by Adam Armstrong

Micron Announces New High Capacity 16nm TLC NAND

Today at Computex, Micron Technology Inc. announced its new Triple-Level-Cell (TLC) NAND built on its 16nm process. This new TLC NAND adds to Micron growing portfolio of flash storage devices. The new NAND will set a balance between cost and performance for consumer flash products such as Consumer SSDs and USB flash drives.

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by Adam Armstrong

Supermicro Highlights New Future Shaping Products At Computex

At Computex this year, Super Micro Computer Inc. is showcasing several new products it is referring to as “future shaping.” Supermicro is debuting a new MicroBlade system as well as a 2U Ultra 4-Way SuperServer. They are also announcing that their new MicroBlade Servers support the new Intel Xeon processor E3-1200 v4 product family with Intel Iris Pro graphics P6300.

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by Lyle Smith

QNAP Demonstrates Thunderbolt NAS, Qsirch, Virtualization Solutions, QTS 4.2, and More

QNAP Systems has demonstrated various new technologies and devices at Computex 2015, including the world's first Thunderbolt NAS, the unique search tool "Qsirch", a hybrid approach to virtualization with Virtualization Station and Container Station, the new QTS 4.2 operating system, multi-zone multimedia system, and various new and feature-rich Turbo NAS models for home and businesses. In addition, QNAP cooperated with HGST, Seagate, Toshiba and WD to showcase joint solutions of QNAP NAS using a variety of their HDDs and SSDs.

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by Adam Armstrong

HP Updates Helion Portfolio

At HP Discover, HP announced today that is was updating its Helion portfolio with the latest release of its flagship integrated enterprise cloud solution, Helion CloudSystem 9.0. HP has also announced enhancements to its Helion Managed Cloud Services. These new updates and enhancements are aimed at helping organizations realize the benefits of transitioning to a hybrid infrastructure.

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by Adam Armstrong

HP Expands Converged Infrastructure Portfolio And Partners With Arista

Today at HP Discover, HP announced that it was expanding its converged infrastructure portfolio. These new offerings include enhancements to its HP OneView 2.0 management platform, a new partnership with Arista Networks, and a series of new workload optimized reference architectures. These new offerings will give customers the flexibility they need to transform to hybrid architecture and at the same time, protect their existing IT investments.

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by Lyle Smith

Crucial Announces DDR4 Memory Products; Storage Executive Updated

Crucial has announced various SSD and DRAM news during Computext 2015, including significant updates to its Storage Executive tool, Crucial Ballistix DDR4 16GB performance memory, and the general sampling of Crucial DDR4 2400MT/s 8Gb-based RDIMM, LRDIMM, and ECC UDIMM server modules.

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by Adam Armstrong

Hedvig Raises An Additional $18 Million In Funding

Today Hedvig announced that it has raised an additional $18 million is series B funding bringing the total amount it has raised thus far to $30.5 million, all within three months of the company coming out of stealth. Hedvig plans on using the funding to rapidly expand across the globe while addressing the demands of its customers.

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by Lyle Smith

SanDisk Announces New Portable Flash Solutions

SanDisk has added several new portable storage products to their flash drive portfolio, including the Extreme 900 Portable SSD, which is touted as the world’s fastest line of Type C-based portable storage and the Extreme 500 Portable SSD, which is the company’s new pocket-sized, rugged line of drives. Also announced are the 256GB Ultra and 128GB Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drives, the former being SanDisk’s first-ever USB offering at a 256GB capacity, while the latter is the company’s new capacity for one of the smallest USB drives on the market.

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by Adam Armstrong

Pure Storage Unveils New Flash Array And Upgrade Model

Today Pure Storage announced a new all-flash array, the FlashArray//m. The new array is completely integrated software and hardware solution, a first for an All-Flash Array (AFA). Pure Storage is also announcing a new model of storage procurement and upgrades, Evergreen Storage. These new innovations will deliver more performance while eliminating IT inefficiencies.

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by Adam Armstrong

Pure Storage Announces A New Cloud-Based Storage Management And Support Platform

Today Pure Storage announced its new cloud-based storage management and support platform, Pure1. Pure1 is a cloud-based service that brings management and support process together making it easier for IT to manage storage from anywhere around the globe from mobile devices. Pure1 enables customers, partners, and Pure staff to collaborate with seamless coordination and ultra-proactive support while lowering costs by eliminating dedicated storage management servers.

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