IBM introduces tomorrow's tape storage offerings today that are capable of handling a massive 2.7 exabytes using new "shuttle" technology.
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The rebranding is being announced in conjunction with major enhancements in the capabilities of the IT automation software.
MMS 7.1.0 puts backup set data onto low-cost Windows server; new interface enhances speed, power, control, and functions, company says.
Hardware discount and vouchers for free setup and training offset the cost of the software solution.
Other new features include support for CIFS volume limit settings, 8 Gb FC connections, and NPIV support on IBM i host systems.
Halcyon Software introduced a trio of new software products at COMMON including a new cross-platform reporting solution that allows for easy report creation, a new version of its spool file manager that indexes files for fast retrieval, and an updated GUI enterprise console manager for IBM i, AIX, and Windows that syncs with a new free iPhone app for system management on the go.
IBM has announced new workload-optimized POWER7 systems, including a performance boost to the Power 750-the same server used in Watson, the Jeopardy! winner-that provides even faster processing capability than each machine used in the computer genius. The new Power blades and upgraded Power servers are built to manage the world's most demanding emerging applications, used in healthcare management, financial services, scientific research and more.
The guide suggests system availability concerns often can be avoided altogether with a more rigorous approach to systems management that identifies issues before they escalate towards the user community or a downtime event.