Tag Archives: storage

Zoom Expands Partnership With AWS to Advance Videoconferencing Platform

Cloud IT

Zoom has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as the enterprise video communications firm's preferred cloud provider. Under a multi-year partnership agreement, Zoom will continue to leverage AWS’ global infrastructure and portfolio of services, including capabilities in compute, storage, content distribution and security, to create a seamless, secure extension of its data centers.

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$20B Hedge Fund Selects Pavilion to Support SQL Server Applications; Chris McBride Quoted

Pavilion Data Systems

A New York based Hedge Fund with more than $20 billion in assets under management has selected the Pavilion Hyperparallel Flash Array (HFA) to power the SQL Server applications to support investment business, Pavilion Data Systems reported on Wednesday. Under the agreement Pavilion will integrate HFA, a disaggregated solution, to support modernized financial operations by revolutionizing how data is used to shape thinking.

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Unisys Secures $242M Virginia IT Support Contract

Unisys has received a potential six-year, $242.4M contract to provide storage, server and data center services to the Virginia Information Technologies Agency. VITA said Wednesday it selected the company after the agency and experts from the state’s executive branch units conducted in-depth studies and evaluations of proposals for the project. …

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ViON to Provide Storage, Back-Up Systems to University of Wisconsin; Tom Frana Comments

The University of Wisconsin has selected ViON to help the UW system’s chief information officers implement storage and back-up platforms to support their information technology projects. ViON said Thursday it will supply the company’s switches, tapes and tape libraries to UW’s 26 campuses worldwide along with storage systems from Oracle, Fujitsu and …

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Iron Mountain Opens New Customer Engagement Facility in Pennsylvania

Iron Mountain has opened a new $4.5 million, 11,600-square-foot customer welcome center called the Guardian Gateway in western Pennsylvania. The facility is located at the company’s underground campus in Boyers that houses storage, imaging, data center as well as data management and restoration operations, Iron Mountain announced Tuesday. “We have deep roots in Butler …

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Quantum’s Don Maruca on Data Storage Challenges in Govt & Cost Pressures at Agencies

Don Maruca leads the federal sales unit of information storage and security company Quantum, which works with U.S. government agencies to handle large volumes of data and apply new technologies in collaboration and sharing functions. Maruca joined the company in October 2013 as federal sales vice president and holds two decades …

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DoD Orders Cray Supercomputer, Storage Systems; Fred Kohout Comments

Cray has been awarded a $26 million contract to supply supercomputer and storage systems to the Defense Department as part of DoD’s High Performance Computing Modernization Program. The company said Monday it will install one XC40 supercomputer and three Sonexion storage platforms at the Vicksburg, Mississippi-based DoD Supercomputing Resource Center in mid-2017. The Army Engineer Research and …

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Conrad Shipyard to Construct Welded Steel Barge for Army Corps of Engineers

Conrad Shipyard will build a welded steel barge to support floating crane services of the Army Corps of Engineers-Rock Island District under a $17.7 million firm-fixed-price contract awarded by the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Friday USACE received one bid for the procurement effort via the Internet and obligated the full contract amount from …

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Military & Aerospace: Curtiss-Wright Launches Data Storage Tech for ISR Aircraft

Curtiss-Wright has unveiled a small form factor SWaP-optimized data storage technology for unmanned aerial and underwater vehicles and ISR aircraft, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Friday. Mil & Aero staff write the Data Transport System 1-Slot network attached storage delivers up to two terabytes of storage and supports encryption to help protect data at …

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NetApp to Support Seminole County Public Schools through Storage & Backup-to-Cloud Services

NetApp will provide its storage and backup-to-cloud services for data access and application response to more than 40 departments across the public school district of Seminole County, Florida. The company will offer its NetApp FAS8040HA and AltaVault products to assist Seminole County schools in supporting new applications and objectives, meeting workload needs through …

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