Enterprise software, largely consisting of backup and recovery applications.
by Adam Armstrong

Metalogix Announces Essentials For Drives: File Shares To OneDrive Freemium

This week Metalogix announced the launch of its Essentials for Drives: File Shares to OneDrive Freemium. With this new program, users will be able to migrate up to 500 drives (or users) or 1TB of file share content (including files, folders, versions, metadata, and permissions from file systems, file shares or Network Attached Storage (NAS)) into Microsoft's OneDrive for Business.

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by Adam Armstrong

EMC Announces New & Enhanced Open Source Contributions

Today at the last day of EMC World 2016, EMC Corporation announced new and enhanced projects under its EMC {code} umbrella. The new project is known as Polly, an open source framework that enables storage allocation in scheduling environments such as Cloud Foundry, Docker, Kubernetes, and Mesos. EMC is also announcing integrations and enhancements to its open source storage orchestration engine for containers, REX-Rey.

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by Adam Armstrong

Primary Data Makes A Data Lake With Several EMC Offerings

Today at EMC World Conference 2016, Primary Data announced its storage-agnostic DataSphere platform connects EMC systems including ScaleIO software-defined scale-out block storage solutions, Isilon scale-out NAS storage, and Amazon S3 cloud storage. Primary Data demonstrated this at their booth, 165, showing how data virtualization enables enterprises to integrate the capabilities of their diverse storage resources. Primary Data states that its DataSphere can unit EMC storage systems across file, block, and object access protocols, scaling the EMC Data Lake solutions across their different EMC storage platforms.

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by Adam Armstrong

EMC Unveils Suite Of Intuitive, Cloud-Native Content Apps

Today at EMC World 2016, EMC Corporation’s Enterprise Content Division (ECD) unveiled a new a suite of purpose-built, cloud-native content apps that ECD claims are designed to revolutionize the content management industry and transform interactions with business content, EMC LEAP. The EMC LEAP apps are designed to deliver enterprise-grade content management capabilities combined with intuitive user experience for diverse business use cases.

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by Adam Armstrong

EMC Announces InfoArchive 4.0

Today at EMC World 2016, EMC Corporation’s Enterprise Content Division (ECD) announced the latest version of its unified enterprise platform that powers “extreme” compliant archiving scenarios at petabyte scale, InfoArchive 4.0. Enterprises need a solution to archive legacy apps as they continue to modernize their data centers and applications. InfoArchive 4.0 can help reduce costs while securing and leveraging large amounts of critical application data and content.

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by Adam Armstrong

EMC Introduces New eCDM & eCDA Software

Today at EMC World, EMC Corporation introduced new software that is design to address expanding data, specifically data volume that is generated from multiple copies of the same data (copy data). The software is EMC Enterprise Copy Data Management (eCDM), which EMC states will help companies control copy data in both costs and management. EMC is also announcing an analytics offering that compliments eCDM, EMC Enterprise Copy Data Analytics (eCDA).

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by Lyle Smith

EMC MyService360 Cloud-based Dashboard Now Available

EMC Corporation has announced the availability of the EMC MyService360 service-centric cloud-based dashboard, which gives users near real-time visibility into the status and health of an EMC data center environment. Its visual and personalized online capabilities are designed to consolidate the proactive monitoring of all EMC systems deployed across a customer’s global enterprise. EMC also indicates that MyService360 will help IT teams improve risk-readiness and that it will respond with efficiency when fulfilling IT service requests or diagnosing potential issues.

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by Adam Armstrong

EMC Launches ViPR Controller 3.0

Today at EMC World 2016, EMC corporation announced the latest updates to its storage automation software, EMC ViPR Controller 3.0. EMC states that the new updates are designed to help customers modernize their multivendor storage environments, with support for over 50 EMC and third-party storage platforms. This SDS release should reduce manual tasks by up to 73%, which should increase efficiency, help mitigate risks, and free-up resources. EMC claims that the ViPR Controller will effectively bridge traditional and cloud native environments, providing ease of use, time savings and reduced OPEX.

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by Adam Armstrong

Virtual Instruments Debuts Beta Of Free Cloud-based Workload Analysis Service

Today at EMC World Conference in Las Vegas (booth #931), Virtual Instruments announced the beta launch of its new free storage workload analysis service and community, WorkloadCentral. WorkloadCentral is designed to help IT resources better understand how their application workloads interact with the underlying storage infrastructure. It will be able to make better deployment choices by using WorkloadCentral to gain insight into application workload performance profiles gaining a better understanding, while being able to benchmark and analyze existing storage infrastructure.

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by Adam Armstrong

SwiftStack Releases Version 4.0

Today SwiftStack announced that it has released the latest version of its object storage software, SwiftStack Version 4.0. The latest version has “customer-driven capabilities” that will deliver scale and metadata search as well as plans for file native access and cloud synchronization. SwiftStack claims that these new features will help customers move from traditional file systems to more flexible, scalable cloud infrastructures in a more simple and accelerated fashion.

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