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NAS devices News
May 15, 2018
The vendor claims shipments of its storage systems recently surpassed an exabyte of combined capacity. TrueNAS M-Series is a new high-end system with DRAM, NVDIMM and NVMe.
April 04, 2018
Qumulo goes after organizations with large, unstructured data stores that have a new need for speed with its all-flash NVMe P-Series scale-out NAS, which holds up to 24 NVMe SSD drives in a node.
February 21, 2018
IBM launches new and updated Spectrum software-defined storage products, including a new NAS option, and commits to broadened end-to-end NVMe over Fabrics support by the third quarter.
February 19, 2018
RackTop Secure Data Protection Platform transfers data to cloud or other storage systems. It is intended for enterprises with compliance requirements.
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