SSDs flying high

Western Digital Corporation has introduced SanDisk® SkyhawkTM NVMe-compatible PCIe solid-state drives (SSDs). The new SSDs are optimized to offer customers the ideal balance of fast and consistent performance, cost-effect storage and Quality of Service (QoS) to address large, unstructured data center workloads for cloud environments.

Czech TV speeds broadcast and production delivery

Czech Television, the public television broadcaster in the Czech Republic, has implemented DDN’s MEDIAScaler® parallel file storage for better support of an explosion of digital video content and the demands of high-end production equipment, challenging 4K workflows and ultra-high-definition formats. In meeting its goal to deliver news, sports and entertainment broadcasting 24/7, including a wealth of original programming, Czech TV required the highest levels of storage performance and capacity.

Backup appliance market sees revenue decline but capacity increase

EMEA purpose-built backup appliance (PBBA) vendor revenues declined 9% year over year to reach $195 million in the third quarter of 2016, according to International Data Corporation's (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Purpose-Built Backup Appliance Tracker. Capacity shipped for 3Q16 totaled 237PB, an increase of 23% from 3Q15.

Whipping storage into shape

Cloud service provider, Whipcord, has selected Infinidat's InfiniBox™ enterprise-proven storage system. Whipcord chose InfiniBox to exceed customers’ performance expectations, deliver extremely reliable Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) and long-term archive protection, and cost-effectively address the storage capacity requirements of its ever-growing data.

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