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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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E8 Storage debuts E8-D24 rack scale centralized NVMe offering for enterprise storage

E8 Storage announced on Monday its initial centralized, highly available rack scale flash appliance based on Non-Volatile Memory express (NVMe) drives. The E8-D24 offers uncompromised trifecta by combining the high performance of NVMe drives, the high availability and reliability of centralized storage, and the high scalability of scale-out solutions. E8 Storage provides both the high bandwidth and low latency of NVMe drives, and the high availability and centralized provisioning of […]

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Seagate launches Nytro XF1230 SATA SSD to cater to growing needs of cloud data centers

Seagate Technology released Thursday the Nytro XF1230 SATA solid-state drive (SSD), an energy-efficient drive designed to meet the performance and reliability requirements of growing cloud data centers. The Nytro XF1230 SATA SSD is energy efficient, with a power demand that tops out at 4.8 watts at maximum supported capacity — markedly lower than competing solutions that can consume double the power per drive, overloading the already-strained power budgets of data […]

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