by Adam Armstrong

NexentaConnect Selected For VMware Promotion

Today at VMworld 2015, Nexenta announced that it has partnered with VMware to offer an exclusive promotion for any validated customer of VMware Virtual SAN. Customers could receive exclusive promotion of NexentaConnect to achieve file services. NexentaConnect for VMware Virtual SAN can be used to add NFSv3, NFSv4, and SMB file services to VMware Virtual SAN deployments by utilizing storage in host servers.

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by Adam Armstrong

Huawei OceanStor Certified For VMware vSphere 6.0 and vVols

Today at VMworld 2015, Huawei Technologies announced that its OceanStor converged storage portfolio has been certified for VMware vSphere 6.0 virtual platform and Virtual Volumes (vVols). This certification includes its 18000 series, V3 series, Dorado series and VIS series.

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by Adam Armstrong

VMware Announces NSX 6.2

It’s been two years since VMware first introduced NSX, which enables the virtualization of existing network infrastructures. In that time they have been able to add over 700 customers, have over 100 production deployments, and trained over 3,500 people on NSX. At VMworld this year VMware announced the latest version of NSX, version 6.2.

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by Adam Armstrong

Reduxio Launches Hybrid HX 550 System With BackDating

Today at VMworld 2015, Reduxio Systems launched its next generation hybrid flash storage system, the Reduxio HX 550. While the hybrid flash market is starting to get a bit crowded, Reduxio plans on distinguishing themselves by introducing a new technology along with their system, BackDating. Reduxio claims BackDating makes snapshots obsolete all the while simplifying deployment, management, and provisioning of storage.

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by Adam Armstrong

Seagate Bumps Up the Capacity To 8TB On Several Drives

Today Seagate Technology announced that it was releasing a higher capacity version of several of its drives. The drives will now top out at 8TB and this new capacity will be available for the Enterprise Capacity 3.5”Enterprise NAS, and Kinetic HDD. Increasing the capacity of these drives gives businesses of all sizes the ability to increase capacity and potentially decrease footprint while giving them the same performance and reliability they’ve come to expect from Seagate.

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by Lyle Smith

Barracuda Backup Vx Announced

Barracuda has announced Barracuda Backup Vx, the company’s new deployment option for Barracuda Backup. Designed specifically for organizations looking to reduce onsite hardware through virtualization, Vx uses both inline target-based deduplication and compression to decrease storage and bandwidth requirements. It can also easily scale storage as a company’s data grows, which helps remove the need for major upgrades. Barracuda will demonstrate its data protection technology, as well as its products that compliment VMware vCloud Air, at this year’s VMworld. 

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by Adam Armstrong

VCE Introduces New VxRack Based On VMware EVO SDDC

Today at VMworld 2015, VCE announced a new VxRack System based on VMware EVO SDDC. The new VxRack gives companies the ability take advantage of VMware’s new software-defined data center and all of the benefits that includes. VCE will be giving customers the ability to map VxRack Systems to specific application environments.

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by Adam Armstrong

VMware Unveils EVO SDDC Delivering SDDC As An Integrated System

Today at VMworld 2015, VMware unveiled VMware EVO SDDC designed to simplify the build out and ongoing operations of software-defined data center (SDDC) at scale. The SDDC serves as one of the key components of VMware’s unified hybrid cloud platform. EVO SDDC will make it easier for customers to deploy and operate virtual infrastructure as a service.

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by Lyle Smith

VMware Previews Their vSphere Integrated Containers and Photon Platform

VMware has unveiled VMware vSphere Integrated Containers and VMware Photon Platform, two new technology previews that enable enterprise IT operations teams to deliver containers in production on-premises and on VMware’s public cloud, VMware vCloud Air.

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by Lyle Smith

HP Announces New Solutions to Leverage VMware Environments

HP has announced new solutions focused on helping businesses to leverage their VMware environments through faster time to implementation and greater return on investment.  These new products and services are optimized for VMware vSphere, including new hyper-converged and all-flash storage systems announced earlier this month.

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