by Adam Armstrong

Scality Announces Global Agreement with HP

Today Scality announced it has signed a global reseller agreement with HP. Not only does this agreement expand Scality Software Defined Storage Solution using HP's global reach, it combines Scality's RING storage software with HP's server hardware.

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by Lyle Smith

ExaGrid EX32000E Appliance Backup Solution Announced

ExaGrid Systems has announced the EX32000E backup appliance solution, which replaces the very versatile EX21000E as its largest and most powerful appliance to date highlighted by data deduplication and their data landing zone. The EX3200E uses ExaGrid’s scale-out GRID technology, allowing it to combine up to 14 appliances in a single scale-out GRID for a total of 448TB full backup in a single system. This makes for a 52 percent increase in total capacity. In addition, its 14 appliances in a scale-out GRID makes the EX32000E one of the largest full-backup target systems on the market, with 882TB of usable storage and over 1PB of raw storage.

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by Adam Armstrong

Dell Delivers Software-Defined Storage Solutions for VMware EVO: RAIL

Today at VMworld, Dell announced it will now ship NexentaConnect and NexentaStor solutions with Dell Engineered Solutions for VMware EVO: RAIL. Dell expands their offerings for VMware EVO: RAIL by fully integrating Nexenta Software-Defined Storage on Dell Engineered Solutions for VMware EVO: RAIL.

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by Adam Armstrong

EMC Makes Hadoop And Data Lake Announcements

EMC has announced they are integrating EMC Isilon Scale-Out NAS with Cloudera's Enterprise Data Hub, which enables users to access and analyze data in an agile environment. EMC and Pivotal have also announced an update to their Data Lake Bundle.

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by Adam Armstrong

Barracuda Announces General Availability of Backup 6.0 And Backup 995

Today Barracuda announced the general availability of Barracuda Backup 6.0. Barracuda also announced the availability of their new backup appliance Barracuda Backup 995. The releases are part of Barracuda's Data Protection Plus strategic initiative aimed at helping customers protect, manage, and share data through any device they use and from anywhere they are.

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by Adam Armstrong

Barracuda Announces General Availability Of Barracuda Message Archiver 4.0

Barracuda Networks Inc. has announced the general availability of Barracuda Message Archiver version 4.0. This release is part of Barracuda’s Data Protection Plus initiative, which is aimed at helping customers access, retain and share critical data from anywhere and any device.

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by Adam Armstrong

HP Announces New HP ConvergedSystem 200-HC StoreVirtual

Today at VMworld Europe, HP announced a new hyper-converged offering combining software-defined storage, compute, management, and VMware integration, the HP ConvergedSystem 200-HC StoreVirtual. The HP ConvergedSystem 200-HC StoreVirtual is aimed at simplifying IT operations, accelerate time to value and respond to business opportunities faster.

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by Adam Armstrong

HP & VMware Announce HP ConvergedSystem 200-HC EVO: RAIL

Today at VMworld Europe HP and VMware announce that they are partnering together to deliver a hyper-converged infrastructure appliance powered by VMware EVO: RAIL, HP ConvergedSystem 200-HC EVO: RAIL. This is the second 200 line of hyper-converged solutions, the first being the HP StoreVirtual version.

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by Adam Armstrong

EMC Announces Mainframe Performance Accelerator For VMAX‏

EMC Corporation has announced a Mainframe Performance Accelerator (MPA). EMC claims that their latest innovation "improves VMAX FICON connectivity throughput by up to 60% and decreases response time by up to 30%."

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by Adam Armstrong

Nutanix Unveils All-Flash Hyper-Converged Platform with Metro Support

Nutanix has announced the release of the NX-9000, the industry's first all-flash hyper-converged platform. Nutanix has also announced the release of Metro Availability, a technology that stretches datastores for Virtual Machine clusters across two or more sites. These new additions aim to give customers high-performance, flexible hyper-converged solutions for any workload and help them as they deploy into enterprise infrastructure.

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