by Brian Beeler

Oracle StorageTek at VeeamON 2014

With the world’s highest capacity and performance tape drive, enterprise tape libraries that provide 24x7 availability, and the most scalable, integrated tiered storage environment, Oracle's StorageTek tape storage systems enable you to reduce backup windows, maximize archive access, and lower total cost of ownership.

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by Lyle Smith

Veeam Announces VCP Launch Partners for Veeam Availability Suite v8

Veeam Software has announced the Veeam Cloud Provider (VCP) partners that will support Veeam Cloud Connect on the same day the new Veeam Availability Suite v8 becomes generally available, slated for a release later this quarter.

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by Brian Beeler

VeeamON 2014 Event Hub

The VeeamON conference is the world’s only event that focuses soley on availability of applications and data. The conference is comprised of a wide selection of breakout sessions across various tracks, where IT professionals will learn new techniques, deep-dive into products, connect with peers in the same industry and get current and next generation advice and detailed strategies to help achieve non-stop service and continuous availability for applications and data.

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by Adam Armstrong

IBM Announces New SDS Offerings As Well As Storage Solutions And Updates

IBM has announced two new Software Defined Storage offerings, Elastic Storage Server on Power and Elastic Storage for Linux on System z. These offerings will be available in three flexible models: Storage as Software, Integrated software and hardware storage solutions, and storage via the cloud. IBM also announced a handful of other storage solutions and updates.

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by Lyle Smith

QNAP QTS 4.1.1 Now Available

QNAP Systems has announced the availability of QTS 4.1.1, their new Turbo NAS firmware that features full NAS encryption by volume-based technology to improve data security, which addresses growing cloud security challenges. QTS provides users with numerous applications, including enhanced multimedia apps for photos, music, and videos, as well as surveillance, file management, and virtualization functionality; all with a huge focus on privacy.

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by Lyle Smith

QNAP TS-x31 Series Turbo NAS Now Available

QNAP Systems has announced the release of their TS-x31 series Turbo NAS for SOHO. Powered by a dual-core 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A9 CPU, the TS0x31 can be used as a network storage center for backup, synchronization, remote access, and home entertainment.  It also provides an affordable high-performance solution for file storage, sharing, and data backup with an to an easy-to-use cloud-based note-taking application and a wide range of multimedia functions. The TS-x31 series are available in 1, 2, and 4-bay models.

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by Adam Armstrong

EMC Makes Several Announcements In Conjunction With Oracle Open World

EMC Corp. has made several announcements in conjunction with Oracle Open World. These announcements include: a new VNXe-Based VSPEX Architecture for Oracle 12c customers, tests results showing how EMC XtremIO redefines simplicity and agility for Oracle DBAs, and deeper integration with Oracle 12c through a number of plug-ins and projects.

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by Lyle Smith

SanDisk X300 SSD Announced

SanDisk has announced the availability of the SanDisk X300 SSD which is designed for enterprise client environments. The X300 takes advantage of the latest advancements in X3 technology to allow for a focus on user experience with high-performance, while utilizing extensive error-correction to increase reliability and provide peace of mind for today’s CIOs and IT decision makers. The X300 also comes with an improved SSD Dashboard to provide users with visibility into the drive’s performance, security, and available firmware updates. SanDisk indicates that this will help to maintain peak performance at all times.

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by Adam Armstrong

DataDirect Networks Introduce Industry’s First Enterprise Scale-Out Parallel File System Appliance with Cloud Tiering

Today DataDirect Networks (DDN) introduced the industry’s first enterprise scale-out parallel file system appliance, the GS7K. The GS7K is complete with enterprise-class features, NAS access, and Cloud tiering capabilities.

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by Adam Armstrong

EMC Introduces VNX-VSS100 And Isilon Enhancements For Surveillance Storage

Today EMC Corporation is introducing its new purpose-built storage system solution for surveillance needs at the edge, the VNX-VSS100. Along with the VNX-VSS100 array, EMC is also announcing new capabilities for its Isilon scale-out NAS storage, new test and validation capabilities in its labs, and expanded partnerships with security solution providers such as Axis, Genetec, Milestone, Verint, and others.

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