by Adam Armstrong

Condusiv Releases Real-Time SAN Fragmentation Preventer

Today Condusiv Technologies (formally known as Diskeeper Corporation) announced the release of the industry’s first real-time fragmentation solution for SAN storage systems connected to physical servers, Diskeeper 15 Server. Diskeeper is designed to improve performance of both servers and physical storage.

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by Lyle Smith

Toshiba Announces 6TB Capacities for Internal and External Drives

Toshiba’s Digital Products Division has announced a 6TB capacity model for both the Toshiba Canvio Desk 3.5” External USB 3.0 Hard Drive and Toshiba Desk 3.5” Internal Serial ATA 3.0 Hard Drive lines. The Canvio Desk is a compact desktop external storage solution designed for home and office users looking to expand their storage and protect their digital assets. Currently, the Canvio Desk (internal and external) storage solution has a maximum capacity of 5TB.

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by Adam Armstrong

HP Announces Scalable, High-Performance Offerings For Midsized Companies

Today HP announced new cost effective, storage offerings aimed at midsized companies. The new offerings include a new HP MSA Storage, a new HP StoreVirtual Storage system, a more scalable HP StoreOnce Backup, and a new HP StoreEasy Storage file serving appliance. These new offerings will enable midsized and SMB to increase performance while minimizing risks.

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by Adam Armstrong

AMI StorTrends Releases 3600i Family Of All-Flash Arrays

Today StorTrends, from America Megatrends, announced the general availability of its new all-flash family of SAN arrays, the 3600i and the 3610i. The new array family is designed to address the needs of performance-intensive applications for virtualized environments, VDI, and mixed workloads at a price point around $.50 per Gigabyte.

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by Adam Armstrong

Qumulo Emerges from Stealth with World’s First Data-Aware Scale-Out NAS

Today Qumulo emerged from stealth and introduced the world’s first data-aware scale-out NAS, Qumulo Core. Qumulo Core is generally available today. Qumulo also announced the general availability of Q0626 hybrid storage appliances.

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by Lyle Smith

QNAP TS-251C Turbo NAS Now Available

QNAP has announced the release of the TS-251C Turbo NAS, an affordable 2-bay compact NAS equipped with an Intel Celeron dual-core CPU and 1GB of energy-efficient DDR3L RAM. The TS-251C Turbo NAS allows users to build a personal cloud and media center with features such as real-time/offline Full HD video transcoding, video streaming via DLNA, AirPlay, Chromecast and Plex Media Server, HDMI-out with XBMC media player, and various apps for file and multimedia storage, backup, and sharing.

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by Adam Armstrong

VCE Expands Its Portfolio With New Converged Systems

Today VCE announced that it is updating its converged infrastructure portfolio with new platform and software innovations and updates. VCE is announcing a new scale up and scale out architecture, VCE Vscale Architecture; a new family of converged infrastructure systems, the VxBlock Systems; and the latest version of its converged infrastructure management software, VCE Vision Intelligent Operations 3.0. These announcements are aimed at simplifying and speeding up customers move into the hybrid cloud.

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by Lyle Smith

Synology DiskStation Manager 5.2 Beta Released

Synology has announced the beta release of DiskStation Manager (DSM) 5.2, the latest version of their powerful NAS operating system. Specifically designed to make management of private clouds more effective, secure, and intuitive, this new version adds new functionalities and updates under-the-hood.

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by Adam Armstrong

SanDisk Announces Contributions To Ceph

Today SanDisk Corporation announced contributions to the open source Ceph object, block, and file storage platform. This news follows on the heels of SanDisk’s announcement of its first storage system, the all-flash InfiniFlash system for Big Data. InfiniFlash is powered by Ceph open source software (OSS). SanDisk is solidifying its commitment to being an open source contributor enabling it to deliver more open, easy-to-integrate and cost-effective solutions to customers.

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by Adam Armstrong

Toshiba Introduces New 12Gb SAS Enterprise HDD

Today Toshiba Storage introduced a new 12Gb SAS interface enterprise HDD line, the AL13SX series. The AL13SX series is a 2.5” form factor, 12Gb SAS interface 512b native, 15,000 RPM, advanced format HDD. The AL13SX series comes in 300GB, 450GB, and 600GB capacities.

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