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New Acer Altos W2200h-W670h F4 boosts inference accelerated multi-node server for HPC, deep learning, in-memory database applications

Acer announced on Monday its new Altos W2200h-W670h F4 high-density multi-node server ahead of the SC17 supercomputing conference in Denver. With a 2U rack-mountable form factor supporting four front-access compute nodes, it is ideal for high-performance computing, deep learning and in-memory database applications with compute-intensive and memory-intensive workloads. For enterprise customers seeking to maximize the efficiency of their data centers, the new Acer Altos W2200h-W670h F4 can be configured with […]

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WekaIO aligns with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to develop all-flash storage for HPC and AI

WekaIO, a high-performance scale-out file system software company, announced this week a partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to deliver integrated flash-based parallel file system capabilities that can significantly accelerate compute-intensive workloads.   The WekaIO Matrix software-defined storage solution is validated for deployment within HPE environments – including the HPE Apollo Gen10 System platform that delivers rich capabilities for high-performance computing (HPC), artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) use […]

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Overland-Tandberg announces LTO-8 technology on its NEO Series tape automation and tape drive lineup

Overland-Tandberg, a brand of Sphere 3D Corp. and provider of data management, backup and storage solutions, announced Wednesday availability of next-generation LTO-8 in its NEO Series product line of tape automation and standalone tape drive solutions designed to provide cost-effective effortless backup and archive applications for enterprises of any size.   NEO Series LTO-8 offers a compressed storage capacity of 30TB (12TB native) using a 2.5:1 ratio, and a compressed […]

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QNAP debuts QTS 4.3.4 beta to decrease minimum requirement for snapshots to 1GB RAM

QNAP Systems released on Monday the QTS 4.3.4 beta for ARM-based QNAP NAS. As data security is a fundamentally essential requirement for NAS, QNAP makes snapshots a standard feature to help mitigate the growing threat of ransomware. QNAP has been working alongside AnnapurnaLabs, an Amazon company, and from QTS 4.3.4, QNAP NAS with AnnapurnaLabs processors can support snapshots with only 1GB RAM, making snapshot protection more accessible to users of […]

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New Seagate SkyHawk HDD delivers AI-enabled video surveillance to system installers, manufacturers, users

Seagate Technology plc unveiled over the weekend its SkyHawk AI hard disk drive (HDD) created specifically for artificial intelligence (AI) enabled video surveillance solutions. Building on Seagate’s 10-year track record of delivering surveillance optimized storage performance, SkyHawk AI provides improved bandwidth and processing power to manage always-on, data-intensive workloads, while simultaneously analyzing and recording footage from multiple HD cameras. SkyHawk AI is ideal for intensive computational workloads that typically accompany […]

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Virtual Instruments, Cisco to simplify and lower the cost of storage network performance monitoring

Virtual Instruments, a vendor of infrastructure performance management, announced this week technology integration initiatives with Cisco to dramatically simplify and lower the cost of real-time performance and availability monitoring for business-critical infrastructures. Through the technology integration, Virtual Instruments’ App-centric Infrastructure Performance Management platform, VirtualWisdom, can seamlessly receive streamed monitoring data from Cisco’s new MDS 9700 32G Module and SAN Streaming solution, helping enable enterprises to ensure the highest availability and […]

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cPacket’s cClear comes together with Cisco Firepower to boost analytics, preventative measures on the network

cPacket Networks, provider of network performance monitoring (NPM) and analytics solutions, announced Thursday availability of an integration between cPacket’s cClear platform and Cisco’s Firepower. As a member of the Cisco Solutions Partnership Program, cPacket is able to work with Cisco’s customers to provide a reliable solution that integrates seamlessly with Cisco’s Firepower. As widely distributed, scalable, wirespeed NPM, cClear analyzes hundreds to thousands of links in real-time from a centralized […]

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Addonics Technologies debuts external removable drive system with full disk encryption

Addonics Technologies announced on Monday Sapphire Cipher II Snap-In, an external removable drive system with high-performance full disk hardware encryption. The Sapphire Cipher II Snap-In is OS independent and can be connected to any system. It is an ideal solution to secure sensitive data stored in any hard drive and SSD or to transport drives containing sensitive information, particularly for organizations with heterogeneous computing environments and legacy systems. The Sapphire […]

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Supermicro debuts 8-socket server for Intel Xeon scalable processors with 12TB memory

Super Micro Computer announced on Friday the launch of its enterprise class 8-socket server. Supermicro’s 7089P-TR4T supports eight Intel Xeon scalable processors with three Intel Ultra Path Interconnects (UPIs) per CPU at 10.4 GT/s to deliver next-generation 8-socket server performance.   Customers can unleash the potential of their high-performance computing (HPC) clusters or in-memory databases by installing up to 12TB of DDR4 memory, 41 NVMe devices (32 hot-swap), 23 PCI-E […]

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