by Lyle Smith

Emulex and Dynatrace Announce NetPod

Emulex and Dynatrace have announced NetPod, a fully integrated solution that combines Dynatrace’s Data Center (DC RUM) analysis with Emulex’s EndaceProbe Intelligent Network Recorders, delivering high-fidelity network and application transaction-level visibility and long-term packet storage to network teams. Additionally, its hardware-based EndaceProbe INRs boast 100 percent packet capture, nanosecond time stamping, “back-in-time” playback capabilities, and a platform for user experience monitoring. NetPod also allows for the optimization of the performance, scalability, and predictability of all applications situated in the data center such as Citrix, SAP, Oracle, Siebel, and Microsoft Exchange.

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by Adam Armstrong

HP Announces New Intelligent Retention And Content Management Solution

HP announced a new intelligent retention and content management solution that enables organizations to intelligently manage data throughout its lifecycle. This management and retention will help to lowering the potential risks and increase the value of enterprise information.

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by Adam Armstrong

NetApp Announces Integrated EVO: RAIL Solution

Today NetApp Inc. announced a new hyper-converged infrastructure solution powered by VMware EVO: RAIL and NetApp Data ONTAP operating system, the NetApp Integrated EVO: RAIL Solution. The new solution is aimed at enterprises and midmarket organizations, including remote and branch office environments with limited IT resources. This is the latest partnership with VMware and their EVO: RAIL. Others include the HP ConvergedSystem 200-HC EVO: RAIL, Supermicro’s VMware EVO: RAIL, and Dell's software-defined storage solutions for VMware EVO: RAIL.

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by Adam Armstrong

Kaminario Announces Always-On Data Encryption And Funding News

Today Kaminario announced that its Kaminario K2 will now feature always-on, data-at-rest encryption capabilities. Kaminario K2 supports non-disruptive software and hardware updates so encryption can be added without any downtime. Kaminario also announced that it secured another $53 million in financing bringing its total raised capital to $128 million to further fuel global expansion and meet customer demands.

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by Lyle Smith

Toshiba HK3E2 and HK3R2 eSSDs Announced

Toshiba has announced two new enterprise solid state drive series: the HK3E2, which focuses on value endurance workloads, and the HK3R2, which is designed for read intensive workloads.  Both of the new Toshiba drive support 6Gb/s and add to the company’s portfolio of enterprise storage solutions, featuring a variety of endurance ratings to meet a variety of use cases.

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by Lyle Smith

Dell Wyse vWorkspace 8.5 Announced

Dell cloud client-computing has announced Dell Wyse vWorkspace 8.5, the latest version of its high-performance desktop virtualization software. This release makes Dell the only solutions provider in the industry that offers organizations an end-to-end solution with VDI connection broker software, with simplicity, scalability, performance, and one point of contact for support.

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by Adam Armstrong

Lenovo Announces Two Next-Generation ThinkServer Systems For SMBs

Today Lenovo announced the addition of two new rack servers to its ThinkServer portfolio, the 1U ThinkServer RD350 and the 2U ThinkServer RD450. These new additions are aimed at small to medium businesses that need a balance of performance, capacity, flexibility, and reliability all at a cost effective price point.

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by Adam Armstrong

Seagate Announces New 6TB Enterprise NAS HDD

Today Seagate Technology announced a new enterprise-class NAS HDD. While Seagate already has a NAS HDD, the new enterprise class NAS HDD comes in capacities as high as 6TB and is designed to perform under demanding workloads in environments calling for 24x7 availability and accessibility.

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by Josh Linden

HP Announces Updates and New Offerings for 3PAR StoreServ Family

HP today announced details about its refresh of the HP 3PAR StoreServ storage family, including availability of the new 3PAR StoreServ 7440c array which can be used for unified storage with hybrid and all-flash configurations when used in conjunction with the new 3PAR File Persona software. HP also announced enhancements to the HP 3PAR StoreServ 7200c, 7400c, and all-flash 7450c platforms in the form of additional CPU cores, larger memory caches, and unified storage support.

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by Adam Armstrong

PMC And Memblaze Partner On Next-Generation PCIe Flash Accelerator

PMC-Sierra, Inc. and Memblaze Technology Co. Ltd announced that the new Memblaze PBlaze4 products (next-generation PCI Express flash accelerators) will be utilizing PMC's Flashtec NVM Express controllers. These new products are aimed at hyperscale and Open Compute Project deployments.

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