Cohesity, DDN’s Tintri and TrendFocus disk ships – Blocks and Files

The focus this week is on Cisco and Cohesity partnering to assist safety ops individuals combat malware, TrendFocus’s disk ship information for the third quarter — cue a PC drive improve, and exec adjustments at DDN’s Tintri enterprise unit.

Cohesity hyperlinks Helios to Cisco’s SecureX 

Cohesity’s Helios administration system has been built-in with Cisco’s SecureX safety threat monitoring  and response system. It means SecureX admins can get to see Cohesity’s DataProtect product’s (anomaly recognizing, useful resource administration, migration, backup and restoration standing data) by way of their dashboard alongside SecureX’s present capabilities to routinely combination indicators from networks, endpoints, clouds, and apps. 

This aggregation and correlation of Cisco and Cohesity info ought to assist an IT Security workforce see the emergence of malicious exercise extra shortly and totally, view operational efficiency, and shorten menace response occasions. The scope of ransomware assaults may be understood higher and the safety operations (SecOps) workforce provoke a workflow to revive compromised information or workloads to the final clear snapshot.

Al Huger, Cisco’s VP and GM of Security Platform and Response, mentioned: “Cisco SecureX’s complete safety platform provides clients a system-wide view of safety threats and points. Adding the Cohesity Helios information safety and … information administration resolution to Cisco SecureX gives companies with superior ransomware detection and response capabilities.”

Cohesity is now a Cisco Secure Technical Alliance Partner and a member of Cisco’s safety ecosystem. The Cohesity-Cisco relationship has enabled:

  • Cohesity Helios as a validated, S3-compatible backup, catastrophe restoration, and long-term retention resolution for Cisco Secure Workload (previously Cisco Tetration);
  • Cohesity ClamAV app on Cohesity Marketplace primarily based on a Cisco open supply antivirus resolution;
  • Cohesity built-in safe, single sign-on (SSO) with Cisco Duo.

Every Cisco Secure product consists of Cisco SecureX. The built-in resolution and help are usually out there from Cisco worldwide.

Tintri exec churn

DDN’s Tintri enterprise unit has seen three senior executives depart and a brand new one appointed:

Phil Trickovic.

Phil Trickovic was appointed SVP of Revenue for Tintri in April, coming from two years at Diamanti. He had beforehand been Tintri’s VP of worldwide Sales and Marketing.

General supervisor and SVP Field Operations Tom Ellery resigned in June to affix Kubernetes-focussed StormForge.

Paul Repice, Tintri’s VP Channel Sales for the Americas and Federal, left in March this yr to affix DataDobi as its VP Sales Americas.

Amy Mollat-Medeiros, SVP Corporate Marketing & Inside Sales for Tintri and DDN manufacturers, resigned in June and joined Tom Ellery at StormForge to change into SVP Marketing and SDR.

Graham Breeze was appointed Tintri’s VP of Products in March and got here from 18 months at Diamanti. He’d additionally been at Tintri earlier than, within the workplace of the CRO.

Christine Bachmayer was promoted to run Tintri’s EMEA advertising in April.

Recent Tintri Glassdoor reviews are uniform, being fairly unfavourable. We hear adjustments are coming.

TrendFocus disk ship information: PC drive shipments improve

Thank you Wells Fargo analyst Aaron Rakers for telling subscribers that TrendFocus’s disk ship information for 2021’s third quarter noticed about 67.8 million models shipped, up seven per cent year-on-year. Seagate had the main share, at 42 per cent, Western Digital was ascribed round 37.5 per cent and Toshiba the remaining, some 21 per cent.

It’s estimated that 19.3 million nearline disk drives had been shipped — greater than 250EB of capability. This compares to the year-ago quarter when 13.3 million nearline disks hit the streets. Rakers thinks Seagate and Western Digital have a near-equal nearline disk ship share at 43 to 44 per cent.

Trend Focus estimates there have been ~21 million 2.5-inch cell and shopper electronics disk drives shipped, decrease than the ~26 million shipped a yr in the past.

