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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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Barracuda CloudGen WAF available for Google Cloud Platform with its application protection and automation capabilities

Barracuda Networks Inc., provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, announced on Thursday availability of its CloudGen WAF on Google Cloud Platform (GCP). With trusted security capabilities in the public cloud, Barracuda is extending its CloudGen WAF to GCP customers for enhanced protection, time to market and automation capabilities. Organizations have relied on Barracuda’s comprehensive approach to application security – including protection from OWASP Top 10, bots, DDoS, and […]

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Splice Machine adds enterprise-grade functionality with granular security and compliance features for users on Hortonworks Data Platform

Splice Machine announced Tuesday that it has launched a plugin for Apache Ranger to provide centralized security administration for its customers on Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). The Apache Ranger plugin will provide Splice Machine customers with a framework for central administration of security policies, and the monitoring of user access and security-related administrative actions within all of the components of Splice Machine. It also provides enhanced support for various authorization […]

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Luminate releases Microsoft Azure integration solution; delivers secured access to hosted corporate applications

Luminate Security, provider of a universal platform for secure access to corporate applications in hybrid cloud environments, announced on Wednesday that its agentless Secure Access Cloud platform is fully integrated with Microsoft Azure, providing direct, secure access to applications and services deployed on Azure. Luminate’s platform also integrates with Azure Active Directory for authentication and policy management throughout the lifetime of the user’s session. As organizations are transferring their data […]

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New Samsung 256Gb V-NAND delivers data transfer speed, includes the ‘Toggle DDR 4.0’ NAND interface

Samsung Electronics announced on Monday that it has begun mass producing its fifth-generation V-NAND memory chips with the fastest data transfers now available. In the industry’s first use of the ‘Toggle DDR 4.0’ interface, the speed for transmitting data between storage and memory over Samsung’s new 256-gigabit (Gb) V-NAND has reached 1.4-gigabits per second (Gbps), a 40-percent increase from its 64-layer predecessor. Packed inside Samsung’s fifth-generation V-NAND are more than […]

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E8 Storage achieves certification with NVMe-oF industry standard to adopt NVMe SSDs for data-intensive applications

E8 Storage has certified that E8 Storage Software is compliant with the NVMe-oF 1.0 specification. This certification further expands E8 Storage’s market reach to new customers relying on conformance to industry standards as part of their overall NVMe storage strategy. With this certification, E8 Storage continues to focus on software-defined storage which can be deployed on qualified NVMe enabled servers from leading vendors such as Western Digital, Dell, HP and […]

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Virtual Instruments debuts Cloud Migration Readiness service that offers application workload analysis and simulation to enterprises

Virtual Instruments, vendor of application-centric infrastructure performance management, introduced on Wednesday its Cloud Migration Readiness (CMR) service to help enterprises move to the cloud. The CMR service provides enterprises with vital insights into the workload behavior of applications targeted for cloud migration.    Customers face critical questions related to cost and performance before initiating their migrations, and prior to the introduction of the CMR service, they were unable to confidently […]

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