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by Michael Rink

Veritas Announces Edge Data Protection Appliance Flex 5150

Today, Veritas unveiled their soon to be released Flex 5150 edge data protection appliance. The Flex 5150 will be Veritas’s first appliance designed for the edge that includes their NetBackup software. Veritas Technologies was founded in 1983 as Tolerant Systems, briefly merged with Symantec in 2004 before being spun off and sold to its current owner, The Carlyle Group. The current incarnation of Veritas Technologies focuses on providing data management and protection solutions including their newest appliance, the Flex 5150.

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by StorageReview Enterprise Lab

HPE ProLiant DL325 Gen10 Server Review

The HPE ProLiant DL325 Gen10 one-socket 1U rack profile server is highlighted by its 2nd-gen AMD EPYC 7000 Series processor, which significantly increases performance compared to the previous generation AMD EYPC CPU. It has been a while since we reviewed a server from the ProLiant line (the last being the DL360), so we were eager to get our hands on this thing and see what it can do. As such, HPE has put a huge focus on intelligent automation, security and optimization for its newest iteration of the power-driven server line, adding more cores and faster memory bandwidth. The DL325 also server offers up to 8 SFF, 10 SFF, and 4 LFF drive configurations and 3 PCIe 3.0 slots for further expansion.

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by Adam Armstrong

Kingston Releases DC450R SSD

Kingston Digital, Inc. announced the release of its newest high performance 6Gbps SATA SSD with 3D TLC NAND in the Data Center 450R (DC450R) Enterprise SSD. The new drive is designed for read-centric application workloads. For read intensive and read caching workloads, The DC450R is stated to deliver performance consistency through the use of Kingston’s strict QoS requirements.

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by Alex Schuchter

iStorage Datashur PRO2 Review

The iStorage datAshur PRO2 is a USB flash drive that is hardware encrypted for those that need the highest level of security on the go. Like all iStorage products, the datAshur PRO2 uses a PIN authentication pad to unlock for use; users can select a 7-15 digit PIN. Extra security measures leveraged by this drive include real time data encryption using military grade aes-xts 256-bit hardware encryption and a uniquely incorporated Common Criteria EAL4+ ready secure microprocessor. The drive comes in capacities up to 512GB.
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by Adam Armstrong

Riverbed SteelConnect EX Released

Today Riverbed announced the general availability of its new enterprise-class and carrier-grade WAN Edge Infrastructure solution, Riverbed SteelConnect EX. The company states that the new solution is a combination of enterprise-class SD-WAN, best-in-class application acceleration, advanced network security. Riverbed also announced several advancements to its NPM solutions.

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by Lyle Smith

Kingston Digital KC600 SSD Now Shipping

Kingston Digital has announced that it is now shipping the KC600, the newest addition to the company’s budget SSD line. Inexpensive but reliable, these new drives come in a 2.5″ form factor and use the SATA Rev 3.0 interface with backwards compatibility.

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by Michael Rink

Cisco Releases Data Center Management App

Cisco released a mobile app version of its Cisco Intersight software. Cisco Intersight is a Software as a service infrastructure (SaaS) management program. Cisco was founded in 1984 and provides a wide range of networking, telecommunications, and data center hardware.

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by StorageReview Enterprise Lab

HPE iLO 5 Review

Managing servers in the data center and anywhere in the world can be a complicated mission if you don’t have the proper tools and solutions. Integrated Lights-Out (iLO) is one of the out-of-band (OOB) methods for managing servers and networking equipment. iLO is an embedded technology that ships in HPE ProLiant servers and provides multiple ways to configure, monitor, and update HPE servers from a remote location. 

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by Michael Rink

Ubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine Goes Live

Today Canonical released Ubuntu 19.10, "Eoan Ermine." The new version is coming out right on schedule and primarily makes it easier to work on artificial intelligence and other machine learning (AI/ML) tasks and improved Kubernetes support. 19.10 has been in beta for some time now and the stable release is coming out right on schedule. Canonical was founded in 2004 specifically to support Ubuntu and other open-source software projects.

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by Michael Rink

SwiftStack and InfiniteIO Release Integrated Solution

SwiftStack and InfiniteIO announced and released an integrated solution that combines InfiniteIO’s hybrid cloud tiering and metadata acceleration with SwiftStack’s software to optimize capacity resources and increase performance. Swiftstack was founded in 2011 and sells on-premise storage and software. InfiniteIO was founded just a year later in 2012 and provides cloud data management software.

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