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Virtualisation
Hitachi Vantara named Leader for primary storage in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant
Hitachi Vantara has been named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Primary Storage for 2021.
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Snowflake
Allvue Systems launches centralised data cloud with Snowflake
Allvue Systems has chosen Snowflake to offer a centralised data cloud, with the overarching aim of enhancing and simplifying client's data storage and processing capabilities across business lines and asset classes.
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10 Minute IT Jams
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is StarWind?
StarWind is a software vendor specialising in software-defined storage, hyperconvergence and storage virtualisation solutions. 
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Pure Storage
Pure Storage expands portfolio with FlashStack now delivered as-a-Service
Pure Storage has announced further expansion of its subscription services portfolio, with FlashStack now delivered as-a-Service.
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Revenue
Datacom Group profit up 84%
Leading technology company Datacom Group has nearly doubled its profit on the back of a large revenue gain driven by increasing demand for digital services.
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Kubernetes
Pure Storage named leader in Kubernetes storage report
Pure Storage has been named the leader in the GigaOm Radar Report for Enterprise Kubernetes Storage.
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Storage
A/NZ organisations lack knowledge of where data is stored
"It is concerning that a large number of organisations still don't know where all their data is stored."
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Cloud Storage
The pandemic has caused a 30% increase in flash drive prices and eight-week shipping delays
Online storage platform StorONE says flash drive pricing has increased by 30%, and buyers are seeing eight-week delays so far in 2021.
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Data
Pure Storage unveils next evolution of Modern Data Experience strategy
The strategy is backed by new innovation and cloud-ready solutions, allowing customers to transform sprawling data into clear-cut business opportunities and outcomes
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Pure Storage
Managing storage across multiple clouds
Containerised software can run reliably from one computing environment to another, making containers the ideal choice for a multi-cloud environment.
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Pure Storage
Why Storage-as-a-Service is a great way forward for smart organisations
Moving to STaaS can help overcome barriers and unleash the power of data for smart organisations, Pure Storage vice president for ANZ Michael Alp.
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Data
The world generated 64.2 zettabytes of data last year - but where did it all go?
That means that most data was essentially created to be consumed, or cached and overwritten with new data, says IDC.
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Cloud
Pure Storage upgrades its flagship software
The revamped solution delivers enhanced ransomware protection makes hybrid storage for data centre workloads obsolete with a third-generation FlashArray//C all-QLC platform.
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IBM
OVHcloud, IBM, Atempo Group develop tape-based SaaS for data centres
The offering will be based on IBM’s 3592 enterprise tape technologies and leverage Atempo’s Miria platform, while OVHcloud will host and operate it through data centres in the French territory.
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Storage
Trend Micro unveils world first cloud-native file storage security
"The explosion of cloud-based file and object storage presents a new attack vector for threat actors to target with malicious files."
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Storage
Documents overtake photos in the cloud amid COVID-19
People are storing documents more often than photos and other media files in the cloud by 29% amid the global COVID-19 pandemic.
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Cloud Storage
NetApp software-optimised Cloud Volumes Service for Google Cloud comes to APAC
NetApp and Google Cloud have announced the availability of the containerised, software-based variant of NetApp Cloud Volumes Service in the Asia Pacific. 
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Cloud Storage
Nutanix extends storage services to its hybrid cloud platform
New features include cloud tiering for objects storage, hybrid cloud file storage, and simplified disaster recovery, all of which build on the recent launch of Nutanix Clusters.
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Cloud Storage
MediaHub launches ‘bill shock proof' deep storage solution
ArkHub allows clients to store data for a monthly cost, with no further ingress or egress charges, early deletion, embargo or region fees.
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Storage
Dell Technologies accelerates as-a-service strategy
Dell Technologies has announced the expansion of its as-a-Service capabilities with Project APEX.
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Cloud Storage
Cloudian launches operations in Australia and New Zealand
Cloudian aims to bolster its local team and partner network in the region and has already signed distribution agreements with Exclusive Networks and NEXTGEN.
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Digital Transformation
Auckland uni selects Datrium for DX via BEarena and ASI Solutions
The University of Auckland has partnered with disaster recovery firm Datrium to modernise its infrastructure by leveraging the cloud and unifying compute, storage, backup and disaster recovery.
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Storage
Cloudian launches cloud storage monitoring tool
The solution, called HyperIQ, features storage and user analytics and enables managers to conduct health checks and optimise resources – from a single interface.
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Cloud Storage
Interxion and RStor announce partnership, with eye on storage solutions
The partnership will allow users to leverage backup storage management, disaster recovery and archival of data through RStor’s capabilities as a provider of cloud services across multicloud environments.