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by Adam Armstrong

News Bits: NVIDIA, Citrix, Microsoft, Login VSI, Cisco, Workspot, Cohesity, & More

This week’s News Bits we look at a number of small announcements, small in terms of the content not the impact they have. NVIDIA GRID has been expanded in Azure and integrated into Citrix. Login VSI announces Login PI 2.0. Cisco announces IoT Threat Defense. Workspot achieves Microsoft Gold Certification. Cohesity partners with HPE and releases DataPlatform Cloud Edition on Azure. Crucial Announces 128GB DDR4 LRDIMM Server Memory. DDN launches machine learning at scale.

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by Adam Armstrong

Nutanix Reports 3Q17 Earnings

For the second time in a row, Nutanix has reported, “record revenue” in its quarterly financial report. This marks the third report since going public, again making it a bit easier to hit a record but is still impressive for the company to hit relative high revenue multiple times in a row. It is also worth noting that Nutanix was able to beat analysts’ expectations this quarter causing a spike in the after hours trading price.

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by Adam Armstrong

Pure Storage Releases Its 1Q18 Earnings Report

Pure Storage has announced its first fiscal quarter of 2018 earnings report. The company is reporting lower revenue and a higher net loss from the previous quarter. However, same quarter year over year showed a 31% increase in revenue and better operating margins. Overall the stock fluctuated a bit throughout the quarter to end near where it started.

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by Adam Armstrong

NetApp Reports 4Q17 Earnings

NetApp Inc. announced its earning for its fourth fiscal quarter of 2017 as well as its fiscal year earnings. Overall NetApp put up some fairly good numbers. They have seen a bit of turbulence in their stock over the last quarter but it more or less where it started. NetApp also pointed to fact that it has shipped over an exabyte of flash in the fiscal year of 2017. According to CEO George Kurian, when comparing all-flash business to competitors: “we're up 140% year-over-year as compared to others who are in the 30% range.”

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by Adam Armstrong

HPE Updates Its Flash Portfolio For A Broader Range Of Customers

Today Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced a major update to its flash portfolio adding new products and data protection solutions. These new solutions will aid customers as they transition to an all-flash data center. The new products and solutions include a midrange HPE 3PAR StoreServ 9450 all-flash array, primary and secondary all-flash Nimble arrays, fifth generation HPE MSA Storage, and high-speed, cloud-connected StoreOnce data protection.

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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

News Bits: Oracle, HPE, ViON, & Kaminario

This week’s News Bits we look at a number of small announcements, small in terms of the content not the impact they have. Oracle enhances its block volume offering. HPE unveils computer built for the era of Big Data. ViON and Kaminario partner to deliver Flash Storage as a Service (FSaaS) to the federal market.

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by Adam Armstrong

Veeam & Microsoft Extend Backup & DR In Azure

At VeeamON 2017 in New Orleans, Veeam Software announced it was working with Microsoft to add new capabilities for protection in the hybrid cloud. This announcement builds off of the long-standing alliance between the two companies. The new solutions announced include, Veeam Disaster Recovery in Microsoft Azure and Veeam PN for Microsoft Azure. Veeam is also announcing its latest version of Veeam Backup for Office 365.

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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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