise storage systems factory revenue was up 2.9 percent year over year and reached $10.8 billion in the second quarter of 2017 (2Q17), according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker. Total capacity shipments were up 16.5 percent year over year to 65.3 exabytes during the quarter. Revenue growth increased within the group of original design manufacturers (ODMs) that sell directly to hyperscale […]

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G-Technology releases SDK for G-RACK 12 NAS offering; G-DRIVE mobile SSD R-Series to help content creators

Western Digital Corp. announced on Thursday availability of a new software development kit (SDK) for its G-Technology 12-bay G-RACK 12 high-performance NAS solution for content creation professionals managing libraries of video and audio. Utilizing the SDK, G-RACK 12 third-party partners now have the capability to develop customized applications for the G-NAS operating system (OS) that can run natively on the G-RACK 12 and its dual 6-core Xeon processors, offloading tasks […]

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ATTO Technology debuts quad-port version of 32Gb Fibre Channel line of HBAs

ATTO Technology announced Monday availability of its quad-port ATTO Celerity 32Gb Gen 6 FC-324E host bus adapters (HBAs). This addition to the ATTO Fibre Channel portfolio will enable companies to capitalize on their existing storage area network (SAN) infrastructure and addresses the growing need for high-performing, scalable and secure storage to support exponential data growth from applications such as 4K/8K editing and high-performance computing and data warehousing, along with the […]

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Equifax reveals cybersecurity incident involving consumer information after gaining access to certain files

Equifax announced Thursday a cybersecurity incident potentially impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. Criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files. Based on the company’s investigation, the unauthorized access occurred from mid-May through July 2017. The company has found no evidence of unauthorized activity on Equifax’s core consumer or commercial credit reporting databases. Equifax discovered the unauthorized access on July 29 of this year and […]

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Red Hat debuts Ansible Engine; Ansible Tower to accelerate path to enterprise-wide automation

Red Hat introduced Thursday new innovations designed to advance IT automation as its strategic importance grows in the enterprise. Its Ansible innovations aim at helping enterprise customers harness the power of automation organization-wide. The open source company introduced several new Ansible innovations aimed at helping enterprise customers harness the power of automation organization-wide: from IT operations to development to network administration, and in-between. The Red Hat Ansible Engine is a […]

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Western Digital boosts cloud services with Upthere acquisition; enhances big data offerings with Tegile acquisition

Western Digital announced this week that the company has completed the asset acquisition of cloud services company Upthere that is providing a new and better way to keep, find and share what’s important and meaningful to consumers. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Western Digital and Tegile Systems also announced this week that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which flash and persistent-memory storage solutions for […]

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iXsystems announces servers built on Intel Xeon scalable processors to improve scalability, performance, ROI

iXsystems released Wednesday a comprehensive line of new servers fully optimized for the new Intel Xeon scalable processors. The iXsystems servers include multiple features that support the Intel Xeon Scalable Processors for improved performance, security and efficiency, helping accelerate ROI. They are offered in 1U, 2U and 4U rackmount form factors to enable a broad array of market segments. These new servers are available in 8-way, quad, dual, and single […]

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