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Reduxio debuts Storage Manager for vSphere Tweet This

November 19, 2015

Reduxio on Thursday announced Reduxio Storage Manager (RSM) for VMware vSphere, which lets customers use the BackDating function of the HX550 Flash Hybrid storage system to clone and recover virtual machines and data stores.

RSM for VMware vSphere reduces recovery time from hours to seconds, according to the company’s claims.




Datto nabs $75 million Tweet This

November 17, 2015

Backup and recovery vendor Datto on Tuesday announced that it has received $75 million in Series B funding led by  CrossOver Ventures.

This round of funding brings investments in Datto to over $100 million.



Netlist, Samsung partner for storage class memory Tweet This

November 19, 2015

Netlist and Samsung Electronics on Thursday announced a partnership to develop a new class of NVDIMM-P (NV-P) memory, which uses Samsung’s NAND Flash and DRAM and Netlist’s HyperVault product.

Under the agreement, NetList will receive $23 million from Samsung Electronics and Samsung Venture Investments. The companies plan to sample NV-P products in 2016.




Diane’s back Tweet This

November 19, 2015

Google announced on Thursday that it has named Diane Greene, co-founder and former CEO of VMware, to head up its cloud business. The company also acquired Diane’s company Bebop Technologies for an undisclosed sum.

Diane Greene will become senior vice president of Google’s enterprise business.



NetApp expands cloud-based data protection Tweet This

November 19, 2015

NetApp on Wednesday announced several innovations that will help customers cloud-enable their applications and infrastructure. The company introduced enhancements to its StorageGRID Webscale including file and object integration, new SnapCenter software and a new NetApp Private Storage product that lets customers integrate on-premises storage with the cloud.

StorageGRID Webscale now allows integration of CIFS and NFS with OpenStack Swift APIs to provide the ability to build multi-tenant, distributed, multi-site content repositories that feature erasure coding and metadata search.

NetApp SnapCenter allows data protection across the hybrid cloud. It lets customers consolidate and centralize backup and cloning of multiple applications and servers into a single operations center. SnapCenter is integrated with NetApp Cloud ONTAP software, which runs on Amazon Web Services.

The company also announced NetApp Private Storage, which allows customers to integrate cloud compute resources with on-premises storage. Data can be protected and managed for performance and compliance, while public cloud servers are used to support workload scaling and provisioning.

In addition, NetApp announced Commvault IntelliSnap for NetApp, which replaces NetApp SnapProtect software.


Synology rolls out new DiskStation NAS Tweet This

November 18, 2015

Synology on Wednesday announced the DiskStation DS716+, a 2-bay NAS server. The DS716+ uses the Btrfs file system and has a quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, two GbE ports and a transfer speed of 218Mbps reading and 141Mbps writing.

It features three USB 3.0 ports and one eSATA port. The DS716+ runs the DiskStation Manager operating system. It is available now.



Data Dynamics enhances StorageX storage manager Tweet This

November 17, 2015

Data Dynamics on Tuesday enhanced its StorageX storage management solution to include file security management, source analysis, project scheduling, cutover validation and expansion of its architecture.

StorageX 7.7 now includes enhanced migration and refresh capabilities including the ability to automatically map SIDs from source to destination and a new cutover window that lets users plan cutovers and run analyses of whether they will finish the project in time.

The software now allows users to choose which nodes to use for reading and writing to and from clustered NetApp and EMC Isilon resources. It also includes a graphical representation of schedule items for users that can be filtered and grouped for scheduled actions.

The architecture of StorageX has also been converted from 32-bit to 64-bit processors.

The new StorageX 7.7 is available now starting at $50,000.

Earl Follis

Earl Follis
Senior Analyst and SSG-NOW Lab Director

Logan Harbaugh

Logan Harbaugh
Senior Analyst and Validation Engineer

Doug Spindler

Doug Spindler

John Blackman

John Blackman
Analyst and Validation Engineer