Hyper-Converged Infrastructure, Application Storage
globenewswire | July 28, 2023
Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ:AVGO) today announced delivery of the new Broadcom Trident 4-X7 Ethernet switch ASIC— a 4.0 Terabits/second fully programmable switch designed for enterprise data center ToR (Top of Rack) boxes.
The Trident 4-X7 offers native support for 400G connectivity to the next-generation spine/fabric technologies, which are making their way from the cloud into enterprise data centers. This new device offers greater performance and features, while cutting power per 100G port by more than half versus the current generation solution.
The Trident 4-X7 also offers hardware features for analytics, diagnostics and telemetry that cloud customers can use to automate their data center operations. These features will greatly improve reliability, while reducing operational costs. Also, Trident 4-X7 is fully programmable and can be upgraded in the field to support new data center requirements. This is imperative for the longer enterprise life cycles that necessitate the highest level of future-proofing for longer platform lifetime and investment protection.
“Broadcom has made huge investments in addressing the needs of our cloud customers,” said Ram Velaga, senior vice president and general manager, Core Switching Group, Broadcom. “We are also uniquely positioned to bring all of these cloud technologies into enterprise data centers. Enterprise customers can now take advantage of the same capabilities and innovations.”
As the enterprise market enters a new upgrade phase with their spine networks migrating to 400G, the next generation of enterprise data centers will immensely benefit from the Trident 4-X7. The SerDes and port speeds provided by the Trident 4-X7 will support the next generation of servers as AI/ML workloads expand into enterprise data centers. The chip also supports Enterprise SONiC and SAI to promote rapid and seamless integration into data center operations networks.
Trident 4-X7 Key Benefits
Doubles bandwidth, while reducing power by more than half compared to current generation
Forwarding and policy scales greatly increased over the current generation to support ever-expanding network sizes
High-performance enterprise ToR with support for 50G or 100G to the server and 400G connectivity to the spine/fabric
A fully programmable switch, allowing powerful new feature additions without any need for hardware changes
Investment protection with a long time horizon for enterprise data centers that will need to track innovations developed for the cloud segment
Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ: AVGO) is a global technology leader that designs, develops and supplies a broad range of semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions. Broadcom’s category-leading product portfolio serves critical markets including data center, networking, enterprise software, broadband, wireless, storage and industrial. Our solutions include data center networking and storage, enterprise, mainframe and cybersecurity software focused on automation, monitoring and security, smartphone components, telecoms and factory automation.
Hyper-Converged Infrastructure, Windows Systems and Network
prnewswire | July 12, 2023
EdgeConneX®, the pioneer in global Hyperlocal to Hyperscale Data Center Solutions, announces the deployment of AWS Direct Connect with both 10Gbps and 100Gbps capability at the Phoenix Edge Data Center® (PHX01). EdgeConneX is a member of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN), and AWS Direct Connect is already available in the Portland Edge Data Center® Campus (POR01 and POR02). AWS Direct Connect allows customers to establish direct edge cloud on-ramps, which can reduce costs, improve operations, and deliver a superior and consistent network experience for their data-intensive workloads.
The greater Phoenix area has developed into a burgeoning tech and business ecosystem in the Southwest region, in part due to local business incentives, tax exemptions, and low latency routes to larger metros. By layering on the added flexibility of AWS Direct Connect in the EdgeConneX Phoenix data center, companies can advance their digital transformation strategies and application evolution by linking their internal network via direct point-to-point connections. This creates a secure, private cloud connection with access to both 10Gbps and 100Gbps AWS Direct Connect ports.
Phillip Marangella, Chief Marketing and Product Officer at EdgeConneX:
"EdgeConneX customers are increasingly leveraging hybrid architecture solutions to address high bandwidth workloads, such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR). EdgeConneX is working with AWS to offer customers in Phoenix expanded workload transport options and improved scalability and reliability."
