by Josh Linden

HP Announces Autonomy Adaptive Backup and Recovery Solutions

HP has announced three enterprise backup and recovery technology releases from the company’s Autonomy division. Autonomy's adaptive approach to backup encompasses four areas of emphasis: prioritization, prediction, recommendation, and automation. The announcement includes details about the new HP Backup Navigator predictive analytics tool, a new HP Data Protector Management Pack, and performance updates incorporated into the new HP Data Protector 9.0.

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by Lyle Smith

SanDisk X300s Self-Encrypting SSD Announced

SanDisk has announced the X300s SSD which is the company’s first self-encrypting solid state drive. Using TCG Opal 2.0 and Microsoft Encrypted Drive hardware-based encryption in comination with a new SSD administration dashboard for easier audit and compliance management, the X300s SSD delivers maximum data protection and performance to help address IT decision makers’ top data management and security challenges. The SanDisk X300s SSD is also ideal for use as a high performance storage component for design-in scenarios, allowing OEM manufacturers hasten the delivery of new products to market.

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by Lyle Smith

Fujitsu Storage ETERNUS DX200F All-Flash Storage Array Announced

Fujitsu has announced the launch of the Fujitsu Storage ETERNUS DX200F, an all-Flash storage array that uses the technologies of the ETERNUS DX S3 platform, offering high-performance storage I/O for entry-level to Fortune 1000 enterprise customers. All major components are redundant, including the power supply and storage controller, allowsing for continuous operations or for component swaps during an unplanned event outage.

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by Lyle Smith

Tegile Systems Announces Support For Microsoft SMB 3.0

Tegile Systems has announced that it will be supporting Microsoft Server Message Block (SMB) 3.0 network storage protocol with future plans to develop storage systems leveraging several of the technology’s key features.

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by Lyle Smith

Samsung Wireless 1.5TB Drive Released

Seagate has announced that its Samsung HDD business unit is shipping their new Samsung Wireless external drive for mobile users, which allows up to five users to connect to the device making it ideal to use as a entertainment hotspot. Samsung’s new 1.5 TB wireless drive has the ability to hold up to 750 movies, 375,000 MP3s, 425,000 photos or a combination of these multimedia or other type files.

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by Brian Beeler

Dell NetVault Backup 10, DR6000 Deduplication Appliance Released

Dell has announced updates to their backup and recovery portfolio today, launching an updated version of NetVault Backup, alongside a new flagship deduplication appliance, the DR6000. NetVault 10 is highlighted by a new web-based UI, better scalability and tight integration with Dell's DR family of appliances. The Dell DR6000 gives customers access to new levels of scale and performance from Dell's deduplication appliance line, along with an industry first, source side dedupe for NFS and CIFS backup.

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by Lyle Smith

Samsung Announces Full-Scale Operation of Memory Facility in Xi’an, China

Samsung has announced that its memory fabrication line in Xi’an China has entered full-scale manufacturing operations in its new facility, which will manufacture Samsung’s advanced NAND flash memory chips, 3D V-NAND.

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by Josh Linden

CommVault Announces Simpana 10 Updates for Microsoft Application and Cloud Environments

CommVault today announced major updates to its Simpana 10 software platform. Simpana coordinates data protection, management, and access throughout Microsoft environments, from clients and workstations to Microsoft Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V virtualization and Azure cloud storage. CommVault also announced details of  new Simpana ContentStore integration with Microsoft Exchange, along with new support for Office365 and SQL Server 2014 and other enhancements.

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by Josh Linden

CA Technologies Announces arcserve Unified Data Protection Solution

CA Technologies has announced the launch of arcserve Unified Data Protection, a new solution for backup and recovery across heterogeneous IT environments. arcserv UDP is built on a new architecture and Recovery Point Server, and is available in five editions for varying deployment scenarios in Windows and *nix environments, or deployments bridging both.

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by Adam Armstrong

Dell Unveils New Desktop Virtualization Solutions

Dell has announced today additions to its cloud client portfolio. The new additions are the Dell Wyse 5000 series  all-in-one thin client, the Dell Wyse quad display 7000 series thin client and the Dell Wyse Xenith 3 zero client for Citrix. In addition to these thin clients, Dell also announced a new version of its end-to-end VDI offering, Dell Wyse Datacenter for Citrix XenDesktop.

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