by Adam Armstrong

Veeam Introduces Veeam DataLabs

Today at VeeamON 2018 in Chicago, IL, Veeam software unveiled its vision of the Hyper-Available Enterprise. A key component of this vision was also unveiled today with the Veeam DataLabs. DataLabs will allow developers to create new instances of their production environments to validate updates, security vulnerabilities, forensics and GDPR compliance. This new capability can help to deliver value to the business in the form of accelerating innovation, improving operational efficiencies, reducing risk, and optimizing resources.  

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by Adam Armstrong

Veeam Unveils Its Vision For The Hyper-Available Enterprise

Today at VeeamON 2018 in Chicago, IL, Veeam Software unveiled what it is calling its vision for the Hyper-Available Enterprise and its strategy to guide enterprise customers on their journey to Intelligent Data Management at massive scale.  Three-quarters of the Fortune 500 use Veeam’s Hyper-Availability Solutions to ensure their business continuity, reduce risks and accelerate innovation. In an age where new technology such as AI, ML, IoT, and blockchain require massive scalability as they add to Big Data, companies need a way to ease the management of this data while ensuring availability. 

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by Lyle Smith

QNAP TS-832X 8-bay Now Available

QNAP has announced the availability of their new TS-832X 8-bay quad-core NAS solution. Highlighted by two built-in 10GbE SFP ports to handle bandwidth-demanding tasks like large-data applications, fast backup/restoration, and containerized applications, the TS-832X is marketed as a budget-friendly, high-speed network ARM-based NAS that supports Qtier technology for auto-tiering. Moreover, it comes equipped with two PCIe slots (Gen2 x1, Gen2 x2), which allows users to populate the NAS with additional functionality such as 10GbE NICs, QM2 cards, USB 3.1 10Gbps expansion cards, or wireless network cards to further expand its use cases. Last week, QNAP released the TS-963X 9-bay NAS.

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by Adam Armstrong

News Bits: Portworx, VMware, HP, AMD, Teradici, Citrix, Cisco, StorMagic, & More

This week’s News Bits we look at a number of small announcements, small in terms of the content, not the impact they have. Portworx is certified on Red Hat OpenShift. VMware updates Horizon 7 and Horizon Cloud. HP introduces new EliteBooks and ProBooks. AMD updates its Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Suite. Teradici expands Cloud Access Software. StorMagic launches edge appliance for Citrix Cloud. Flexxible IT collaborates with HPE delivering Citrix Workspaces. 

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by Ed Hardy

Kingston Canvas React SD & microSD Card Review

Professional photographers need very fast storage cards, and that's what the new Kingston Canvas React SD and microSD cards promise. No matter the size, they offer up to 100MBps read and 80MBps write. The cards support Class 10 UHS-1 U3, so they're fast enough to record 4K video, as well as burst-mode photography.

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by Lyle Smith

Kingston Canvas Go! SD & microSD Card Review

The Kingston Canvas Go! is the mid-range model of their Canvas Class 10 UHS-I U3 SD card line, targeting the needs of professional photographers and those looking to film in 1080P and 4K using devices such as a DSLR, drone, or other SD card action cameras. The Kingston card also offers a huge 512GB capacity model, which is rare among cards in this class.

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by Adam Armstrong

Kingston Canvas Select SD & microSD Card Review

Earlier this year, Kingston released its new series of both SD and microSD cards with its Canvas Series. The new series covers three different cards for three different use cases and therefore performances. For this review we will be looking at the lower end of the spectrum, in terms of performance, with the Canvas Select. 

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by Adam Armstrong

Red Hat Intends To Integrate CoreOS With OpenShift

At Red Hat’s Summit 2018 in San Francisco, the company announced that it will begin integrating CoreOS Tectonic, Quay, and Container Linux with Red Hat’s robust container and Kubernetes-based solutions portfolio. Red Hat has revealed a roadmap to how it will be integrating these technologies into its container application platform. The company states that this will bring the benefits of containers while also making hybrid cloud environments a more attractive option for enterprises.

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by Lyle Smith

Dell EMC Announces Updates to HCI Portfolio at .NEXT

At the Nutanix .NEXT conference, Dell EMC has announced new updates to its Nutanix-based Dell EMC XC Family, the latest Dell EMC PowerEdge servers and their integration and management software. These announcements further demonstrate Dell EMC’s drive to continually enhance their portfolio so they can cater to the ever-growing needs of mainstream enterprise applications.

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by Adam Armstrong

Citrix Unveils Unified Workspace APP

At Citrix Synergy 2018 in sunny Anaheim, California, Citrix revealed its new unified workspace experience with Citrix Workspace APP. Not only does this new app bring everything a business needs under one heading, it increases productivity and security. StorageReview was on location at Synergy for the launch of Citrix combining its SaaS, Web Mobile, and Virtual Apps.

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