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WaveMaker enhances enterprise Rapid Application Development with app security

WaveMaker announced two major enhancements to its enterprise-class Rapid Application Development platform expanded security functionality that lets developers focus on developing applications, with assurance of protection against network breaches. Built on a foundation in application security, the WaveMaker platform now supports Single Sign-on for WaveMaker-built and deployed applications using Central Authentication Server (CAS), which permits users to access multiple applications by providing credentials such as UserID and password only once. […]

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QNAP delivers enterprise-class storage with new ES Series ZFS NAS offering

QNAP Inc. forged into the enterprise data center sphere with an IP-SAN hardware/software solution that will excel in supporting critical business applications. The QNAP ES Series hardware is architected around a 16-drive core NAS powered by Intel Xeon E5 processors and dual active controllers with redundant power supplies. Internal storage architecture is built upon 6Gb/s SAS and expandable with dual-path mini-SAS JBOD expansion units. New QNAP Enterprise System (QES) operating […]

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Sphere 3D’s Tandberg Data subsidiary debuts RDX QuikStor SATA III for fast backup of hypervisor virtualization applications

Sphere 3D recently debuted RDX QuikStor SATA1 III, a removable disk storage and archive system for a seamless hypervisor integration experience with Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware for backup, archive and data exchange. With significant performance improvements, the new RDX QuikStor delivers seven times faster speed improvement, when compared with previous generation SATA I devices, and is designed for compatibility with all current and future RDX media cartridges. Sphere 3D is […]

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Samsung debuts Universal Flash Storage removable memory card portfolio, with up to 256 GB capacity

Samsung Electronics launched late Wednesday its removable memory cards based on the JEDEC Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 1.0 Card Extension Standard that can be used in high-resolution mobile shooting devices such as DSLRs, 3D VR cameras, action cams and drones. Coming in a range of storage capacities including 256, 128, 64 and 32 gigabyte (GB), Samsung’s UFS cards are expected to bring a significant performance boost to the external memory […]

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AWS releases Elastic File System to deploy and scale durable file systems in the cloud

Amazon Web Services announced this week that Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS), its fully managed service that makes it easy to set up and scale file storage in the AWS Cloud, is now available to all customers. With Amazon EFS, storage capacity is elastic, growing and shrinking automatically as files are added and removed, so that applications have the storage they need, when they need it. Amazon EFS file […]

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Virtium launches self-encrypting drives with AES-256 encryption to meet needs of the industrial and embedded market

Virtium announced on Tuesday its StorFly self-encrypting drives (SEDs) that includes AES-256 encryption, with features tailored to the industrial and embedded market segment. With these new SEDs, Virtium provides industrial-grade SSDs with self-encryption available across all major drive form factors. Many industrial-system makers and their customers continue to push functionality closer and closer to the network edge and the end-customer. This puts systems and the data they hold at risk […]

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New Red Hat Ceph Storage 2 offers improved object storage capabilities, improved ease of use

Red Hat released Wednesday Ceph Storage 2, its next generation of open software-defined storage platform that is based on the Ceph Jewel release. It also introduces new capabilities that enhance support for object storage workloads and promote greater ease of use. Red Hat Ceph Storage is an open, cost-effective, software-defined storage solution that supports cloud infrastructure and web-scale object storage; combines the stable version of Ceph with a storage management […]

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EMC reports increased customer adoption of VCE VxRail Appliances as demand for flash grows

EMC Corp. announced Monday that customer adoption of the VCE VxRail Appliance is exceeding expectations as it penetrates into more market segments. VxRail Appliances are hyper-converged infrastructure appliances that are jointly engineered with VMware and are fully integrated, preconfigured, and pre-tested for VMware environments. With sales in more than 45 countries in less than four months VxRail Appliances are delivering simplicity, scalability and automation at the right price point for […]

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Cavium will acquire QLogic to drive significant growth at scale in data center, storage markets

Cavium and QLogic Corp. announced Wednesday that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Cavium to acquire all of the outstanding QLogic common stock for approximately $15.50 per share, comprised of $11.00 per share in cash and 0.098 of a share of Cavium common stock for each share of QLogic common stock (valued at approximately $4.50 based on the volume weighted average Cavium trading price for the three trading […]

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