There had been ~23.5-24.0 million 3.5″ desktop/CE disk models shipped shipped within the third quarter; an sudden improve on the year-ago 21.5 million drives.


Civo, a pure-play cloud native service supplier powered by Kubernetes, introduced common availability of its production-ready managed Kubernetes platform. It claimed that, at launch, it’s the quickest managed Kubernetes supplier on the planet — deploying a totally usable cluster in below 90 seconds.

Cohesity has joined the Dutch Cloud Community — an affiliation of internet hosting, cloud and web service suppliers — as a supporting member. So what? Mark Adams, Cohesity’s Regional Director NEUR, mentioned: “We are eager to work with the cloud group to supply both a customer-managed resolution, or our Cohesity-managed SaaS implementation, or as some organisations desire, a mixture of each choices. Together with this group, we’ll assist service suppliers to consolidate silos and unleash the ability of information and drive worthwhile progress for cloud and managed providers platforms.”

DataStax, which provides the Astra DB serverless database constructed on Cassandra, has new capabilities within the open-source GraphQL API, enabling builders to develop functions with Apache Cassandra sooner and handle multimodel information with Apollo The API is obtainable in Stargate, the open-source information gateway.

Cloud-based file collaborator Egnyte introduced its Enterprise Plan ransomware safety is now out there as a part of its entry-level Business Plan (which begins at $20 per consumer per 30 days). The providing can detect greater than 2000 ransomware signatures, block assaults instantly, and routinely alert admins of the contaminated endpoint. New signatures are crowdsourced each day. It can be asserting a Ransomware Recovery resolution as a part of its Enterprise bundle. The restoration functionality permits clients to “look again” at earlier file snapshots to find out at which level ransomware contaminated a file and restore information to that time with a single click on.

The newest model of FileCloud’s cloud-agnostic enterprise file sync, sharing and information governance product integrates with Microsoft Teams, in order that organisations can share recordsdata and hyperlinks from a single workspace. FileCloud may be self-hosted on-premises, operated as IaaS, or accessed within the cloud.

Iguazio, calling itself the MLOps (machine studying operations) firm, at present introduced its software program’s availability within the AWS Marketplace. This software program automates machine studying (ML) pipelines end-to-end and accelerates deployment of synthetic intelligence (AI) to manufacturing by 12x.

GiagaOm Data Governance radar diagram, Oct 2021.

Immuta, a common cloud information entry management provider, introduced it was named a Leader within the GigaOm Radar Report for Data Governance Solutions. The firm is positioned within the Leader class as a “Fast Mover,” probably the most progressive, and forward of all different information entry management suppliers.

iXsystems and Futurex have introduced the mixing of iXsystems’ TrueNAS Enterprise with Futurex’s Key Management Enterprise Server (KMES) Series 3 and Futurex’s VirtuCrypt Enterprise Key Management. This makes use of the Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) and permits centralised key administration for TrueNAS.

Kingston Technology Europe introduced its forthcoming DDR5 UDIMMS have acquiredIntel Platform Validation and claims it’s the first and arguably most necessary milestone in validating compatibility between Kingston DDR5 reminiscence options and Intel platforms using DDR5.

Lenovo has joined Nvidia’s early entry program in help of Project Monterey, with its use of the BlueField-2 SmartNIC to dump host server CPUs. It means Lenovo’s ThinkAgile VX and ThinkSystem ReadyNodes will help the BlueField-2 SmartNIC.

Scalable, high-performance file system provider ObjectiveFS has introduced its v6.9 launch. This consists of new options, efficiency enhancements and effectivity enhancements, corresponding to built-in Azure blob storage help, Oracle Cloud help, macOS prolonged ACL, cache efficiency, reminiscence utilization enhancements, compaction effectivity and extra. For the complete record of updates within the 6.9 launch, see the release note.

