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Storage and Data Protection News for the Week of September 29; Updates from Arcserve, Dig Security, Panzura & More

Solutions Review editors curated this list of the most noteworthy storage and data protection news items for the week of September 29, 2023.

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 September 29, 2023

Arcserve Says Retailers Unprepared for Holiday Cyber Attacks

The results reveal a lack of preparedness and confidence in data backup and recovery strategies, raising concerns about the industry’s readiness to protect sensitive customer and business data. 1,121 IT decision-makers completed the survey. All participants had a budget or technical decision-making responsibility for data management, data protection, and storage solutions at a company with 100 – 2,500 employees and at least 5 TB of data.

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Bacula Announces Integrated Backup & Recovery Module for OpenStack

Bacula Systems today announced its new backup and recovery module for OpenStack, further broadening its wide compatibility with diverse technologies. This aids IT Directors with large or sophisticated IT environments seeking protection using a single backup and high-speed recovery platform.

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Infinidat Makes Key Updates to InfiniBox Platform

Infinidat unveiled SSA Express Software for its InfiniBox platform, which seamlessly integrates a high-speed, all-flash engine directly into the hybrid array, effectively eliminating the necessity for organizations to procure a separate, isolated flash array to meet the demands of smaller applications and workloads requiring top-notch performance with minimal latency.

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Panzura Unveils New Edge Solution

This scalable, enterprise-class file-sharing solution allows organizations to create private workspaces and securely share and update files stored within Panzura’s Cloud File System (CloudFS). CloudFS delivers high-performance and low-latency file access across geographically dispersed locations, enabling organizations to consolidate their unstructured data into a “single source of truth” that can be accessed and shared from anywhere in the world.

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Palo Alto Networks Set to Acquire Dig Security

Dig Security, which develops cloud data security solutions, secured a $34 million Series A investment in September 2022. The round was led by San-Francisco-based venture capital firm, SignalFire, with participation from Felicis Ventures, Okta Ventures, and Team8.

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Qumulo Expands Partnership with Fujitsu

Qumulo is now available on the new NVMe-based hybrid nodes on Fujitsu’s PRIMERGY platform that deliver the performance of flash storage at the price of disk. Qumulo’s file system delivers real-time visibility, scale, and control of data across on-premises and cloud, even at a granular level, allowing easy system configuration and performance management.

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TripleBlind Names Pray Moghe as New CEO

From its inception, TripleBlind has focused on developing the most performant and usable technologies that ensure privacy between AI models and sensitive data. Prat Moghe was recently appointed as CEO at TripleBlind to spearhead the growth of TripleBlind’s team, customer base, and product offerings.

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VAST Data Partners with CoreWeave on ‘Next-Gen Public Cloud’

CoreWeave has selected the VAST Data Platform, the world’s first data platform designed for the AI era, to build a global, NVIDIA-powered accelerated computing cloud for deploying, managing and securing hundreds of petabytes of data for generative AI, high-performance computing (HPC) and visual effects (VFX) workloads.

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VergeIO Releases New Study on VMware Customers’ Top Concerns

VergeIO, the Ultraconverged Infrastructure (UCI) company, spent two months surveying and conducting in-person interviews with hundreds of existing VMware customers. The results of the research have been released in a report entitled, “State of the VMware Customer.”

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Solutions Review Set to Host Zscaler for Exclusive Spotlight Webinar on October 5

With the next Spotlight event, the team at Solutions Review has partnered with Zscaler. In this webinar, attendees will hear how to efficiently detect, triage, and resolve IT incidents that have global, regional, or user-specific impact at scale.

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