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

Nutanix Announces New Cloud Offerings

Today at the .NEXT Conference 2017, Nutanix made several announcements around its Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS. The company is announcing that the OS will be delivered as a full software stack with new multi-cloud capabilities in Nutanix Calm and a new cloud service called Nutanix Xi Cloud Services. This approach will enable customers to use Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Software throughout their multi-cloud deployments including on-premises with platforms from IBM, Dell EMC, Lenovo, Cisco and HPE, in the cloud via AWS, Google Cloud Platform, and Azure, or natively with Nutanix Xi Cloud Services.

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by Adam Armstrong

Riverbed Updates SteelCentral

Today Riverbed Technologies announced the latest version of SteelCentral, its integrated Digital Experience Management solution. Riverbed states that the latest updates to SteelCentral will help companies to measure and troubleshoot all parts of the digital experience, from the user’s experience on the device to the back-end network, infrastructure, cloud and application.

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by Adam Armstrong

Virtual Instruments Releases The Latest Version of Load DynamiX TDE

Today Virtual Instruments announced the latest version of its Load DynamiX Test Development Environment (TDE), version 5.6. The company also announced new Load Generation Appliances that include new 32Gb Fibre Channel Series Appliances and new 40Gb Ethernet Series Appliances. With theses newly announced updates, Virtual Instruments is calling its Load DynamiX platform, “the industry’s most comprehensive solution for workload modeling, testing, validation and performance analysis for enterprise storage deployments.”

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by Adam Armstrong

HPE Aims To Grow Smart Cities

Today at HPE Discover 2017 in Las Vegas, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) showcased its partnerships in creating and expanding smart cities. HPE is partnering with Tata Communications to convert the “Steel City” of Jamshedpur in Jharkhand, India, to a smart city. HPE is also partnering with PwC (a long time global strategic alliance partner) to bring its Universal IoT Platform to support development, testing, and management initiatives of IoT applications in PwC’s Smart Cities Experience Center.

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by Adam Armstrong

Citrix Announces New Unified, Secure Digital Workspaces At Synergy 2017

Today at Citrix Synergy 2017 in Orlando, Florida, Citrix Systems announced innovations that will help businesses to secure the expanding digital workspace. The innovations announced will help organizations to drive transformational performance and greater employee engagement. The new workspace offerings will also enable customers to rethink work, both the where and the how, as well as what “things” are connected and actively involved.

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by Lyle Smith

HP Thin Client Conversion Suite Announced

At Citrix Synergy 2017, HP has unveiled the new HP Thin Client Conversion Suite, software designed to accelerate the transition from traditional local computing strategies to a new VDI or other cloud-centric solutions.  HP’s new software suite repurposes older PCs into thin client solutions that support a range of backend systems. It also does this while maintaining the existing operating system, which helps to reduce risk and lower costs for training and hardware.

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by Adam Armstrong

Veeam New Innovations For Multi-Cloud & Hybrid-Cloud Environments

Veeam Software is holding it annual event, VeeamOn 2017, in New Orleans, Louisiana.  This year the company has invited StorageReview, as well as a few thousand others, down to have a look at some or its new innovations. These new innovations are designed to help enterprises thrive in multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud environments. Among the announcements is the all new Veeam Availability Suite v10, which allows businesses to bring their continuity and agility to new levels.

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by Lyle Smith

Commvault VM Backup and Recovery Trial Software for Customers Launched

Commvault has announced the availability of its VM Backup and Recovery trial software for customers and partners, citing substantial enhancements to user experience, disaster recovery and cloud on-ramp features. Available for free on the company website, Commvault indicates that their newly updated software allows customers to build, protect and optimize VMs throughout their lifecycle and will allow them to migrate data and VMs to the public cloud of their choice.  

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by Adam Armstrong

HPE Announces Innovations Around Deep Learning

This week Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced several comprehensive computing innovations aimed at accelerating Deep Learning analytics. The innovations will also help to accelerate insights across all organizations with innovations spanning systems design, partner ecosystem collaboration, and expertise including flexible consumption models from HPE Pointnext Services. HPE will be addressing GPU technology integration and Deep Learning expertise challenges through its collaboration with NVIDIA.

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by Lyle Smith

QNAP QTS 4.3.3 Now Available

QNAP has announced the official release of QTS 4.3.3, the company’s latest version of their smart NAS operating system for devices such as the TS-831XTS-453A and many more. Version 4.3.3 brings users a new streamlined interface as well as more “intelligence” to its NAS operations and applications.

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