by Tucker Mindrum

Crucial MX300 SSD Review

As the first Crucial product leveraging Micron's new 3D TLC NAND, the MX300 SSD promises to bring single-level cell endurance and triple-level cell density and value to consumers. The MX300 is currently available in a 750GB 2.5-inch form factor, with more models slated for release later in 2016 (including more capacity options and M.2 form factors). Crucial reports transfer speeds of 530MB/s read and 510MB/s write as well as an endurance rating of 220 TBW.

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by Lyle Smith

SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor 12 Announced

SolarWinds has announced version 12 of their flagship product, SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM). Highlighted by new NetPath and Network Insight features, SolarWinds NPM 12 marks the most significant update yet. As such, these two features not only give network administrators the hybrid IT visual insights and analysis needed for visibility into the performance of services across the networks they own, but also their service providers and cloud vendors as well. As a result, SolarWinds asserts IT professionals will now have application performance end-users expect and businesses need in today’s on-demand environments.

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by Adam Armstrong

Scality Announces RING 6.0

Today Scality announced a major update of its flagship object storage software, RING 6.0. According to Scality, RING 6.0 enables enterprise production deployments of S3-based applications, the first object storage that is S3 compatible with full Microsoft Active Directory (AD) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) Identity and Access Management (IAM) support. Scality states that RING Version 6.0 has already been deployed and tested by beta customers, and is enterprise-ready now.

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by Chris Thomas

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Releases Converged System for IoT

Capping off a flurry of other data storage announcements, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced the Edgeline EL1000 and Edgeline EL4000: converged systems for the Internet of Things (IoT). Enabling real-time decision-making, these systems combine data capture, control, and storage.

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by Lyle Smith

SUSE Announces Enterprise Storage 3 and a New HPE Scalable Object Storage Solution

SUSE has announced the availability of Enterprise Storage 3, the company’s self-managing, self-healing, distributed software-based storage solution. Last updated in November of 2015, Enterprise Storage 3 helps customers adapt to the ongoing transformation of business and data demands through accelerated IT innovation.

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by Lyle Smith

HPE Updates and Expands its Helion Cloud Portfolio

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has announced a plethora of updates to its Helion cloud portfolio, including HPE Helion Cloud Suite, HPE Helion CloudSystem 10, HPE Helion Stackato 4.0, HPE Cloudline 3100 Server, new HPE Technology Services offerings, and HPE Helion Cloud Suite. All of these new solutions are designed to address enterprises’ multi-cloud operations and continuous delivery requirements.

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by Lyle Smith

HPE and Docker Team to Power Distributed Applications Across Hybrid Infrastructure

Adding to the slate of Hewlett Packard Enterprise announcements today is a strategic alliance with Docker, which will cover sales, go-to-market, engineering, support, services and knowledge sharing. This collaborative effort will focus on helping customers to transform and modernize their datacenters so they can leverage a more agile development environment.

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by Chris Thomas

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Updates 3PAR StoreServ Family

Upgrading its portfolio of high-storage options, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) unveiled support for expanded capacity across its StoreServ family. To improve upon its product, HPE now supports 3D NAND solid state drives (SSDs) with capacities of 7.68 and 15.36TB. The HPE 3PAR StoreServ can now offer a maximum storage capacity of 24 petabytes of usable space in a single all-flash array.

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by Chris Thomas

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Announces OneView 3.0

Amid a handful of announcements today, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) also introduced an update to its OneView software, version 3.0. This update brings software-defined intelligence and integration with a unified API and HPE’s infrastructure software, including ProLiant, BladeSystem, StoreServ, and others.

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by Lyle Smith

Dell Adds Intel Broadwell Support to Quad-Socket PowerEdge 13G Servers

Dell has announced new performance and capability updates to its PowerEdge 13th generation four-socket server portfolio, a line that is specifically designed for enterprise customers that have large scale server deployments. The PowerEdge 13th generation four-socket servers enhance performance for big data and real-time analytics, as well as dense virtualization deployments, while promoting flexibility, scalability and manageability needed for a future-ready enterprise. We recently reviewed the Dell PowerEdge 13G R730 Server.

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