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Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
March 21, 2016

Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: March 21, 2016 . Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.


News Flashes

Dynatrace, an IT performance tools provider, has released a new version of its data center monitoring toolset. Data Center Real User Monitoring (DC RUM) version 12.4 is designed to deliver end-user and transaction-centric performance monitoring for dynamic data centers, which the vendor said will help provide new visibility into software-defined networks. By analyzing performance metrics in the context of the user's experience, DC RUM is intended to enable IT teams to prioritize and solve problems directly impacting their users.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) will be shipping a cloud-optimized storage server, part of an infrastructure portfolio with compute, networking and storage server offerings. HPE is also adding enhancements to HPE Cloudline servers and HPE Altoline network switches for service providers.

Plexxi, a provider of data center infrastructure tools, plans to introduce a suite of new product integrations through its Plexxi Connect Open Integration Platform. The integrations are aimed at delivering a programmable network fabric for converged infrastructure and storage environments. Plexxi products are intended to be building blocks for cloud systems builders.

Pure Storage, a solid-state array vendor, announced a new entry-level model of its flagship purpose-built all-flash storage array, the FlashArray//m10. This new addition to the FlashArray//m family, to be released to June, is intended to offer a complete storage solution in one package.


News From SHARE

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Think About It

Enterprises shouldn't be lulled into thinking that security is uniform and standardized among cloud hosting companies, said Haseeb Budhani, CEO and co-founder Soha Systems. Writing in the latest online edition of Database Trends & Applications, he observed that "security offerings, as well as support for them, vary across all vendors."

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