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by Adam Armstrong

EMC Announces New & Enhanced Open Source Contributions

Today at the last day of EMC World 2016, EMC Corporation announced new and enhanced projects under its EMC {code} umbrella. The new project is known as Polly, an open source framework that enables storage allocation in scheduling environments such as Cloud Foundry, Docker, Kubernetes, and Mesos. EMC is also announcing integrations and enhancements to its open source storage orchestration engine for containers, REX-Rey.

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by Brian Beeler

EMC World 2016 Podcasts

We're recording several podcasts live from EMC World. We have a fantastic lineup of guests and hope this batch of conversations provides a unique perspective into EMC and the surge of news issued at the event. Each one is about 15 minutes long, with key executives and subject matter experts. The podcasts will be posted Monday and Tuesday as the event rolls on.

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by Adam Armstrong

Metalogix Announces Essentials For Drives: File Shares To OneDrive Freemium

This week Metalogix announced the launch of its Essentials for Drives: File Shares to OneDrive Freemium. With this new program, users will be able to migrate up to 500 drives (or users) or 1TB of file share content (including files, folders, versions, metadata, and permissions from file systems, file shares or Network Attached Storage (NAS)) into Microsoft's OneDrive for Business.

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by Lyle Smith

Netgear Announces New ProSAFE 10GbE Smart Managed Switches

Netgear has announced the addition of three new powerful switches to its portfolio of second-generation ProSAFE 10GbE Smart Managed Switches: the XS748T, which offers 44 copper 10GBASE-T ports and 4 additional dedicated 1GbE/10GbE SFP+ ports for 10G fiber links; the XS716T, which includes 16 copper ports of 10-Gigabit connectivity, 2 of which are shared/combination copper/SFP+ Fiber ports for 10G fiber links; and the XS708T, which comes equipped with 8 copper ports of 10-Gigabit connectivity, 2 of which are shared/combination copper/SFP+ Fiber ports for 10G fiber links. All three switches are designed for small- and medium-sized businesses and other growing organizations, and fit nicely beside the ProSAFE 12-port XS712T and the 28-port XS728T Smart Managed Switch models.

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by Brian Beeler

StorageReview Podcast #14: EMC World 2016 - John Roese

John Roese is EMC's CTO, charged with leading the technical strategic vision for the company. John wears many hats at EMC including overseeing hardware development, managing specialized market segments like telco, and is involved in core aspects of the Dell integration - to name a few. In this podcast we talk about three core disruptions John sees coming in tech and John dispenses some excellent advice for those of us with school-aged children. 

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by Adam Armstrong

Primary Data Makes A Data Lake With Several EMC Offerings

Today at EMC World Conference 2016, Primary Data announced its storage-agnostic DataSphere platform connects EMC systems including ScaleIO software-defined scale-out block storage solutions, Isilon scale-out NAS storage, and Amazon S3 cloud storage. Primary Data demonstrated this at their booth, 165, showing how data virtualization enables enterprises to integrate the capabilities of their diverse storage resources. Primary Data states that its DataSphere can unit EMC storage systems across file, block, and object access protocols, scaling the EMC Data Lake solutions across their different EMC storage platforms.

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by Adam Armstrong

Eaton Introduces New Xpert 9395 High Performance UPS

Eaton Corporation announced a new uninterruptible power system (UPS) for small- to mid-sized data centers, the Xpert 9395 high-performance model. The new high-performance models include 200-600 kilowatts (kW)/kilovolt-amperes (kVA) in North America. These latest models complete the Xpert 9395 portfolio. This portfolio can help reduce TCO and are scalable to meet the ever-increasing power requirements the industry faces.

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by Brian Beeler

StorageReview Podcast #13: EMC World 2016 - Manuvir Das

Manuvir Das is an SVP in the Advanced Software Division of EMC's Emerging Tech division. Manuvir sits down with us in this podcast to discuss three core technologies including ViPR, ECS (Virtustream), and the new VxRack Neutrino nodes. Manuvir has an interesting perspective on the growth of ViPR after going open source, the distinction between native enterprise cloud and enterprise hybrid cloud, and much more.

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by Brian Beeler

StorageReview Podcast #12: EMC World 2016 - John McCool

John McCool is a SVP with DSSD inside the Emerging Tech Division of EMC. John has been a big part of the recent DSSD launch, helping to define the emerging rackscale flash category. In this podcast from EMC World 2016 we dive into the architecture of DSSD, the benefits of NVMe over fabric and how large organizations can benefit from combining DSSD with cloud architectures to balance performance and capacity needs. We also discuss the expansion of DSSD to include support for striped systems. 

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by Adam Armstrong

EMC Reveals Bigger, Better, Faster DSSD D5

Today at EMC World 2016, EMC Corporation announced new Rack-Scale Flash offerings, including a new VCE VxRack 1000 Series System with DSSD and new dual DSSD D5 systems. The DSSD was announced in February and release back in March of this year. EMC is going to make the DSSD a key building block of modern and future data centers with its ability to accelerate performance of traditional databases and data warehouses as well as help address high performance real-time analytics issues.

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