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Luminate releases Microsoft Azure integration solution; delivers secured access to hosted corporate applications

Luminate Security, provider of a universal platform for secure access to corporate applications in hybrid cloud environments, announced on Wednesday that its agentless Secure Access Cloud platform is fully integrated with Microsoft Azure, providing direct, secure access to applications and services deployed on Azure. Luminate’s platform also integrates with Azure Active Directory for authentication and policy management throughout the lifetime of the user’s session. As organizations are transferring their data […]

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New Samsung 256Gb V-NAND delivers data transfer speed, includes the ‘Toggle DDR 4.0’ NAND interface

Samsung Electronics announced on Monday that it has begun mass producing its fifth-generation V-NAND memory chips with the fastest data transfers now available. In the industry’s first use of the ‘Toggle DDR 4.0’ interface, the speed for transmitting data between storage and memory over Samsung’s new 256-gigabit (Gb) V-NAND has reached 1.4-gigabits per second (Gbps), a 40-percent increase from its 64-layer predecessor. Packed inside Samsung’s fifth-generation V-NAND are more than […]

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E8 Storage achieves certification with NVMe-oF industry standard to adopt NVMe SSDs for data-intensive applications

E8 Storage has certified that E8 Storage Software is compliant with the NVMe-oF 1.0 specification. This certification further expands E8 Storage’s market reach to new customers relying on conformance to industry standards as part of their overall NVMe storage strategy. With this certification, E8 Storage continues to focus on software-defined storage which can be deployed on qualified NVMe enabled servers from leading vendors such as Western Digital, Dell, HP and […]

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Virtual Instruments debuts Cloud Migration Readiness service that offers application workload analysis and simulation to enterprises

Virtual Instruments, vendor of application-centric infrastructure performance management, introduced on Wednesday its Cloud Migration Readiness (CMR) service to help enterprises move to the cloud. The CMR service provides enterprises with vital insights into the workload behavior of applications targeted for cloud migration.    Customers face critical questions related to cost and performance before initiating their migrations, and prior to the introduction of the CMR service, they were unable to confidently […]

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Toshiba unveils 14TB HDD SATA drives availability on select Supermicro storage servers

Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc. (TAEC) announced on Monday that Super Micro Computer Inc. has qualified the MG07ACA Series 14TB and 12TB HDD SATA models on select Supermicro storage server platforms. Using a 9-disk, helium-sealed design, the new MG07ACA Series provides power-efficient capacity and storage density, which is now available on Supermicro’s SuperStorage (SSG) line-up of server platforms. The MG07 Series 14TB capacity allows data center customers a choice of […]

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Western Digital debuts its Purple 12TB drive with Artificial Intelligence powered video surveillance capabilities

Western Digital expanded its surveillance portfolio with the introduction of its high capacity, deep-learning-capable, surveillance-class drive. The Western Digital Purple 12TB drive with AllFrame AI technology help enable the surveillance industry’s evolution to increasingly deliver higher resolution cameras and new applications requiring real-time edge analytics. The newest addition to Western Digital’s surveillance portfolio creates new possibilities in video surveillance by supporting the capture of multiple high resolution video streams while […]

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New Toshiba Memory RM5 vSAS line offers enhanced performance, reliability and capacity at a price point that allows SATA replacement in servers

Toshiba Memory Corp. unveiled on Tuesday a new, game-changing category of SAS SSDs expected to replace SATA SSDs in server applications. The RM5 12Gbit/s value SAS (vSAS) series features capacity, performance, reliability, manageability and data security advantages – at a price that obsoletes SATA SSDs. Designed with affordability and server applications in mind, Toshiba Memory Corporation’s RM5 vSAS series seeks to provide a cost effective and much higher performing solution […]

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Cray releases ClusterStor L300F for Lustre workloads, while delivering performance needed for research, science, engineering

Cray Inc. announced on Tuesday the ClusterStor L300F Lustre-based scalable flash storage solution, designed for applications that need high-performance scratch storage to quickly store and retrieve intermediate results. The L300F system will enable users such as engineers, researchers and scientists to reduce the runtime of their applications, allowing jobs to reliably complete within their required schedules, supporting more iterations and faster time to insight. Supplementing Cray’s ClusterStor portfolio with an […]

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Western Digital Ultrastar Hs14 HDDs to optimize workload, storage density and TCO for video applications

Western Digital Corp. announced on Monday that Huawei has qualified its host-managed shingled magnetic recording (SMR) helium-based HDD, the Ultrastar Hs14, its 14TB HDD designed for demanding big data applications. An early adopter of Western Digital’s SMR HDDs, Huawei is breaking new ground by optimizing its distributed cloud storage OceanStor 9000 system for the sequential nature of data capture in video surveillance applications. Seeing the value in enabling significant TCO […]

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