by Adam Armstrong

OneCloud Software Announces OneCloud Recovery Solution

Today OneCloud Software announced OneCloud Recovery, a solution that "truly automates cloud-based disaster recovery." The software integrates existing data centers with Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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by Lyle Smith

arcserve Unified Data Protection to Extend Products into Appliance Market

arcserve has announced it is updating Unified Data Protection (UDP), which first debuted back in May of 2014, by expanding its product portfolio into the Purpose-Built Backup Appliance (PBBA) market in early 2015 with platforms powered by UDP.  In addition, the company has announced a free edition of its software for endpoint backup and recovery, as well as a powerful update to UDP, which includes enhancements for improved application and hypervisor environment protection.

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by Adam Armstrong

Dot Hill Announces Latest Version Of Its RealStor Software

Today Dot Hill Systems Corp announced the release of its latest version of its RealStor software, version 2.0. This new update is designed to deliver application workload-aware intelligence for next-generation hybrid flash storage arrays such as the Dot Hill AssuredSAN Ultra48.

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by Lyle Smith

Seagate Kinetic HDD Announced

Seagate has unveiled the Seagate Kinetic HDD, the company’s new object-based storage drive that uses the Kinetic Open Storage platform. Seagate’s HDD is designed to dramatically reduce total cost of ownership by combining an open source object storage protocol with Ethernet connectivity to eliminate multiple layers of legacy software and hardware infrastructure, which in turn lowers equipment costs and dramatically simplifies cloud storage architectures.

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by Lyle Smith

Samsung Acquires Proximal Data

​Samsung has announced the acquisition Proximal Data, a provider of server-side caching software that works within virtualized environments. This further expands Samsung's SSD business in the server and data center markets where the integration of storage and software is becoming increasingly common.

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by Adam Armstrong

Pure Storage Joins OpenStack Foundation And Releases Two New Solutions

Pure Storage has announced that it has joined the OpenStack Foundation as a corporate sponsor and has pledged to actively participate in the development of the OpenStack codebase. Pure Storage also announced the release of two new solutions: OpenStack Cinder Driver that integrates OpenStack-based private and public clouds with Purity Operating Environment (OE), and Python Automation Toolkit, which extends Pure Storage’s FlashArray family of products out-of-the-box automation via Python scripts.

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by Lyle Smith

WD My Cloud OS 1.5 Now Available

WD has announced the release of My Cloud OS 1.5, which offers new versions of the My Cloud product firmware as well as the My Cloud mobile app and media navigation, viewing and search features. The free upgrade is available on the full suite of My Cloud products including My CloudMy Cloud MirrorMy Cloud EX2 and My Cloud EX4.

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by Adam Armstrong

Catalogic Software Introduces ECX Instant Copy Data Management Platform

At NetApp Insight US, Catalogic Software announced its new ECX Instant Copy Data Management Platform. The software is aimed at giving administrators control over the proliferating data copies. The software is extensible through plug-in providers: NetApp Clustered Data ONTAP, ONTAP 7-mode, CLOUD ONTAP, and VMware.

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by Adam Armstrong

DataDirect Networks Launches New S3 Gateway To WOS For Private Or Hybrid Clouds

DataDirect Networks (DDN) has announced WOS S3, a significant expansion to its accessibility program for WOS. The update adds support for Amazon S3 API, giving DDN the broadest range of supported interfaces for an object storage platform. DDN will also accelerate its WOS Partner Program.

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by Adam Armstrong

EMC Launches Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Solutions

EMC announced today the launch of its Enterprise Hybrid Cloud solution (EHC). The new solution will enable IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) in just under a month. EMC also announced a number of services to accelerate deployment of the new solution within customers' IT environments.

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