by Adam Armstrong

Seagate Announces Industry-First 2TB Enterprise M.2 NVMe SSD

Today Seagate Technology announces that it was continuing to expand its Nytro line, now by adding the industry’s first 2TB M.2 NVMe SSD. The 2TB version of Seagate’s Nytro XM1440 M.2 is the highest capacity M.2 SSD currently on the market and is ideal for demanding enterprise applications that require fast data access, capacity and processing.

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by Adam Armstrong

IBM Introduces DeepFlash 150

Today IBM announced its latest all-flash array (AFA) entry, the IBM DeepFlash 150. DeepFlash 150 adds to IBM’s existing offerings of AFAs. This new array is aimed at processing and manipulating Big Data in a cost-effective manner. With this addition, IBM is now offering a flash portfolio the covers almost all workloads.

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by Adam Armstrong

Eaton Announces IPM Version 1.53 & Integration With HPE OneView

Today Eaton announced the latest version of its Intelligent Power Manager Software, version 1.53. The latest update improves IT’s ability to monitor and manage their power devices and helps to mitigate issues that can arise form overheating or outages to maintain business continuity. The update also includes integration with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) OneView and new functionality with the OpenStack management platform.

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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

Spectra Logic’s BlackPearl Integrates With Amazon & Cyberduck

Spectra Logic has announced that it has made enhancements to its BlackPearl Deep Storage Gateway that enables direct archive to Amazon’s public cloud offering. BlackPearl can now integrate directly with Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) Standard, and can automatically restore data archived to Glacier and Infrequent Access. Spectra Logic also announced the certification of the Cyberduck open source client software tool with its BlackPearl Deep Storage Gateway.

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by Adam Armstrong

Toshiba PX04P NVMe SSD Review (2.5")

The Toshiba PX04P is a series of NVMe SSDs (Non-Volatile Memory Express Solid State Drives) designed specifically for servers and storage appliances that need scalable performance at the lowest possible latency. The PX04P series is offered in both 2.5” and half-height half-length add-in card (HHHL) form factors. Both form factors are offered in capacities ranging from 800GB to 3.2TB and come in several flavors to meet write-endurance needs.

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by Lyle Smith

Synology DiskStation DS916+ Review

Acting as an upgrade to the DS415+ in both size and components, the DiskStation DS916+ is the latest addition to Synology's Plus Series of NAS solutions designed for media professionals and new and existing businesses that are planning for growth in the future. The DS916+ offers a ton of scalability when leveraging Synology's DX513 expansion units, creating a 9-bay NAS that can house a total raw capacity of 72TB using nine 8TB HDDs. This will certainly allow businesses to lower their startup costs with the capability to at least double their storage capacity when needed.

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by Adam Armstrong

Acronis Releases Its Backup 12 & Other Protection Solutions

Today Acronis announced the release of its new solution that protects companies’ full digital image, Acronis Backup 12. The nature of how businesses store data has changed, data location is no longer static and data can be stored on several devices and clouds. Acronis claims their new backup solution can protect data that resides in the cloud, on-premises, across virtual and physical systems, in remote systems, and on mobile devices. Acronis is also releasing other solutoins today to further help companies with the modern nature of data.

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by Lyle Smith

Seagate Announces Guardian Series Of 10TB HDDs

Seagate Technology has announced the Guardian Series of 10TB hard disk drives, which includes the 10TB Seagate BarraCuda Pro desktop drive, the Seagate IronWolf drive for NAS applications, and the Seagate SkyHawk drive for surveillance. Designed for customers looking to improve the management of the huge amounts of digital data, the new Guardian Series caters to all kinds of use cases including personal, creative and design computing, online gaming, small- and medium-sized businesses, and large-scale surveillance systems. The new 10TB drive HDDs also come equipped with multi-tier caching technology (MTC Technology), an intelligent caching architecture for maximized performance, while the AgileArray feature optimizes drive performance via error recovery control, dual-plane balancing, and power management.

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by Lyle Smith

Eaton Announces 9PX UPS 2-3 kVA Models

Not long after Eaton’s announcement of new 1U and 2U options for their ePDU G3 line, the company has unveiled the launch of their 9PX uninterruptible UPS. Available in 2 to 3 kilovolt-ampere (kVA) units, the Eaton 9PX family will provide new automation options that are designed to help IT managers remotely manage and protect critical infrastructure while saving on both time and costs. 

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