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The LTO Program ships record breaking amount of total tape capacity shipments

The LTO Program Technology Provider Companies (TPCs), Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM and Quantum released on Wednesday their annual tape media shipment report, detailing year-over-year shipments. The report showed a record 108,457 petabytes (PB) of total tape capacity (compressed) shipped in 2017, an increase of 12.9 percent over the previous year. To put this immense amount of tape capacity into perspective, two PB of data is equivalent to roughly the amount […]

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Kingston Digital releases Canvas line of flash cards to suit consumers’ needs

Kingston Digital, the flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, announced on Monday its new series of ‘Canvas’ Flash memory cards. Canvas will offer three different variations in both SD and microSD cards: Select, Go, and React to suit consumers’ needs. With the Canvas line of memory cards, users and creators can choose the best storage medium available. The cards are designed to provide the reliability, flexibility and performance needed […]

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Intel SSD DC P4510 Series aims to meet demanding service levels, support cloud workloads, while reducing storage costs

Intel has released its Intel SSD DC P4510 Series that delivers high performance, Quality of Service (QoS), and capacity improvements to further optimize storage efficiency, enabling data centers to do more per server, minimize service disruptions, and manage at scale. THis line is built from the success of its cloud-inspired predecessor – the Intel SSD DC P4500 Series – and architected with 64-layer, TLC, Intel 3D NAND. Built on NVMe […]

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Supermicro will provide 100G networking with 25G Ethernet server and storage offerings for data centers

Super Micro Computer, provider of enterprise computing, storage, networking solutions and green computing technology, announced this week that it is driving the server and storage industry’s rapid transition to 25G Ethernet Networking technology with a selection of network interface card (NIC) and top-of-rack (ToR) switch solutions. As memory, processor and storage performance increase, the demand for expanded network capacity follows naturally.  When combined with increased system performance, 25G Ethernet helps […]

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Marvell releases 16-port 50GbE PHY transceiver with IEEE 802.3cd and 802.3bs standards for improved data center connectivity

Marvell announced on Monday launch of the 88X7120 offering in its Alaska C family of high-speed Ethernet physical layer (PHY) transceivers, designed to improve bandwidth and performance in the data center. The new transceiver is purpose-built to address the transition in hyperscale data centers from 25GbE (Gigabit Ethernet) and 100GbE to 50GbE, 200GbE and 400GbE as new applications like artificial intelligence and machine learning continue to drive exponential processing and […]

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ATTO releases FastFrame 3 25/40/50/100GbE NICs, its low latency, energy efficient Ethernet adapters for data centers

ATTO Technology released on Monday its ATTO FastFrame 3 25/40/50/100GbE network interface controllers that provide enhanced performance, low latency, and comes with the versatility needed to support demanding and complex ecosystems. Supporting speeds up to 100GbE and latency as low as 1µs, FastFrame 3 NICs are ideal for IT applications such as data analytics, high performance computing (HPC) clusters, hyper converged servers and large database analysis. FastFrame 3 NICs have […]

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New Synopsys UFS 3.0 IP offering delivers high-Performance embedded and removable storage

Synopsys announced on Monday availability of its Universal Flash Storage (UFS) IP solution, compliant with the latest JEDEC UFS v3.0 standard. The high-throughput, low-latency DesignWare UFS 3.0 IP solution doubles the bandwidth to 11.6 Gbps per lane for a faster interface between SoCs and storage ICs, compared to UFS 2.1. The power-efficient MIPI M-PHY delivers less than 3.5 mW/Gbps per lane by supporting a range of burst modes and power […]

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Riverbed SD-WAN offers enhanced cloud connectivity, integrated Xirrus Wi-Fi for a cloud-to-edge networking offering

Riverbed Technology announced on Wednesday major updates to its SD-WAN and cloud networking solution, SteelConnect, the first and only SD-WAN solution that provides unified connectivity and policy-based orchestration spanning the entire distributed network fabric – hybrid WAN, branch LAN/WLAN, data centers, and the cloud. With the latest upgrades to SteelConnect, Riverbed is expanding the power of one-click connectivity and optimization into AWS and Microsoft Azure with added support for AWS […]

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Rambus signs license agreement with Gemalto to DPA countermeasures portfolio; protect against side-channel attacks

Rambus Inc. announced on Wednesday that it has signed a patent license agreement with Gemalto, a global leader in digital security. The agreement covers the use of Rambus patents covering Differential Power Analysis (DPA) countermeasures, which protect devices and integrated circuits against DPA and other related side-channel attacks. Specific terms of the agreement are confidential. DPA is a form of side-channel attack that monitors variations in the electrical power consumption […]

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