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

HPE Accelerates Its ITOM Through Containers

Today Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced that it has launched containerized versions of its HPE IT Operations Management (ITOM) suites. HPE states that these new containerized ITOM suites will be able to accelerate and streamline the continuous operations of customers’ hybrid cloud and on-premise operational environments. The four suites include Hybrid Cloud Management, Data Center Automation, Operations Bridge, and IT Service Management Automation. The suites will be delivered using Docker containers and will feature native container lifecycle management functions to ease their introduction.

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by Adam Armstrong

Datrium Introduces Data Cloud Software & DVX Rackscale Systems

Today Datrium made two new announcements. Its new suite of scalable, secure cloud data management tools (that, of course, is integrated with its Datrium DVX Open Convergence platform), Data Cloud Software. Datrium also is announcing its new turnkey system nodes for virtualization administrators to speed infrastructure deployment and simplify end-to-end support, DVX Rackscale systems.

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by StorageReview Enterprise Lab

Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) 6.X Review

At StorageReview we tend to talk highly of Synology’s operating system, DiskStation Manager (DSM). Many of us here have used, or currently use DSM on either a professional or personal level. Though we’ve reviewed numerous NAS devices from Synology, as well as a few of their applications (Surveillance Station and Cloud Sync), we had yet to actually take a deeper look into the OS itself. Now that Synology has released a major update to its DSM with 6.0 and up, we decided to take a closer look at the OS, all of its main apps, and what updates have come along.

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by Adam Armstrong

SolarWinds Announces Several Updates

Today SolarWinds announced several updates centered around its end-to-end hybrid IT management. These include updates to its modular and scalable SolarWinds Orion platform and related products. The new updates allow for deep visibility in both cloud and on-premises storage and a new dynamic drag-and-drop dashboard to visualize infrastructure and application relationships. These features will help simplify monitoring and troubleshooting, while improving the performance of the hybrid cloud.

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by Adam Armstrong

Primary Data Updates Its DataSphere Software To 1.2

Today Primary Data released the latest update to its storage-agnostic data virtualization platform, DataSphere 1.2. According to the company, the new features will turn the DataSphere software platform into a metadata engine that automates the flow of data to help enterprises meet evolving application demands. Primary Data goes on to claim that the update will also allow DataSphere to optimize scale-out NAS for performance without bottlenecks, integrate easily with the cloud, automate data management, and provide client and file visibility across different storage systems from a single pane of glass.

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by Adam Armstrong

Synology Releases DSM 6.1

Today Synology Inc. announced the latest release of its award winning DiskStation Manager (DSM), version 6.1. The latest version of DSM comes with several enhancements, new applications, and refined data protection. Synology states that these updates will lead to a more secure, productive, and unified NAS experience.

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by Adam Armstrong

HDS Announces Hitachi Content Intelligence

Today Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) announced a new addition to its Hitachi Content Portfolio (HCP), the Hitachi Content Intelligence. According to HDS, the Hitachi Content Intelligence marks the first and only object storage portfolio with search and analytics capabilities. Adding Hitachi Content Intelligence to the HCP will add even more benefits to customers, as they will be able to gain faster and better insight from this data.

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by Lyle Smith

DDN Announces A Multi-Level Security Lustre Solution & Product Line Refreshes

DataDirect Networks (DDN) has announced a new multi-level security solution for Lustre designed to address HPC workflows in markets that require both HPC-level performance and increased security requirements. DDN indicates that their new Multi-Level Security Lustre Solution will certainly offer this level of performance as well as the scale, openness, and multi-level security required by HPC and Big Data enterprises.

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by Lyle Smith

Veritas Backup Exec 16 Now Available

Veritas Technologies has announced a significant update to Backup Exec, the company’s unified backup and recovery solution for mid-market organizations. Backup Exec 16 is designed to help businesses save valuable resources and assets as well as to help solve critical data protection challenges across cloud, virtual and physical systems. Veritas adds that organizations will be able to leverage the most current and scalable Microsoft infrastructure with Microsoft Azure, Windows Server 2016, and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2016.

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