Enterprise software, largely consisting of backup and recovery applications.
by Lyle Smith

CloudPhysics Adds Exploration Mode to Their Analytics Solution

CloudPhysics has released Exploration Mode, allowing administrators to identify the root causes of server issues by interactively revealing resource consumption patterns and environment changes over time. Exploration Mode is available as part of its analytics solution for VMware users.

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by Adam Armstrong

Sphere 3D Joins Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance

Today Sphere 3D Corp announced that it has joined the Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance Program. As part of the program Sphere 3D will utilize Microsoft Azure cloud computing platform to deliver virtual application, virtual desktop, and enterprise storage solutions.

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by Adam Armstrong

Metalogix Announces ControlPoint 7.0

Today Metalogix announced the latest version of its ControlPoint software, version 7.0. ControlPoint 7.0 will help protect SharePoint from data breaches and leakages by delivering real-time situational awareness into suspicious user activity. To further provide powerful security, ControlPoint 7.0 is combined with Metalogix Sensitive Content Manager delivering a new era of unified management software that optimizes the availability, performance, and security of content across the collaboration lifecycle.

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by Adam Armstrong

Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire ParStream

In yet another October acquisition/integration announcement, Cisco has announced that it plans on acquiring ParStream. ParStream was part of the Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence start up program. The ParStream team will be integrated into Cisco’s Data and Analytics Group. Currently, the acquisition it expected to close by the second fiscal quarter of 2016

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by Adam Armstrong

Ravello Enables Hacker Simulation in the Cloud

Today Ravello Systems announced the cyber security company, LightCyber, is the latest to use Ravello’s security sandboxing in the cloud. This sandboxing allows companies to run hacker simulations on life-like user environments, but inside a secure capsule in the cloud.

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by Adam Armstrong

Ceph Community Forms Advisory Board

At the OpenStack Summit in Tokyo, the Ceph Community announced it will help drive the direction of open source software-defined storage (SDS) technology through the formation of an advisory board. Working closely with with the community’s technical and user committees, the advisory board will attempt to expand and enhance community participation and collaboration for the Ceph project. The charter advisory board includes individuals from Canonical, CERN, Cisco, Fujitsu, Intel, Red Hat, SanDisk, and SUSE.

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by Adam Armstrong

SanDisk Announces FlashSoft 3.8 With Updated Support for Windows, Hyper-V, & Linux

Today at Microsoft SQL Summit, SanDisk Corporation announced the latest version of FlashSoft, version 3.8. FlashSoft is SanDisk's server-side, caching software that can accelerate performance 3 to 5 times. The latest version of the software now has updates for Microsoft Windows Server, Microsoft Hyper-V, and Linux.

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by Adam Armstrong

XtremIO Introduces iCDM To Tackle The Issue Of Copy Data

Today at OpenWorld XtremIO introduced its efficient copy data management at the storage layer, integrated Copy Data Management (iCDM) in its All-Flash arrays. XtremIO’s announcement comes fresh on the heels of Actifio’s commissioned study showing that two-thirds of enterprises fail to meet best practices for copy data control. XtremIO states its new iCDM will reduce infrastructure and speed up application development and DevOps.

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by Adam Armstrong

Code42 Releases Its Fifth-Generation Platform

Today Code42 launched its fifth-generation platform. The latest release strengthens the platform’s core endpoint backup and restore capabilities. 5.0 also delivers new tools that will enable companies to easily perform legal holds on end-user data and allows for faster migration while protecting data. 

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by Adam Armstrong

FalconStor Announces OpenStack Cinder Integration For FreeStor

At the OpenStack Summit in Tokyo, FalconStor Software Inc. introduced an OpenStack Cinder Integration for its FreeStor intelligent software-defined platform. The integration is ideal for companies wanting to take full advantage of FreeStor within OpenStack.

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