Enterprise software, largely consisting of backup and recovery applications.
by Chris Thomas

Egnyte Launches Hybrid Data Governance Solution

With an update to its EFSS service, Egnyte Connect, Egnyte today launched a hybrid data governance solution for enterprise called Egnyte Protect. Comprised of four file services, Egnyte Protect offers customers a level of control over files shared over any content environment. The new host of services also allow users to fix user permissions and prevent critical files from getting lost in data migrations.

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by Lyle Smith

SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor 12 Announced

SolarWinds has announced version 12 of their flagship product, SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM). Highlighted by new NetPath and Network Insight features, SolarWinds NPM 12 marks the most significant update yet. As such, these two features not only give network administrators the hybrid IT visual insights and analysis needed for visibility into the performance of services across the networks they own, but also their service providers and cloud vendors as well. As a result, SolarWinds asserts IT professionals will now have application performance end-users expect and businesses need in today’s on-demand environments.

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by Adam Armstrong

Scality Announces RING 6.0

Today Scality announced a major update of its flagship object storage software, RING 6.0. According to Scality, RING 6.0 enables enterprise production deployments of S3-based applications, the first object storage that is S3 compatible with full Microsoft Active Directory (AD) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) Identity and Access Management (IAM) support. Scality states that RING Version 6.0 has already been deployed and tested by beta customers, and is enterprise-ready now.

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by Lyle Smith

HPE and Docker Team to Power Distributed Applications Across Hybrid Infrastructure

Adding to the slate of Hewlett Packard Enterprise announcements today is a strategic alliance with Docker, which will cover sales, go-to-market, engineering, support, services and knowledge sharing. This collaborative effort will focus on helping customers to transform and modernize their datacenters so they can leverage a more agile development environment.

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by Chris Thomas

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Announces OneView 3.0

Amid a handful of announcements today, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) also introduced an update to its OneView software, version 3.0. This update brings software-defined intelligence and integration with a unified API and HPE’s infrastructure software, including ProLiant, BladeSystem, StoreServ, and others.

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by Chris Thomas

SIOS Announces Enhancements to SIOS iQ Software

In a brief announcement, SIOS Technology Corp today announced an update to its SIOS iQ software. Specifically, the update to version 3.7 integrates the existing SIOS iQ analytics software with SQL Sentry Performance Advisor.

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by Guest Author

Going Cloud Native And Avoiding Turbulence

Welcome to the first in a series of four articles discussing the containerization and cloud native movement that is led by Docker, Google and a burgeoning ecosystem of traditional and new players.  In this series we venture to define and discuss this emerging and exciting space in an effort to help organizations better navigate it. While this first article will focus on defining “cloud native” and some related moving parts, in future articles we will explore the important layers and related challenges with networking, storage and container orchestration to give you a more complete view…but first let’s start at the beginning.

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by Adam Armstrong

IBM Expands SDS Portfolio Leaning Toward Analytics

Today IBM announced that it is expanding its software-defined infrastructure solutions portfolio. This portfolio will now have cognitive features that will improve computing resource management, which in turn will provide faster results from data-driven applications and analytics. IBM is naming this new intelligent resource and workload management software IBM Spectrum Computing.

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by Adam Armstrong

STEALTHbits Releases Stand-Alone File Activity Monitor

STEALTHbits Technologies Inc. announced the release of its stand-alone File Activity Monitoring utility. This utility is designed to provide users with straightforward file access recording and data retrieval. The new monitoring product can record access and change activities for data stored on Windows, NetApp, EMC, and Hitachi File Systems.

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by Adam Armstrong

EMC Announces First-Ever Storage Provisioning Framework For Container Platforms

Today EMC Corporation announced its vendor and platform-agnostic storage orchestration, model and API, libStorage. EMC is calling libStorage the first open source technology of its kind. EMC claims that it will provide providing universal and portable storage capabilities for container and application platforms.

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