Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Cisco, Chambers looking for one last shot at VMware?

  HP sells majority stake of China server, storage business to Tsinghua Holdings | Dropbox unleashes 'universal app' for Windows phones and tablets

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Cisco, Chambers looking for one last shot at VMware?
Reports surfaced last week that Cisco may be close to buying hyperconvergence start-up Nutanix.The speculation is based on an article in Storage Newsletter by Jared Rinderer, an analyst at Equity Capital Research Group. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

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Kaminario and SanDisk solve SanDisk eDiscovery Challenges
SanDisk Corp., a top-tier provider of flash storage technology, faced mounting eDiscovery challenges. To address these challenges, SanDisk deployed an end-to-end solution comprised of eDiscovery and global archiving software running on Kaminario's enterprise-class flash storage platform. Learn More

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Six Fairy Tales of VMware and Hyper-V Backup
Cinderella. Snow White. Hansel and Gretal. These famous fairy tales have one thing in common - they are fiction. In this paper we explore six fairy tales of VMware and Hyper-V backup. View Now.

HP sells majority stake of China server, storage business to Tsinghua Holdings
Hewlett-Packard has sold a majority stake in its China server and storage business to Tsinghua Holdings as they launch a joint venture they expect will boost sales of HP enterprise hardware products in the country.Tsinghua will buy 51 percent of the joint venture, called H3C, for US$2.3 billion. H3C will include HP's China-based server, storage and technology services assets, as well H3C Technologies, an HP networking equipment subsidiary in China.The transaction comes ahead of HP's plan to split its enterprise and PC and printing business into separate companies, which is expected to happen by the end of the year. Hewlett-Packard Enterprise will sell software and enterprise hardware, while HP Inc. will sell printers, PCs, mobile devices, monitors and accessories.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Dropbox unleashes 'universal app' for Windows phones and tablets
Early this year, Dropbox released its cloud storage service on Windows phones and tablets, and on Tuesday the company followed up with a universal app that fleshes out the features for both types of devices.The update automatically adapts to the user's screen size and delivers a number of new features, including the ability for Windows Phone users to upload videos directly from their devices.In the interests of multitasking, Windows Phone users can also now upload multiple files at once. And they can download files straight to their device or SD card, making it available for offline access; there's a way to mark files as favorites for offline use as well.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

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Increase Resiliency of Virtual Servers
Discover how intelligent power management can protect costly hardware against power fluctuations, prevent data loss in the event of a power outage, and control day-to-day operational costs while ensuring high performance in a virtualized environment. View now

Egnyte takes a 'mobile-first' approach to cloud storage with new enterprise suite
Egnyte has been vying with the likes of Dropbox and Box for some time already in the cloud-storage arena, but on Tuesday it jumped on board the "mobile-first" train with a newly revamped version of its enterprise-focused app suite that's aimed squarely at mobile business users.Now running on the Apple Watch and Windows tablets as well as Android, iOS and other Windows platforms, the new suite of apps is designed to let enterprise users on virtually any mobile device access, manage and share online and offline data from both cloud and on-premises storage.In addition to the expanded mobile-platform coverage, Egynte's new suite includes several new features, including the ability to organize files marked for offline access in a centralized view, thereby making it easier to coordinate offline and online content.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

BitTorrent Sync's cloudless cloud storage just became a lot easier to manage
BitTorrent is beefing up Sync organization with a new search function, more columns, and the ability to hide offline devices. Read More


Infographic: IBM Storwize Family for Cloud
IBM Storwize family is cloud ready. IBM Storwize family is where IBM is integrating together the best of our technologies to speed time to market and improve efficiency. Learn More


First look: Windows Server 2016 goes on a cloud diet
Windows Server 2016 is both an evolution of the current Windows Server 2012 R2 release and a revolution in the making. If you plan to use Windows Server 2016 in the same way you've used Windows Server all along, you'll be able to pick it up and work with it with very little learning curve. But if you are ready to abandon the old ways and embrace the new world of cloud servers, containers, and microservices, Windows Server 2016 has something new for you.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story) Read More



How the cloud helps fight cancer
The man with stage 4 bladder cancer thought he'd run out of options. He had tried multiple treatments to fight the cancer, which had spread throughout his body. Every treatment was unsuccessful. Hope dwindled.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story) Read More




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