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Western Digital expands capacity of surveillance-class hard drives to 10 TB

Western Digital announced Tuesday availability of the WD Purple 10TB HDD, a latest addition to its high-capacity hard drive line for surveillance applications. According the IHS Markit, anticipated growth of 4K-compliant and high-resolution network cameras over the next few years is driving higher demand for surveillance-class storage to support systems featuring these technologies. With increased capacity and proven technology, the WD Purple 10TB HDD is optimized for 24×7 video surveillance […]

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Rackspace unveils Global Professional Services for enterprises across public and private clouds for better IT transformation

Rackspace expanded on Monday its professional services offering to help customers move workloads out of their data centers and onto various public and private cloud platforms. This offer, called Global Solutions and Services (GSS), will provide customers across all markets with the specialized expertise and support needed to transform their IT operations. Through GSS, Rackspace architects and engineers will work with customers to plan, assess, design, migrate, manage and optimize their […]

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New Intel Xeon Processor E3-1200 v6 line offers basic performance and visuals for professionals

Intel announced this week availability of the Intel Xeon processor E3-1200 v6 product family, which includes eight new versions that provide key improvements in processor speed, enhanced memory capabilities, hardware-enhanced security and reliability features with support for the latest Intel graphics. The Intel Xeon processor E3-1200 v6 product family enables entry-level workstations to evolve and expand to support new and powerful workloads, including design, analytics, rendering, professional virtual reality (VR), […]

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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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