Phison provides two grades of its Write Intensive SSD. The normal grade is available in a 2TB capability and is able to sustained writes of 1GB/sec. Its write endurance is 3,000TB — in comparison with a typical consumer-level SSD’s endurance of round 600TB. The professional grade is obtainable in both 1 or 2TB capacities, each able to sustained writes of two.5GB/sec — greater than thrice a typical SSD’s pace of 0.8GB/sec. The 1TB professional grade SSD delivers write endurance of 10,000TB, and the 2TB 20,000TB.

In a heavy workload of ten drive writes a day, a normal grade endurance SSD will survive for 300 days of sustained work. And the professional grade 1TB and 2TB fashions survive 1000 and 2000 days respectively — probably outlasting the machines they’re working in. The typical SSD working the equal workload will solely survive 60 days. Phison is now providing write-intensive SSDs by way of OEMs serving skilled customers corresponding to PNY.

Pure Storage introduced the discharge of a brand new Pure Validated Design (PVD) in collaboration with VMware to offer mutual clients with a whole, full-stack resolution for deploying mission-critical, information wealthy workloads in manufacturing on VMware Tanzu. It gives an structure, together with design concerns and deployment greatest practices, that clients can use to allow their stateful functions like databases, search, streaming, and AI/machine studying apps working on VMware Tanzu to have entry to the container-granular storage and information administration supplied by Portworx.

Rambus has developed a CXL 2.0 controller with zero-latency built-in Integrity and Data Encryption (IDE) modules. The built-in IDE modules make use of a 256-bit AES-GCM (Advanced Encryption Standard, Galois/Counter Mode) symmetric-key cryptographic block cipher. Check out the technical particulars on the CXL 2.0 controller with IDE here and the CXL 2.0/PCI Express 5.0 PHY here.

Game Drive for Xbox SSD.

Seagate has launched a $169.99 Game Drive for Xbox SSD. It encompasses a light-weight, slim design with an illuminating Xbox inexperienced LED bar, USB 3.2 Gen-1 common compatibility, 1TB capability, compatibility with Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and any era of Xbox One, and set up in below two minutes by way of Xbox OS. The drive comes with a three-year restricted guarantee and three-year Rescue Data Recovery Services.

Seagate has developed a Kubernetes CSI driver for its Exos disk drive. It’s out there for obtain below Apache v2 license from Github and can be utilized by any buyer working Seagate storage techniques with 4xx5/5xx5 controllers.

Swordfish 1.2.3, having been authorized by the SNIA Technical Committee as working draft, is now out there for public overview. Swordfish defines a complete, RESTful API for managing storage and associated information providers. V1.2.3 provides enhanced help for NVMe superior gadgets (corresponding to arrays), with detailed necessities for front-end configuration laid out in a brand new profile, enhancements to the NVMe Model Overview and Mapping Guide.

Cloud information warehouser Snowflake introduced its subsequent Global Startup Challenge for early stage firms creating merchandise for its Data Cloud. The Challenge invitations entrepreneurs and early stage organisations, which have raised lower than $5 million in funding, to showcase a knowledge software with Snowflake as a core a part of the structure. It provides the three competitors finalists the chance to be thought of for an funding (whole of as much as $1 million throughout the three finalists), and international advertising publicity.

Storage array software program provider StorONE has signed a strategic distribution settlement with Spinnaker to distribute StorONE’s S1 Enterprise Storage Platform software program within the EMEA market.

Data supervisor and archiver StrongBox Data Solutions (SBDS) has introduced a partnership within the UK and Benelux with value-added distributor Titan Data Solutions. Titan will provide end-to-end information administration options and cybersecurity providers.

For the fourth consecutive time, information integration and information integrity provider Talend introduced it has been recognised by Gartner as a Leader in information high quality options as described within the 2021 Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Solutions.

TimescaleDB, which provides a relational database for time-series information, introduced the brand new Timescale Cloud, a simple and scalable means for builders to gather and analyse their time-series information. This providing is constructed round a cloud structure, with compute and storage totally decoupled. All storage is replicated, encrypted, and extremely out there; Even if the bodily compute {hardware} fails, the storage stays on-line and the platform instantly spins up new compute sources, reconnects it to storage, and shortly restores availability. 

