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Fujitsu maximises storage performance with next-generation ETERNUS all-flash and hybrid storage systems - ITWeb

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 02:05

Fujitsu maximises storage performance with next-generation ETERNUS all-flash and hybrid storage systems
ITWeb
The Fujitsu ETERNUS AF650 S2 delivers an input/output performance of up to 620,000 IOPS and a sustainable response time of just 0.372 milliseconds - enough to support up to 5000 virtual machines or a data flow of up to 2 PB per day without risking ...

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AMD hires industry veterans Mike Rayfield and David Wang to lead the Radeon Technologies Group - Notebookcheck.net (press release)

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 18:53

AMD hires industry veterans Mike Rayfield and David Wang to lead the Radeon Technologies Group
Notebookcheck.net (press release)
The new appointments come after the former head of the Radeon Technologies Group, Raja Koduri, was sniped by Intel last November. Both Mike Rayfield and David Wang are multi-decade veterans of the technology industry and have had their hands on several ...

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What CIOs can learn from the disasters of 2017 - Data Economy

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 10:20

Data Economy

What CIOs can learn from the disasters of 2017
Data Economy
John Gentry, CTO of Virtual Instruments, reflects upon the outcomes of digital transformation thus far and shares his predictions for the data centre and IT industry in 2018. The onset of cloud, hyperconvergence and software-defined architectures, has ...

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Virtual Instruments Overhauls Partner Program, Increases Channel Discounts By 10 Percent - CRN

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 08:02

CRN

Virtual Instruments Overhauls Partner Program, Increases Channel Discounts By 10 Percent
CRN
"This is a significantly richer program for partners," said Paul Brodie, vice president of global OEM and channel sales at Virtual Instruments, in an interview with CRN. "We had a partner program, but it was not utilized. It was not focused on the ...

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Virtual Instruments Overhauls Partner Program, Increases Channel Discounts By 10 Percent - CRN

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 08:02

CRN

Virtual Instruments Overhauls Partner Program, Increases Channel Discounts By 10 Percent
CRN
"This is a significantly richer program for partners," said Paul Brodie, vice president of global OEM and channel sales at Virtual Instruments, in an interview with CRN. "We had a partner program, but it was not utilized. It was not focused on the ...

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Hyper-convergence and containers key storage-related deployments in 2018 - ComputerWeekly.com

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 06:21

ComputerWeekly.com

Hyper-convergence and containers key storage-related deployments in 2018
ComputerWeekly.com
HCI appliances bring together compute and storage in one box, often with a hypervisor built in. These nodes can then be clustered in scale-out fashion to grow performance and capacity. Initially starting as an option for small and medium-sized ...

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How marketing teams can harness first-party data - Data Economy

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 17:08

Data Economy

How marketing teams can harness first-party data
Data Economy
John Gentry, CTO of Virtual Instruments, reflects upon the outcomes of digital transformation thus far and shares his predictions for the data centre and IT industry in 2018. The onset of cloud, hyperconvergence and software-defined architectures, has ...

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Evaluate VMware, public cloud provider integration - TechTarget

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:51

Evaluate VMware, public cloud provider integration
TechTarget
This will play to Google's strength as the performance and cost leader in the public cloud space because the OpenStack and Google combination will be both agile and replete with features. Not to be outdone, VMware and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have ...

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Spectre, Meltdown vulnerabilities put SDS, HCI at risk - TechTarget

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:02

WIRED

Spectre, Meltdown vulnerabilities put SDS, HCI at risk
TechTarget
It seems to me -- and just about everyone else I've talked to -- that hyper-converged and other software-defined storage products running on hosts with user installed application processes must be treated like servers and patched. For hyper-converged ...
Root Cause of Reboot Issue Identified; Updated Guidance for Customers and Partners - Intel NewsroomIntel Newsroom
Speculative Execution and Indirect Branch Prediction Side Channel Analysis Method - Intel® Product Security CenterIntel® Product Security Center
LKML: Linus Torvalds: Re: [RFC 09/10] x86/enter: Create macros to restrict/unrestrict Indirect Branch SpeculationLKML
HotHardware
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Microsoft purchase of Avere marks a hybrid cloud-y start to 2018 - ComputerWeekly.com (blog)

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 03:47

Microsoft purchase of Avere marks a hybrid cloud-y start to 2018
ComputerWeekly.com (blog)
The pull towards hybrid cloud is that increasingly organisations want data portability between on-site and cloud to be able to deal with availability issues as well as being able to burst for performance reasons. What also stands out is that this is ...

