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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by Adam Armstrong

Scale Computing Expands Capabilities Of HC3 Family With Release Of HyperCore Software

Today Scale Computing announced a new release of its Ultra-Easy HyperCore Software. This new release expands the capabilities of Scale's HC3 family providing greater scalability and more storage computing power.

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by Adam Armstrong

VMware Introduces New Cloud Management Solutions And Updates

Today at VMworld Europe, VMware Inc. announced two new cloud management solutions as well as updates to their VMware vRealize Suite 6 and VMware vRealize Operations (formally VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite). The new solutions include: VMware vRealize Code Stream, enabling DevOps teams to deliver frequently, reliable software releases; and the beta launch of VMware vRealize Air Compliance, a new cloud management Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offering. These new solutions finish VMware's rebranding under the vRealize Family. The rebrand highlights VMware's to helping customers realize the value they expect form IT investments and help fulfill their journey into the hybrid cloud.

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by Adam Armstrong

Druva Releases A Public Cloud Backup & Long-Term Storage Solution

Druva has announced the release of their first-of-a-kind public cloud backup and long-term storage solution, Druva Phoenix. Phoenix offers an alternative to the traditional server backup model: backup to secondary storage, tape, and then long-term offsite archiving. Phoenix is a archiving, retention, and recovery solution that is designed to eliminate tape, offsite storage, complexity, and lower the costs of managing server backups by 70%.

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by Adam Armstrong

EMC Federation Announces First Fully Integrated Software-Defined Data Center Solution

Today EMC Corporation announced the immediate availability of Federation Software-Defined Data Center Solution. This is the first of five planned solutions from the EMC Federation of business. The Federation consists of EMC Information Infrastructure (EMC II), VMware, Pivotal, and RSA.

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