Data accelerator Pliops looks to build strength in Fortune 1000 through North American disti deal with TD SYNNEX

Pliops, which makes a differentiated hardware and software accelerator that is also a media enhancer, started selling direct to hyperscalers, but now is expanding into the enterprise, and looking to work with partners with established connections in this market.

Consumer and gaming tech highlights news at Western Digital Flash event, but nuggets still there for partners

Some major gaming announcements will have implications for resellers and integrators who work that market, as will a new embedded flash platform for Universal Flash Storage  3.1, while a partnership with Percona around their MySQL Server will be of interest in the enterprise.