by Adam Armstrong

Quantum Announces Three New Solutions To Manage Unstructured Data Growth

Today Quantum Corp announced three new solutions that are aimed at helping companies address the challenges that unstructured data growth presents in a cost-effective manner. Quantum is addressing these challenges with three solutions: Quantum Artico NAS, Lattus extended online storage, and through a joint solution of Quantum’s DXi appliances and Rocket Arkivio Autostor software.

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by Adam Armstrong

Delphix Updates Simplify Migration To The Cloud

Today Delphix announced new features to its latest data as a service (DaaS) software platform, Delphix DaaS 4.2. The updated features allow for simple migration to both private and public clouds. The DaaS platform now supports Amazon GovCloud, OpenStack, and KVM hypervisor environments.

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by Adam Armstrong

SIOS DataKeeper SANLess Clustering Software Now Microsoft Azure Certified

Today SIOS Technology Corp announced that its DataKeeper Cluster Edition software has been certified by Microsoft Azure and is now available in the Azure marketplace. This marks the first offering that is Azure certified and enables customers to create a SANLess high availability cluster in Azure using Microsoft Windows Server Failover Clustering.

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by Kevin OBrien

In The Lab: AXIS Security Cameras

Axis is a leader in the video surveillance market, distributing a wide variety of cameras for use cases as broad as there are buildings and people to protect. In the StorageReview Lab we use several models of Axis cameras paired with a Synology NAS and Surveillance Station 7 to provide visualization of our space both while we're on premesis via flat panel in the lab, or remotely via Synology's mobile apps. What follows is a overview of the cameras in place, their core strengths and how they are part of the overall security strategy for StorageReview. 

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by Adam Armstrong

SanDisk Updates FlashSoft And Introduces New Bundled Solutions

Today SanDisk Corporation announced that it has updated its server-side solid state caching software, FlashSoft version 3.7. The new software updates includes improvements in performance, usability, and compatibility for Windows, VMware, and Linux environments. SanDisk has also announced that it is bundling its FlashSoft software with its hardware, such as its Optimus Ascend SAS SSD and the CloudSpeed Ascend SATA SSD, as well as its Fusion ioMemory PCIe application accelerators (like the SX300 or the PX600).

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by Lyle Smith

Google Cloud Console for Android Now Available

​Google has announced the beta launch of Cloud Console for Android, allowing users to manage the Google Cloud Platform from their phone or tablet. The new app allows users to be away from their workstations as they can now receive automatic alerts when an issue occurs in their Google App Engine. Users can quickly glance at the status of their solution, set up alerts, manage their Cloud Platform resources, and access Google Cloud Monitoring performance and health graphs.

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by Adam Armstrong

Seagate Enterprise Performance 15K HDD With TurboBoost Review

The Seagate Enterprise Performance 15k HDD is the fifth generation of Seagate’s Enterprise Performance line. The drive is a 2.5” form factor, 15K SAS 12Gb/s HDD coupled with the “TurboBoost” of 32GB of eMLC flash for faster read and write performance as well as 128MB multisegmented cache. The drive comes with a maximum capacity of 600GB, twice the capacity of the previous generation. For buyers with data security in mind, there is also a secure model available with instant secure erase.

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by StorageReview Enterprise Lab

Netgear ProSAFE Click Switch Series Review

Netgear’s ProSAFE Click Switch Series are Gigabit switches that have a special click mount design. The main benefit of these switches is that they can be mounted in non-traditional ways such as under meeting tables, onto walls, or even vertically onto poles. As wires proliferate in this increasingly connected world, Netgear ProSAFE Click Switch Series gives users the ability to neatly organize and manage the wires.

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by Lyle Smith

Dot Hill Awarded Patent For Write-Cache Management

Dot Hill has been awarded a patent for a write-cache management feature that intelligently manages cache usage. As a result, Dot Hill indicates that this will allow their AssuredSAN storage solutions to improve write performance by up to 100 percent in demanding storage workloads with high stream counts.

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by Adam Armstrong

Micron And Intel Unveil New 3D NAND technology

Micron Technology and Intel announced today the availability of their new 3D NAND technology. Jointly developed by both companies, this new flash memory technology is being billed as the world’s highest-density. The companies claim that they will be able to get three times higher capacity than competing NAND technologies.

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