The CA spinoff, which is now free to focus on its SMB and midmarket-focused product line, is also announcing a free edition of its software, and an update of its Unified Data Protection (UDP) which adds some new features.
Dot Hill is emphasizing enhancement to their autonomic tiering in this release, which they say gives them a boost over competitors, and allows them to offer the best price-performance balance for the mid-market.
The company is announcing its first all-flash offering, the NX-9000 appliance. It is also announcing Metro Availability, a new capability which allows a customer to deliver synchronous data replication to two data centres.
These are ESET’s flagship consumer products, but they are also sold by the channel, typically as an add-on in a commercial sale. They also preview the new features coming in the next commercial refresh.
R8 sees the release of a new generation of the AuthAnvil product acquired with B.C.’s Scorpion Software, in which the Single Sign On, Two-Factor Authentication and Password Server have all been updated with new capabilities.
Dell is leveraging its software portfolio in its hardware products here, something we will likely see more of from them, as they have assembled and consolidated their software offerings to the point where they are now ready for a more aggressive push.