IT Industry and Nimble News - Week Ending February 24, 2017

Document created by Brian MacDonald Employee on Feb 24, 2017Last modified by Brian MacDonald Employee on Mar 6, 2017
Version 2Show Document
  • View in full screen mode

IT Industry News


  • PCWorld reported that Intel’s new Atom C3000 chips have up to 16 cores and are made for storage arrays, networking equipment, and Internet of Things devices.
  • SearchSAP reported on the unveiling of SAP S/4HANA Cloud, which aims to give large enterprises a cloud option for S/4HANA.
  • TechTarget reported that Cloudian and Panzura have come up with new cloud data archiving products to help organizations move on-premises data to the cloud.
  • Computer Business Review reported that Microsoft and HPE are working closely to deepen the relationship around hybrid IT and cloud services, creating a new innovation center in Seattle that provides a real-world view of the two companies’ technologies working together.
  • insideBIGDATA reported that Qumolo announced the next release of Qumolo Core, delivering machine intelligent storage quotas.
  • Silicon UK reported that Lenovo will be providing an enterprise cloud platform tailored for enterprise customers in China making use of SAP’s HANA database platform.
  • Database Trends and Applications wrote that SAP will integrate Undo's record, rewind and replay technology into its automated testing environment for SAP HANA.
  • TechTarget published an article on how the advantages of all-flash array storage total cost of ownership can help an organization justify its use to store their active workloads.
  • ZDNet published a Q&A with Chris Wahl, chief technical evangelist at Rubrik, around whether it’s time for a new approach to backup and restore.
  • The Register disussed how levels, layers, stacks and DIMMS are boosting speeds.
  • TechTarget reported that Veritas Technologies signed a joint-development agreement with Azure for hybrid cloud deployments.
  • StorageReview reported that Diamanti announced the general availability of its new bare-metal hyper-converged infrastructure container platform, Diamanti D1, in addition to raising an additional $18 million in series B funding.
  • eWEEK reported that Veritas Technologies announced a multi-year strategic global partnership with Microsoft that includes collaboration tools to jointly sell hybrid cloud storage solutions to mutual customers.
  • ZDNet reported that Storj Labs, a distributed cloud storage provider, is integrating blockchain technology to assure files are both secure and not easily viewed or hacked by unauthorized users.



Nimble Storage News


  • Nimble Storage announced that Leonard Iventosch, vice president of worldwide channels, has been named to CRN’s prestigious list of 2017 Channel Chiefs.
  • CRN featured Leonard Iventosch in its list of the 2017 Channel Chief winners.
  • The Register included Nimble Storage in an article on the future of the physical SAN market.
  • Nimble announced that its AF-Series All Flash arrays were named by SearchStorage as the All-Flash Systems Product of the Year, winning Gold in that category. SearchStorage also recognized the Nimble CS-Series Adaptive Flash arrays with an award in the Disk and Hybrid Systems category.
  • Enterprise IT News covered how organizations can manage data effectively and the importance of adopting all-flash arrays, noting Nimble as a leader in the space.
  • Becker’s Hospital Review published a contributed article by Troy Wilson on how healthcare providers can keep patient data secure.
  • TechTarget covered the total cost of ownership advantages associated with all-flash array storage and mentioned that Nimble Storage and Tegile Systems started with disk, but their controllers were optimized at the start to get the most out of flash.