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QLogic First with Fibre Channel Virtual Machine Identification

QLogic First with Fibre Channel Virtual Machine Identification

| August 30, 2016 | Reply

The industry’s first Virtual Machine Identification demonstration, in collaboration with Brocade, provides end-to-end visibility and insight into application performance for VMware ESXi with QLogic Enhanced Gen 5 and Gen 6 Fibre Channel adapters. QLogic StorFusion™ VMID technology tags individual Fibre Channel frames with Virtual Machine IDs enabling the delivery of application level services to virtual […]

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Brocade Q3 Financial Results: Declares Dividend

Brocade Q3 Financial Results: Declares Dividend

| August 25, 2016 | Reply

Brocade today reported financial results for its third fiscal quarter ended July 30, 2016. These results include approximately two months of financial results from Ruckus Wireless, which was acquired on May 27, 2016. Brocade reported third quarter revenue of $591 million, up 7% year-over-year and up 13% quarter-over-quarter. Non-GAAP diluted EPS was $0.21 for Q3 […]

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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 Innovation Leaders

2016 Flash Innovation Leaders

| August 19, 2016 | Reply

IT Brand Pulse presented innovation awards at Flash Memory Summit, based on voting of IT pros in the annual Flash Storage brand leader surveys. This year’s survey also incorporated NVMe into new and existing product categories. “The IT Brand Pulse leader awards reflect the judgment of major customers and key IT personnel at important data centers. […]

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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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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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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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Fibre Channel SAN Overview

Fibre Channel SAN Overview

| August 18, 2016 | Reply

The best place to start when explaining Storage Area Networks is with Fibre Channel, the original SAN protocol. Fibre Channel is still the most popular SAN protocol today, although Fibre Channel over Ethernet is likely to gain more traction over the coming years. iSCSI is the other available SAN protocol. Take the complete course for […]

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Fibre Channel SAN Tutorial – Part 1

Fibre Channel SAN Tutorial – Part 1

| August 18, 2016 | Reply

The best place to start when explaining Storage Area Networks is with Fibre Channel, the original SAN protocol. Fibre Channel is still the most popular SAN protocol today, although Fibre Channel over Ethernet is likely to gain more traction over the coming years. iSCSI is the other available SAN protocol. Take the complete course for […]

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