Data Storage, Cloud Computing, & High Performance Computing Marketing

Agnes Lamont

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When it comes to marketing you could say that my head is in the cloud. Mind you, that only applies if you are in the IT industry and you know what a cloud is. In IT, cloud computing is basically infrastructure as a service. The servers, switches, storage, applications, you name it, are somewhere else and you don't need to own them to use them. You may not even care where they are as long as you can use what you need, when you need it, and achieve a lower TCO. Of course, cloud computing has similarities to the early days of mainframe-based computing as well as the xSP and SaaS providers with a pinch of virtualization thrown in. I've helped sell all those technologies, except the mainframe. I may be dating myself, but I'm not that old. Here's the thing for all you cloud heads: The cloud computing model you want your customers to embrace can also apply to your market... (more)

3X Systems Introduces “Private Cloud” Backup Appliance

3X Systems has announced the 3X RBA Enterprise Series, a unique remote backup appliance for larger organizations and distributed users. 3X Systems’ “private cloud” architecture ensures users’ data is safe and easy-to-recover, yet confidential, and always under their own control – critical considerations for organizations such as those in healthcare, financial services, non-profit, and professional services that need to comply with regulations governing electronic data. With the new 3X RBA Enterprise Series, larger, distributed organizations can back up all of their Microsoft Wi... (more)

GridIron Systems Launches Big Data Acceleration Product

GridIron Systems on Thursday officially emerged from “stealth” and announced the general availability of its revolutionary TurboCharger data acceleration appliance, customer installations in eight industries, a broad portfolio of resale partners and new funding for its expansion efforts. GridIron’s focus is on transparently solving performance and scalability problems associated with handling big data – as typically encountered in multi-terabyte databases such as Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server, and large virtualized/consolidated installations. Big data has traditionally meant b... (more)

GridIron Systems Joins the NetApp Alliance Partner Program

GridIron Systems, a pioneer in Big Data acceleration, has announced its membership in the NetApp Alliance Partner Program. GridIron is collaborating with NetApp to integrate its TurboCharger SAN acceleration appliance into NetApp unified storage environments. This collaboration will enable customers to increase application performance and support more concurrent users and applications without disrupting operations, while preserving limited budget dollars. Customers can analyze extremely large, data-intensive workloads with boundless and secure storage for better decision-making a... (more)

AccelOps Achieves 250% Growth in Quarter Ended June 30, 2012

AccelOps, Inc., a pioneering developer of next generation security, network, and data center monitoring software, has announced that it has achieved 250% year-on-year growth for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. The company continued to expand its customer base in the managed service provider segment and in the education, healthcare, and financial services sectors. During the just ended quarter the company also added its first customer in professional sports, and several new technology and retail customers. Customers chose AccelOps software over other solutions because it provides ... (more)