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Barracuda boosts customer cloud transitions with “cloud ready” program; expands storage capacity and performance for backup solutions

Barracuda announced Monday its new “Cloud Ready” program designed to help organizations securely extend their workloads and applications into cloud environments. With each new purchase of an on-premises Barracuda NextGen Firewall or Barracuda Web Application Firewall – including both physical and virtual deployments – Barracuda provides a cloud license for the same solution in Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure (Azure) at no additional cost for up to 90 […]

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IBM adds machine and deep learning for PowerAI developers using the TensorFlow framework

IBM announced Thursday that its PowerAI distribution for open source machine learning and deep learning frameworks on the POWER8 architecture now supports the TensorFlow 0.12 framework that was originally created by Google. TensorFlow support through IBM PowerAI provides enterprises with another option for fast, flexible, and production-ready tools and support for developing advanced machine learning products and systems. IBM developed PowerAI, enterprise distribution and support for open-source machine and deep […]

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StoneFly unveils hyper-converged scale out virtual, physical, and cloud appliances

StoneFly is rolling out the third generation of its Unified Storage and Server (USS) series of appliances that allows users to consolidate data center needs into one redundant and highly available appliance. The product redefines simplicity by delivering virtualization, compute and storage in an agile, scalable, easy to manage hyper-converged infrastructure solution. Available as a single easy-to-manage appliance, the hyper-converged infrastructure greatly accelerates time to market by enabling customers to […]

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Innodisk launches embedded RAID 1 offering for small industrial, embedded systems

Innodisk, vendor of flash, memory and peripheral modules for industrial and embedded systems, unveiled Wednesday its smallest RAID 1 solution. As embedded systems and devices became smaller, there are more small form factor storage devices that include 2.5-inch, mSATA and M.2 SSDs that can be used as boot-up disks or data disks in small systems. Innodisk iRAID is a software tool for RAID cards. It simplifies the configuration and management of […]

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Cavium QLogic delivers FastLinQ Ethernet, Gen 6 Fibre Channel adapters for server and storage connectivity

Cavium announced Tuesday that Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has recently launched new I/O adapters providing server and storage connectivity to HPE ProLiant and Apollo Gen9 servers based on Cavium’s QLogic Fibre Channel and Ethernet technology. Available now, the HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 4-port 536FLR-T Adapter and the HPE StoreFabric SN1600Q 32GFC HBA enable enterprise, telco and cloud applications to be accelerated while reducing deployment cost. HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 4-port 536FLR-T Adapter […]

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IBM announces DS8880 line of all-flash storage for cognitive workloads to meet enterprise and analytic needs

IBM announced Thursday all-flash storage solutions designed for midrange and large enterprises, where high availability, continuous up-time, and performance are critical. Built to provide the speed and reliability needed for workloads ranging from enterprise resource planning (ERP) and financial transactions to cognitive applications like machine learning and natural language processing. The solutions announced are designed to support cognitive workloads which clients can use to uncover trends and patterns that help […]

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Akitio Thunder3 Quad Mini, its 2.5-inch 4-Bay Thunderbolt3 storage device for MacOS X, Windows

Akitio released Wednesday its new Akitio Thunder3 Quad Mini, which is a four-bay, 2.5-inch, Thunderbolt 3 storage device designed for use with the new 2016 Apple MacBook Pro lineup (macOS) as well as Thunderbolt 3 Windows PCs. Developed to handle the data protection and performance requirements for growing media libraries, the Thunder3 Quad Mini offers fast transfers with the added flexibility of a DisplayPort video output in a small and […]

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CES 2017: Western Digital boosts NVMe adoption with debut of WD Black PCIe SSDs

Western Digital announced late Wednesday availability of new WD Black PCIe solid state drives (SSDs), its initial WD-branded client PCIe SSDs. The new SSDs complement the recently announced WD Blue and WD Green SATA SSDs, as well as the company’s line of hard drives for PCs and workstations, providing a full portfolio of WD storage devices for virtually any application. The WD Black PCIe SSD is a performance PCIe Gen3 […]

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CES 2017: Intrinsyc Technologies debuts system on module based on Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor

Intrinsyc Technologies Corp., recently launched its next generation Open‐Q 820 µSOM (micro) (system on module) and its companion Open‐Q 820 µSOM Development Kit. Intrinsyc’s 820 µSOM is an ultra-small form-factor commercially available SOM based on the 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, a product of Qualcomm Technologies. It is the company’s second offering featuring the Snapdragon 820 processor and utilizes technology in the currently shipping Open-Q 820 SOM, while shrinking the […]

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