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Toshiba’s ZD6000 NVMe SSD powers DDN IME14K all-flash application and file system accelerator software

Toshiba America Electronic Components (TAEC) announced Wednesday that its ZD6000-series Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) solid state drives (SSD) now feature the quality, capacity, and reliability necessary to enable the latest application acceleration and burst buffer technologies of DataDirect Networks (DDN). This alignment leveraging the ZD6000 drives within the DDN IME14K appliance offers high performance, offers critical redundancy, and a low latency profile at the application layer, providing impressive compute ROI. […]

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Oracle set to acquire cloud company NetSuite for US$9.3 billion in cash

Oracle announced on Thursday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire cloud company NetSuite for a transaction value of US$109.00 per share in cash, or approximately $9.3 billion. The addition of NetSuite will enable Oracle to expand its ability to support customers of any size in more industries and more countries. The proposed transaction is expected to close later this year. Until the transaction closes, Oracle and […]

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Microsoft announces general availability of Azure Logic Apps to enhance SaaS, enterprise applications

Microsoft announced Wednesday announced general availability of Azure Logic Apps, Microsoft’s Integration Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS) offering that enables rapid, enterprise-grade, hybrid application connectivity. At the Integrate 2016 conference in London, the Redmond, Washington-based software vendor shared its vision to build a comprehensive hybrid integration platform that allows customers to seamlessly connect traditional on-premises systems and cloud-native applications. Logic Apps forms an integral part of this strategy, and its general availability marks […]

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Virtuozzo debuts hyper-converged offering based on open source technology and optimized KVM

Virtuozzo announced on Monday general availability of Virtuozzo 7. With this new version, the platform ushers in a new level of portability, reliability, and performance, especially for customers in large data center environments where vendor flexibility, as well as low latency, is critical. Virtuozzo 7 includes optimized KVM with rebuilt hypervisor core on top of open-source KVM resulting in better density, performance and security; rebootless kernel updates with ReadyKernel with […]

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70 percent of IT pros use containers due to their efficiency, flexibility and cost savings, according to NetEnrich survey

NetEnrich released Thursday results of a survey of 200 IT professionals that ran online in June, focused on the use of containers and related technologies by US companies. The key takeaway from the survey was that companies appear to be moving quickly to deploy container technologies, with 70 percent of respondents currently using containers, and another 21 percent indicating they plan to do so soon. According to the results of […]

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Rubrik teams up with Pure Storage for management simplicity, resiliency and performance

Converged data management vendor Rubrik advanced performance levels with a solution comprised of the Rubrik r300/r500 Series and the Pure Storage FlashArray//m family. Rubrik’s Converged Data Management software powers the company’s r300/r500 Series appliances, which deliver automated backup, instant recovery, unlimited replication, and data archival at infinite scale. Customers using Rubrik and Pure Storage to protect and run their workloads, have achieved quicker time-to-value, from months to hours; reductions in […]

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Datadog expands monitoring offering on Microsoft Azure Resource Manager, Azure SQL Database

Datadog, a monitoring service for dynamic cloud infrastructure, expanded on Monday its support for the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. Following the release of Microsoft Azure Resource Manager (ARM) – the latest way to deploy virtual machines on the platform – Datadog will now support Microsoft Azure SQL Database as well as cloud servers deployed through ARM. This will empower large enterprise companies running their infrastructure in the cloud to correlate […]

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QNAP debuts enterprise ZFS NAS ES1640dc using Intel Xeon E5 dual active controllers

QNAP Systems released this week enterprise ZFS NAS ES1640dc product line for mission-critical tasks and intensive virtualization applications. Representing a milestone for QNAP’s step into the enterprise storage market, the ES1640dc delivers business-class cloud computing data storage with Intel Xeon E5 processors, dual active controllers, and full support for virtualization environments. The ES1640dc runs the new FreeBSD-based QES operating system that assists businesses in building the most cost-efficient VDI platform […]

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New Apcera cloud platform adds container management and security with network nano-segmentation

Apcera launched Tuesday its latest approach to managing Docker in production, securely and at scale. The Apcera Trusted Cloud Platform delivers an enterprise-ready orchestration framework that addresses today’s gaps in container deployment, management and scalability. Unlike other solutions, Apcera was built from the ground up as a single, unified platform to support multiple workloads and ensure that containers are portable and secure, regardless of the underlying infrastructure. As Docker is […]

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