Veeam has introduced an replace to its Backup & Replication product, v11a, providing Red Hat Virtualization backup help, and native backup and restoration to Amazon Elastic File Systems and Microsoft SQL databases. There’s extra help for archive storage backup, and safety integrations with AWS Key Management Service and Azure Key Vault to safeguard encrypted backup information from ransomware. Kasten K10 v4.5 will have the ability to direct backups of Kubernetes clusters that leverage VMware persistent volumes to a Veeam Backup & Replication repository the place its lifecycle may be managed and extra Veeam options and capabilities leveraged.

Veritas has introduced the Veritas Public Sector Advisory Board. This consists of “famend public sector specialists” who will advise Veritas, already the main supplier of information safety for the general public sector, on ongoing developments such because the latest Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity.  It will work intently with Veritas executives to assist prioritize a very powerful packages and initiatives along with recommending actions and route on strategic enterprise alternatives and go-to-market, route-to-market, buyer and operational methods for the general public sector.

Hyperconverged infrastructure software program supplier Virtuozzo has acquired the expertise and enterprise of Jelastic, a multi-cloud Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) software program firm, following a ten-year partnership. It says bringing Jelastic’s platform and software administration capabilities in-house completes Virtuozzo’s core expertise stack, delivering a totally built-in resolution that helps all related anything-as-a-service (XaaS) use instances — from shared internet hosting to VPS to cloud infrastructure, software-defined storage and software administration and modernisation.

VMware introduced an upcoming replace to VMware vSphere with Tanzu in order that enterprises can run trials of their AI tasks utilizing vSphere with Tanzu together with the Nvidia AI Enterprise software program suite. Nvidia AI Enterprise and VMware vSphere with Tanzu allow builders to run AI workloads on Kubernetes containers inside their VMware environments. The software program runs on mainstream, Nvidia-Certified Systems from main server producers, offering an built-in, full stack of software program and {hardware} optimized for AI.

Customer wins

The Hydroinformatics Institute in Singapore (H2i) makes use of Iguazio’s software program on AWS to construct and run a real-time Machine Learning pipeline that predicts rainfall by analysing movies of cloud formations and working CCTV-based rainfall measurements. Gerard Pijcke, Chief Consultancy Officer, H2i, mentioned: “With Iguazio, we’re capable of analyze terabytes of video footage in actual time, working advanced deep studying fashions in manufacturing to foretell rainfall. Repurposing CCTV-acquired video footage into rainfall depth can be utilized to generate spatially distributed rainfall forecasts main to raised administration of city flooding dangers in densely populated Singapore.”

StorMagic introduced that Giant Eagle, Inc. a US meals, gas and pharmacy retailer with greater than 470 places throughout 5 states, has chosen StorMagic SvSAN digital SAN software program and SvKMS encryption key administration to retailer and shield in its 200-plus supermarkets with in-store pharmacies. Today, SvSAN is working on three-node Lenovo clusters at every retailer, and SvKMS on three digital machines at its major datacentre.

People strikes

Remember Milan Shetti? He was SVP and GM of HPE’s storage enterprise unit, leaving in March final yr, and earlier than that CTO of the Datacenter Infrastructure and Storage divisions. He’s being promoted from President to CEO at Rocket Software, an IBM techniques centered enterprise supplying software program to run on legacy package.

John Rollason.

John Rollason resigned from NetApp, the place he was senior director for international income advertising after being senior director for EMEA advertising. An ex-SolidFire advertising director, he give up in August this yr and has change into a part-time advertising guide at Nebulon. He can be MD at REMLIVE within the UK, which is {an electrical} security warning indicator specialist.

Keith Parker, Product Marketing Director at Pavilion Data, is leaving for one more alternative.

Ceph {hardware} and software program system builder SoftIron has appointed Kenneth Van Alstyne as its CTO, accountable for “constructing out SoftIron’s expertise technique and roadmap as the corporate advances its mission to re-engineer efficiency and effectivity in trendy information infrastructure by way of its task-specific, open source-based options.” He comes from Peraton, the US Naval Research Laboratory, QinetiQ North America and Knight Point Systems.

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