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Converged Infrastructure Systems News
April 16, 2019
MemVerge's converged storage and memory appliance hitches a ride on Intel Optane DIMMs -- a risky strategy that can pay off if Optane DC persistent memory becomes a hit.
October 29, 2018
Late to HCI, NetApp tries to play catch up against Dell EMC, VMware and Nutanix by pushing its SolidFire flash-based product into hybrid cloud deployments.
September 26, 2018
Hitachi Vantara updates its products and prepares to lay out a strategy for using its storage for IoT and distributed data management amid the multi-cloud movement.
August 21, 2018
Dell EMC composes its MX composable infrastructure story around SAS storage sleds that slide into in a single 14th generation 7U PowerEdge chassis, with OpenManage software.
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