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Qumulo Core 2.5 is Now GA

On 15 November, Qumulo announced the availability of version 2.5 of their Qumulo Core software layer for their scale-out NAS platform. I’ve been involved with Qumulo since they came out of stealth approximately 18 months ago — I actually helped … Continue reading

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Cisco Announces New Storage Building Blocks — UCS S3260

Today, Cisco made some storage-related announcements that may have sounded confusing. On a first read, you might think that Cisco is attempting to re-enter the storage market. Personally, I view their announcement as wanting to ensure that they become — … Continue reading

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The Name Has Changed, but the Job Remains (Mostly) the Same

If you’ve been following me for a while, you know that I’ve been working for a great VAR and systems integrator, Accunet Solutions, for the past 4.5 years or so. Recently, that’s changed. The Announcement

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I’m Going to Storage Field Day 11 #SFD11

Guess who’s heading to Storage Field Day 11? OK, you’ve already read the title, so you know it’s me, but that doesn’t make me any less excited about it. It’s an honor to be chosen as a delegate for an … Continue reading

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Avere Systems Announces New Complete Storage Solution

Today, Avere Systems announced its first complete storage solution. Avere is known for their Edge Filers that virtualize NAS systems and/or act as a file-access gateway to object storage. The just-announced C2N solution combines Avere FXT Edge Filers with Avere’s … Continue reading

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EMC Announces New Mid-Range Unified Storage Platform – Unity

Today, at EMC World, EMC announced their new mid-range unified storage platform, called Unity. Some time last summer, I remember thinking that it was weird that we hadn’t seen a “Mega-Launch” event announcement from EMC. VNX2 seemed due for a … Continue reading

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Cohesity Announces Cloud Integration for Their Storage Platform

[DISCLOSURE: Cohesity was one of the sponsors of the Storage Field Day 9 event (SFD9) that I was a delegate for. As such, they helped to pay for my travel, accommodations, and meals for that event. There was no requirement or … Continue reading

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Qumulo Adds Erasure Coding, Predictive Analytics, and Three New Hardware Models

Today, Qumulo, a scale-out NAS vendor, announced a major new version of their operating environment, Qumulo Core 2.0, and three new hardware models. Qumulo is hybrid storage, meaning each node has both Flash and spinning disks. The Flash layer (in … Continue reading

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SimpliVity Announces OmniStack 3.5 and OmniView

Today, SimpliVity announced version 3.5 of their OmniStack Data Virtualization Platform and a new predictive analytics offering called OmniView. Introduction to SimpliVity Founded in 2009 with a mission to simplify IT infrastructure, SimpliVity is one of the “Names” in the hyperconverged … Continue reading

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Pure Storage Announces New Solutions and New Architecture

Today, Pure Storage made several announcements: new product, new bundled solutions, and a brand-new scale-out architecture. These announcements were timed to coincide with Day One of their first-ever conference event, Pure//Accelerate, which I am attending. [DISCLAIMER: In the interest of … Continue reading

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