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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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Spectra Logic boosts BlackPearl line with P Series more than triples throughput to tiered deep storage; while V Series offer in a 2U form factor

Storage vendor Spectra Logic expanded Tuesday its BlackPearl Deep Storage Gateway line with two new products, including the entry-level BlackPearl V Series that lowers the financial barrier for a hybrid cloud solution, and the BlackPearl P Series, which more than triples the throughput and number of tape drives managed compared to the standard BlackPearl S Series. Spectra’s BlackPearl Deep Storage Gateway has been meeting the needs of customers in data-intensive […]

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WD enhances portfolio line for VMware storage environments with HGST-branded Ultrastar SN150 PCIe NVMe SSD

Western Digital Corp. announced Monday that its HGST-branded Ultrastar SN150 PCI Express (PCIe) NVMe solid state drive (SSD) is now certified for use with VMware Virtual SAN and vSphere. Optimized for easy set-up, the Ultrastar SN150 SSD for VMware environments reduces latency, and brings hyperscale-level performance and enhanced Quality of Service (QoS) time to virtualized servers and cloud storage, thereby lowering total cost of ownership of VMware storage environments over […]

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IBM enhances all-flash storage solutions for cloud, cognitive computing

IBM announced Tuesday new, cost-conscious, enterprise class, all-flash storage designed to provide small, midsized organizations and global enterprises with primary storage for cloud or cognitive applications and workloads. Users are moving towards all-flash storage to deliver speed and response times necessary to support growing data workloads across public, private and hybrid cloud environments, as well as the demands of cognitive applications and workloads. IBM Storwize V7000F and IBM Storwize 5030F […]

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HP Enterprise launches StoreVirtual 3200, HPE MSA 2042 storage systems targeted at SMBs

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HP Enterprise) released Monday shared storage solutions that help small and midsized businesses (SMBs) modernize their IT with hybrid flash and software-defined storage platforms that bring enterprise capabilities to sub-$10K price points. For years, SMB customers have been forced to subjugate business requirements due to the cost and complexity of enterprise storage. While others have deployed flash for app acceleration, leveraged software-defined storage for cost savings, and […]

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Seagate enhances data center needs with two new flash products SSD, 8TB NVMe SSD

Seagate Technology announced at last week’s Flash Memory Summit conference two new flash innovations that extend the limits of storage computing performance in enterprise data centers to unprecedented levels. The new products include a 60 terabyte (TB) Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) solid-state-drive (SSD) — the largest SSD ever demonstrated — and the 8TB Nytro XP7200 NVMe SSD. These two new products represent the high performance end of Seagate’s Enterprise portfolio […]

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