General Computing Industry News
Seagate Unveils Complete SSD Product Line
Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX), a worldwide leader in storage solutions, today announced its new portfolio of flash-memory solutions. The company took the wraps off its first client solid state drive (SSD) and its next-generation enterprise SSDs. Featuring the Seagate® 600 SSD, Seagate® 600 Pro SSD, and the Seagate® 1200 SSD, the new line of drives are engineered to deliver ultra-fast speed and high data integrity. Rounding out the portfolio, Seagate also announced the new Seagate® X8 Accelerator, a storage class memory PCIe card powered by Virident enabling the company to offer all key interfaces including SATA and SAS solutions.
Eaton Joins NetApp Alliance Partner Program, Simplifies Storage Protection
Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton, an industry leader in power management solutions for virtual environments, today announced membership in the NetApp Alliance Partner Program and a new version of its Intelligent Power Manager™ software with the ability to monitor, manage and protect NetApp® unified storage. Through the collaboration with NetApp, and the release of its latest software features, Eaton will provide lab-verified solutions to increase data protection and business continuity for customers.
Catalyst Telecom Now Offering EMC Storage Solutions
Catalyst Telecom, a sales unit of ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC), and value-added distributor of voice, video and data convergence solutions, is now, through an OEM relationship, offering industry-leading storage solutions from EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver information technology as a service. Through this OEM relationship, Catalyst is providing unified communications and data solutions that incorporate EMC VNX® and VNXe® unified storage solutions with Avaya IP Office, Avaya’s industry-leading unified communications solution, specially designed to meet the communications challenges facing small and medium enterprises.
Digimerge/Flir Announce New Camera Family
FLIR Systems (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced the launch of the SyncroIP family of affordable, future-proof IP cameras that boast a high degree of connectivity and dependability.
Compliant with Onvif 2.1, the latest open platform IP standard, SynchroIP cameras are easy to integrate and work with the market’s leading VMS / NVR solutions including the popular Milestone XProtect® video management software. Onvif compatibility ensures that SyncroIP cameras are Future-Proof and will maintain their interoperability as the industry adopts the new compliance standard.
D&H Shows 8% Growth In Fiscal Year 2013, Bolstered By Mobility And Tablet Sales
D&H Distributing, the major North American computer products and consumer electronics distributor, announces it has experienced more than 8% growth for the 2013 Fiscal Year (ending April 30, 2013), fueled by sales of mobility products. This figure is more than three times the organic growth rate achieved by IT distribution in general over the past year. Tablet sales at D&H have tripled year-over-year, driven by strong showings from Android models in the seven- and 10-inch formats. This year’s overall growth figure adds to D&H’s tally of more than 380 consecutive profitable quarters.
SunGard Availability Services Building Momentum In Managed IT Services
SunGard Availability Services, the pioneer and provider of information availability and disaster recovery services, has placed an increased emphasis on the intersection of complexity, resiliency and scale to better meet customer needs, such as higher IT efficiencies, modern IT infrastructures with improved security and compliance, and the need to simplify vendor relationships. This includes focus on strengthening its services surrounding managed recovery, virtualization technology and cloud architecture.
Ingram Micro Honored By Gartner & 1to1 Media For Sales Force Effectiveness In The IT Channel
Ingram Micro Inc., the world’s largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services and logistics solutions, recently announced it has been named a winner in the sales force effectiveness category of the Gartner & 1to1 Media CRM Excellence Awards.
Axis Introduces Attractively Priced Outdoor-Ready, Vandal-Resistant Fixed Mini Domes With Day/Night And HDTV Performance
Axis Communications, the world leader in network video surveillance, announces two new AXIS M30 Series Network Cameras to address the security market’s need for outdoor-ready and vandal-resistant fixed mini domes with HDTV and day/night video performance at an affordable price.
Budgets for Physical Security Equipment Are Increasing for End Users
If the security boom is over then it seems that end users haven’t got the message, with 45 percent claiming that their security budget had increased during 2012, according to an end-user survey conducted by IMS Research, now part of IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS).
GFI Software Bolsters GFI Cloud With Patch Management Functionality
GFI Software recently announced the addition of patch management capabilities to its ground-breaking, cloud-based platform for the delivery of services via a newly-enhanced, web-based user interface.