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Announcements

Publication Date Title Highlights
PR-Newswire-Logo 7/21/15 Tegile Helps Northwest Nazarene University Overcome Performance Issues, Failures of First Higher-Performance SANs  “…NNU now has the product quality and performance it needs to support its workload.  The University has increased its initial 16TB Tegile capacity with a 20TB expansion shelf and is replacing its Nimble Storage with a Tegile T3100 to better support its growing infrastructure…”
storagenewsletter_logo 6/24/15

Huawei launches next generation enterprise storage, the Oceanstor 18000 v3

“…When compared to previous versions, the OceanStor 18000 V3 series doubles the computing capability, delivering up to three million IO/s, reducing the access latency to sub-1ms, and accelerating the service response speed tenfold…”
new_logo1 6/23/15

Brocade and Sugon Partner to Bring New Converged Networking Innovations to China

 “…Sugon will integrate Brocade VDX® 6740 Switches, featuring VCS Fabric technology, with its flagship blade server product line – TC6600, as a 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)/16 Gbps Fibre Channel converged network switch module…”
PR-Newswire-Logo 6/22/15 Fibre Channel Industry Association Launches Online IT Community Portal to Advance Deployment of Purpose-Built Fibre Channel Storage Networks “TheFibreChannel.com portal contains current industry news, informative interviews with leading storage experts and a collection of useful free tools that can be downloaded to improve storage networking management and productivity.”
MW_logo_color_646180970 6/15/15 Dot Hill Ultra56 AssuredSAN 4004 Array joins Autodesk Storage Portfolio “Latest Dot Hill Ultra-Density Storage Solution Delivers 2.3 Times the Capacity Density and 42 Percent Lower Cost Per Terabyte.”
MW_logo_color_646180970 6/15/15 QLogic and Lenovo Collaborate on Beijing Enterprise Briefing Center “QLogic Provides 16Gb Fibre Channel and 10Gb Ethernet Connectivity Solutions for Lenovo’s Second Briefing Space.”
MarketWired-Logo 6/15/15 PROMISE Technology Announces Global Availability of Thunderbolt Solutions for Rich Media “The new SANLink2 16G FC is a compact device that allows a Thunderbolt 2 host computer to directly connect to a Fibre Channel SAN, doubling the speed of the previous generation 8 Gb FC. “
digital-journal 6/15/15 Winchester Adds Mirroring to RR2P Rugged Removable Canister Disk Arrays “The RR2P is a configurable Fibre Channel 8 Gb hosted product, with two ports per canister, that offer options including AC or DC power supplies variety of disk and SSD storage alternatives.”
graphic_cnn_money_logo 6/8/15 Nimble Storage Executive Kristin Carnes Named to 2015 CRN Women of the Channel and Power 100 List for Second Consecutive Year “Carnes also played an integral role in building channel partner awareness of two major enhancements to the Nimble Adaptive Flash solutions — Fibre Channel protocol support for the Nimble CS-Series arrays and Storage on Demand.”
MW_logo_color_646180970 6/2/15

Digital Seattle’s Cloud and Managed Services Powered by ByteGrid Data Center

“…providing a colocation hosting and storage area network solution for Digital Seattle…”
storagenewsletter_logo 6/1/15

IT Pros Vote for 2015 Storage Brand Leaders

 “…EMC proved to be the most dominant vendor in the annual Storage surveys by picking up three Market Leader titles:  FC Disk Arrays (sixth year in a row) …”
 SRLogo  5/31/15

Lenovo S2200 and S3200 SAN Storage Arrays Announced

“…the S2200 supports up to 96 drives whereas the 3200 supports 192. Additionally, while both are compatible with Fibre Channel, iSCSI and SAS, the S3200 has multi-protocol connectivity, enabling the simultaneous use of Fibre Channel and iSCSI…”
GNWLogo1 5/28/15 ATTO Enhances Management and Monitoring Capabilities with VMware vCenter “…ATTO’s vConfigTool is a software plug-in that integrates simplified, centralized management and monitoring into VMware vCenter Server for virtual environments. Using the exclusive Latency Scout feature, IT administrators can quickly identify bottlenecks…”
Huawei 5/21/15 Huawei Introduces Cloud Fabric 3.0 Architecture “…It centrally deploys fiber channel (FC) protocol stacks on Huawei’s Agile Controller, implementing unified control and management of storage networks. In addition, the SDSN eliminates the drawback of a limited number of traditional FC storage network nodes (less than 239), which significantly improves network capacity..”
MW_logo_color_646180970 5/21/15

DCIG Reports Dot Hill AssuredSAN 4004 Hybrid Storage Array Tops Nimble Storage CS500

“…Authored by Chuck Cook, DCIG analyst, the report analyzes the architectural designs and key features of hybrid storage solutions from Dot Hill and Nimble and concluded that the AssuredSAN 4004 is an exceptional platform.”
GNWLogo1 4/29//15 QLogic 16Gb Gen 5 Fibre Channel Technology Powers SolidFire All-Flash Scale-Out Storage Arrays “…today announced it is the provider of 16Gb Gen 5 Fibre Channel connectivity to SolidFire’s full line of SF Series all-flash scale-out storage nodes.”
GNWLogo1 4/27/15 QLogic 16Gb Gen 5 Fibre Channel Technology Powers Violin Memory Flash Storage Platform “…it is the exclusive provider of 16Gb Gen 5 Fibre Channel connectivity for the Flash Storage Platform™ from Violin Memory®, Inc., a global pioneer of award-winning flash storage solutions…”
PR NEwswire 3/5/15 Nimble Storage Embeds Emulex Gen 5 Fibre Channel Solutions on CS-Series Adaptive Flash Arrays to Optimize Application Performance “…The combination of the Nimble Cache Accelerated Sequential Layout (CASL) architecture with the Emulex Gen 5 FC HBAs provide high throughput and low latency to meet the performance requirements of service provider and enterprise customers leveraging virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), dense server virtualization environments, scale-up enterprise and in-memory databases, such as SAP HANA.”
web-newswire-logo-175 5/19/15 ATTO and PACT Informatique Announce EMEA Distribution Agreement “… the agreement, PACT Informatique will distribute ATTO’s broad portfolio of storage and network connectivity products, which includes Fibre Channel, …”
MW_logo_color_646180970 5/12/15

Demartek Evaluation of HP 3PAR StoreServ 7450 8 Gb Fibre Channel Express Writes

“HP recently developed 8 Gb Fibre Channel Express Writes for its HP 3PAR StoreServ 7450 all-flash storage array,” said Dennis Martin, Demartek …
graphic_cnn_money_logo 5/6/15 Dot Hill Signs Deal With Arrow to Broaden Reach of Storage Solutions in Europe, Middle East and Africa “Arrow will offer Dot Hill’s full line of AssuredSAN storage arrays, including the … Arrow has a unique combination of suppliers that complement Dot Hill’s … latest high-bandwidth interfaces, including 12Gb SAS, 16Gb Fibre Channel, …”
CMO 5/6/15

Brocade SAN Fabric Technologies Provide Solid Foundation for New EMC VSPEX with VMAX3 100K Infrastructure Solution

“Brocade today announced the company’s Gen 5 Fibre Channel storage area network (SAN) technologies play an essential role in …”
 PR-Newswire-Logo  5/4/15 Permabit SANblox Available to Education, Government Agencies through EMC’s WSCA/NASPO Contract “…EMC customers who purchase SANblox can increase the effective capacity of their SANs by 6X, drop effective cost by up to 85 percent and increase performance by up to 400 percent. …”