News Bits: Caringo, Wasabi, Nasuni, Supermicro, Scality, Quest, Marvell, & 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. Caringo adds seamless disaster recovery service powered by Wasabi. Nasuni awarded a patent for cloud file storage. Supermicro and Scality partner on software defined storage. Quest KACE Unified Endpoint Management updated. Marvell launches new [...]


AWS announces New EC2 Graviton2 Instances

AWS announced that it has expanded its fairly new AWS Graviton2 Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instance type. The original EC2 Graviton2 instances, M6g along with the later added C6g and R6g are all based on the AWS Graviton2 processors. Today they have added the M6gd, C6gd, and R6gd instance types that have locally attached [...]


#58: Rob Hunsaker, Dell Technologies – Cloud Tiering Appliance

This week on the podcast Brian sits down with Rob Hunsaker, from Dell Technologies. Rob talks about the Dell EMC Cloud Tiering Appliance, which may be one of the least known components available to Unity/Unity XT storage arrays. In fact, CTA goes way back, some VNX arrays out in the wild are still using the [...]


Memblaze PBlaze5 520 Series Announced

Today Memblaze Technology Co., Ltd. announced a new, low-power NVMe SSD series, the Memblaze PBlaze5 520 Series. This new enterprise-class SSD leverages 96-layer 3D eTLC NAND, comes in capacities ranging from 1.6TB to 3.84TB, and comes in both 2.5” U.2 and HHHL form factors. The new series is aimed at “green” data centers and comes [...]


Veritas NetBackup 8.3 Announced

Today Veritas announced new innovations to its Enterprise Data Services Platform (EDSP), with the launch of Veritas NetBackup 8.3. The new updates are all around reducing risk, optimizing costs, strengthening ransomware resiliency, and managing multi-cloud environments at scale. The core of EDSP is NetBackup, now the company is including Veritas Resiliency Platform (VRP) and CloudPoint [...]


OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 4TB SSD Review

Last month, OWC released a new 2.5” consumer SATA SSD with the OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 4TB SSD. Made to work with either Macs or PCs, the new drive is aimed at creative professionals and aims to deliver good performance for those using high definition video, digital cinema, professional audio, and graphic production workflows. [...]


News Bits: MinIO, Ivanti, Quantum, Dynatrace, IGEL, Masergy, Bittware, EnGenius, & NAKVIO

This week’s News Bits we look at a number of small announcements, small in terms of the content, not the impact they have. MinIO earns Veeam Ready qualification. Ivanti Neurons Platform launched. Quantum Introduces Multi-Factor Authentication for tape libraries. Dynatrace expands Azure Monitoring support. IGEL UMS 6.05 released. Masergy expands its SD-WAN portfolio. Bittware launches Xilinx FPGA-based processor. [...]

2020-07-26T13:01:02+00:00 Provides Multi-Cloud Portability For Stateful Apps released an upgrade to their eponymous Robin software platform. The upgrade adds support for hosting a single application on one-or-more cloud environments, without needing to any endpoint specific modifications. primary product is the Robin software platform for life cycle management and automating scaling and deployment of Kubernetes applications. released an upgrade to [...]


StarTech 12U Quiet Office Server Cabinet Review

StarTech has been known to produce and release unconventional products for some time. Nothing out of left field, they take something, see a slight need, and do a little twist to make it fill a niche. When one thinks of server racks or cabinets, silence typically doesn’t go hand in hand. With the StarTech 12U [...]

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