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PlexxiPulse – Successful Converged Data Centers Have These 3 Things in Common - SYS-CON Media (press release)

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 17:14

PlexxiPulse – Successful Converged Data Centers Have These 3 Things in Common
SYS-CON Media (press release)
Hyper-converged infrastructure has become a mainstream option for any workload that IT administrators might have typically hosted in a virtualized environment. HCI helps organizations adopt a hyper-converged cloud approach to data storage. Because HCI ...

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AMD And Enmotus Expand FuzeDrive Offerings For Ryzen Platforms - Tom's Hardware

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:11

Tom's Hardware

AMD And Enmotus Expand FuzeDrive Offerings For Ryzen Platforms
Tom's Hardware
AMD measured incredible performance boosts after the software prioritized the frequently accessed data and placed it on the faster tier. The software supports storage devices from any vendor, so there aren't any arbitrary restrictions like we find with ...

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Spectre-Meltdown glitches: Intel warns that new PCs, servers also risk unexpected reboots - TechRepublic

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 08:21

TechRepublic

Spectre-Meltdown glitches: Intel warns that new PCs, servers also risk unexpected reboots
TechRepublic
In FlexibleIO, a benchmark simulating different types of I/O loads, stressing the CPU with an 100 percent write led to an 18 percent decrease in throughput performance. However, a 70/30 percent read/write model saw a 2 percent decrease in throughput ...
Oracle Critical Patch Update - January 2018Oracle
Fake Spectre and Meltdown patch pushes Smoke Loader malware - Malwarebytes Labs | Malwarebytes LabsMalwarebytes Labs
Firmware Updates and Initial Performance Data for Data Center Systems - Intel NewsroomIntel Newsroom
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In the age of the cloud, location is still king - Data Economy

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 18:40

Data Economy

In the age of the cloud, location is still king
Data Economy
John Gentry, CTO of Virtual Instruments, reflects upon the outcomes of digital transformation thus far and shares his predictions for the data centre and IT industry in 2018. The onset of cloud, hyperconvergence and software-defined architectures, has ...

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Private cloud storage 101: Key components and hardware options - ComputerWeekly.com

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 09:29

Private cloud storage 101: Key components and hardware options
ComputerWeekly.com
VMware provides HCI in the form of Virtual SAN, which can be enabled through a software licence on each vSphere host. The customer is responsible for managing the hardware itself and any associated internal server storage. Dell EMC solutions use ...

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Biggest vuln bombshell in forever and storage industry still umms and errs over patches - The Register

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 05:28

The Register

Biggest vuln bombshell in forever and storage industry still umms and errs over patches
The Register
"And a huge number of Storage arrays have control/management software often running on embedded x86 servers... that also need patching. What I'm reading at the moment is nonsense from many." Two SDS companies taking different approaches are Nexenta and ...

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Cloudamize Winter '18 Release Includes First True Agentless Data Collector For Automated, In-Depth TCO Calculation ... - HostReview.com (press release)

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:18

Cloudamize Winter '18 Release Includes First True Agentless Data Collector For Automated, In-Depth TCO Calculation ...
HostReview.com (press release)
--Storage Benchmarking: Projected performance for each recommended storage option based on current on-premises performance metrics and those same metrics converted for the cloud. --Storage Right-Sizing: Recommended optimal cloud storage option for each ...

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The role of HCI in the hyper-converged cloud - TechTarget

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:01

The role of HCI in the hyper-converged cloud
TechTarget
HCI helps organizations adopt a hyper-converged cloud approach to data storage. Because HCI is as set-it-and-forget-it as is possible, it can help companies make great strides toward their hybrid cloud ambitions. In the early days of HCI, IT buyers ...

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Cloudamize Winter '18 Release Includes First True Agentless Data Collector for Automated, In-Depth TCO Calculation ... - PR Web (press release)

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 07:11

Cloudamize Winter '18 Release Includes First True Agentless Data Collector for Automated, In-Depth TCO Calculation ...
PR Web (press release)
--Storage Benchmarking: Projected performance for each recommended storage option based on current on-premises performance metrics and those same metrics converted for the cloud. --Storage Right-Sizing: Recommended optimal cloud storage option for each ...

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Markets on high: 9 less-known stocks to buy now - Economic Times

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 19:00

Economic Times

Markets on high: 9 less-known stocks to buy now
Economic Times
There are several factors that will bolster Apar Industries' performance in 2018-19. Its export competitiveness has increased due to the pricing pressure on Chinese manufacturers, helping increase its export revenue share to 53%. On the domestic front ...

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