by Chris Thomas

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Updates 3PAR StoreServ Family

Upgrading its portfolio of high-storage options, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) unveiled support for expanded capacity across its StoreServ family. To improve upon its product, HPE now supports 3D NAND solid state drives (SSDs) with capacities of 7.68 and 15.36TB. The HPE 3PAR StoreServ can now offer a maximum storage capacity of 24 petabytes of usable space in a single all-flash array.

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by Chris Thomas

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Announces OneView 3.0

Amid a handful of announcements today, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) also introduced an update to its OneView software, version 3.0. This update brings software-defined intelligence and integration with a unified API and HPE’s infrastructure software, including ProLiant, BladeSystem, StoreServ, and others.

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by Lyle Smith

Dell Adds Intel Broadwell Support to Quad-Socket PowerEdge 13G Servers

Dell has announced new performance and capability updates to its PowerEdge 13th generation four-socket server portfolio, a line that is specifically designed for enterprise customers that have large scale server deployments. The PowerEdge 13th generation four-socket servers enhance performance for big data and real-time analytics, as well as dense virtualization deployments, while promoting flexibility, scalability and manageability needed for a future-ready enterprise. We recently reviewed the Dell PowerEdge 13G R730 Server.

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by Lyle Smith

HPE Invites Open Source Community to Early Development Stages of The Machine

In a unique move, HPE has announced that it will give open source developers access to The Machine very early in its software development cycle. The initiative will certainly help HPE achieve their goal of reinventing the computer architecture that has been used over the past 60 years. HPE is known for their support of open-source development in the past, including its recently announced open infrastructure portfolio for the service provider market.

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by Lyle Smith

HPE and Paramount Partner to Show the World 250 Years in the Future

A unique collaboration between the film and storage industry has been announced, as Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) partners with Paramount Pictures to “imagine technology 250 years into the future” in promotion of the upcoming Star Trek Beyond film, which will hit theaters worldwide on July 20. The newest Trek film created various futuristic concept technologies using HPE’s The Machine, an on-going research project being developed by the company. To help bring the Star Trek film to life, HPE designers and researchers worked closely together with the film’s production team in order to build futuristic technologies that might one day be powered by The Machine.

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by Chris Thomas

SIOS Announces Enhancements to SIOS iQ Software

In a brief announcement, SIOS Technology Corp today announced an update to its SIOS iQ software. Specifically, the update to version 3.7 integrates the existing SIOS iQ analytics software with SQL Sentry Performance Advisor.

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by Chris Thomas

Zadara Storage Releases Zadara Cube One-Click AWS Storage

Storage-as-a-service (STaaS) provider Zadara today took the wraps off its new enterprise storage array, the Zadara Cube. Though functionally similar to its preview VPSA Storage Array, the main draw to the Cube is the simplified provisioning, and quick creation of new storage instances.

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by Chris Thomas

Lenovo Launches StorSelect DX8200C and DX8200N

Bringing forth a new Software Defined Storage (SDS) appliance program, Lenovo today took the wraps off of its new StorSelect DX8200C and DX8200N appliances. Aiming to reduce storage costs with affordable hardware and services Lenovo is initially partnering with software providers Nexenta Systems for the DX8200N and Cloudian for the DX8200C. These partnerships will allegedly help rein in storage costs to as little as $0.01/GB per month.

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by Guest Author

Going Cloud Native And Avoiding Turbulence

Welcome to the first in a series of four articles discussing the containerization and cloud native movement that is led by Docker, Google and a burgeoning ecosystem of traditional and new players.  In this series we venture to define and discuss this emerging and exciting space in an effort to help organizations better navigate it. While this first article will focus on defining “cloud native” and some related moving parts, in future articles we will explore the important layers and related challenges with networking, storage and container orchestration to give you a more complete view…but first let’s start at the beginning.

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by Chris Thomas

Texas Advanced Computing Center Celebrates Milestones

Marking its 15th anniversary, the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at the University of Texas at Austin announced the dedication of a new building at the JJ Pickle Research Campus, and a $30 million award from the National Science Foundation.

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