by Adam Armstrong

DataGravity Launches Discovery Series V2 Data Security

Today DataGravity announced its new data security and governance features, DataGravity Discovery Series V2. This new series combines functions of data security, search and discovery, and data protection into a single platform, available in three models the DG1100, DG2200 and DG2400. DataGravity Discovery Series V2 is aimed at helping companies with security at the point of storage all the while giving them visibility into their data as it is created and stored.

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by Adam Armstrong

Seagate Expands Its Nytro Line With New Flash Products

Today Seagate Technology announced that it was expanded its Nytro line with three new products, Nytro XF1440 2.5”, Nytro XM1440 M.2 NVMe SSD, and the Nytro XP6500 Flash Accelerator Card. These new flash additions will extend Seagate’s flash products while working in conjunction with Seagate’s existing storage products.

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by Adam Armstrong

Barracuda Launches CudaDrive File Service

Today Barracuda Networks Inc. launched its flexible and secure cloud file service for businesses, CudaDrive. CudaDrive enables users to share, store, and access corporate files in the Barracuda cloud from a multitude of devices while keeping the data secure at the endpoints. Organizations have the option to add an appliance enabling an easier transition from existing file shares. There is no requirement to keep the synced file locally so it will help to free up capacity. Pricing is based on capacity, not by user.

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by Brian Beeler

Join the StorageReview Thought Leadership Panel

The StorageReview Thought Leadership Panel brings together industry leaders from all over the world who buy, deploy and administer storage, infrastructure and applications. Panelists include the broad scope of IT users from the midmarket to Fortune 500 enterprises. The goal of the panel is simple, magnify the voice of the customer on StorageReview.com be it directly via thought leadership posts to the site, or indirectly by acting as a sounding board aiding to the depth of news and reviews coverage on the site.

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by Mark May

Carbonite Saves $100k per Month With A New Data Center Project

I recently had the chance to speak with Carbonite about a datacenter migration effort they undertook in late 2014. It’s important to understand that a datacenter migration is about more than the movement of software or data, but a true relocation effort for every of a datacenter to a new physical location. Given the recent adoption of virtualization and cloud computing it is something difficult to remember what its like to physical move baremetal servers. It is a long a complicate process with many pitfalls and perils. It takes careful planning and extreme attention to detail.

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by Adam Armstrong

Avere Announces General Availability Of High Performance, Scalable NAS for Google Cloud Platform

Avere Systems announced that its Virtual FXT Edge filers are generally available on Google Cloud Platform. The collaboration between the two companies enables customers with compute heavy workloads and large data sets to easily move to Google Cloud Platform. Customers will also be able to keep data on existing on-premises infrastructure and won’t have to make any performance sacrifices.

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by Brian Beeler

Why We Don't Have a Nutanix NX-8150 Review

StorageReview has been the largest outlet independently reviewing enterprise IT for many years. For the first time we have to tell the story of how a review in progress came to an end without being published. There have been several instances where we were asked to not post a review by a vendor before, but the reviews always went live. This story is significantly different however, as we encountered a new set of behaviors by Nutanix. The summary is this; Nutanix sent an NX-8150 cluster for review, our testing revealed performance issues, Nutanix made several software updates over six months to improve performance, in June they asked to update our cluster with newer Haswell-based systems, we agreed, Nutanix then backtracked and refused to send the promised replacements.

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by Lyle Smith

Diablo Technologies Announces Memory1, the Industry's First All-Flash DDR4 Memory Module

Diablo Technologies has announced Memory1, the industry’s first all-flash server system memory technology designed to vastly improve datacenter performance and economics. The technology is quoted with four times the capacity of the largest DRAM modules, which allows enterprises a lot more agility and power all on fewer servers. Diablo indicates that this will result up to 70% lower datacenter costs.

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by Adam Armstrong

Tintri Raises An Additional $125 Million In Funding

Today Tintri Inc. announced that they have raised an additional $125 million in series F funding, bringing their total capital raised up to $260 million. This latest series of funding, series F, was lead by Silver Lake Kraftwerk along with existing investors Insight Venture Partners, Lightspeed Ventures, Menlo Ventures, and NEA. Tintri plans on using the funding to global adoption of VM-aware storage (VAS).

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by Lyle Smith

Seagate 2TB Game Drive for Xbox Consoles Announced

Seagate Technology has announced their new 2TB Game Drive for Xbox at Gamescom 2015 in collaboration with Microsoft as a strategic marketing relationship. This new external drive works as add-on storage for both the Xbox One and Xbox 360 consoles while sporting the same color scheme.

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