OGL Computer chooses Atlantis Computing for new desktop-as-a-service offering

OGL Computer is using  Atlantis Computing's award winning software to provide a flexible and scalable storage infrastructure to underpin its 1,500 virtual desktops. Using Atlantis, OGL has driven down the cost of using an all-flash solution, experiencing 10x faster performance and a 34% saving in cost versus a virtual desktop based on Solid State Disks (SSD) SAN solution.

Acronis introduces new Cloud Partner Program

Acronis  has introduced its new Acronis Partner Program for Cloud. An extension of the Acronis Global Partner Program, the Acronis Partner Program for Cloud is uniquely designed to accelerate cloud data protection services revenue with a subscription model for service providers, distributors and cloud resellers. The program provides leading solutions, resources, programs and incentives to help Acronis partners profit from the huge market growth predicted for cloud data protection services, which include backup, disaster recovery and file sync and share. According to IDC, the Data Protection & Disaster Recovery software market will grow to $8.1 billion by 2019.

Hyperconverged launch focuses on Big Data

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has unveiled the next generation Hitachi Hyper Scale-Out Platform (HSP), which now offers native integration with the Pentaho Enterprise Platform to deliver a sophisticated, software-defined, hyper-converged platform for big data deployments. Combining compute, storage and virtualisation capabilities, the HSP 400 series delivers seamless infrastructure to support big data blending, embedded business analytics and simplified data management.