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Samsung debuts 800-gigabyte Z-SSDs to better deal with AI, big data and IoT applications

Samsung Electronics announced on Monday that it has launched an 800-gigabyte (GB) solid state storage drive—the SZ985 Z-SSD for advanced enterprise applications including supercomputing for AI analysis. The new single port, four-lane Z-SSD features Z-NAND chips that provide 10 times higher cell read performance than 3-bit V-NAND chips, along with 1.5GB LPDDR4 DRAM and a high performance controller. Armed with some advanced components, the 800GB Z-SSD features 1.7 times faster […]

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StorMagic introduces hyperconverged appliances powered by Dell EMC servers for SMEs and edge computing

StorMagic announced availability of new low-cost, hyperconverged appliances designed to help SMEs and edge computing environments deploy a hyperconverged infrastructure that is easy to use and fits within tight IT budgets. Based on servers from Dell EMC in combination with StorMagic’s simple, cost-effective and flexible virtual SAN software (SvSAN), the StorMagic hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) appliances make the adoption of the technology more affordable for SMEs and remote office/branch office environments […]

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Micron debuts initial enterprise SATA solid state drives built on 64-layer 3D NAND technology

Micron Technology launched on Tuesday Micron 5200 series of SATA solid state drives (SSDs), maintaining performance, consistency, capacity, reliability, and overall infrastructure value. Built on Micron’s new 64-layer 3D NAND technology, the Micron 5200 series of SSDs offers a cost-optimized SATA platform for business-critical virtualized workloads that cripple on a hard drive, such as OLTP, BI/DSS, VDI, block/object and media streaming. Leveraging the proven architecture, performance and capacity of the […]

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New Cloudian HyperStore 7 multi-cloud data management platform unifies public cloud and on-premises storage

Enterprise object storage systems company Cloudian announced on Tuesday HyperStore 7, a new version of its HyperStore scale-out storage system. HyperStore 7 bridges both on-premises and cloud environments, letting users manage data in both private and public clouds around the globe as a single, unified storage pool.   HyperStore 7 is a scale-out platform that lets users store, protect and search data from one management screen, no matter where the […]

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New Quest Toad offerings simplify data preparation, sharing processes for open source database environments

Quest Software announced on Monday three new updates to the Toad product family, including Toad Edge v1.2, Toad Data Point v4.3 and Toad Intelligence Central v4.3. The new release of Toad Edge simplifies the development and management of next-generation open source database platforms, with added support for MariaDB and MySQL instances running on Microsoft Azure. Toad Data Point v4.3 and Toad Intelligence Central v4.3 feature several new capabilities designed to […]

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Western Digital broadens mid-range enterprise hard drive line for on-premise big data environments

Known for enabling new levels of enterprise total cost of ownership (TCO) with HelioSeal helium hard drive technology and capacity drives, Western Digital expanded this week its portfolio for enterprise customers with a new, mid-range series of 4 terabyte (TB), 6TB and 8TB air-based hard drives. The new products enable corporate data centers having data set sizes smaller than found in hyperscale environments to harness the power of data across […]

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Qualstar debuts its entry level LTO tape based autoloader Q8 that provides enhanced capacity, performance

Qualstar Corp., a manufacturer of data storage solutions and high efficiency power supplies, announced on Wednesday release of the Q8, an entry level LTO tape based autoloader that offers extreme density and performance in the 1U space. The Qualstar Q8 is the ideal entry-level automated backup/archive solution that combines exceptional storage density and performance into the compact form of a tape autoloader. The Q8 will offer 96 TB native and […]

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Western Digital provides G-Technology G-SPEED Shuttle with Thunderbolt 3, ev Series Bay adapters for creative content users

Western Digital introduced on Tuesday  two new ultra-transportable solutions in its high-powered G-Technology G-SPEED Shuttle product family. The new solutions are designed to meet the demands of professional content creators who need lightning-fast transfer speed and a high-capacity storage solution that can be moved from the studio to wherever the project takes the user, and back. The 4-bay G-SPEED Shuttle solution seamlessly integrates into the Thunderbolt 3 ecosystem and delivers […]

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Cask, Waterline Data integrate with MapR Converged Data Platform for compliance, data lineage requirements

MapR Technologies announced this week that it is offering an extended open data governance approach for all data across enterprise applications. The new MapR DataOps Governance Framework integrates the MapR Converged Data Platform with select partner technologies, resulting in a flexible, end-to-end solution that helps companies meet compliance requirements for data governance beyond traditional big data environments such as Apache Hadoop. Tailored for organizational data transformation and data lineage requirements, […]

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