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

Eaton Intelligent Power Manager Review

The Eaton Intelligent Power Manager (IPM) software enables users to monitor and manage all of their power devices in either a physical or virtualized environment. Eaton states that the goal behind IPM is to maintain business continuity by giving users better remote monitoring and management, and in turn, control of the power devices within their network. Recently Eaton updated IPM with new integration with VMware vSphere ESXi 6.0. These new and enhanced features enable additional support for administrators managing their VMware environment and their power devices through a single dashboard.

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by Lyle Smith

Coho Data DataStream 2.8 Announced

Coho Data has announced DataStream 2.8, the latest version of the software that powers their arrays and helps to promote Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). DataStream 2.8, which was previously updated just a few months ago, adds features that help enterprises set up a private cloud on-premise with a focus on reducing TCO. Coho adds that DataStream version 2.8 is the only solution on the market that can natively run file and block storage and Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) on the same platform with multi-tenancy, quality of service (QoS) and container support.

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by Adam Armstrong

Cloudian Announces HyperStore Is Now Available In AWS Marketplace

Today Cloudian, Inc. announced that HyperStore, its flagship software, is now available through Amazon Web Services Marketplace (AWS Marketplace). This means that customers can now purchase HyperStore directly from AWS Marketplace, deploy it in their infrastructure and centralize visibility of usage and billing through their AWS monthly invoice.

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by Adam Armstrong

Mangstor Announces SANConnect Fabric Bridge Technology

Today at the Flash Memory Summit in Santa Clara, California, Mangstor Inc. announced a new technology that enables NVMe over Fabric (NVMf) storage arrays to connect to existing iSCSI or Fibre Channel (FC) SANs as a fast storage caching layer, SANConnect. Mangstor claims this new technology can boost performance of existing SANs by layering an intelligent, higher performance non-volatile memory cache paired with the low latency, high performance characteristics of Mangstor NVMf storage software.

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by Adam Armstrong

Mangstor Announces TITAN NVMf Software For Storage Arrays

Today at the Flash Memory Summit in Santa Clara, California, Mangstor Inc. announced that its TITAN NVMe over Fabric (NVMf) Target Software Storage Stack is now available. Mangstor claims that its TITAN software can deliver high-performance and ultra-low latencies through tight integration of NVMe SSDs with Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) Network Interface Cards (NICs) and efficient use of x86 server capabilities.

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by Adam Armstrong

Panzura Release SMART Sync

Today Panzura announced that it is including its new SMART Sync technology within its Panzura hybrid cloud software. SMART Sync is a multi-site and cloud sync technology that builds off of Panzura’s existing global deduplication and global metadata technology. Panzura claims that this new technology is the fastest way to move files from one site to another by only moving the least amount of data possible. This would give companies the ability of cross-site real-time collaboration, which in turn can speed up productivity.

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by Adam Armstrong

SolarWinds Adds Support For Pure AFAs & XtremIO

Today SolarWinds announced support for even more solutions and arrays to its SolarWinds Storage Resource Monitor (SRM). SolarWinds has added support for EMC XtremIO and Pure Storage all-flash arrays (AFAs). Today’s addition gives companies the ability to monitor and gain insights into flash technology along with their legacy hardware aiding in IT improve performance, capacity planning, and overall ROI.

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by Adam Armstrong

XIOS Version 4.2.0 Is Now Generally Available

The latest version of XtremIO’s OS, version 4.2.0, is now generally available. XtremIO has taken some customer suggestions and integrated them, along with other new features, into the new OS. Aside from the usual bug fixes one expects with an update the new OS now features PowerShell support, SMI-S support, serviceability enhancements, REST API improvements, VSS enhancements, XMS simulator, and WebUI tech preview.

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by Adam Armstrong

Commvault Introduces Early Adopter Program For Its New SaaS Offerings

Today Commvault introduced an early adopter program for two new Software as Service (SaaS) offerings. Both of these offerings address the shift that is being seen as more and more solutions are moving to the cloud. The two SaaS offerings are for Endpoint Data Protection and Email Archive Software. Customers participating in the Early Adopter program can use the fully-managed cloud service to automatically and securely backup data on employee laptops and desktops and archive email, reducing the risk of data loss from breaches and lost or stolen endpoint devices.

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by Adam Armstrong

Dell Security Releases SonicWALL SMA 100 Series OS 8.5

Dell Security announced the release of the latest OS version of its Dell SonicWALL Secure Mobile Access (SMA) 100 Series, version 8.5. This new version provides mobile and remote workers at SMBs, with policy-enforced SSL VPN access to mission-critical applications, data and resources without compromising security. In fact, with this new release, companies will be able to set BYOD (bring your own device) security policies to protect them selves while allowing end-users to still work on their preferred device.

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