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

VMware Photon Controller Is Now Available As Open Source Software

Today at DockerCon Europe 2015, VMware Inc. announced that its Photon Controller, one of the components of its Photon Platform, is now available as an open source project. First announced at VMworld, the Photon Platform is a purpose-built solution designed to meet this emerging need and features in order to run cloud-native applications at scale. The Photon Platform currently features two technologies, the Photon Machine and the Photon Controller.

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by Adam Armstrong

ContainerX Releases Beta Of Its New Platform

Today at DockerCon Europe 2015, ContainerX launched the beta of its new comprehensive, multi-tenant container platform designed for enterprise IT admins. This new platform provides a single pane of glass for all containers allowing support for Linux and Windows, bare metal and virtual machines, private and public cloud environments.

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by Adam Armstrong

Data Dynamics Releases StorageX 7.7

Today Data Dynamics Inc. announced the release of the latest version of its intelligence-based storage management solution, StorageX 7.7. Data Dynamics states that this release will expand its lead in software defined migration solutions. The update brings new abilities to scale as well as faster migration speeds due to the upgrade to a 64bit architecture.

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by Adam Armstrong

Google Announces Enhancements To Its Container Engine and Container Registry

Over the past few months, Google has made several additions and enhancements to its Cloud Platform. Google has introduced a Container Engine, for setting up container clusters and managing apps, a Container Registry, for securely storing container images, and the introduction of Kubernetes, Google’s container orchestration system. Google has recently announced new enhancements to these products.

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by Adam Armstrong

Coho Release DataStream 2.6

Today Coho Data announced the release of the latest version of software that powers their arrays, DataStream 2.6. This latest release integrates with VMware Site Recovery Manger. This integration will bring users easy disaster recovery, failover, and failback.

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by Adam Armstrong

SIOS Releases Version 3.3 Of Its SIOS iQ Machine Learning Analytics Solution

Today SIOS Technology Corp. announced the latest release of its machine learning analytics solutions, SIOS iQ 3.3. The latest release features better accuracy and precision in performance root cause analysis for VMware environments.  This release also includes improved usability through dashboard enhancements and a graphical topological impact view enabling faster identification and resolution of issues.

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by Adam Armstrong

Red Hat Announces The Availability Of Gluster On Azure

Red Hat Inc. announced that its Gluster Storage is available in Microsoft Azure as a fully supported offering. Through Gluster, Azure users will have a scale-out, POSIX compatible, massively scalable, elastic file storage solution with a global namespace. This announcement also means that existing Gluster users will have another public cloud environment to run Gluster in.

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by Adam Armstrong

Unitrends Launches Boomerang Test Drive In AWS

Unitrends announced today that in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) it is launching a Test Drive for Unitrends Boomerang. The AWS Test Drive is a sandbox environment that gives IT administrators, with enough free AWS datacenter time, the ability to learn about and investigate third-party solutions.

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by Adam Armstrong

Druva Announces Alliance With Microsoft Azure

Druva has announced a new strategic alliance with Microsoft Azure that expands its presence into Microsoft’s public cloud and infrastructure platform.  This new alliance is beneficial to Druva as it gives their customers more flexibility giving them more choice in infrastructure vendor and the options to better meet data storage, privacy, and security needs. The alliance is also beneficial for Azure as it brings a highly rated analyst endpoint and cloud service data protection solution to its marketplace.

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by Adam Armstrong

SUSE Announces Enterprise Storage 2

SUSE made a few announcements recently including the general availability of SUSE Enterprise Storage 2, its collaboration with several partners to bring SUSE Enterprise Storage to 64-bit ARM powered devices, and that Lars Marowsky-Brée will serve as SUSE’s initial representative on the recently announced Ceph Advisory Board. SUSE Enterprise Storage 2 is the new version of SUSE’s self-managing, self-healing, distributed software-based storage solution that is the first and only Ceph-based solution with heterogeneous operating system support.

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