Storbyte launched to start the month, unveiling ECO-FLASH, a new architecture approach for an SSD. Using a combination of ASICs, a RAID 0 configuration within the drive, and real-time garbage collection, Storbyte claims it can offer ten times the endurance of competing flash storage without sacrificing performance.
This week, our IT Origins series interviewed Dan Frith. We discussed how he moved from the helpdesk through his IT career, enumerated the worst trends in IT, and gave some love to data protection. Be sure to check out the full interview!
E8 Storage announced support for InfiniBand, expanding the company’s storage solution from Ethernet interconnect.
There weren’t many choices until now in the enterprise market for an efficient and open secondary storage / backup platform. To address this challenge, INFINIDAT have recently introduced a new addition to their portfolio: InfiniGuard. InfiniGuard promises enterprise-class data protection at petabyte scale with lightning fast recovery. What does this entail for customers, and what is InfiniGuard?
This week in Gestalt News:
– Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino discuss the Panera data breach
– Max Mortillaro looks at InfiniSync, a zero RPO over any distance solution from INFINIDAT
– We consider the merits of an Apple VPN
Last week INFINIDAT announced some major milestones to expand their product portfolio. Max Mortillaro takes a look at one of the new products, InfiniSync, this week, which claims to offer zero RPO over any distance?.How does it deliver that? A combination of exhaustive connectivity and robust engineering. Max outlines why this is a compromise free way to ensure no data loss during disaster recovery.
This week in Gestalt IT News:
– Rich Stroffolino covers a recent spate of IT acquisitions in this weeks Gestalt IT Rundown
– Clairvoyant CEO Chandra Ambadipudi gets interviews for IT Origins
– Max Mortillaro digs into the technical foundations of INFINIDAT
Cloudian recently made an interesting move by scooping up Infinity Storage. This is more than a little curious. The big draw around Infinity Storage is that they provide file storage, whereas Cloudian has made it’s name as an object storage provider. Except that as we’ve covered, Cloudian now offers file services via HyperFile. So… why spend the money on the acquisition?
To kick off a Tech Talk series with Infinidat, Max Mortillaro gives some background on the company’s technical foundations. These include InfiniRAID, InfiniSnap and Neural Cache. Combined with a commitment and history of delivering microcode updates with performance improvements, Max sees this as a firm foundation for the company’s exciting announcements.