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Total Compensation of Western Digital’s Executives
$17.9 million for CEO Steve Milligan in FY17, up 70% from FY16

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$54 Million in Funding for Vexata
Total at more than $100 million
Minio Secures $20 Million Series A
And launches multi-cloud object storage solution.
Toshiba Decided to Sell NAND Chip Business to Bain Capital
For approximately $18 million, but WD will react.
Western Digital’s SanDisk Subsidiaries Initiate New Arbitration Proceedings Vs. Toshiba
At ICC International Court of Arbitration
Western Digital Comments on Toshiba-Bain Deal
Dell EMC DSS 9000 Open and Agile Rack Scale Infrastructure
Provides compute, storage, networking, power, cooling and open management in pre-integrated rack scalable up to 96 nodes
Western Digital 12TB 3.5-Inch 6Gb SATA WD Gold HDDs
2.5 million hours MTBF, with 4th generation HelioSeal technology
DSI425 Entry Level VTL Storage Series From Dynamic Solutions International
1U or 2U, 5TB to 120TB, incorporating de-dupe and encryption
Iron Cloud for Enterprise Data Management Launched by Iron Mountain
Cloud storage platform and services for data protection, preservation, restoration and recovery
Team Group L5 Lite-3D 2.5-Inch SATA SSD
120, 240, 480GB, 470MB/s read speed, with 3D NAND
Retrospect Updating Mobile App for iOS 11
Supporting upcoming iOS 11, and Backblaze B2 and Wasabi cloud backup
Kroll Ontrack Extending $500,000 Data Recovery Service Donation
To help those impacted by hurricanes Harvey and Irma
Steve Houck CEO, Virtual Power Systems
Previoulsy COO of DataCore, after working for EMC and VMware
Paul Whitney Chief People Officer, Databricks
Came from Infinera and Nimble Storage.
Steve Wakefield VP Sales, SoftIron
And Matt Tangvald senior director of product management
Anne-Marie Renaudie VP Sales South EMEA, ProphetStor
Before that at HPE France and previously at FalconStor and Veritas | by Philippe Nicolas
Raidix in Partnership in Brazil With Storage Corp.
For software-defined storage technology
Data Deposit Box Launched Small Business Offering for MSPs and Small Business Operators
With LiveLink technologies and marketing support
Digital Garage Partnering With Pixit Media
To provide storage solutions for media
Study Group Proprietary Selecting Veeam
"80%" improvement in backup coverage, costs reduced by "11%"
Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Chooses Rubrik
To protect race data
Dailymotion Opts for OpenIO SDS
To store multi-petabyte content archive
Acronis Assigned Patent
Hot recovery of VMs
Intel Assigned Ten Patents
Extending capabilities of existing devices, variable caching structure for managing physical storage, providing rule patterns on grids, protecting secure boot process against side channel attacks, computing method associated with context-aware management of file cache, communicate timestamp to storage system, power management and monitoring for storage devices, cloud storage location monitoring, supply-switched dual cell memory bitcell, computing method with persistent memory
DataON Announced Productization of Project Kepler-47
Two-node hyperconverged infrastructure for Windows Server 2016 Storage Spaces Direct and Hyper-V under $10,000
Infinidat Cloud Offering
With few more details | by Philippe Nicolas
Toshiba Flips Back Towards Western Digital Group
For NAND chip unit sale
Toshiba Decides on Bain-Apple Group in NAND Chip Business Sale
Final agreement yet to be reached and opposition to deal remains
ePlus Acquires IDS
US Midwest data center technology integrator and cloud services provider
Iron Mountain Enters Largest, Fastest Growing Data Center Market in USA
Opening of first of four planned data centers in Northern Virginia, correponding to investment of $350 million
Nakivo Announced Q4 Promotion at VMworld Europe
$99 per socket for Backup & Replication Basic edition for small businesses
Chelsio Demonstrated 100Gb iSCSI Performance
Delivering 2.9 million IO/s at 4KB I/O size for all-flash storage arrays
David Goulden, President of Infrastructure Solutions Group, to Leave Dell EMC
Business now operates by Jeff Clarke.
Mark Serway CFO and VP of Operations, HDS Federal
Formerly served as CFO for Govplace.
Shlomit Weiss SVP of Silicon Engineering, Mellanox
Was at Intel since 1989.
Oosha and Databarracks in Partnership in UK
To launch vendor independent cloud services to professional services market
Viking Technology Memory and Storage Solutions Available Worldwide From Digi-Key
Electronic components distributor
Pixit Media Integrates IBM Spectrum Scale (GPFS) With Spectra Logic BlackPearl
Automatic data tiering to tape libraries lowers storage costs and provides single view of data across flash, disk, tape and cloud.
University of Reading Using Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform on Dell EMC XC Series Appliances
To build on-premise 'Reading Research Cloud'
Lithuania-Based JSC Insoft Selected Nakivo and Synology
To protect VMware environment
Australian Cyber Security Consultancy Seccom Global Transforming Infrastructure With ioFABRIC
To supercharge internal network
Atlantic Productions and Reef Television Order Facilis Storage Solutions
For collaborative media production networks from London, UK-based facilities
Amazon Assigned Ten Patents
Server-side, variable drive health determination, implementing calable storage service, providing distributed transaction information storage service, metering data in distributed storage environments, replication snapshots for persistent storage using operation numbers, secure deletion of data, data protection using active data, local networked storage linked to remote networked storage system, storage auto delete, data retrieval from datastores with different data storage formats, layered keys for storage volumes
Splunk Assigned Patent
Data forwarding using multiple data pipelines

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