by Adam Armstrong

Synology Unveils New DiskStation And RackStation

Today Synology America Corp launched a new DiskStation, DS1515, as well as a new RackStation, RS815. These new storage solutions are aimed at businesses that are growing and need cost-effective enterprise features. Both of the new solutions run Synology’s award winning DiskStation Manger (DSM) 5.1 with all the features it includes, such as: remote access, scalability, unparalleled reliability, cross-platform file sharing, and 24/7 security solutions.

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by Adam Armstrong

Google Makes Several Updates To Its Cloud Networking

Today Google made a series of updates to its Cloud Networking to continue to provide performance, reliability, and security for its customers. These updates include: General availability of Cloud DNS, an expansion of its load balancing solutions to 12 additional points of presence around the globe, a beta of Cloud Virtual Private Network (VPN), and eleven additional Carrier Interconnect Providers.

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by Adam Armstrong

Supermicro Announces New 720TB 4U JBOD

Today at the 2015 National Association of Broadcasters, Supermicro announced a new ultra-dense 4U JBOD platform, the 4U SuperStorage. The Superstorage holds up to 90 8TB 3.5” drives that are top-loaded and hot-swappable. The JBOD supports up to 720TB of SAS3, 12Gb/s performance. It also features dual hot-swap expander modules featureing 4 mini-SAS HD ports.

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by Adam Armstrong

Quantum Integrates Dot Hill Into Its Tiered Storage Offerings

Today Quantum Corp announced that it would be expanding its tiered storage offerings by integrating Dot Hill’s full line of storage systems. This partnership is beneficial to both companies, giving Quantum an expanded range of solutions and Dot Hill will be able to use Quantum’s channel, sales, and market resources, and global service and support, to further its market footprint.

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by Adam Armstrong

CalDigit Reveals Two New Storage Solutions

Today at the National Association of Broadcasters, CalDigit announced two new storage solutions. The first is a portable drive series that is designed to survive some rough treatment, the CalDigit Tuff series. The second storage solution announced is a 4-bay PCIe SSD RAID storage device, the T4 nano.

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by Adam Armstrong

Qumulo Releases Second Hybrid Storage Appliance QC208

Qumulo came out of stealth last month announcing that they had created the world’s first data-aware scale-out NAS, Qumulo Core along with their hybrid storage appliance the Q0626. Today Qumulo announced a new 4U hybrid solution aimed at capacity-optimized large-scale deployments, the QC208.

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by Adam Armstrong

HP Makes Several Announcements For Workstations & Displays

Today HP made a slew of announcements at the 2015 National Association of Broadcasters in Las Vegas. These announcements centered on workstations, both desktop and mobile, and professional displays to areas that appeal to the creative professional. For workstations, HP is releasing the second generation of the Z Turbo Drive as well as a new mobile workstation, the HP Omen Pro, which is much thinner and lighter than their current mobile workstations. HP is also announcing new monitors including a large 32” 4K monitor and several ultra-narrow bezel monitors.

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by Adam Armstrong

Avere And Google To Deliver High Compute And Storage In The Cloud

Avere Systems announced today that it is collaborating with Google to enable its customers to easily move their compute intensive workloads and storage to Google Cloud Platform. The collaboration will enable Avere to move data between NAS storage systems and Google Cloud Platform simply, with low latency, and high performance. It also lets customers reap the benefits of Google’s highly-scalable and reliable cloud infrastructure.

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by Lyle Smith

DDN MEDIAScaler and GRIDScaler 3.0 Announced

DataDirect Networks (DDN) has announced that it expanded its high-performance file storage portfolio with the DDN MEDIAScaler and DDN GRIDScaler 3.0. The former addition is the industry’s first file-based workflow solution to offer simultaneous, concurrent access to media content across hundreds of users all the while improving transcode, reducing hardware footprint, and integrating with the Cloud. The DDN GRIDScaler 3.0 is designed for high-performance computing workloads with enterprise feature demands for integrated data protection, replication and data security.

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by Lyle Smith

Ringling College of Art and Design Deploys 1.6PB of DDN Storage

DataDirect Networks (DDN) has announced that the Ringling College of Art and Design has deployed 1.6PB of DDN storage. By relying on DDN’s SFA high-performance storage as the foundation of a powerful, unified content creation and storage platform, the company claims that this will allow students to push the boundaries of computer-generated graphics, resulting in more visually compelling content.

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