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Pure Storage unveils petabyte-scale flash storage for cloud IT offering 99.9999% availability with always-on quality of service

Pure Storage introduced Wednesday availability of petabyte-scale storage for mission-critical cloud IT, anchored by the release of the next-generation of FlashArray//m, the company’s flagship all-flash storage array, which now delivers best-in-class performance with the simplicity and agility of public cloud. The FlashArray//m now offers customers petabyte-scale capacity with a measured 99.9999 percent availability and always-on Quality of Service – virtually eliminating storage downtime and application performance risk. The updated FlashArray//m, […]

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Dell EMC launches enterprise-class VMAX 250F all-flash storage with inline compression and data reduction

Dell EMC launched Tuesday new products designed to help bring enterprise-class All-Flash storage to a broader set of customers. Building on the proven performance and reliability of the VMAX family, the new Dell EMC VMAX 250F delivers an enterprise-class all-flash array with game-changing economics. Dell EMC offers improved storage economics across its entire VMAX All Flash array portfolio with its latest HYPERMAX operating system update, which now includes inline compression […]

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New InfiniBox 3.0 delivers inline compression, enhanced performance analytics, iSCSI support

Infinidat, vendor of enterprise data storage solutions, announced Wednesday Version 3.0 of the InfiniBox flash-optimized storage system. InfiniBox offers performance of over 1M IOPS, sub-millisecond latency, inline compression, enhanced performance analytics, iSCSI support and scalability to over 5 petabytes of effective storage capacity in a single standard 42U rack, further enhancing the system’s ability to handle data at scale. InfiniBox Version 3.0 provides scalability to over 5 PB of effective […]

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IBM aligns with Majesco to enhance insurance services on IBM Cloud

IBM announced Monday a five-year partnership with Majesco, a global provider of core insurance software, consulting and services for insurance business transformation, to jointly offer a new cognitive, cloud-based platform to help insurance carriers worldwide create new services on IBM Cloud. The global partnership is intended to speed the development of new customer services with predictive data analytics and help insurance providers bring new solutions to their clients. It also […]

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Splice Machine introduces native PL/SQL support to boost migrations from Oracle to Hadoop

Splice Machine, provider of the open-source SQL RDBMS, announced Tuesday at Strata + Hadoop World that it now supports native PL/SQL on Splice Machine. PL/SQL support reduces the time and cost for companies to offload their big data workloads from Oracle databases. It is available immediately through the Splice Machine Enterprise Edition. Companies are dealing with an exponential growth of data, and a constant demand for new applications that deliver […]

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Virtual Instruments unveils VirtualWisdom5 infrastructure performance monitoring solution for SAN, NAS environments

Infrastructure performance analytics provider Virtual Instruments launched Tuesday VirtualWisdom5 and the new VirtualWisdom Network Attached Storage (NAS) Performance Probe. VirtualWisdom5 is a vendor-independent cross-domain infrastructure performance monitoring and analytics solution with visibility into both SAN and NAS environments. It offers easy access to real-time wire data and actionable analytics to ensure performance and availability for mission-critical applications across physical, virtual and cloud environments. VirtualWisdom5 delivers support for the new NAS […]

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SAP Hana cloud platform updates Platform-as-a-Service with new tools for development

SAP SE updated Monday its SAP HANA Cloud Platform to include a range of advanced capabilities and features to power digital transformation across the enterprise. Innovations comprise a personal edition of SAP Web IDE for offline application development with planned automatic synchronization upon connection to the cloud, and a software development kit (SDK) for this integrated development environment (IDE) that supports quick creation of new application templates as well as […]

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New DDN object storage offering improves performance, savings to IT environments

DataDirect Networks (DDN) launched its object storage appliance WOS8460 that delivers cost-optimized capacity with enough performance to support the growing number of object use cases. Leveraging DDN unique capabilities, the WOS8460 delivers hard cost advantages, faster performance, higher availability and greater density, in configurations that can start smaller and scale in more granular increments than competing offerings. DDN WOS is making it radically easier for IT organizations to realize object […]

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IBM Linux servers intend to boost artificial intelligence, deep learning, advanced analytics

IBM Corp. released Thursday a series of servers designed to help propel cognitive workloads and to drive greater data center efficiency. Featuring a new chip, the Linux-based lineup incorporates innovations from the OpenPOWER community that deliver higher levels of performance and greater computing efficiency than available on any x86-based server. The Power Systems have been designed, in conjunction with some key technology companies, to propel artificial intelligence, deep learning, high […]

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