Eric Barton joins DDN as CTO for Software-Defined Storage

DataDirect Networks (DDN®) has appointed Eric Barton as the company’s chief technology officer (CTO) for software-defined storage. In this role, Barton will lead the company’s strategic roadmap, technology architecture and product design for DDN’s newly created Infinite Memory Engine® (IME®) business unit. Barton brings with him more than 30 years of technology innovation, entrepreneurship and expertise in networking, distributed systems and storage software.


Cohesity and Lenovo Global IT team up

Cohesity has received Lenovo Global IT Certification. In addition, Lenovo will deliver Cohesity’s advanced solution to customers in Greater China. Lenovo worked with Cohesity for over a year to test its scale-out secondary storage platform, and already adopted Cohesity for internal use in its own production environments. Based on this experience, Lenovo will develop optimised offerings based on the specific and unique needs of China customers.





Storage surprises

DataCore has published the results of its sixth annual survey, designed to explore the impact of major software-driven storage deployments within organisations across the globe. The survey distills the positive expectations, disappointments and experiences of 426 IT professionals who are currently using or evaluating software-defined storage, hyperconverged and cloud storage to solve critical data storage challenges. The results yielded surprising insights from a cross-section of industries over a wide range of workloads.
























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