Data Centre

X-IO Technologies rebrands as Axellio to focus on edge and HCI after selling storage business to Violin

Axellio has only had its new product portfolio on the market for a little over a year, but has met with a strong response for their edge solutions in the performance part of the market, and just introduced a new HCI solution in partnership with Microsoft that is based on the Microsoft software-defined stack.

Hitachi Vantara adds agility to data centre portfolio with hyperconverged, converged portfolio upgrades

The HCI part of the portfolio introduces the first NVMe offering, while new support on the CI side was announced that will support very large deployments, and a refresh of the Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Advisor’s management and orchestration software was announced.

VMware rolls security into core with vSphere Platinum

VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger at VMworld 2018

VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger declares security broken, and says the company’s new approach is to reduce the threat surface by intelligently locking down the behaviour of the virtual and cloud infrastructure it manages.LAS VEGAS — Pat Gelsinger does not have a lot nice to say about the state of security. In his VMworld 2018 keynote…

Dell EMC builds PowerEdge bridge to next-gen workloads with modular PowerEdge MX architecture

Dell EMC will launch their new modular PowerEdge MX platform September 12, promising to remake data centre architecture with technology that will support both traditional and next-gen applications within a composable computing framework that pays much more attention to memory than earlier iterations of that technology.