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Global enterprise storage market rises 2.9 percent in the second quarter, IDC reveals

Total worldwide enterprise storage systems factory revenue was up 2.9 percent year over year and reached $10.8 billion in the second quarter of 2017 (2Q17), according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker. Total capacity shipments were up 16.5 percent year over year to 65.3 exabytes during the quarter. Revenue growth increased within the group of original design manufacturers (ODMs) that sell directly to hyperscale […]

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G-Technology releases SDK for G-RACK 12 NAS offering; G-DRIVE mobile SSD R-Series to help content creators

Western Digital Corp. announced on Thursday availability of a new software development kit (SDK) for its G-Technology 12-bay G-RACK 12 high-performance NAS solution for content creation professionals managing libraries of video and audio. Utilizing the SDK, G-RACK 12 third-party partners now have the capability to develop customized applications for the G-NAS operating system (OS) that can run natively on the G-RACK 12 and its dual 6-core Xeon processors, offloading tasks […]

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ATTO Technology debuts quad-port version of 32Gb Fibre Channel line of HBAs

ATTO Technology announced Monday availability of its quad-port ATTO Celerity 32Gb Gen 6 FC-324E host bus adapters (HBAs). This addition to the ATTO Fibre Channel portfolio will enable companies to capitalize on their existing storage area network (SAN) infrastructure and addresses the growing need for high-performing, scalable and secure storage to support exponential data growth from applications such as 4K/8K editing and high-performance computing and data warehousing, along with the […]

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Equifax reveals cybersecurity incident involving consumer information after gaining access to certain files

Equifax announced Thursday a cybersecurity incident potentially impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. Criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files. Based on the company’s investigation, the unauthorized access occurred from mid-May through July 2017. The company has found no evidence of unauthorized activity on Equifax’s core consumer or commercial credit reporting databases. Equifax discovered the unauthorized access on July 29 of this year and […]

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Red Hat debuts Ansible Engine; Ansible Tower to accelerate path to enterprise-wide automation

Red Hat introduced Thursday new innovations designed to advance IT automation as its strategic importance grows in the enterprise. Its Ansible innovations aim at helping enterprise customers harness the power of automation organization-wide. The open source company introduced several new Ansible innovations aimed at helping enterprise customers harness the power of automation organization-wide: from IT operations to development to network administration, and in-between. The Red Hat Ansible Engine is a […]

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Western Digital boosts cloud services with Upthere acquisition; enhances big data offerings with Tegile acquisition

Western Digital announced this week that the company has completed the asset acquisition of cloud services company Upthere that is providing a new and better way to keep, find and share what’s important and meaningful to consumers. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Western Digital and Tegile Systems also announced this week that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which flash and persistent-memory storage solutions for […]

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iXsystems announces servers built on Intel Xeon scalable processors to improve scalability, performance, ROI

iXsystems released Wednesday a comprehensive line of new servers fully optimized for the new Intel Xeon scalable processors. The iXsystems servers include multiple features that support the Intel Xeon Scalable Processors for improved performance, security and efficiency, helping accelerate ROI. They are offered in 1U, 2U and 4U rackmount form factors to enable a broad array of market segments. These new servers are available in 8-way, quad, dual, and single […]

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Hedvig bolsters private, hybrid, multi-cloud storage with all-flash capabilities, security, integrations

Hedvig announced this week availability of the Hedvig Distributed Storage Platform version 3.0, a new release of its software-defined storage (SDS) platform. Innovations in 3.0 include enhancements to its comprehensive suite of caching technologies, new advanced security capabilities, and new end-to-end integrations. These 3.0 capabilities enable customers to store and protect virtualized, containerized, and backup workloads from a single platform. The Hedvig FlashFabric is a comprehensive suite of flash caching […]

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Tegile debuts IntelliFlash N Series all-NVMe storage line to deliver enterprise functionality

Tegile Systems, vendor of persistent memory storage solutions for databases, virtualized and containerized environments, announced Monday its N Series line of unified, all-flash storage arrays, which has designed to exponentially accelerate enterprise applications by incorporating the latest generation of solid state media with NVMe technology into Tegile’s portfolio of IntelliFlash storage systems. The N Series line of all-flash storage arrays delivers a powerful combination of high performance and dense capacity, […]

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