Enterprise software, largely consisting of backup and recovery applications.
by Lyle Smith

Lightbits Adds NVMe/TCP Clustered Storage Solution to LightOS

Lightbits Labs has announced advancements to LightOS with the first NVMe/TCP clustered storage solution. Lightbits LightOS is the company’s software solution designed to give organizations availability, flexibility and efficiency of hyperscale cloud infrastructure to on-premise data centers, which allows application teams to focus their efforts on developing new services aligned with their organizational goals.

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by Lyle Smith

Virtana Announces VirtualWisdom 6.3

Virtana has announced the latest version of VirtualWisdom, the company’s hybrid IT infrastructure management and AIOps platform for mission-critical workloads. With version 6.3, Virtana further delves into capacity management with global storage array analytics, expanded range of integrations, and new portable reports and dashboards.

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by Lyle Smith

IGEL Announces IGEL OS Workspace Edition version 11.03

IGEL has announced IGEL OS Workspace Edition version 11.03, which is highlighted by advanced security capabilities like signed OS partitions that are designed to extend IGEL’s secure “chain of trust” at the device processor level. IGEL Workspace Edition is a comprehensive, software-defined endpoint that offers organizations all the essential capabilities they need to transform any compatible x86 device into a secure, highly-functional IGEL-powered endpoint. 

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by Michael Rink

McAfee Releases New Enterprise MVISION Solution

Today, McAfee released McAfee MVISION Cloud for Containers. McAfee’s all capitalized MVISION line includes several solutions, the new Cloud For Containers solution is focused on identifying vulnerabilities in container applications during development. McAfee has gone through several changes since it was founded in 1987 by John McAfee. Intel purchased the company in 2011 and renamed it to Intel Security Group three years later in 2014. More recently, Intel converted the company to a joint venture with TPG Capital and changed the name back to McAfee in 2017. McAfee is a software security provider.

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by Lyle Smith

Proxmox VE 6.1 Now Available

Proxmox Server Solutions GmbH has announced version 6.1 of Proxmox VE (PVE),  the company’s open-source virtualization management platform. Based on Debian Buster 10.2 and a 5.3 Linux kernel, PVE 6.1 features the latest updates to virtual environment open-source technologies, including QEMU 4.1.1, LXC 3.2, Ceph Nautilus 14.2.4.1, Corosync 3.0, and ZFS 0.8.2. Version 6.1 is also highlighted by new features, better cluster stability, a HA migrate option, bug fixes, and improvements to the web interface. If you’re looking to leverage this platform, read our guide on installing Proxmox VE Hypervisor.

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by Adam Armstrong

QNAP Releases HybridMount File-based Cloud Gateway

QNAP Systems, Inc. announced the release of the official version of its new file-based cloud gateway for elastic hybrid cloud environments, HybridMount. This new cloud gateway is all about easing deployment of a highly cost-effective, elastic, and secure hybrid cloud storage environment. The official version of HybridMount now includes Transfer Resource function to improve cloud access though enabling users to allocate NAX processor resources and data transfer bandwidth. 

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by Adam Armstrong

InfiniteIO Releases New Application Accelerator

InfiniteIO released a new application accelerator that they state will deliver dramatic performance improvements for critical applications by processing file metadata independently from on-premises storage or cloud systems. This new accelerator is ideal for use cases such as AI/ML, HPC, and genomics. The company released new tiering software features as well.

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by Adam Armstrong

KIOXIA KumoScale Further Integrates With Kubernetes

At KubeCon 2019 in San Diego, California, KIOXIA America, Inc. announced that its KumoScale storage software with NVM Express over Fabrics (NVMe-oF) now has a robust Container Storage Interface (CSI) driver that is tightly integrated with the Kubernetes container orchestration framework. KIOXIA will be demonstrating this new CSI driver in KumoScale along with other features at booth #S13 at KubeCon from November 19-21 at the San Diego Convention Center.

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by Lyle Smith

NVIDIA Announces New Reference Design Platform

NVIDIA has announced a new reference design platform, allowing organizations to quickly build GPU-accelerated Arm-based servers. NVIDIA believes that this will help promote a “new era” of high-performance computing for an ever-increasing array of applications in science and industry.

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by Lyle Smith

NVIDIA Magnum IO Software Suite Now Available

NVIDIA has announced the Magnum IO software suite, which is designed to help data scientists and AI and high-performance computing researchers process huge amounts of data very quickly. Magnum IO has been optimized to eliminate storage and input/output bottlenecks, and is quoted with data processing speeds that are twenty (20) times faster for multi-server, multi-GPU computing nodes when working with massive datasets. This will allow organizations to perform complex financial analysis, climate modeling and other HPC workloads.

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