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Enterprise storage market experiences continued to fall in first quarter this year, IDC reports

Research firm IDC revealed Friday that global enterprise storage systems factory revenue declined 7.0 percent year over year to $8.2 billion during the first quarter of 2016, while total capacity shipments also dropped 4.0 percent year over year to 27.8 exabytes during the quarter. Revenue growth declined within the group of original design manufacturers (ODMs) that sell directly to hyperscale datacenters. This portion of the market was down 39.9 percent […]

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Computex 2016: SanDisk Mobile Storage Portfolio augments with high capacity USB Type-C flash drive

Western Digital Corp. expanded Wednesday its line of SanDisk-branded mobile storage solutions with the new SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive USB Type-C flash drive. The newest generation drive features a new retractable design, faster speeds and higher capacity, giving consumers the ability to free up space and transfer content between their smartphones and existing USB-C devices. With a reversible USB Type-C connector and a traditional USB connector, the SanDisk Ultra Dual […]

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NetApp ONTAP 9 software eases transition to hybrid cloud, boosts data center capabilities

NetApp released Tuesday its ONTAP 9 operating system, its enterprise data management software that combines new levels of simplicity and flexibility with capabilities and efficiencies. With ONTAP 9 software, enterprises can integrate traditional and emerging technologies, incorporating flash, cloud and software-defined architectures to build a Data Fabric foundation across on-premises and cloud resources. ONTAP 9 software is optimized for flash with improved performance and capacity utilization. With this announcement, NetApp […]

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New EMC all-flash storage system line gains momentum as user base grows globally

EMC launched a new series of all-flash customer and market share milestones as enterprises around the globe continue to adopt the company’s all-flash storage solutions to address a multitude of enterprise needs for consolidated and mixed workloads, and performance-intensive enterprise applications. Led by the blockbuster market entry and sustained rapid growth of its XtremIO all-flash storage array, EMC has accelerated its market share lead in all-flash arrays according to a […]

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New Cray Urika-GX system tackles supercomputing performance to address big data analytics

Cray Inc. launched Tuesday its agile analytics platform Urika-GX system to fuse supercomputing technologies with an open, enterprise-ready software framework for big data analytics. The Cray Urika-GX system gives customers versatility for running multiple analytics workloads concurrently on a single platform that leverages the speed of a Cray supercomputer. The size, scope, and complexity of big data analytics is exploding and creating problems for customers who are already struggling with […]

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Parade Technologies launches 2-lane 8Gb/s PCI Express, SATA redriver for M.2 SSD, other high speed peripheral applications

Parade Technologies, vendor of high-speed interface IC supplier, added this week to its high-speed signal integrity product lineup. The PS8559 is a new high-speed digital interface redriver that supports both PCIe (PCI Express) and SATA. This IC features four redriver channels enabling the support of two bi-directional lanes. The PS8559 handles PCIe up to 8Gb/sec and SATA up to 6Gb/sec. By supporting PCIe and SATA, the PS8559 is ideal for […]

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Dell announces Storage Center Operating System 7 for all-flash, hybrid flash arrays to deliver deduplication capabilities

Dell launched Thursday Storage Center Operating System 7 to deliver greater flexibility, virtualization and control with enhanced support for VMware, cloud and multi-tenancy environments, while offering a revolutionary approach for all-flash and hybrid flash arrays with greater intelligence and data efficiency Dell SCOS 7 promotes the adoption of flash, elevates and abstracts data control through increased virtualization, and unifies Dell’s storage ecosystem across multiple portfolios. The release provides new intelligence […]

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Infortrend updates EonStor GSe line with new converged and scalable unified storage offering for SMBs

Infortrend Technology released late Monday its EonStor GSe line that provides unified storage solutions to deliver ideal storage of the highest standards without sacrificing affordability, enabling businesses to manage data and reduce total cost of ownership by integrating file, block, and object level storage into one unified storage system. By integrating file, block, and object level protocols and harnessing the power of multi-core CPU, the EonStor GSe Family delivers not […]

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New Corsa SDN platform delivers 10G, 100G network hardware virtualization

Corsa Technology announced its new Corsa DP2000 series, a new open programmable switching and routing platform that delivers 10G and 100G subscriber-level networking, on-demand services and real-time network tuning. The Corsa DP2000 allows network architects and operators to dynamically partition hardware into independent virtual SDN switches or routers operating at line-rate. The DP2000 series allows network architects and operators to achieve true network virtualization on the same shared infrastructure via […]

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