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Druva delivers Nutanix protection

Druva has introduced what it says is the industry’s first at-scale SaaS data protection solution for Nutanix HCI hybrid cloud solution.

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NetApp to acquireInstaclustr

NetApp has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Instaclustr, a leading platform provider of fully managed open-source database, pipeline and workflow applications delivered as a service. The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions.

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Rackspace Technology and Cohesity partner

Rackspace Technology has formed a strategic partnership with Cohesity, a leader in next-gen data management, to deliver multicloud managed backup and recovery solutions for Rackspace Technology customers globally. Under the partnership, Rackspace Technology will offer customers Rackspace Data Protection, a high-performance, software-defined Cohesity-Powered backup and recovery service that delivers cyber resilient managed backup and recovery across VMware-based clouds.

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Quest Software launches Foglight enhancements

Foglight users proactively improve application and database performance, increase visibility via centrally-controlled performance tuning, analytics, diagnostics and alerting.

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Commvault creates new ‘International’ region led by Marco Fanizzi

Commvault has announced the merging of the APJ and EMEA organisations into one organisation led by – SVP and GM, Commvault International – Marco Fanizzi, who has significantly expanded the business since his appointment as EMEA leader 2 years ago.

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Legacy approaches to back-up leaving enterprises vulnerable to ransomware

Downtime following ransomware attack costing enterprises between $10m and $200m per day.

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Fujitsu launches Fujitsu Computing as a Service (CaaS)

New services will start with “Fujitsu Cloud Service HPC” utilizing technology of the world’s fastest supercomputer Fugaku.

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ATTO Technology unveils Smart NVMe Switch Host Adapters

ATTO ExpressNVM adapters bring much-needed scalability, flexibility, and management capabilities to NVMe in enterprise architectures.

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StorCentric launches Nexsan Unity NV10000

StorCentric has introduced he Nexsan™ Unity™ NV10000 – an enterprise-class NVMe All-Flash platform engineered from the ground up with superior performance, capacity and flexibility to address the requirements of today’s modern applications. In addition, the new NVMe data storage solution has also uniquely built-in the features and functionality that are critical for ensuring data security, regulations compliance and fast recovery from ransomware attacks.

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Real-time AI for transaction processing at scale

IBM z16 integrates the IBM Telum processor so clients can infuse AI inferencing for real-time insights.

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76% of organisations suffered downtime and data loss in 2021

Acronis Cyber Protection Week Global Report 2022 reveals growing threats and need for integrated cyber protection solutions.

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Organisations are increasing investment and exploration in quantum technologies

New research from Capgemini identifies 23% of organizations globally are currently working on or planning to use quantum technologies, moving from scientific research into real-world solutions.

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Samsung and Western Digital start storage collaboration

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and Western Digital have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for a unique collaboration to standardize and drive broad adoption of next-generation data placement, processing and fabrics (D2PF) storage technologies. The companies will initially focus on aligning their efforts and creating a vigorous ecosystem for Zoned Storage solutions. These steps will enable the industry to focus on countless applications that ultimately create greater value for customers.

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75% of MSPs show profitability with backup, but issues remain

N-able has revealed the results of a survey of IT services providers conducted ahead of World Backup Day. The results show that IT shops are moving away from outdated and costly technologies and policies, underscoring the need for a cloud-first approach to data protection, like N-able™ Backup.

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Backblaze and CTERA provide all-in-one, Distributed Cloud File Storage solution

Backblaze and CTERA have formed a partnership to make life easier for IT admins challenged by on-premises file server and NAS management in an age of rapidly expanding remote workforces and global collaboration.

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Videos

Surya Varanasi, Storcentric’s CTO, talks through the launch of the Nexsan Unity NV10000 enterprise class platform, which supports block, file and object storage protocols and addresses data security, including ransomware, and regulatory compliance concerns.
Piers Wilson, Head of Product Management at Huntsman Security, discusses the importance of carrying out a ransomware readiness assessment to discover any potentially costly security gaps within an organisation’s IT infrastructure. The company’s recently launched SmartCheck for Ransomware is designed to help companies fortify their cyber risk management.
Neil Cornish, Ecosystem Development Manager at Tech Data UK, discusses the collaboration between the UK Fashion & Textile Association, IBM, the Future Fashion Factory and Tech Data UK, to develop a new technology platform designed to help drive both sustainability and profitability within the fashion supply chain.
Conference Chair Ian Luckett outlines the content of the second virtual SDC Channel Summit event, taking place 10-11 May. A mixture of keynote presentations, roundtables and panel discussions promise to produce plenty of valuable insights for Channel companies dealing with the challenges and opportunities of digital transformation.

Expert Opinions

Marc Garner, VP, Secure Power Division, Schneider Electric UK & Ireland The data centre sector skills shortage has been documented by industry publications and research firms for almost a decade. In fact, a report published by Gartner in 2016 found 80% of firms expected to find their growth held back due to a lack of new data centre skills, with the McKinsey Global Institute predicting a global shortage of 1.5 million qualified data centre managers as early as 2015.
The success of environmental policymaking is inextricably linked to the deployment of high-frequency data and artificial intelligence (AI). Geoff McGrath, Managing Director of CKDelta, discusses the role of holistic, data-driven decision making in responding to the climate crisis and driving down carbon emissions.
By Jonathan Westley, Chief Data Officer, Experian UK&I.