by Lyle Smith

Veeam Multi-cloud Solutions Announcements At VeeamON

Veeam has made a range of announcements and gave several updates to existing products at this year’s VeeamON in Chicago, a conference dedicated to all things related to intelligent data management, particularly Hyper-Availability. At the conference, Veeam discusses the expansion of its portfolio to address the growth of multi-cloud adoption with customer-centric solutions that focus on protecting data using the cloud provider that best matches their specific workloads.

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by Adam Armstrong

Veeam Introduces Veeam DataLabs

Today at VeeamON 2018 in Chicago, IL, Veeam software unveiled its vision of the Hyper-Available Enterprise. A key component of this vision was also unveiled today with the Veeam DataLabs. DataLabs will allow developers to create new instances of their production environments to validate updates, security vulnerabilities, forensics and GDPR compliance. This new capability can help to deliver value to the business in the form of accelerating innovation, improving operational efficiencies, reducing risk, and optimizing resources.  

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by Adam Armstrong

Veeam Unveils Its Vision For The Hyper-Available Enterprise

Today at VeeamON 2018 in Chicago, IL, Veeam Software unveiled what it is calling its vision for the Hyper-Available Enterprise and its strategy to guide enterprise customers on their journey to Intelligent Data Management at massive scale.  Three-quarters of the Fortune 500 use Veeam’s Hyper-Availability Solutions to ensure their business continuity, reduce risks and accelerate innovation. In an age where new technology such as AI, ML, IoT, and blockchain require massive scalability as they add to Big Data, companies need a way to ease the management of this data while ensuring availability. 

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by Lyle Smith

QNAP TS-832X 8-bay Now Available

QNAP has announced the availability of their new TS-832X 8-bay quad-core NAS solution. Highlighted by two built-in 10GbE SFP ports to handle bandwidth-demanding tasks like large-data applications, fast backup/restoration, and containerized applications, the TS-832X is marketed as a budget-friendly, high-speed network ARM-based NAS that supports Qtier technology for auto-tiering. Moreover, it comes equipped with two PCIe slots (Gen2 x1, Gen2 x2), which allows users to populate the NAS with additional functionality such as 10GbE NICs, QM2 cards, USB 3.1 10Gbps expansion cards, or wireless network cards to further expand its use cases. Last week, QNAP released the TS-963X 9-bay NAS.

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by Adam Armstrong

News Bits: Portworx, VMware, HP, AMD, Teradici, Citrix, Cisco, StorMagic, & More

This week’s News Bits we look at a number of small announcements, small in terms of the content, not the impact they have. Portworx is certified on Red Hat OpenShift. VMware updates Horizon 7 and Horizon Cloud. HP introduces new EliteBooks and ProBooks. AMD updates its Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Suite. Teradici expands Cloud Access Software. StorMagic launches edge appliance for Citrix Cloud. Flexxible IT collaborates with HPE delivering Citrix Workspaces. 

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by Adam Armstrong

Red Hat Intends To Integrate CoreOS With OpenShift

At Red Hat’s Summit 2018 in San Francisco, the company announced that it will begin integrating CoreOS Tectonic, Quay, and Container Linux with Red Hat’s robust container and Kubernetes-based solutions portfolio. Red Hat has revealed a roadmap to how it will be integrating these technologies into its container application platform. The company states that this will bring the benefits of containers while also making hybrid cloud environments a more attractive option for enterprises.

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by Lyle Smith

Dell EMC Announces Updates to HCI Portfolio at .NEXT

At the Nutanix .NEXT conference, Dell EMC has announced new updates to its Nutanix-based Dell EMC XC Family, the latest Dell EMC PowerEdge servers and their integration and management software. These announcements further demonstrate Dell EMC’s drive to continually enhance their portfolio so they can cater to the ever-growing needs of mainstream enterprise applications.

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by Adam Armstrong

Citrix Unveils Unified Workspace APP

At Citrix Synergy 2018 in sunny Anaheim, California, Citrix revealed its new unified workspace experience with Citrix Workspace APP. Not only does this new app bring everything a business needs under one heading, it increases productivity and security. StorageReview was on location at Synergy for the launch of Citrix combining its SaaS, Web Mobile, and Virtual Apps.

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by Lyle Smith

Hitachi Vantara Announces New AI Operations Software and Flash Storage Systems

Hitachi Vantara has announced several new innovations designed to promote data center modernization, including an updated advanced AI operations software portfolio: Hitachi Infrastructure Analytics Advisor, Hitachi Automation Director, and Hitachi Data Instance Director. Moreover, the new all-flash hybrid Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) systems and AI operations software give customers agility and automation, which Hitachi indicates helps to reduce costs and increase operational efficiencies. Developers will also be able to run more workloads in a single system via Docker and Redhat Openshift container integration with Swarm and Kubernetes orchestration.

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by Lyle Smith

QSAN XCubeNAS XN8016R and XN8024R Rackmount Servers Announced

QSAN Technology has announced the 3U, 16-bay XN8016R and the 4U, 24-bay XN8024R rackmount server solutions. QSAN indicates that these new releases are the first members of the XCubeNAS family that support both SAS and SATA drives, giving users the ability to further supplement performance based individual use cases.

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