by Adam Armstrong

Backblaze Releases B2 Fireball

This week Backblaze introduced its rapid ingest service, Backblaze B2 Fireball. The Fireball allows customers to easily upload 70TB of data onto a device and ship it to be uploaded to the cloud. This announcement comes on the heels of Backblaze lowering their download costs of data to $0.01/GB.

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by Adam Armstrong

Druva Makes Major Updates To Its Cloud Platform

Today Druva Inc. announced the general availability of its Druva Cloud Platform. The company is also making updates around the new platform for unified data protection, management, and intelligence capabilities. The Cloud Platform will now also extend its services across SaaS (Software-as-a-Service), PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) and IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service).

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by Adam Armstrong

NVIDIA Announces DRIVE System For Autonomous Vehicles

Today at GTC 2018, NVIDIA introduced its new cloud-based system for testing autonomous vehicles using a photorealistic simulation, NVIDIA DRIVE Sim software. This simulation is all about making the autonomous vehicles safer while providing a more scalable method for bringing them to the roads. They also announced the NVIDIA DRIVE Pegasus AI car computer to run the autonomous software stack and process the data from driving.

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by Adam Armstrong

NVIDIA Makes Announcements Around Deep Learning At GTC

Today at the GPU Technology Conference 2018 in Silicon Valley, NVIDIA made a few announcements around Deep Learning. These announcements include partnering with Arm to bring deep learning inferencing to billions of IoT devices. NVIDIA is also announcing advancements in performance for deep learning that they state are 10x higher than six months ago.

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by Lyle Smith

NVIDIA Announces Quadro GV100 GPU With RTX Technology

Continuing with NVIDIA’s abundance of announcements today, NVIDIA has unveiled Quadro GV100 GPU with NVIDIA RTX technology, giving artists and designers real-time ray tracing for the very first time. NVIDIA previously introduced RTX technology at the annual Game Developers Conference last week.

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by Lyle Smith

NVIDIA Announces Partnerships & Deep Learning Inference Capabilities For Hyperscale Datacenters

NVIDIA has announced numerous new technologies and partnerships, including a new version of its TensorRT inference software, the integration of TensorRT into Google’s TensorFlow framework, and that its speech recognition software, Kaldi, is now optimized for GPUs.

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by Adam Armstrong

INFINIDAT Launches Several New Products Including A Public Cloud

Today INFINIDAT announced several new products that seek to lower costs while accelerating organizations digital transformations. The company is announcing a new hardened data bunker appliance, a data protection appliance, the latest InfiniBox model, and its public cloud storage service. These announcements come at the end of 18 quarters of revenue growth for INFINIDAT.

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by Adam Armstrong

WD & StorReduce Release Backup & Recovery Solution

Today Western Digital Corporation (WDC) announced its new backup and recovery solution that utilizes StorReduce software. In order to develop a more cost-effective and scalable backup solution, Western Digital will be selling StorReduce deduplication software with its ActiveScale object storage system. The combined technologies are said to provide PB-scale storage efficiently while helping to reduce costs.

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by Adam Armstrong

StorageCraft Announces StorageCraft For Law Enforcement

Today StorageCraft announced its new storage solution, StorageCraft for Law Enforcement. As the name implies, the solution is aimed specifically at law enforcement and more specifically it gives them a simple and scalable storage solution for body-worn cameras (or body cams). The new solution not only makes storage simple and scalable, it can help law enforcement keep costs down associated with data storage.

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by Adam Armstrong

News Bits: StorMagic, Nimbus, Carbonite, Mozy, Mellanox, Microsoft, Microsemi, & More

This week’s News Bits we look at a number of small announcements, small in terms of the content, not the impact they have. StorMagic sees 400% adoption growth. Nimbus launches 100TB SSD. Carbonite finishes acquiring Mozy. Mellanox and Microsoft announces hybrid cloud solution. Microsemi announces new HBAs and RAID adaptors. Condusiv releases three new software products. Morpheus Data expands features of its Unified Multi-cloud Orchestration Platform. Seagate’s new technology gives impressive results.

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