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New IBM TS2280 tape drive offers eighth-generation LTO Ultrium, maximum storage capacity of up to 30 TB

IBM recently announced its TS2280 Tape Drive that incorporates the latest generation of Linear Tape-Open (LTO) technology, delivering even higher capacity than the previous generation. In addition to backup, TS2280 is designed to help business handle the growing data demands of modern tape use cases like cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), and active file archive. By providing a physical storage capacity of up to 30 TB per cartridge (with 2.5:1 […]

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Seagate enhances Guardian Series line with 12TB drives for NAS, desktop computing

Seagate Technology plc announced Wednesday its IronWolf, IronWolf Pro and BarraCuda Pro hard drives are now available at capacities up to 12TB. Offering the highest capacity, reliability and performance in the industry among network-attached storage (NAS) and desktop HDDs, Seagate’s 12TB IronWolf and BarraCuda Pro drives further extend the capabilities of the Seagate Guardian Series to meet the growing data needs of large enterprise business, small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), […]

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Data Dynamics debuts StorageX 8.0 file management offering to improve data assets for business transformation

File management company Data Dynamics announced on Monday release of StorageX 8.0. The solution is designed to empower enterprises to seamlessly analyze, move, manage and modernize data assets from creation to archive for true business transformation. The new version of StorageX delivers support for S3 compliant storage and comprehensive file management from the data center to the cloud – eliminating data silos and vendor lock-in. This latest release is the […]

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Infoworks debuts end-to-end automated big data warehousing platform in the cloud

Infoworks.io Inc., provider of automated big data warehousing, announced Wednesday availability of the Infoworks Cloud Big Data Warehouse, an automated end-to-end data warehousing platform in the cloud that empowers enterprises to rapidly build and deploy big data use-cases in days instead of months. The Infoworks Cloud Big Data Warehouse enables enterprises to reduce management complexity of their big data infrastructure, improve time-to-value, and empower users to rapidly innovate. Infoworks provides […]

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Cisco debuts transformational systems management platform, strategy for UCS and HyperFlex

Cisco unveiled this week Cisco Intersight, a management and automation platform for Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS) and Cisco HyperFlex Systems, marking the start of a multi-year strategic program to provide customers with clear IT advantages that support their competitive business goals. Cisco Intersight simplifies data center operations by delivering systems management as-a-service, alleviating the need to maintain islands of on-premise management infrastructure. Complete system lifecycle management is delivered […]

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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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