Dell EMC Ready Solutions With VMware Accelerate AI

Today Dell technologies announced that it will be accelerating artificial intelligence (AI) workloads through Dell EMC Ready Solutions with VMware. More specifically the Dell EMC Ready Solutions are based on VMware Cloud foundation and comes with the new features of VMware vSphere 7 that include Bitfusion. Dell is the first company to leverage capabilities in [...]


#49: Tom Fenton – TrueNAS, HP ZCentral Remote, Intel NUCs

In this week’s podcast Brian sits down with our end user computing specialist, Tom Fenton. Tom and Brian have a little bourbon talk, with a hot tip on how to blow off steam during events a the Venetian in Las Vegas. The guys eventually dive into a number of issues like the variety of ways [...]


Dell EMC PowerProtect DD Upgraded With DDOS 7.2

Dell EMC announced the PowerProtect DD Series Appliances last September, targeting data protection for the modern digital economy. This month, the company has announced new features to the appliance’s product line, focusing on capacity and performance. Critical enhancements on this release comprise the Dell EMC PowerProtect DD9900 appliance, the Dell EMC PowerProtect DD Virtual Edition [...]


RackTop Systems Joins HPE Complete

Today RackTop Systems announced that is has been included in the Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Complete program. Specifically, HPE will be reselling RackTop BrickStor SP software with its market leading HPE ProLiant and Apollo Servers to meet the high security file storage needs of Federal Government. While RackTop BrickStor SP has been available, the combined [...]


Dell EMC ECS 3.5 Released

Dell EMC has released an update to its object storage platform, the Dell EMC ECS version 3.5. ECS platforms have been engineered to support both traditional and next-generation workloads. With this product, the company claims unmatched scalability, manageability, resilience, and economics to meet the demands of modern business. Now, with the latest version, this platform [...]


News Bits: StorONE, Actifio, Netlist, FUJIFILM, CTERA, Portworx, Samsung, & Seagate

This week’s News Bits we look at a number of small announcements, small in terms of the content, not the impact they have.  StorONE publishes storage pricing. Actifio announces best first quarter. Netlist adds an M.2 SSD to its portfolio. FUJIFILM announces Object Archive software. CTERA Files Services available for SimpliVity. Portworx sees triple digit growth In [...]


Veeam Backup For Microsoft Azure Overview

Last year, Veeam released Veeam Backup for Amazon Web Services (AWS), the company’s first cloud-native solution. A month ago, Veeam was hitting the cloud data protection market once again, announcing the general availability of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure. Veeam, with this new integration, keeps expanding on the hybrid cloud realms, claiming to overcome any [...]


StorageReview Podcast #48: Steve Searles on OpenStack and the All-Flash Data Center

In this podcast Brian talks with Steve Searles, CTO of Zimcom, a public cloud service provider. Steve launched an effort to move to an all-flash datacenter a few years back and as of last year, successfully made that transition. Zimcom is also a big believer in OpenStack as a cloud management platform, they’ve managed to [...]