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OpenIO validates its technology on Kinetic Open Storage to simplify large configurations

Open source object storage company OpenIO Inc. has announced OpenIO’s Kinetic Open Storage certification as part of its participation in Kinetic Plugfest, an open source project hosted by the Linux Foundation, and anticipates the next storage industry revolution. OpenIO SDS now integrates the Kinetic Open Storage platform to enable a new scale-out storage approach. While keeping critical features of the OpenIO technology, such as built-in tiering, never rebalance, erasure coding, […]

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SAP Hana cloud platform updates Platform-as-a-Service with new tools for development

SAP SE updated Monday its SAP HANA Cloud Platform to include a range of advanced capabilities and features to power digital transformation across the enterprise. Innovations comprise a personal edition of SAP Web IDE for offline application development with planned automatic synchronization upon connection to the cloud, and a software development kit (SDK) for this integrated development environment (IDE) that supports quick creation of new application templates as well as […]

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New ControlUp 6.0 release adds Microsoft Hyper-V to existing ESXI, XenServer hypervisors

Performance management tools vendor ControlUp released Thursday ControlUp 6.0,  the latest version of its key offering, ControlUp Real-time. With this update, the company will support Microsoft Hyper-V and provides deeper support for XenDesktop sites. ControlUp 6 provides improved visibility into the actual end user experience based on their logon duration, their application load time, as well as their latency and bandwidth usage. The platform also offers several new historical reports […]

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Microsoft Azure releases update 3.0 for its StorSimple 8000 series hybrid storage arrays

Microsoft Azure announced Thursday release of update 3.0 for its StorSimple 8000 series to improve the read and write performance to the cloud. This results in faster backups to the cloud, reading of tiered data from cloud or reading/restoring data post failover during a disaster recovery operation. StorSimple 8000 series hybrid storage arrays provide support for multi-workload environment. Local volumes retain primary data completely on-premises without tiering any data to […]

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Red Hat introduces QuickStart Cloud Installer to help speed private cloud deployments

Red Hat introduced Wednesday QuickStart Cloud Installer as part of Red Hat Cloud Suite, its pre-integrated set of cloud technologies. With the web-based, graphical QuickStart Cloud Installer, users can orchestrate the installation of Red Hat Cloud Suite components from a single interface. As a result, users can access a fully functional private cloud environment with pre-defined default configurations within mere hours as shown by Red Hat testing. Currently available for […]

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CA Technologies boosts development, integration of APIs for application architectures, mobile initiatives

CA Technologies added Monday new capabilities to its API management portfolio to speed development and change the way applications are envisioned and brought to reality. This line eases API development and application visualization, and incorporates Docker container support to streamline and speed how organizations build apps. The new releases in CA’s API Management portfolio provide API and mobile developers with tools that make their jobs easier, and engaging other stakeholders […]

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Azure SQL Data Warehouse general availability expanding to 18 regions worldwide

Microsoft announced this week general availability of Azure SQL Data Warehouse in four additional regions—North Europe, Japan East, Brazil South and Australia Southeast. These additional locations bring the product worldwide availability count to 18 regions – more than any other major cloud provider. Azure SQL Data Warehouse is generally available in North Europe, Japan East, Brazil South, Australia Southeast, Central US, East US, East US 2, South Central US, West […]

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Dell accelerates adoption of converged infrastructure; simplifies virtualized environments from thin client to cloud

At VMworld 2016, Dell unveiled its next phase of the multi-billion dollar converged systems market with the introduction of the Dell Validated System for Virtualization, apart from new client virtualization solutions that come with enhanced performance for demanding power users; and VMware has selected Dell Financial Services as its preferred financing partner. The new Dell Validated System for Virtualization enable customers of all sizes to accelerate their journey towards converged […]

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Nutanix acquires PernixData and Calm.io to supplement data and control fabrics

Enterprise cloud computing vendor Nutanix announced Monday that PernixData and Calm.io will join to augment data and control fabrics of the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform. Nutanix has executed a definitive agreement to acquire PernixData, a pioneer in scale-out data acceleration and analytics. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions. In addition, Nutanix has closed the acquisition of Calm.io, a vendor of DevOps automation. By adding technology, products and engineering […]

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