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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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Hewlett Packard Enterprise announces key reforms to 3PAR Flash Storage in bid to boost data protection, deduplication

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) released its set of 3PAR storage innovations to date, including a next-generation HPE 3PAR Operating System that provides a futureproof foundation for hybrid IT. The new 3PAR Adaptive Data Reduction (ADR) delivers comprehensive data compaction to lower capacity costs; delivers updates to 3PAR Peer Persistence mitigate risks by enabling disaster recovery across greater distances; off-premises copy management with HPE Recovery Manager Central (RMC) extends data protection beyond the array; apart […]

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Riverbed updates SD-WAN to deliver powerful cloud networking offering for digital enterprises

Application performance company Riverbed Technology updated on Tuesday its SD-WAN offering Riverbed SteelConnect, an app-defined, cloud networking solution that provides a simplified approach to designing, deploying and managing distributed networks. As part of this announcement, SteelConnect now supports complex enterprise environments and simplifies the implementation of large-scale SD-WAN deployments in the data center with non-disruptive network integration. Riverbed also announced availability of a new line of SteelHead SD models, which […]

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ATTO Technology debuts XstreamCORE FC 7550 storage controller to build modular offerings

ATTO Technology introduced its XstreamCORE FC 7550, a solid state, rack-mounted controller that attaches to direct attached JBOD, JBOF and RAID storage and shares data to multiple host servers or workstations at up to 2.4 million 4K IOPS and 12.8 GB/s throughput in highly available configurations. The XstreamCORE FC 7550 storage controller is ideal for converting direct-attached storage to shared storage for virtualization use cases. It also adds the ability […]

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Toshiba debuts 8TB HDD for NAS applications; new MN Series HDDs expanding disk drive model category lineup

Toshiba Corp.’s Storage & Electronic Devices Solutions Company launched late Tuesday a new line-up of HDDs, “MN Series”, for network attached storage (NAS) applications, with shipments starting immediately. The new “MN Series” HDD line-up delivers up to 8TB capacity in a 3.5-inch form factor with a SATA interface. The drives are designed for 24/7 power-on operation and have a rated annual workload of 180TB transferred. They feature rotational vibration compensation […]

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Barracuda boosts customer cloud transitions with “cloud ready” program; expands storage capacity and performance for backup solutions

Barracuda announced Monday its new “Cloud Ready” program designed to help organizations securely extend their workloads and applications into cloud environments. With each new purchase of an on-premises Barracuda NextGen Firewall or Barracuda Web Application Firewall – including both physical and virtual deployments – Barracuda provides a cloud license for the same solution in Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure (Azure) at no additional cost for up to 90 […]

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IBM adds machine and deep learning for PowerAI developers using the TensorFlow framework

IBM announced Thursday that its PowerAI distribution for open source machine learning and deep learning frameworks on the POWER8 architecture now supports the TensorFlow 0.12 framework that was originally created by Google. TensorFlow support through IBM PowerAI provides enterprises with another option for fast, flexible, and production-ready tools and support for developing advanced machine learning products and systems. IBM developed PowerAI, enterprise distribution and support for open-source machine and deep […]

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