Emad Benjamin, General Manager of AWS Direct Connect at AWS:
"Emerging tech applications and cloud-based IT architectures require high availability and lower latency connectivity. With AWS Direct Connect in the EdgeConneX Phoenix data center, customers can create virtual interfaces directly to AWS and access services such as Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) and Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), allowing for increased security and consistent network experiences."
Michael Reid, CEO for Megaport
"Our customers with mission-critical applications require secure, on-premises infrastructure to meet optimal application performance. By leveraging AWS Direct Connect at the EdgeConneX Phoenix data center, our customers can benefit from low-latency connections to the cloud, essential to supporting the modern applications that power their businesses."
The EdgeConneX Phoenix Data Center is engineered for customers requiring the lowest latency and is marked by Tier III design, and just 10 miles from downtown Phoenix. In addition, EdgeConneX is building a 100MW data center campus in nearby Mesa, Arizona.
Backed by EQT Infrastructure, part of the global investment organization EQT, EdgeConneX provides a full range of sustainable data center solutions worldwide. We work closely with our customers to offer choices in location, scale, and type of facility, from Hyperlocal to Hyperscale. EdgeConneX is a global leader in anytime, anywhere, and any scale data center services for a diverse portfolio of industries, including Content, Cloud, Networks, Gaming, Automotive, SaaS, IoT, HPC, Security, and more. With a mission predicated on taking care of our customers, our people, and our planet, EdgeConneX strives to Empower Your Edge.
Application Infrastructure, Storage Management
prnewswire | August 22, 2023
Casepoint — the industry leader in legal discovery technology for litigation, investigations, and compliance — today announced the official launch of DataSite, a cloud-based data storage and staging solution. DataSite enables corporations, law firms, and government agencies to move data seamlessly between the Casepoint Platform and DataSite, forming a secure, scalable, and cost-effective alternative to on-premises data storage solutions.
Within DataSite, users can upload and download large amounts of structured and unstructured data in its native format, organize and stage that data, conduct searches, and even store, preserve, and manage "golden copies" of data. Users can easily store data they might need in the future but do not necessarily need to access regularly. When litigation, investigations, or regulatory response needs arise, they can move that data back to the Casepoint Platform at the touch of a button.
DataSite also features flexible scalability, meaning users only pay for additional storage if they need it. Whereas, on-premises data storage systems such as server farms typically have predetermined limits on storage capacity but often charge users for full capacity, regardless of their actual needs.
"Data proliferation isn't going anywhere, so it's critical for organizations of all types to have scalable solutions," said Vishal Rajpara, Chief Technology Officer at Casepoint. "As more organizations move to the cloud, they need a secure environment in which to stage and store data on their network that allows them to scale up or down according to their particular needs. DataSite is the next phase in the evolution of delivering a comprehensive cloud-based solution to our clients."
Another benefit of the DataSite is that it enables faster data transfers to the Casepoint Platform since the data already exists within the Casepoint ecosystem — further reducing time and ultimately costs to the organization. Since the data never leaves that ecosystem, it is also more secure for the client.
"For security purposes, DataSite brings all of that data under the umbrella of Casepoint's rigorous security program and protocols so everything is protected between the data source and the Casepoint Platform," said Amit Dungarani, Vice President of Partnership and Strategic Initiatives at Casepoint. "We can document a full record of our clients' data and expand on the concept of matter management like never before. This is a game-changer."
Casepoint is the legal technology platform of choice for corporations, government agencies, and law firms to meet their complex eDiscovery, investigations, and compliance needs. Powered by cutting-edge AI and advanced analytics, Casepoint helps teams cut through large volumes of data to quickly identify insightful and actionable information. Casepoint's secure and scalable cloud-based platform is designed to help organizations take control of their data and processes to maximize efficiency, mitigate risk, and lower overall legal spend. Casepoint's easy-to-use and intuitive interface provides legal hold, cloud collections, powerful data processing, advanced analytics, artificial intelligence, review, and production.