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  • Sony Upgrades PlayStation 4 To 1TB Storage In North America

    Sony Upgrades PlayStation 4 To 1TB Storage In North America Sony’s slim PlayStation 4 was launched back in September with only 500GB of storage. Now, the company has announced that it’s getting an upgrade of 1TB of storage for the same price. Sony announced on Twitter that the 1TB PlayStation 4 will be coming to North America later this month. What’s great about the upgraded slim PS4 is that it will still carry the same $299.99 price tag. A Sony representative…

  • Broadcom Begins Shipping Its 9400 MegaRAID Controllers

      April 18th, 2017 by Adam Armstrong Broadcom Begins Shipping Its 9400 MegaRAID Controllers paging_filter Broadcom Limited announced today that it is shipping its new NVMe/SAS/SATA Tri-Mode SERDES MegaRAID family of controllers the 9400 series. The new 9400 series of MegaRAID controllers are all about performance, data protection, and power efficiency. The announcement today is aimed at OEMs, system integrators, and storage manufacturers. Broadcom refers to the 9400 series as the world’s fastest NVMe/SAS/SATA Tri-Mode SERDES MegaRAID family of controllers….

  • Blockchain: ‘Overhyped’ buzzword or real-deal enterprise solution?

    While blockchain is among the hottest technologies in the enterprise security, data storage and file-sharing arenas, many experts question its use or even whether it’s really as secure as billed. As marketplaces struggle with how best to deploy the distributed ledger technology, IT vendors are beginning to test it in their products — in some cases, as a reaction to  customer inquiries rather than a proactive move. “It’s a very hot topic right now,” said Zulfikar Ramzan, CTO of RSA…

  • Catalogic ECX supports more databases for DevOps

    Copy data management specialist Catalogic Software beefed up its flagship ECX management tool with new support for SAP HANA, InterSystems Caché, Epic Electronic Health Record and physical Microsoft SQL servers. Previous Catalogic ECX releases concentrated on adding support for leading vendors’ storage arrays. Today’s launch of Catalogic ECX 2.6 focuses on supporting more database applications. That can allow development projects to be done on the same storage that is used when applications move into production. Support in ECX 2.6 covers…

  • Questions on Data Science and Big Data with Janet George

    Data science is changing how we interpret and leverage data. It’s assisting us in critical-business decisions. Our ability to define, connect, and leverage insights is enabled by a wave of technological innovation and growth in data science. We asked tech leaders five questions about their perspective on the changes happening in data center and where they think data and businesses are heading. What technology has impacted your life the most? Digital maps. I worked on one of the technologies for…

  • StorageNewsletter » HPE Completes Tender Offer to Acquire Nimble Storage

    HPE Completes Tender Offer to Acquire Nimble Storage At $12.50 per share This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2017.04.17 Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary has successfully completed its previously announced tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Nimble Storage, Inc. at a price of $12.50 per share, net to the seller in cash, without interest and less any applicable withholding taxes. The offer and all withdrawal rights…

  • Cisco announces new storage networking products on – Fix It Like A Pro

    Cisco new products announced significantly improving the performance of MDS storage Director and unified computing system (UCS). The MDS 9700 48-Port 32-Gbps Fibre channel switching modules to allow seamless scaling when demand grows. The easily upgradeable chassis architecture take care of the protection of investments, by allowing an upgrade of the 2013 introduced Cisco MDS 9700 to 32G-Fibre-Channel support. MDS 9700 48-Port 32-Gbps Fibre channel switching modules (image: Cisco) for SAN scale Cisco collaborates with Broadcom/Emulex and Cavium/QLogic, to provide…

  • 7 Things You Need to Know About the Future of Digital Storage | Finance Magnates

    7 Things You Need to Know About the Future of Digital Storage The cloud and big data is poised to change all of our lives moving forward. Photo: Bloomberg This article was written by G. Scott Paterson, technology and media venture capitalist and Executive Chairman of FutureVault. The cloud has become more than an abstract concept in our lives. It’s where we store music, movies, photos and lots and lots of data. For financial firms, the cloud is going to increasingly…

  • Aspera enters new era, will preview new streaming service

    For NAB 2017, Aspera, an IBM company and creator of technologies that move the world’s data at maximum speed, will demonstrate its most ambitious set of high-speed transfer software and workflow automation solutions ever, including a preview of a new streaming service for high-quality video and data streaming as well as new capabilities across Aspera Files, Aspera Transfer Service, Aspera Analytics, Aspera Drive, Aspera Shares, and Aspera Orchestrator. The technology foundation of the latest generation of the Transfer Server software…

  • Salaries for storage, networking pros continue to rise | CIO

    While 2016 saw U.S. tech salaries remain essentially flat year-over-year, key skills, especially in the areas of storage and networking, did warrant increases, according to the annual tech salary report from careers site Dice.com. Their recent survey polled 12,907 employed technology professionals online between October 26, 2016 and January 24, 2017. The survey found that, overall, technology salaries in the U.S. were essentially flat year-over-year (-1 percent) at $92,081 in 2016, a slight dip from $93,328 in 2015. However, there…

  • A Convergence Of Market Forces Makes 2017 The Year Of Cloud Adoption

    This is the year when cloud deployment will dominate industry news. Signs point to it, from industry trends to forecasts from analysts, media pundits and software experts. Cloud deployment is the must-have starting place for new technologies. Plus, it provides the agility that is so necessary to remain competitive. It’s simply the logical deployment choice for today’s manufacturing landscape. Let’s look closer at the top twelve driving factors converging around this topic, making 2017 the year for cloud deployment. 1….

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