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ServiceNow, Box integrate to provide access across platforms for enhanced collaboration and employee experience

ServiceNow and Box Inc. announced Thursday that they are integrating their platforms to provide customers with an enhanced collaboration and content management experience for their most important business processes. The two companies are boosting productivity for workers, making it easier to securely collaborate on their most important content and make work, work better for people. These capabilities give employees direct access to important documents and folders stored and managed in […]

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StorCentric set to acquire Drobo and Nexsan; deliver portfolio of storage offerings that boost growth strategy

StorCentric announced Tuesday that it will be acquiring Drobo, a storage company for prosumer and SMB customers; and Nexsan, vendor of enterprise storage solutions. With these acquisitions, StorCentric will provide a robust portfolio of storage solutions with a broad and feature rich product line. This will enable high performance, secure, and scalable solutions for a multitude of workflows and workloads. Both brands will remain intact as independent divisions under StorCentric. […]

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CloudPassage introduces Halo Cloud Secure for continuous security of public cloud infrastructure; insight into IaaS security and compliance issues

CloudPassage, vendor of automated cloud security visibility, announced Monday general availability of Halo Cloud Secure, which offers comprehensive and continuous protection of public cloud infrastructure, delivering security and DevOps teams a “single pane of glass” view of security and compliance across all of their cloud service provider (CSP) accounts. Halo Cloud Secure delivers broad and deep coverage for AWS with a comprehensive library of policy checks and coverage that monitors […]

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HyperX gaming microSD cards offer storage expansion options for Nintendo Switch and mobile devices

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, announced on Monday that the new gaming microSD card line is available in North America. Ideal for mobile gamers who need additional storage to store and play games on their favorite device. HyperX Gaming microSD Cards feature read speeds of 100MB/s and write speeds of 80MB/s, meeting or exceeding Nintendo Switch requirements. The new product line is available in 64G, 128G and […]

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Acalvio introduces comprehensive distributed deception platform to protect public cloud workloads

Acalvio Technologies announced on Wednesday availability of ShadowPlex Cloud, a fundamentally new platform designed to protect cloud assets. Built on Acalvio’s patented Autonomous Deception technology, ShadowPlex Cloud detects malicious activity within public cloud environments with precision and speed, in a DevSecOps fashion, with minimal IT overhead.   ShadowPlex Cloud extends deception to the cloud and supports all leading public cloud platforms, including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google […]

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Samsung Electronics begins mass production of its 4-bit consumer SSD to improve efficiency

Samsung Electronics announced on Monday that it has begun mass producing its 4-bit (QLC, quad-level cell) 4-terabyte (TB) SATA solid-state drive (SSD) for consumers. Based on 1-terabit (Tb) V-NAND with outstanding performance equivalent to the company’s 3-bit design, Samsung’s QLC SSD is expected to bring a new level of efficiency to consumer SSDs. With its new 1Tb 4-bit V-NAND chip, Samsung will be able to efficiently produce a 128GB memory […]

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Qualstar debuts Q40 expandable library offering improved capacity, performance for mid-range and enterprise class markets

Qualstar released on Wednesday its Q40 expandable library that offers extreme density and performance in the 3U space. The Qualstar Q40 is an automated backup/archive solution that offers exceptional storage density, expandability and performance. The Q40 satisfies the need of high capacity but space restrained customers. The base unit offers 384 terabytes native capacity using LTO 8 tape technology expandable to 3.26 PB native capacity in only 21 U rack […]

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New Amazon EC2 Instances to process large amounts of data; offer high frequency instance and memory optimized instance

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, announced Wednesday general availability of a new high frequency instance (z1d) for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), as well as the next generation of memory optimized instances (R5) and memory optimized instances with local storage (R5d). z1d instances are designed for workloads requiring the highest single-threaded performance along with a large amount of memory – these are workloads such as electronic […]

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HPE 3PAR adopts AI and cloud automation to improve storage capabilities; ease burden of administration

Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced on Tuesday new features to HPE 3PAR, so users can focus on unlocking the economic value of their data. Updates to HPE 3PAR include new predictive support automation with HPE InfoSight to drive even higher levels of application availability for HPE 3PAR environments, and enhanced application automation for on-premise infrastructure with HPE 3PAR to accelerate DevOps for increased productivity and efficiency. HPE InfoSight is a cloud-based […]

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