by Adam Armstrong

G-Technology Is Updating Capacity & Performance On Its Line Of Products

Today G-Technology, a Western Digital Company, announced that their line of products were getting a capacity and performance bump. The increased capacity and performance come as the needs of creative professionals are growing. Not only that but the vast majority of consumers are generating more and higher resolution content that needs a method of storage.

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by Adam Armstrong

Acronis Releases Its Backup 12 & Other Protection Solutions

Today Acronis announced the release of its new solution that protects companies’ full digital image, Acronis Backup 12. The nature of how businesses store data has changed, data location is no longer static and data can be stored on several devices and clouds. Acronis claims their new backup solution can protect data that resides in the cloud, on-premises, across virtual and physical systems, in remote systems, and on mobile devices. Acronis is also releasing other solutoins today to further help companies with the modern nature of data.

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by Lyle Smith

Seagate Announces Guardian Series Of 10TB HDDs

Seagate Technology has announced the Guardian Series of 10TB hard disk drives, which includes the 10TB Seagate BarraCuda Pro desktop drive, the Seagate IronWolf drive for NAS applications, and the Seagate SkyHawk drive for surveillance. Designed for customers looking to improve the management of the huge amounts of digital data, the new Guardian Series caters to all kinds of use cases including personal, creative and design computing, online gaming, small- and medium-sized businesses, and large-scale surveillance systems. The new 10TB drive HDDs also come equipped with multi-tier caching technology (MTC Technology), an intelligent caching architecture for maximized performance, while the AgileArray feature optimizes drive performance via error recovery control, dual-plane balancing, and power management.

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by Lyle Smith

Eaton Announces 9PX UPS 2-3 kVA Models

Not long after Eaton’s announcement of new 1U and 2U options for their ePDU G3 line, the company has unveiled the launch of their 9PX uninterruptible UPS. Available in 2 to 3 kilovolt-ampere (kVA) units, the Eaton 9PX family will provide new automation options that are designed to help IT managers remotely manage and protect critical infrastructure while saving on both time and costs. 

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by Adam Armstrong

Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 To Fully Integrate With Windows Server 2016 & Hyper-V

Today Veeam Software announced that its upcoming Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 would fully integrate with Windows Server 2016 and Hyper-V technologies. The collaboration between Veeam and Microsoft claims to offer greater security and easy integration between Microsoft’s releases of Windows Server 2016, Hyper-V 2016, and enterprise applications later this year.

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by Adam Armstrong

SwiftStack & Cisco Enter Reseller Agreement

Today at Cisco Live in Las Vegas, SwiftStack announced that it has entered a reseller agreement with Cisco. The two companies state that this agreement will further enable the delivery of a turnkey enterprise cloud solution giving customers the ability to innovate faster, and respond to market opportunities with start-up speed and enterprise reliability. This solution will be Cisco’s first object storage reseller agreement. This agreement builds off of SwiftStack’s membership in the Cisco Solution Partner Program.

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by Lyle Smith

Eaton Adds New 1U & 2U ePDU G3 Options

The addition of new 1U and 2U form factor models mark the completion of Eaton’s ePDU G3 (third generation) portfolio, the company announced today. These new ePDU options are designed specifically for existing Metered Input and Managed technologies to help IT and data center professionals (from small/medium businesses to enterprise data centers) to save money and time while promoting a reduction in risk. Eaton claims that their new ePDU G3 rack-mounted PDUs provide best-in-class power distribution to IT equipment within a rack, adding that it will allow data center and IT managers to simplify installation, enhance operation and improve overall control over their work environments.

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by Adam Armstrong

Tegile & Cisco Integrate Bringing Flash Storage With Hybrid Cloud Management

At Cisco Live in Las Vegas, Tegile Systems announced integration with Cisco UCS Director. According to the two companies this integration will enable enterprises to orchestrate and automate an end-to-end IT converged infrastructure management process. Enterprises will be able to seamlessly manage storage, compute, and networking from a single user interface, which in turn could lead to increasing agility and operational efficiency.

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by Adam Armstrong

SolarWinds Adds Support For Pure AFAs & XtremIO

Today SolarWinds announced support for even more solutions and arrays to its SolarWinds Storage Resource Monitor (SRM). SolarWinds has added support for EMC XtremIO and Pure Storage all-flash arrays (AFAs). Today’s addition gives companies the ability to monitor and gain insights into flash technology along with their legacy hardware aiding in IT improve performance, capacity planning, and overall ROI.

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by Adam Armstrong

Cisco Announces New Security Services & Integrated Cloud-Based Solutions

Today at Cisco Live in Las Vegas, Cisco announced new services and cloud-based security solutions built with Cisco’s threat-centric security architecture. Cisco claims that these new additions will make its security portfolio an effective approach for companies securing their digital business models in a automated and simple manner. Cisco goes on to claim that its architectural approach (from the network to the endpoint to the cloud) is able to detect more threats and help customers correct issues in less than 17 hours – much faster than the industry standard of 100 days.

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