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Rackspace debuts colocation services across public cloud platforms to aid enterprises with digital transformation

Rackspace launched on Tuesday Rackspace Colocation, a new service that allows customers to deploy their own hardware in Rackspace data centers. Leveraging resilient critical infrastructure, network and on-ground support services, Rackspace is focused on delivering true transformation as a service across applications, data, security and infrastructure. The Rackspace Colocation offering enables organizations to reduce their total cost of ownership (TCO), while improving scalability, strengthening disaster recovery capabilities, reducing application latency and […]

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E3 2018: Seagate releases Game Drive for Xbox SSD to enhance gaming performance and portability

Data storage company Seagate Technology announced on Monday its new Game Drive for Xbox SSD – a flash-speed SSD storage drive designed for Xbox One – delivering fast gaming performance and convenient portability. Available in 2TB, 1TB, and 500GB capacities, the pro-level flash SSD upgrade delivers fast game loading performance to get you into the game. The officially licensed Xbox drive offers branding elements that match the Xbox One X […]

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DataCore combines with Broadcom to accelerate adoption of NVMe storage; boost performance and value from storage investments

DataCore Software announced this week that it has enhanced its software-defined storage solutions, allowing companies to realize the substantial IOPS and latency improvements enabled through support for Emulex Gen 6 (16/32Gb) Fibre Channel (FC) Host Bus Adapters (HBAs) by Broadcom. With this update, DataCore continues to eliminate storage bottlenecks and deliver the performance improvements needed to meet the business requirements for real-time data – simply and cost-effectively. This release is […]

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Hitachi Vantara boosts UCP line of converged and hyperconverged systems and applications ecosystem

Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd., announced on Wednesday critical hardware and software enhancements across the Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) family of converged, hyperconverged and rack-scale systems, including NVMe SSD caching and GPU processor-based server options. New certified applications ecosystem solutions optimized for mission-critical environments include SAP HANA, Oracle databases, VMware and big data analytics frameworks. By offering a complete family of UCP converged systems and […]

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IDC data reveals that global enterprise storage market grew 34.4 percent during the first quarter this year

The total worldwide enterprise storage systems factory revenue grew 34.4 percent year over year during the first quarter of this year to $13.0 billion, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker. Total capacity shipments were up 79.1 percent year over year to 98.8 exabytes during the quarter. Revenue generated by the group of original design manufacturers (ODMs) selling directly to hyperscale data centers increased […]

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NGD Systems offers initial 16TB NVMe computational storage device in a 2.5-inch U.2 SSD

NGD Systems Inc., provider of computational storage, recently announced the general availability (GA) of the 16 terabyte (TB) Catalina-2 U.2 NVMe solid state drive (SSD). The Catalina-2 is the first NVMe SSD with 16TB capacity that also makes available NGD’s “In-Situ Processing” capabilities. The Catalina-2 does this without impact to the reliability, quality of service (QoS) or power consumption, already available in the current shipping NGD Products. The use of […]

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AWS provides general availability of Amazon Neptune graph database, making it easy to build applications on connected datasets

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, announced on Wednesday general availability of Amazon Neptune, a fast, reliable, and fully managed graph database service. Amazon Neptune efficiently stores and navigates highly connected data, allowing developers to create sophisticated, interactive graph applications that can query billions of relationships with millisecond latency. In the preview, customers used Neptune to build social networks, recommendation engines, fraud detection, knowledge graphs, drug discovery applications, […]

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Cypress debuts Semper NOR flash memory line for developers of safety-critical applications in automotive and industrial applications

Embedded solutions company Cypress Semiconductor announced on Wednesday its Semper NOR Flash memory line that delivers ideal combination of safety and reliability for automotive and industrial applications. The Semper Flash family is the initial memory that is architected and designed to meet the automotive industry’s ISO 26262 functional safety standard for building fail-safe embedded automotive systems. The family is automotive-qualified, ASIL-B functional safety compliant, and provides superior endurance and data […]

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Toshiba Memory America delivers XS700 line of portable SSDs to offer performance, reliability, quality and style

Toshiba Memory America (TMA), the U.S.-based subsidiary of Toshiba Memory Corp., announced Monday that its XS700 Series of portable solid state drives (SSDs) is now available. A small, sleek, stylish, ruggedized, external SSD, the XS700 brings the portable performance that today’s digital lifestyles demand – backed by the technical expertise of the company that invented NAND FLASH memory. Designed with an eye on the future, the XS700 includes USB 3.1 […]

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