by Brian Beeler

Dell Announces $25k All Flash Array

Today Dell is announcing one of the lowest cost all-flash arrays (AFA) in the industry, the Dell Storage SC4020 Entry-Level All-Flash array. The new all-flash array configuration essentially halves the entry-level AFA configurations Dell offers today, giving them a major pricing advantage. Dell indicates 98% of their SC4000-class arrays are going out the door in hybrid configurations, the aggressive $25,000 price-point simply incents more organizations to sample the benefits of flash with enterprise-ready data services and support. 

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by StorageReview Enterprise Lab

Dell PowerEdge FX2 Review

The Dell PowerEdge FX2 Architecture represents a significant evolution of Dell’s converged infrastructure strategy by offering the PowerEdge FX blade-based architecture in the form of a 2U rackmounted modular compute and storage platform. The PowerEdge FX2 is planned for general availability in December, and in the meantime StorageReview has been working with a review unit in our Enterprise Test Lab in order to develop an analysis of a platform that has the potential to change the way we approach the PowerEdge family and Dell’s converged infrastructure portfolio.

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by Adam Armstrong

Dell Asserts Themselves as the World's Fastest Growing, Integrated Technology Company

At Dell World 2014, Dell has announced they are the world's fastest growing, integrated technology company. On the heels of this news, Dell is also expanding its global footprint by opening another solution center for enterprise customers. Through its research arm, Dell is pushing disruptive innovation to record-breaking performance. With Dell Financial Services, Dell is helping customers acquire technologies to drive business value. And Dell Ventures is helping to shape the future of IT.

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by Adam Armstrong

EMC Announces OpenStack Reference Architecture Program

Today EMC announced that it is offering an OpenStack Reference Architecture Program. Along with the newly announced EMC Enterprise Hybrid Cloud OpenStack Edition, this new offerings is aimed at helping customers with their OpenStack deployments and to help increasing investments in OpenStack.

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by Lyle Smith

Micron M500IT Automotive Storage SSD Announced

Micron has announced the M500IT SSD, expanding on its automotive storage solutions portfolio with capacities ranging from 60GB to 240GB as well as embedded multimedia card (eMMC) 5.0 memory. Both solutions are specifically designed to enhance automotive applications.

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by Adam Armstrong

OneCloud Software Announces OneCloud Recovery Solution

Today OneCloud Software announced OneCloud Recovery, a solution that "truly automates cloud-based disaster recovery." The software integrates existing data centers with Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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by Lyle Smith

arcserve Unified Data Protection to Extend Products into Appliance Market

arcserve has announced it is updating Unified Data Protection (UDP), which first debuted back in May of 2014, by expanding its product portfolio into the Purpose-Built Backup Appliance (PBBA) market in early 2015 with platforms powered by UDP.  In addition, the company has announced a free edition of its software for endpoint backup and recovery, as well as a powerful update to UDP, which includes enhancements for improved application and hypervisor environment protection.

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by Adam Armstrong

Dot Hill Announces Latest Version Of Its RealStor Software

Today Dot Hill Systems Corp announced the release of its latest version of its RealStor software, version 2.0. This new update is designed to deliver application workload-aware intelligence for next-generation hybrid flash storage arrays such as the Dot Hill AssuredSAN Ultra48.

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by Lyle Smith

Seagate Kinetic HDD Announced

Seagate has unveiled the Seagate Kinetic HDD, the company’s new object-based storage drive that uses the Kinetic Open Storage platform. Seagate’s HDD is designed to dramatically reduce total cost of ownership by combining an open source object storage protocol with Ethernet connectivity to eliminate multiple layers of legacy software and hardware infrastructure, which in turn lowers equipment costs and dramatically simplifies cloud storage architectures.

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by Lyle Smith

Samsung Acquires Proximal Data

​Samsung has announced the acquisition Proximal Data, a provider of server-side caching software that works within virtualized environments. This further expands Samsung's SSD business in the server and data center markets where the integration of storage and software is becoming increasingly common.

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