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SK hynix Provides Complete Enterprise SSD Solutions

SK hynix is the 2nd largest memory chip producer and 3rd largest global semiconductor manufacturer with various other offerings including SATA and NVMe flash storage devices. Originally founded in 1983 as Hyundai Electronics Industries, SK hynix jumped into the DRAM and NAND market as a manufacturer. In this article we take a look at the history of SK hynix, what makes their storage devices unique and then take a deep dive into their emerging set of NVMe SSDs.

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by Adam Armstrong

HP Announces Its Most Powerful Thin Client & Other VDI Solutions

Ahead of VMworld 2019 next week, HP announced today what it is referring to as the world’s most powerful thin client, the HP t740. The company is also announcing a self-defending thin client in the HP t640. For other VDI solutions the company is announcing HP ThinPro PC Converter and HP Device Manager 5.0. 

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by Adam Armstrong

Datrium Offers DRaaS With VMware Cloud on AWS

Today Datrium introduced Datrium its Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) with VMware Cloud (VMC) on AWS. The company states that its new DRaaS is the first to offer enterprise-class on-demand disaster recovery from S3 backups. The new DRaaS is built on the company’s workload orchestrator, ControlShift. Datrium claims its new DRaaS can provide fast failback, granularly recovering thousands of VMs after a sudden disaster or a rolling disaster such as a ransomware attack, while benefiting from reduced administrative time and complexity.

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by Adam Armstrong

WD Rolls Out WD_Black For Gaming

At Gamescom in Cologne, Germany Western Digital Corp. (WDC) announced a new portfolio of external storage solutions for PC and console gamers, its new WD_Black products. The new portfolio includes five new HDDs and SSDs purpose-built for expanding PC and console game capacity. Among the portfolio of new drives is the first-to-industry SuperSpeed USB (20Gb/s), USB 3.2 gen 2x2 port in a game drive. WD will showcase its new WD_Black portfolio at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany at Entertainment Area - Hall 10.1 | Stand E-051 and B2B Area/TRADEVISITOR PLACE - Hall 2.2 D-042.

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by Adam Armstrong

NetApp Announced EF600 Series

Today NetApp announced a new EF-Series, the EF600 series. This end-to-end NVMe series is aimed at the midrange. The company goes on to state that the EF600 series helps midrange IT improve flexibility and business agility while helping them develop new insights for performance sensitive workloads. 

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by Adam Armstrong

Druva Announces Intelligent Storage Tiering & DR In AWS

Today Druva announced what it calls the industry’s first multi-tier intelligent data storage in the cloud. This storage tiering supports all layers of AWS storage, including S3, Glacier and Glacier Deep Archive. The company also announced built-in disaster recovery (DR) on AWS.

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by Adam Armstrong

SolarWinds Announces WPM 3.0 & Pingdom

Today SolarWinds announced the latest enhancements to its web performance monitoring products including SolarWinds Orion Platform-based Web Performance Monitor (WPM), now WPM 3.0, and its SaaS-based SolarWinds Pingdom solution. The new web performance monitoring products are all about provide better monitoring capabilities while at the same time simplifying troubleshoot, that in turn makes the end user experience much better. SolarWinds will be demoing this technology and more at VMworld 2019 in San Francisco, August 25-29 at booth #1511.

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by Michael Rink

HyperX Releases FURY DDR4 RGB

Today, HyperX released FURY DDR4 RGM memory and gave us a new look at their lineup. HyperX's FURY DDR4 line dates back several years to 2014, so it should be interesting to see what, if any, improvements have been made since the line was first introduced. HyperX was started in 2002 as Kingston Technology Company's gaming division.

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by Blaise Robitaille

How To: Affordable 10Gb Ethernet

Whether you are a homelabber, home office power user or you want to bring your small/remote office up to snuff and share files at the speed of that SSD that you convinced your boss that you needed, now is the time to embrace 10GbE. Internet speed is getting faster and faster and we are working with exponentially more data daily. Providers around the country are scrambling to roll out fiber to homes and businesses to compete not only on speed but price. Not everything is dependent on the speed of the internet connection. Having a solid network allows for you to share files and media with very little latency.

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by Adam Armstrong

Micron Mass Produces 1z Nanometer DRAM

Today Micron Technology, Inc. announced a new advancement in DRAM scaling. Micron claims to be the first memory company to begin mass production of 16Gb DDR4 products using 1z nm process technology. The company is also announcing volume shipments of 16Gb low-power double data rate 4X (LPDDR4X) DRAM in UFS-based multichip packages (uMCP4).

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