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Quantum Continues to Advance the Case for Scale-out Storage with StorNext 6

File-oriented scale-out storage is becoming a significant option for dealing with enormous and growing new volumes of data. Quantum is a leader in high-performance scale-out storage, and with its latest version of StorNext, continues to evolve in meeting a different need than traditional storage systems.The world of scale-out storageFollowing business storage used to be fairly […]

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IBM and Cisco Announce VersaStack Integration with Hybrid Cloud

IBM and Cisco have a successful partnership with their joint converged infrastructure solution – VersaStack. Building upon this success, the pair have announced enhanced capabilities for VersaStack, including integration with the hybrid cloud.Recall that a converged infrastructure (CI) combines servers, storage, and networking, as well as integrated management into a pre-configured bundle. CIs have become […]

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Dell Technologies Drives Forward in Industrial IoT

Dell Technologies spearheaded by Dell (notably its Dell IoT Division) and Dell EMC (notably Dell EMC OEM & IoT Solutions) is a driving force in the industrial and enterprise world of the Internet of Things (IoT).IoT is one of the next big “things” where our information technology society will thrive. Physical devices, vehicles and buildings, […]

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IBM Continues to Advance Its Strategic Storage Investments

In 2015, IBM announced that it would spend $1 billion on software-defined storage (SDS) R&D over the coming five years. Recent enhancements in its SDS portfolio — namely the IBM Spectrum Storage family — reflect how that ongoing investment is benefiting storage users and IBM customers.IBM Spectrum Storage family: Responding to changing timesRegarding IBM’s Spectrum […]

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IBM DS8880F All-Flash Storage Serves the Mainframe

IBM recently announced three models of high-end DS8880F all-flash storage systems. You might ask: Since IBM already has a wide spectrum of all-flash storage systems, why does it need more products? The answer is that the DS8880F models are targeted at IBM z Systems mainframe users who tend to have very high demand HA/DR (high […]

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