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New EMC Products for VMware

New EMC Products for VMware

| August 23, 2016 | Reply

Today EMC unveiled new products and support that optimizes the protection of VMware workloads across the spectrum of VMware environments to enable protection everywhere. This includes enhanced support for VMware Virtual SAN, VMware vSphere and expanded data protection options for VCE® VxRail Appliances. EMC Data Protection Suite for VMware is available today. EMC Data Domain Virtual Edition […]

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Brocade Updates Analytics Monitoring Platform

Brocade Updates Analytics Monitoring Platform

| August 23, 2016 | Reply

Brocade announced new capabilities in the Brocade Analytics Monitoring Platform providing organizations with end-to-end visibility and greater insight into application performance. As a result, customers can reduce up to nearly 70 percent of storage networking latency and performance-related problems by quickly identifying changes in performance behaviors as well as pinpointing the root cause of issues before […]

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2016 Flash Storage Buyer Behavior Survey

2016 Flash Storage Buyer Behavior Survey

| August 19, 2016 | Reply

2016 Enterprise Flash Storage Buyer Behavior from IT Brand Pulse, Inc.

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Infinitely Virtual Deploys Hitachi VSP G600 for Cloud Hosting

Infinitely Virtual Deploys Hitachi VSP G600 for Cloud Hosting

| August 18, 2016 | Reply

Laying down sub-millisecond storage performance as a new marker for midrange cloud hosting, leading Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider Infinitely Virtual today announced that it has begun implementing Hitachi’s Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) G600, a breakthrough, rack-mountable storage system acknowledged as the industry’s fastest. Infinitely Virtual is currently migrating customers served by its Los Angeles and Boston […]

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FCIA Demos NVMe Over Fabrics with Gen 6 Fibre Channel

FCIA Demos NVMe Over Fabrics with Gen 6 Fibre Channel

| August 18, 2016 | Reply

Highlighting the adaptive architecture of Fibre Channel that according to market research firm Dell’Oro, has more than 46 million installed ports in operation in the world’s leading datacenters, the Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA) conducted its first public demonstration of NVM Express® (NVMe) over Fabrics using Fibre Channel last week at the Flash Memory Summit in […]

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Cavium Completes Acquisition of QLogic

Cavium Completes Acquisition of QLogic

| August 18, 2016 | Reply

After the successful completion of an exchange offer for all outstanding shares of QLogic, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cavium has been merged with QLogic, with QLogic as the surviving corporation and becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of Cavium.  At the effective time of the merger, each outstanding share of QLogic common stock (other than […]

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Industry News

Nimble Storage Unveils AF1000 Adaptive Flash Array

Nimble Storage Unveils AF1000 Adaptive Flash Array

| August 19, 2016 | Reply

New All Flash Array Offers Superior Scalability Starting under $40K USD with 3 Years of Support; New Generation of Adaptive Flash Arrays Deliver Up To 2X Performance Improvement and 40% Lower Cost of Capacity Nimble Storage announced an aggressive entry point to all-flash storage. The new AF1000 is a full-featured all-flash array that offers superior scalability, […]

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QLogic Shows NVMe over Fabrics with Fibre Channel

QLogic Shows NVMe over Fabrics with Fibre Channel

| August 18, 2016 | Reply

QLogic announced multiple NVM Express® (NVMe™) demonstrations to be showcased at Intel Developers Forum 2016 (IDF16) in QLogic booth 879. QLogic is further underscoring its NVMe ecosystem leadership by demonstrating the broadest set of NVMe flash storage optimization technologies in the industry. The NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF) focused demonstrations deliver customer choice in fabrics and significantly […]

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SSD Startup NxGn Data Changes Name to NGD Systems

SSD Startup NxGn Data Changes Name to NGD Systems

| August 17, 2016 | Reply

NxGn Data, Inc., a storage pioneer creating intelligent solid state drives (SSDs) for the cloud data center, is changing its name to NGD Systems effective immediately. The name change highlights the system-level capabilities that the company enables directly in storage subsystems. The company unveiled the new name at the Flash Memory Summit in Santa Clara […]

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ATTO XstreamCORE is VMware Ready

ATTO XstreamCORE is VMware Ready

| August 17, 2016 | Reply

ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage and network connectivity products for data-intensive computing environments for nearly 30 years, today announced that its XstreamCORE™ Storage Controller has achieved VMware Ready™ status. This designation indicates that after a detailed validation process the XstreamCORE 7500 has achieved VMware’s highest level of endorsement, and can be found […]

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Good News: 32GFC Up to $1B by 2020, Bad News: FC Down 12.8% 2016-2019

Good News: 32GFC Up to $1B by 2020, Bad News: FC Down 12.8% 2016-2019

| July 21, 2016 | Reply

In a recently published report from Dell’Oro Group, Gen 6 32Gb Fibre Channel revenue is expected to exceed $1B by 2020 as 32 Gbps Fibre Channel switch port shipments are expected to eclipse over half the market by then. “The Fibre Channel SAN market is about to go through a significant upgrade to Gen 6 […]

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BROadcom and BROcade BRO-out with New FC Directors and NVMe over FC

BROadcom and BROcade BRO-out with New FC Directors and NVMe over FC

| July 19, 2016 | Reply

Fibre Channel brothers Broadcom and Brocade today introduced new products which should breath some life into the SAN market with higher bandwidth core switches and lower latency connectivity for all flash arrays. Brocade Announcement Brocade announced the industry’s first Gen 6 Fibre Channel directors for mission-critical storage connectivity and business resiliency solutions designed for the all-flash data center. […]

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