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by Adam Armstrong

OCZ Plans To Unveil New TLC-based Trion SATA SSD and Z-Drive 6300 NVMe Add-In Card At Computex

Today OCZ Storage Solutions announced that they plan to showcase their new Trion-100 series at Computex this year. This new series of SSDs is based on Triple-Level Cell (TLC) NAND flash. This new series is aimed to provide an easy and affordable SSD for entry-level users looking to optimize mobile or desktop systems. OCZ will also have a first look at the Z-Drive 6300 add-in Card (AIC), the newest addition to the recently announced Z-Drive 6000 PCIe NVMe SSD series.

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by Adam Armstrong

Eaton S-Series Rack Review

The Eaton S-Series rack comes in both 42U and 48U heights, with depths of either 42” or 48”, and a variety of widths. The racks are ideal for small to medium-scale datacenter deployments to hold servers, storage arrays, and networking equipment as well as all the necessary power equipment to keep it up and running. The S-Series racks play an integral part in the growing StorageReview Lab where the overwhelming majority of enterprise equipment is rack-mounted, with a great deal of hardware is needed to operate the benchmarks we use in our day to day operation. 

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by Adam Armstrong

Avago Enters Definitive Agreement to Acquire Broadcom For $37 Billion

Today Avago Technologies and Broadcom Corporation announced that they have entered a definitive agreement for Avago to acquire Broadcom. The deal will be carried out in cash and stock transactions that value the combined companies at $77 billion. Once combined, the new company will have the most diversified communications platform in the semiconductor industry, and the new company will have a combined revenue of $15 billion.

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by Lyle Smith

Unitrends Announces Forever Cloud Featuring Infinite Data Retention

Unitrends has announced Forever Cloud, a new off-site storage option that provides customers with infinite data retention in the cloud. Coupled with Unitrends Recovery-Series and Unitrends Enterprise Backup (UEB), Forever Cloud gives customers the ability to copy on-premise backups to the highly available Unitrends Cloud and retain that data for an infinite number of years.

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by Adam Armstrong

SRC Commercially Launches Reconfigurable Hyperscale Server

Today SRC Computers announced the commercial availability of its reconfigurable server for hyperscale centers and web operations, the Saturn 1 Server. SRC claims that the Saturn 1 Server can perform 100 times faster than traditional microprocessors while using much lower power.

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by Lyle Smith

QCT Announces Three New Storage Servers

QCT (Quanta Cloud Technology) has unveiled the QuantaGrid D51PH-1ULH, T21P-4U, and T21SR-2U, three new storage solutions that are designed to accommodate a variety of storage applications ranging from tiering, scale out cloud storage to large-scale, high-computing enterprise applications. All three hybrid, ultra-dense, and converged storage platforms will be on display at the COMPUTEX Taipei 2015 event.

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by Adam Armstrong

Tegile Raises Another $70 Million In Funding

Today Tegile Systems announced that it has raised an additional $70 million in series D funding. This brings their total funding to $117.5 million. Tegile came out of stealth and shipped its first array in 2012. Tegile has shipped over 1,500 units since launching and has seen year-over-year revenue growth of 350%.

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by Adam Armstrong

NetApp Announces Cloud-Integrated Backup And Restore Solution

Today NetApp Inc. announced a new cloud-integrated backup and restore solution, NetApp AltaVault (formally SteelStore). AltaVault aims to provide customers with the ability to quickly backup data to any cloud, public or private, at up to 90% lower cost than on-premises solutions. The new solution will include physical, virtual, and cloud-based appliances.

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by Lyle Smith

WD My Passport Ultra and My Passport For Mac Now Available

WD has announced a new, redesigned 7th generation My Passport Ultra portable hard drives and My Passport for Mac drives available in capacities up to 3TB and in four colors; Classic Black, Brilliant White, Wild Berry and Noble Blue. In addition, WD has introduced WD Grip Pack, a new optional soft band accessory, which encircles the drive to provide consumers with an easy way to personalize their My Passport drives.

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by Lyle Smith

HP t420 Affordable Thin Client Announced

HP has announced the HP t420, an affordable, cloud-ready thin client designed for task workers in call centers, Desktop-as-a-Service, and remote kiosk environments. The new HP thin client offers a choice of essential operating systems, such as the Linux-based HP Smart Zero Core and HP ThinPro, and Windows Embedded 7. 

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