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Storage and Data Protection News for the Week of June 7; Updates from Asigra, Cohesity, Pure Storage & More

Solutions Review Executive Editor Tim King curated this list of notable storage and data protection news for the week of June 7, 2024.

Keeping tabs on all the most relevant storage and data protection news can be a time-consuming task. As a result, our editorial team aims to provide a summary of the top headlines from the last week, in this space. Solutions Review editors will curate vendor product news, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital funding, talent acquisition, and other noteworthy storage and data protection news items.

Top Storage and Data Protection News for the Week of June 7, 2024

Asigra Announces the General Availability of SaaSAssur to Cover Gap in SaaS Data Protection

Asigra Inc., a leader in ultra-secure backup and recovery, announced the general availability of SaaSAssure™, a powerful SaaS-based data protection platform designed to provide comprehensive data recovery for SaaS applications. The span of protection goes beyond the ‘Big Three’ SaaS applications of Microsoft 365, Google Workspace and Salesforce to include a multitude of line of business (LoB) applications used by organizations globally.

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Cohesity Offers Customers More Choice and Energy Efficiency with AMD EPYC CPU-Powered Solutions for Modern Data Security Infrastructure

Cohesity, ‘a leader in AI-powered data security and management’, announced that the Cohesity Data Cloud now supports AMD EPYC™ CPU-powered servers, offering customers even more options for modern data security and management. Customers can now deploy and run Cohesity Data Cloud on AMD EPYC CPU-based all-flash and hybrid servers from Dell, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), and Lenovo.

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Eaton delivers cloud-connected backup power protection for a wide range of applications

Intelligent power management company Eaton announced the North American launch of its Eaton Tripp Lite series cloud-connected uninterruptible power supply (UPS). Providing simple, cost-effective battery backup and surge protection, the new UPS is a compact, low-maintenance solution equipped with cloud-enabled remote monitoring to simplify power management for applications such as retail point-of-sale (POS) systems, casino gaming machines, banking ATMs and many more.

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Immuta Announces Multi-Layered Data Governance and Audit for RAG-Based GenAI Applications

Immuta, ‘the data security experts, announced new data governance and audit capabilities for Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG)-based GenAI solutions across multiple cloud platforms’. With this release, Immuta is first-to-market with a multi-layer architecture for securing, monitoring, and auditing sensitive data accessed by RAG-based AI applications. A recent survey by Immuta found that 80% of data experts agree that AI is making data security more challenging. Despite this, 88% also say…

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Mirantis Collaboration with Pure Storage Simplifies Data Management with Kubernetes

Mirantis, ‘providing organizations with total control over their strategic infrastructure using open source software’, announced a collaboration with Pure Storage®, enabling customers to use Mirantis Kubernetes Engine (MKE) with the industry-leading Portworx® container data management platform to automate, protect, and unify modern data and applications at enterprise scale – reducing deployment time by up to 50%.

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PEAK:AIO Solves Server Challenges with New PEAK:ARCHIVE 1.4PB per 2U All-Flash AI Storage, Archive and Compliance Solution

PEAK:AIO, ‘the creator of powerful software-based AI storage found at the core of many world-leading AI projects, is excited to announce the launch of its new PEAK:ARCHIVE’. While PEAK:AIO’s AI Data Server also increases its capacity while maintaining its leading performance, the all-new PEAK:ARCHIVE provides an enhanced plug-and-play solution for AI teams looking for data archiving, enhanced security, and compliance.

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Pure Storage Survey Reveals Surge in Cloud-Native Adoption to Accelerate Business-Critical Application Delivery

Pure Storage® (NYSE:PSTG), ‘the IT pioneer that delivers the world’s most advanced data storage technology and services, in partnership with Dimensional Research’, released a new data report addressing the rapid adoption of cloud-native platforms to speed application delivery and fuel enterprise innovation. The new report, “The Voice of Kubernetes Experts Report 2024: The Data Trends Driving the Future of the Enterprise,” explores the top…

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Qumulo Announces AI Infrastructure Benchmark Results with Azure Native Qumulo

Data storage and management company Qumulo said it achieved the industry’s fastest and most cost-effective cloud-native storage solution, as demonstrated by the latest SPECstorage Solution 2020 AI_IMAGE Benchmark results. Qumulo’s Azure Native Qumulo (ANQ) achieved an Overall Response Time (ORT) of 0.84ms with a total customer cost of just $400 for a five-hour burst period. Deploying AI workflows on traditional file storage is inefficient and costly.

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Synology Unveils ActiveProtect Appliances For Business Data Protection

Synology announced new ActiveProtect appliances, a purpose-built data protection lineup that combines centralized management with a highly scalable architecture for best-in-class ease of use. “The launch of ActiveProtect reflects Synology’s unceasing commitment to empowering our users with the tools to manage their most valuable asset—data,” said Philip Wong, Chairman and CEO of Synology.”

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VAST Data Selected as First Data Platform for Cisco Nexus HyperFabric, a Generative AI Solution Developed in Collaboration with NVIDIA

VAST Data, ‘the AI data platform company, at Cisco Live 2024’, announced it is collaborating with Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO), the leader in enterprise networking and security, and NVIDIA on a solution to offer enterprises simple, ​​high performance AI infrastructure coupled with an Ethernet-based AI fabric to handle large volumes of data at exabyte scale. Through this new relationship, the VAST Data Platform, which offers unified storage, database and data-driven function engine services built for AI, becomes the first data platform optimized and supported with Cisco Nexus HyperFabric.

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Western Digital Introduces New AI Data Cycle Storage Framework to Help Customers Capture the Value of AI

Fueling the next wave of AI innovation, Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC)  introduced a six-stage AI Data Cycle framework that defines the optimal storage mix for AI workloads at scale. This framework will help customers plan and develop advanced storage infrastructures to maximize their AI investments, improve efficiency, and reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO) of their AI workflows.

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New Episode of the Insight Jam Podcast Featuring Infinidat CMO Eric Herzog

Storage industry luminary Eric Herzog sits down with Doug to talk the AI revolution, innovation, and his unique journey from Chinese history major to tech executive. They get into quantum computing for cybersecurity, data protection, and the evolution of job roles within the tech industry.

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New Episode of Information Risk with SR Expert @ Insight Jam David Loshin

On this episode of Information Risk, David Loshin enlightens us on the intricacies of customer due diligence and the risks related with poor practices. He and Doug discuss real-world enforcement actions by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency against banks in Ohio and Connecticut and explore the broader implications of these issues within the financial system.

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