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Weaveworks unveils Weave Cloud Enterprise Edition with advanced Kubernetes operations services

Weaveworks announced Wednesday availability of Weave Cloud Enterprise Edition (EE) tier for its container-based microservices management platform. New features for Site Reliability Engineering teams include incident management, release automation and rollback for CI/CD, and full stack Kubernetes troubleshooting. Weave Cloud is an ops platform for app developers that removes obstacles to production so teams can deploy, manage and monitor microservices and container-based applications. A managed cloud service for teams and […]

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Chelsio adapters secure Lenovo, Dell certifications for Microsoft software-defined storage deployments

Chelsio Communications announced this week that its line of Terminator 5 & 6 (T5 & T6) 1/10/25/40/50/100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) iWARP (RDMA/TCP) enabled Unified Wire adapters have achieved hardware certifications for deploying Microsoft Windows Server based software-defined storage (SDS) with Lenovo and Dell server platforms. Chelsio iWARP enabled Unified Wire adapters power a range of Microsoft Windows software-defined storage capabilities including Storage Spaces Direct, Storage Spaces for high-performance file access, […]

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Netgear debuts high density 10GbE single-node network storage offering for SMBs

Netgear launched Monday its ReadyNAS 4U 60-bay 10GbE Rackmount Network Storage (RR4360X), the highest density rackmount network storage system for SMBs. With three EDA4000 expansion chassis, the ReadyNAS 4360X offers 1.32 petabytes (PB) of data storage on 10 terabyte (TB) enterprise hard disk drives. The new ReadyNAS 4360X is ideally suited for businesses that have ultra-large storage capacity needs and demand high levels of data reliability and security. It is […]

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Silicon Motion unveils SATA FerriSSD using 3D NAND for reliability, large embedded applications

Silicon Motion Technology announced Tuesday that it has extended its line of SATA 6Gb/s FerriSSD Industrial BGA SSDs to support the latest 3D NAND with end-to-end data path protection, NANDXtend ECC, and IntelligentScan feature – delivering unsurpassed data reliability for embedded storage applications. The FerriSSD products offer flexible data capacity options up to 256GB and feature proprietary data protection technologies that eliminate drive downtime and extend the service life of […]

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Marvell unveils modular approach to 10GbE, 25GbE deployment in data center

Marvell debuted Monday its new Prestera PX Passive Intelligent Port Extender (PIPE) line, designed to reduce power consumption, complexity and cost in the data center. Until now, data centers with 10GbE and 25GbE port speeds have been challenged with achieving lower operating expense (OPEX) and capital expenditure (CAPEX) costs as their bandwidth needs increase. As a purpose-built port extender supporting the IEEE 802.1BR standard, Marvell’s PIPE solution offers a revolutionary […]

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Rackspace announces alliance to deliver managed services for Google Cloud Platform

Rackspace announced Wednesday a relationship with Google Cloud to become its first managed services support partner for Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Google Cloud and Rackspace are collaborating on a new managed services offering for Google Cloud Platform customers that will launch later this year. The managed support services will offer GCP customers added cloud architecture support, onboarding, data migration expertise, as well as ongoing operational support for customers, to help […]

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New Arista cEOS introduces containerized software for cloud networking

Arista Networks announced on Monday its Containerized EOS (Containerized Extensible Operating System) to support alternate models of procuring, packaging and deploying Arista’s EOS across cloud, enterprises and service providers. Utilizing the industry standard container development/operations (DevOps) model, Arista extends the architectural choices beyond its own hardware to support EOS on virtual machines, containers and third-party merchant silicon-based switches. Arista has extended the modern DevOps approach toward microservice architecture and containerization […]

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MWC 2017: Western Digital debuts ‘smart’ iNAND 7350 storage offering built on 3D NAND

Western Digital Corp. introduced on Monday the iNAND 7350 storage solution, its advanced and highest capacity embedded flash drive (EFD) to date. Leveraging Western Digital’s 3D NAND fourth-generation SmartSLC technology, iNAND 7350 delivers up to 256 gigabytes (GB) of embedded storage that is ideal for data-rich applications and next-generation mobile experiences. The drive’s appearance at the ongoing Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona suggests that it has been designed with […]

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Toshiba begins shipping samples of 64-layer, 512-gigabit 3D flash memory

Toshiba Corp. unveiled Tuesday latest addition in its line-up of BiCS FLASH three-dimensional flash memory with a stacked cell structure, a 64-layer device that achieves a 512-gigabit (64-gigabytes) capacity with 3-bit-per-cell (triple-level cell, TLC) technology. The device will be used in applications that include enterprise and consumer SSD. Sample shipments of the chip started this month, and mass production is scheduled for the second half of this calendar year. Toshiba’s […]

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