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SIOS offerings in AWS Quick Start, AWS Marketplace boost delivery of SQL Server clusters in the cloud 

SIOS Technology announced Wednesday that its SIOS DataKeeper Cluster Edition product is available on AWS Marketplace and can be deployed automatically using an AWS Quick Start. The AWS Quick Start deployment is ideal for organizations making their initial venture into high availability clusters in the cloud. SIOS DataKeeper Cluster Edition is a high availability and disaster recovery solution to combine fully automated, application-centric clustering and efficient data replication. SIOS DataKeeper integrates seamlessly into Windows […]

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IBM announces support for new faster protocols for flash storage including NVMe to speed data across systems and devices

IBM announced on Sunday its development of Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) solutions to provide clients the ability to lower latencies in an effort to speed data to and from storage solutions and systems. IBM is leveraging its leadership in storage software to ignite an industry-wide leap in system performance, which can reduce frustration for the many consumers experiencing data transfer delays. IBM’s developers are re-tooling the end-to-end storage stack to support […]

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Nexenta NexentaEdge 2.0 offers scale-out software-defined storage platform on any hardware interface

Nexenta introduced Thursday the latest version of its scale-out block, file, and object storage platform, NexentaEdge. Purpose-built for enterprise IT environment with rapidly expanding application needs, NexentaEdge 2.0 is a flexible and future proof multi-service storage platform. NexentaEdge 2.0 delivers multi-service scale-out platform delivering iSCSI block, NFS file and S3 and Swift object services; comes in a simple to manage web-based GUI for daily management and service provisioning; includes patent-pending Quick […]

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Advanced Systems Concepts adds automation capabilities to deliver faster access to big data

Advanced Systems Concepts (ASCI) announced Wednesday that the company will reevaluate IT automation space by expanding ActiveBatch’s support of the Hadoop ecosystem and adding new features to improve workflow performance. By simplifying the integration of Hadoop components within an IT infrastructure, ActiveBatch Version 11 gets data into the hands of end users in real-time, empowering organizations to make better business decisions. ActiveBatch Extension for Hadoop provides production-ready content for components of […]

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Rackspace boosts portfolio of professional services for AWS to include migration management, cloud automation 

Rackspace expanded Thursday its managed service offerings for the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud to include a portfolio of Professional Services. The Fanatical Support for AWS Professional Services are tailored to support customers who are new to, or growing on, AWS and need deep, customized expertise to help enable their AWS Cloud journey in key areas such as architectural design, migrations, cloud automation and DevOps. This new offering aligns with Rackspace’s […]

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Lenovo DSS-G solution lowers TCO, enables efficient use of storage resources for data-intensive workloads

Lenovo announced Monday at its annual Accelerate Partner Forum, the Lenovo Distributed Storage Solution for IBM Spectrum Scale (DSS-G), a scalable software-defined storage (SDS) solution. Designed to support dense scalable file and object storage suitable for high-performance and data-intensive environments, the Lenovo DSS-G enables customers to manage the exponential rate of data growth and the subsequent need to store large amounts of both structured and unstructured data. Built on Lenovo’s System x3650 M5 […]

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ATTO Technology shipping Thunderbolt 3 to 16Gb and 32Gb Fibre Channel ThunderLink devices

Data storage company ATTO Technology launched on Thursday its ThunderLink Thunderbolt 3 connectivity devices for both 16Gb and 32Gb Fibre Channel. These new devices allow customers to take advantage of the increased bandwidth of Thunderbolt 3 with speeds of up to 2750 MB/s. Featuring ATTO’s proprietary Advanced Data Streaming (ADS) and MultiPath Director technologies, users will continue to enjoy smooth data streaming and failover and load balancing features experienced with previous generations of ThunderLink devices. […]

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The LTO Program report shows year-over-year record shipments of total tape capacity shipped

The LTO Program Technology Provider Companies (TPCs)—Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM and Quantum—released on Tuesday their annual tape media shipment report, detailing quarterly and year-over-year shipments. The year’s report shows a record 96,000 petabytes (PB) of total compressed tape capacity shipped in 2016, an increase of 26.1 percent over the previous year. Greater LTO-7 tape technology density as well as the continuous growth in LTO-6 tape technology shipments were key contributors to […]

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Toshiba announces VMware vSAN certification for PX05S enterprise SAS SSDs

Toshiba America Electronic Components (TAEC) announced Tuesday that its PX05S 12Gbit/s SAS SSD family has earned VMware vSAN 6.6 certification, furthering options for hyper-converged infrastructure virtual environments. With VMware vSAN certification, Toshiba PX05S 12Gbit/s SAS SSDs offer the benefits of tiered storage solutions to meet the demanding needs of Toshiba’s enterprise and data center customers. This certification demonstrates Toshiba’s dedication to offer an array of options to meet every challenge and reinforces the company’s recent recognition […]

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