by Lyle Smith

QNAP QTS 4.1.1 Now Available

QNAP Systems has announced the availability of QTS 4.1.1, their new Turbo NAS firmware that features full NAS encryption by volume-based technology to improve data security, which addresses growing cloud security challenges. QTS provides users with numerous applications, including enhanced multimedia apps for photos, music, and videos, as well as surveillance, file management, and virtualization functionality; all with a huge focus on privacy.

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by Lyle Smith

QNAP TS-x31 Series Turbo NAS Now Available

QNAP Systems has announced the release of their TS-x31 series Turbo NAS for SOHO. Powered by a dual-core 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A9 CPU, the TS0x31 can be used as a network storage center for backup, synchronization, remote access, and home entertainment.  It also provides an affordable high-performance solution for file storage, sharing, and data backup with an to an easy-to-use cloud-based note-taking application and a wide range of multimedia functions. The TS-x31 series are available in 1, 2, and 4-bay models.

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by Adam Armstrong

EMC Makes Several Announcements In Conjunction With Oracle Open World

EMC Corp. has made several announcements in conjunction with Oracle Open World. These announcements include: a new VNXe-Based VSPEX Architecture for Oracle 12c customers, tests results showing how EMC XtremIO redefines simplicity and agility for Oracle DBAs, and deeper integration with Oracle 12c through a number of plug-ins and projects.

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by Lyle Smith

SanDisk X300 SSD Announced

SanDisk has announced the availability of the SanDisk X300 SSD which is designed for enterprise client environments. The X300 takes advantage of the latest advancements in X3 technology to allow for a focus on user experience with high-performance, while utilizing extensive error-correction to increase reliability and provide peace of mind for today’s CIOs and IT decision makers. The X300 also comes with an improved SSD Dashboard to provide users with visibility into the drive’s performance, security, and available firmware updates. SanDisk indicates that this will help to maintain peak performance at all times.

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by Adam Armstrong

DataDirect Networks Introduce Industry’s First Enterprise Scale-Out Parallel File System Appliance with Cloud Tiering

Today DataDirect Networks (DDN) introduced the industry’s first enterprise scale-out parallel file system appliance, the GS7K. The GS7K is complete with enterprise-class features, NAS access, and Cloud tiering capabilities.

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by Adam Armstrong

EMC Introduces VNX-VSS100 And Isilon Enhancements For Surveillance Storage

Today EMC Corporation is introducing its new purpose-built storage system solution for surveillance needs at the edge, the VNX-VSS100. Along with the VNX-VSS100 array, EMC is also announcing new capabilities for its Isilon scale-out NAS storage, new test and validation capabilities in its labs, and expanded partnerships with security solution providers such as Axis, Genetec, Milestone, Verint, and others.

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by Adam Armstrong

CloudLink And EMC Collaborate To Deliver Secure Disaster Recovery In The Cloud

Today, CloudLink Technologies has collaborated with EMC Corporation to integrate CloudLink's SecureVSA with EMC's RecoverPoint. The collaboration will enable customers to leverage the cloud for their disaster recovery needs. 

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by Lyle Smith

Dell Announces New Hardware and Software Solutions at OpenWorld 2014

Dell has announced a series of new solutions across its enterprise infrastructure and software portfolios at Oracle OpenWorld that focus on helping customers to simplify the deployment of Oracle-based solutions--from mid-sized to large scale enterprises.

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by Lyle Smith

Seagate Surveillance HDDs Hit GA

Seagate has announced that their Surveillance HDD, the industry's first dedicated surveillance HDD, is now generally available. Featuring Seagate Rescue services, the company's new HDD is built specifically for surveillance and video analytics applications and employs data recovery services designed to restore data from malice or accidental failure, keeping systems in the field longer and reducing post deployment expenses.

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by Adam Armstrong

Barracuda Releases SignNow Version 4.0

Barracuda Networks Inc. has announced the general availability of the latest version of their appliance that allows businesses to obtain signatures from employees, customers, and partners, Barracuda SignNow version 4.0. The new version release comes as part of Barracuda's Protection Plus initiative.

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