Dell EMC ObjectScale Early Access Launched

VMware rolled out several updates earlier this morning. Dell Technologies followed suit with its own HCI portfolio, but more tightly integrating VMware with VxRail. Further pressing into the new capabilities and features released by VMware, Dell is also announcing Dell EMC ObjectScale Early Access for a select number of its customers. VMware rolled out several [...]


Scality All-Flash RING8 Announced

Today, Scality announced a new release of its RING object storage software platform and shared a few performance metrics when running on an all-flash cluster. Scality was founded in 2009. The company has two primary products.  The first is RING, the object storage software platform which is the focus of today’s article. RING is currently [...]


News Bits: AMD, Nutanix, Cloudian, LTO, & Quantum

This week’s News Bits, our 100th, we look at a number of small announcements, small in terms of the content, not the impact they have. AMD EPYC ecure Encryption Virtualization VM are now generally available on Google Compute Engine. Nutanix partners with Azure and releases new products. Cloudian introduces flash-optimized software. LTO Program releases specifications for upcoming Generation [...]


Synology E10M20-T1 M.2 SSD & 10GbE Card Review

Synology has a nice line of NAS devices that are great for SOHO and SMBs. The only drawback is that midrange NAS aren’t typically built with maximum performance and network speed in mind. Thanks to a new add-in card, now they don’t have to be. With the introduction of the Synology E10M20-T1 AIC, users can [...]


How it Works: HP ZCentral Remote Boost

We are going through a transformational change in the workplace and working from home (WFH) is no longer an option or a “nice to have.” It is a requirement. Fortunately, for the past two decades, we have been developing virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) to enable this transformation. When people think of VDI, they often think [...]


Advantech SKY-7221 Server Review

The Advantech SKY-7221 is a 2U rackmount server that leverages the second-generation Intel Xeon Scalable processor family. The server is dual socketed so it can support two of the new Intel CPUs and all of the benefits that come with them. This particular server is aimed at being leveraged hyperconverged storage, software-defined storage, and high-end [...]


Commvault Intelligent Data Management Expanded

 Today, Commvault announced that it was releasing additions to its Intelligent Data Management Portfolio. Commvault says that Commvault Disaster Recovery, Commvault Backup & Recovery, and Commvault Complete Data Protection are all now in general availability (GA). When Commvault announced this release last July, we noted that Commvault already offers very similar-sounding services. Today, Commvault announced that [...]


VMware announced its 5G Telco Cloud Platform

VMware has announced its 5G Telco Cloud Platform, a cloud-first network architecture, to accelerate 5G and edge innovation. VMware expanded its 5G Telco Cloud Portfolio with this solution, aiming to deliver service agility, operational consistency, and integrated lifecycle management automation from infrastructure up to network services. This new Telco Cloud solution will allow Communication Service [...]


News Bits: Dell, Toshiba, Cloudian, Diamanti, GigaSpaces, Quest, OWC, & AWS

This week’s News Bits we look at a number of small announcements, small in terms of the content, not the impact they have. Dell announces second quarter earnings. Toshiba releases new Canvio lineup. Cloudian announces a strong first half 2020. Diamanti announces GA of Spektra 3.0. GigaSpaces announces InsightEdge version 15.5. Quest Acquires Binary Tree. OWC releases [...]

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