by Lyle Smith

Unitrends Next Generation of Recovery-Series Family Released

​Unitrends has announced that the next generation of their Recovery-Series family of purpose-built backup appliances (PBBAs) is now available. The new portfolio includes 11 models that scale from 1TB to 97TB of raw storage and make cloud adoption much more affordable for companies of all sizes. With the release, Unitrends claims they are now the data-protection industry’s price/performance leader in appliances ranging from 1U and above.

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by Lyle Smith

Court Rules That Preliminary Injunction Against Diablo Will Remain in Place

In the never ending back-and-forth ULLtraDIMM suit, Netlist has announced that Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California denied a motion filed by Diablo Technologies on January 13, 2015, which requested that the Court stay the Preliminary Injunction against controller chips used by SanDisk in its high-speed ULLtraDIMM SSD product line.

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by Lyle Smith

Diablo Technologies Appeals Court Ruling

We reported earlier today about Diablo Technologies’ counter suit being struck down, and now it has been announced that the company has appealed the ruling by the United States District judge in California granting a preliminary injunction to halt Diablo's shipments of Memory Channel Storage (MCS) based chipsets. Diablo's believes that the most recent ruling was based on an erroneous interpretation of the contract as well as a misunderstanding on the technology differences between the products involved. In addition, the court did not find that Diablo MCS uses Netlist trade secrets.

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by Adam Armstrong

CommVault Launches Endpoint Data Protection For The Mobile Workforce

Today CommVault announced the launch of Simpana for Endpoint Data Protection. This new solution set is designed specifically to help protect the mobile workforce through efficient backups of laptops, desktops, and mobile devices. Simpana for Endpoint Data Protection will also provide secure access and self-services capabilities.

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by Lyle Smith

Court Denies Diablo’s Countersuit Against Netlist

The on-going suit between Netlist and Diablo has released yet more happenings as it was announced today that Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California has granted Netlist’s Special Motion to Strike Diablo’s claims against Netlist for breach of contract, unfair competition, and interference with Diablo’s customers.  In addition, the Court also ruled that Netlist is entitled to “reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs” pertaining to Netlist’s filing of the Special Motion to Strike.

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by Lyle Smith

Citrix XenMobile 10 Now Available

Citrix has announced the newest release of XenMobile (version 10) enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution. XenMobile 10 improves the mobility experience for end users all the while automating and simplifying the IT deployment and management. The newest release includes UI and design enhancements focusing on streamlined workflows, which are part of the XenMobile suite of integrated productivity apps. Regarding improvements for IT teams, the new release provides a unified EMM platform that simplifies the management and deployment of mobile apps, data and devices. This gives businesses the flexibility and security to scale and support a growing mobile workforce.

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by Lyle Smith

Citrix XenServer 6.5 Announced

Citrix has announced XenServer 6.5, their newest release of the company’s commercial virtualization platform based on the open-source Xen Project hypervisor. With the update, XenServer now offers a full 64-bit kernel architecture, which allows customers to leverage the latest hardware and OS platforms, and supports enterprise-grade networking, storage and workload management.

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by Lyle Smith

Netlist Wins Major Legal Victory Against Diablo Technologies Pertaining to ULLtraDIMM SSD Case

Netlist has announced that the United States District Court for the Northern District of California granted Netlist's Motion for Preliminary Injunction against Diablo Technologies for controller chips used by SanDisk in its high-speed ULLtraDIMM SSD product line. As a result, this means that Diablo and SanDisk will be banned from manufacturing and selling the controller chipset used by SanDisk in the ULLtraDIMM as well as further sale and distribution of the ULLtraDIMM itself. The case was filed back in September of 2014.

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by Adam Armstrong

CommVault Announces Backup Appliance With NetApp

Today CommVault announced the availability of the CommVault Backup Appliance with NetApp. The appliance is a combination of Simpana software with NetApp's E-Series storage in a purpose-built, pre-configured data protection solution. This solution furthers the partnership between the two companies that started with the development of NetApp SnapProtect.

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by Adam Armstrong

Dell Announces Worldwide Availability Of The $25K All-Flash SC4020 Array

Today Dell announced that their $25,000 all-flash SC4020 Array is now available worldwide. As we previously mentioned, though the SC4020 isn't new, this new price point of an All-Flash Array (AFA) not only gives Dell a major advantage over other vendors, but it gives more organizations incentive to sample the benefits of flash with enterprise-ready data services and support. 

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