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

EMC Announces InfoArchive 4.0

Today at EMC World 2016, EMC Corporation’s Enterprise Content Division (ECD) announced the latest version of its unified enterprise platform that powers “extreme” compliant archiving scenarios at petabyte scale, InfoArchive 4.0. Enterprises need a solution to archive legacy apps as they continue to modernize their data centers and applications. InfoArchive 4.0 can help reduce costs while securing and leveraging large amounts of critical application data and content.

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by Adam Armstrong

EMC Introduces New eCDM & eCDA Software

Today at EMC World, EMC Corporation introduced new software that is design to address expanding data, specifically data volume that is generated from multiple copies of the same data (copy data). The software is EMC Enterprise Copy Data Management (eCDM), which EMC states will help companies control copy data in both costs and management. EMC is also announcing an analytics offering that compliments eCDM, EMC Enterprise Copy Data Analytics (eCDA).

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by Lyle Smith

EMC MyService360 Cloud-based Dashboard Now Available

EMC Corporation has announced the availability of the EMC MyService360 service-centric cloud-based dashboard, which gives users near real-time visibility into the status and health of an EMC data center environment. Its visual and personalized online capabilities are designed to consolidate the proactive monitoring of all EMC systems deployed across a customer’s global enterprise. EMC also indicates that MyService360 will help IT teams improve risk-readiness and that it will respond with efficiency when fulfilling IT service requests or diagnosing potential issues.

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by Adam Armstrong

EMC Launches ViPR Controller 3.0

Today at EMC World 2016, EMC corporation announced the latest updates to its storage automation software, EMC ViPR Controller 3.0. EMC states that the new updates are designed to help customers modernize their multivendor storage environments, with support for over 50 EMC and third-party storage platforms. This SDS release should reduce manual tasks by up to 73%, which should increase efficiency, help mitigate risks, and free-up resources. EMC claims that the ViPR Controller will effectively bridge traditional and cloud native environments, providing ease of use, time savings and reduced OPEX.

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by Adam Armstrong

Virtual Instruments Debuts Beta Of Free Cloud-based Workload Analysis Service

Today at EMC World Conference in Las Vegas (booth #931), Virtual Instruments announced the beta launch of its new free storage workload analysis service and community, WorkloadCentral. WorkloadCentral is designed to help IT resources better understand how their application workloads interact with the underlying storage infrastructure. It will be able to make better deployment choices by using WorkloadCentral to gain insight into application workload performance profiles gaining a better understanding, while being able to benchmark and analyze existing storage infrastructure.

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by Adam Armstrong

SwiftStack Releases Version 4.0

Today SwiftStack announced that it has released the latest version of its object storage software, SwiftStack Version 4.0. The latest version has “customer-driven capabilities” that will deliver scale and metadata search as well as plans for file native access and cloud synchronization. SwiftStack claims that these new features will help customers move from traditional file systems to more flexible, scalable cloud infrastructures in a more simple and accelerated fashion.

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by Adam Armstrong

Panzura Delivers In-Cloud NAS On Microsoft Azure

Today Panzura announced that its Panzura Cloud Controllers have been certified for Microsoft Azure. With its Cloud Controllers certified, users will have an end-to-end global file system Panzura controller’s on-premises and Panzura controllers running inside Azure, all using Azure Storage. This announcement follows other such announcements of Panzura working with OracleVMware, and AliCloud.

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by Adam Armstrong

Diamanti Exits Stealth & Scores $12.5 Million In Funding

Today Diamanti (formally known as Datawise.io in stealth) came out of stealth to announce the beta availability of its first product, the industry’s first turnkey networking and storage appliance that brings guaranteed performance levels to Linux containers such as Docker. Guaranteed performance levels is a major requirement in containers’ progression from developer sandbox to production deployment. The company is also announcing the close of a $12.5 million Series A venture funding round from CRV, DFJ Venture, GSR Ventures, and Goldman Sachs.

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by Adam Armstrong

Cloudian Announces HyperStore 6.0

Cloudian Inc. has announced the release of the latest version of its flagship object storage solution, Cloudian HyperStore 6.0. This new version of HyperStore incorporates innovative automation for data storage management that Cloudian states will enable enterprises and solution providers can simply and cost-effectively manage petabyte-scale data volumes. HyperStore 6.0 will feature unique proactive repair, and Amazon S3 cross-region replication for disaster recovery, as well as smart storage analytics.

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by Adam Armstrong

Virtual Instruments Releases VirtualWisdom 4.4

Today Virtual Instruments announced that they have released the latest update to its Infrastructure Performance Management software, VirutalWisdom 4.4. The latest update builds off of Virtual Instruments recent merger with Load DynamiX. The update features new analytics, a new platform appliance, as well as enhancements to reporting and notifications.

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