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Leviton | January 06, 2023
Leader in electrical, lighting, and networking systems, Leviton, has made significant headway in its five-year, $80 million worldwide capital investment plan for its Network Solutions vertical.
Leviton's investment in the Network Solutions business unit will solidify its $202 million acquisition of Berk-Tek in 2020, will increase its production capacity worldwide, and establish Leviton as one of the leading end-to-end makers of copper and fiber network infrastructure systems.
The new expansion project of the Leviton fiber optic cabling manufacturing facility in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina, makes up a sizeable chunk of the investment strategy. Construction of the project began in December 2022. Once finished in 2024, the facility will be equipped to support single mode cables, made-to-order fiber optic cable assemblies and long-term growth of multimode cables.
In addition to this vast expansion, Leviton has implemented the following key advancements:
Leviton's ATLAS-X1TM and EXTREMETM solutions have grown globally. Indeed, that doubled capacity in 2021 to meet worldwide demand.
Additionally, Leviton added state-of-the-art technology at its Glenrothes (Scotland) manufacturing facility to improve capacity and deliver a uniform global specification for Category 6A cabling.
Installing the optical fiber cable in the second quarter of last year, Leviton armored in sales support of this rapidly growing product line, including pre-terminated data center solutions in its NC factory.
Leviton designs innovative products across multiple industries, including electrical, lighting, and networking, to improve people's lives in several ways. Isidor Leviton immigrated from Russia to the United States in 1906, started a modest tinsmithing business, and founded Leviton, promising to remain committed to thinking and growing, innovative in creating new products, dedicated to giving safer life to communities throughout the world and adhere to UL standards in producing high-quality products.
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Zenoss | March 20, 2023
Zenoss Inc., the leader in AI-driven full-stack monitoring, today announced it has released streaming data monitoring for Kubernetes, the most widely deployed open-source orchestration platform used to manage containerized applications. This real-time monitoring of Kubernetes streaming data is part of a broader set of initiatives focused on cloud-based monitoring, which enables visibility for ephemeral systems that cannot be effectively monitored by traditional monitoring tools.
Kubernetes was designed by Google in 2014 and donated to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation in 2015. It has become the de facto standard for running containers in production at scale, including in cloud environments such as AWS, Azure and Google Cloud. Also known as K8s, Kubernetes is supported by a community of professional programmers and coders from around the world. There have been over 2.8 million contributions to Kubernetes made by companies. Along with containers, Kubernetes has emerged as a primary technology for modern cloud-native workloads. According to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, organizations using or evaluating Kubernetes increased from 78% in 2019 to 96% in 2022.
Zenoss initially released monitoring and analytics for Kubernetes in 2018 and has delivered continuous innovation to become a leading monitoring platform for container-based environments. Zenoss provides full-stack monitoring and AIOps for public and private clouds, as well as for all on-prem IT infrastructure. The platform provides a view of containerized applications in the context of the broader infrastructure. This provides a common view for IT Operations, DevOps, DevSecOps, and business-level users.
In addition to previously existing capabilities, Zenoss monitoring for Kubernetes now provides:
Monitoring insights for Kubernetes clusters in a single pane of glass along with the broader infrastructure for K8s deployments in AWS, Azure and Google Cloud, as well as in private or hybrid clouds and locally hosted environments
Secure, cloud-based monitoring with zero install
Data collection and analytics in under five minutes
Visibility into the health and performance of nodes, services, pods, containers, namespaces and more
Intelligent dashboards with out-of-box templates
Smart View, actions and notifications
"There is a significant shortage of visibility into health and performance in these highly complex container orchestration environments," said Trent Fitz, chief product officer for Zenoss. “Just as application developers have adapted to be more efficient, scalable and automated, we are doing the same for monitoring these environments.”
Zenoss Cloud is the leading AI-driven full-stack monitoring platform that streams all machine data, uniquely enabling the emergence of context for preventing service disruptions in complex, modern IT environments, including those built on Kubernetes. Zenoss Cloud leverages the most powerful machine learning and real-time analytics to give companies the ability to scale and adapt to the changing needs of their businesses.
Zenoss works with the world's largest organizations to ensure their IT services and applications are always on. Delivering full-stack monitoring combined with AIOps, Zenoss uniquely collects all types of machine data, including metrics, dependency data, events, streaming data and logs, to build real-time IT service models that train machine learning algorithms to deliver robust AIOps analytics capabilities. This enables IT Ops and DevOps teams to optimize application performance, predict and eliminate outages, and reduce IT spend in modern hybrid IT environments. Zenoss is recognized in The Forrester Wave™: Intelligent AIOps Platforms, Q4 2022, the 2022 Gartner Market Guide for AIOps Platforms, and in the 2022 Gartner Market Guide for IT Infrastructure Monitoring Tools.
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Pure Storage | March 06, 2023
Pure Storage®, the IT pioneer that provides the most sophisticated data storage technology and services, has recently introduced FlashBlade//ETM, a scale-out unstructured data repository designed to accommodate exponential data growth with best-in-class energy efficiency. FlashBlade//E eliminates the need for customers to settle for disc storage, as its acquisition cost is comparable to that of disc, and its operational costs are much lower.
FlashBlade//E offers an improved approach to managing unstructured data growth efficiently, reliably, and sustainably, with an industry-leading user experience and economics allowing customers to eliminate disc in their data center. Its advantages include:
FlashBlade//E is the industry leader in energy efficiency, consuming up to five times less energy than the disk-based systems it will substitute. The larger the system, the more efficient it is, thereby assisting organizations in achieving their increasingly vital sustainability objectives.
FlashBlade//E is designed to flex and grow on demand, with 10-20x more consistency than hard disk-based systems, without disruption or forklift upgrades. The solution is easy to manage at any scale due to its cloud-like simplicity, adaptability, and predictable performance.
FlashBlade//E is offered for less than $0.20 per GB, including three years of support. The platform begins at 4PB and scales while providing dependable performance.
The solution will be available to the general public by the end of April 2023. In addition to the standard purchase, customers can deploy FlashBlade//E through an innovative service tier of Pure's Evergreen//One Storage-as-a-Service (STaaS) subscription, offering a cloud experience and pay-as-you-go economics with on-premises deployment control.
About Pure Storage
Pure Storage is a leading data storage company that simplifies data management for organizations. Its cloud-based solutions empower customers to optimize data utilization while minimizing infrastructure complexity and costs. The company's commitment to providing storage-as-a-service enables customers to quickly and easily adapt to changing data needs, regardless of workload or application. With an industry-leading Net Promoter Score, it is dedicated to customer satisfaction and continually expanding its roster of delighted clients. Additionally, the firm prioritizes sustainability in all aspects of its business, striving to reduce the carbon and energy footprints of data centers worldwide.