Heineken Netherlands has changed its HP EVA SAN with a Compellent SAN in a flow helping the brewery's migration to a virtualized server environment.
confronted with an improve to its HP EVA storage systems, Heineken evaluated applied sciences from a number of carriers and finally chose the Compellent Storage middle SAN product on the basis of its tiered storage means, use of strong-state drives (SSDs) and integration with VMware.
Heineken claims to have more advantageous disk utilisation by way of 60% because of the server virtualization and tiered storage initiatives. within the Compellent SAN statistics is moved between tiers comprising SSD, Fibre Channel and SATA drives.
Heineken has already virtualized 60% of its actual servers on VMware, and reduce vigour and cooling necessities within the method. The migration to virtual servers will proceed unless the majority of techniques are virtualized and another Compellent SAN is carried out at a 2d website for disaster healing.
"facts linked to Heineken Netherlands' production amenities is vitally crucial to their supply chain and have to be easily obtainable so that they are able to deliver the most fulfilling product possible to their clients," pointed out Onno Donkervoort, IT supply manager at Heineken Netherlands. "The seamless integration of Compellent and VMware allows us to boost the effectivity and efficiency of their IT features during their organization, while enabling us to develop."
BakBone to sell Waterford electronic mail archiving
information coverage dealer BakBone utility has introduced a reseller partnership with Waterford technologies. The deal will see Waterford's file and e-mail archiving items brought to BakBone's channel portfolio.
Clustered NAs vendor BlueArc offers new VMware equipment
Clustered NAS dealer BlueArc Corp. has introduced a brand new range of digital computer facts insurance plan products for VMware over NFS. BlueArc's new JetCenter for vSphere is a image and recuperation product; Jet Clone produces VMDK snapshots; and the JetMirror application suite makes it possible for digital machine replication with the alternative of an object-based mostly file gadget in its place of file-primarily based replication.
BridgeHead and Dell go to clinic
BridgeHead application and Dell are collaborating to present hospitals a combined information storage and records management solution, the clinical Archive. The product bundle goals to tackle hospitals' should contend with a big increase in records volumes pushed by means of clinical imaging and electronic affected person statistics. The offering builds on BridgeHead's adventure of healthcare facts varieties and requisites.
BridgeHead additionally appointed Tony Tomkys as director of revenue for EMEA with the purpose to additional boost the firm's UK customer footprint in the NHS and personal healthcare sector, and to power pan-European initiatives. Tomkys joins BridgeHead application from CommVault, where he become enterprise director for the general public sector.
New Buffalo instruments
Buffalo technology has introduced the update of its DriveStation Duo and DriveStation Quad, (formerly DriveStation Quattro) direct-attached storage (DAS) contraptions. obtainable from October, the items are designed to deliver backup and storage for the SOHO market. DriveStation Duo supports RAID 0 and 1; DriveStation Quad presents RAID 0 for efficiency, and RAID 5 or 10 for redundant storage.
Druva enters UK
India-based mostly storage and backup product dealer Druva utility has announced inSync four.0, the newest edition of its computer backup utility. The business has additionally introduced it has a UK entry approach that will see it enter the market via native reseller partners. The company claims clients for inSync include NASA, Louis Vuitton, Capita, Xerox and ICICI Prudential.
New roles at Hitachi UK
Hitachi facts methods has introduced the advent of two new roles -- chief know-how director UK and chief technology officer UK -- to be filled, respectively, by way of Tony Reid, previously UK features director; and Francois Zimmerman, previously options consultant. Russell Hill has been appointed to the function of global solutions capabilities director UK.
New 2.5-inch drives from Infortrend
Array maker Infortrend has announced the addition of six new small kind component fashions to its EonStor DS product family. the brand new EonStor DS fashions can condominium up to 12 6 Gbps SAS 2.5-inch tough disk drives in a 1U chassis, and are available in either twin- or single-controller configurations. clients can choose from 8 Gbps Fibre Channel, 1 GbE iSCSI for shared storage or 6 Gbps SAS for direct-connected storage.
Infortrend also announced the provision of the new F70 mannequin to its enterprise Scalable Virtualised structure (ESVA) product family that presents Fibre Channel and iSCSI connectivity.
diskGenie gets government approval
The iStorage diskGenie, a passkey-included USB moveable difficult force, has been awarded a UK govt CCTM award. A CCTM certificate for suggestions Assurance means UK public sector firms can recognise a product that has had independent testing below the Communications-Electronics security group. iStorage diskGenie guarantees the integrity and confidentiality of all data saved through ATM-vogue PIN code entry, in addition to 128- or 256-bit AES hardware encryption.
MTI, a Cisco, EMC and VMware virtual Computing ambiance (VCE) consultancy, has announced the appointment of Richard Flanders as product advertising director. Flanders joins from VMware the place he held the position of head of product advertising in the UK for 4 years.
Magirus to sell SolarWinds
European IT and storage distributor Magirus has introduced it has signed a distribution agreement with monitoring product seller SolarWinds. The agreement gives Magirus' resellers throughout Europe and the core East access to SolarWinds' finished portfolio of network, utility and storage administration utility for managing cloud-based mostly, virtualised and statistics centre environments.
New SNIA marketing appointment
SNIA Europe has announced the addition of Ann Karolin Thueland, supervisor storage solutions advertising EMEA at Dell Corp., to its board of administrators. Thueland has held a lot of managing and advertising and marketing positions at agencies akin to Compaq, HP and Fujitsu, and may work closely with SNIA's marketing committee, lead SNIA Europe's conclusion-user education and seek tie-ins with channel-concentrated activities.
Shoden expands in Europe
Reseller Shoden statistics systems UK has announced the expansion of its European presence to France, Germany, Israel and Spain via channel agreements with Systemic, Comparex, Ankor methods and IPM, respectively. Shoden, whose father or mother company is Africa's biggest impartial IT solutions integrator, is already promoting at once within the UK and ireland. through these new channel agreements, Shoden will now take facts domain, Fujitsu and Luminex items to the main European markets.
Texas memory methods goes Linux
solid-state drive vendor Texas memory techniques has develop into the latest member of The Linux basis, a non-profit business enterprise committed to accelerating the increase of Linux. Texas memory methods will work with The Linux basis and the Linux kernel group to assist make sure its SSDs are supported through the working device straight from the field.