Quantum Corporation News

Quantum Corporation launches ATFS network-attached storage platform to provide enhanced storage

Quantum Corp. unveils the all-new data and storage management platform - Quantum ATFS. It is the first network-attached storage platform to integrate real-time data classification and insights with the needs of applications, determining how storage resources are allocated and consumed. Data insights enable organisations to visualise data without the constraints of a file system, automate purposeful data placement based on policies, and optimise resources using just-in-time data movement policie...

ETSI releases Technical Report defining ways for Quantum-Safe schemes to enhance cryptography awareness

The ETSI Quantum-Safe Cryptography (QSC) working group is pleased to announce the release of Technical Report TR 103 619 defining migration strategies and recommendations for Quantum-Safe schemes, and enhancing cryptography awareness across all business sectors. The threat of quantum computing to asymmetric cryptography has been extensively reported in ETSI’s work and elsewhere, and has been recognised as an existential threat to the many business sectors that rely on asymmetric cryptogra...

Quantum Corporation unveils DXi software with advanced features to improve backup and restore system performance

Quantum Corporation has announced new software with advanced features and capabilities for DXi backup appliances to significantly improve backup and restore system performance, as well as monitor systems remotely utilising cloud-based analytics. The new DXi 4.1 software also integrates with Veeam Backup & Replication v10 and the new Fast Clone feature, to enable ultra-fast synthetic full backups in Veeam environments for more efficient use of resources for large enterprises. Improved synth...

Which security technology is most misunderstood, and why?

The general public gets much of its understanding of security industry technology from watching movies and TV. However, there is a gap between reality and the fantasy world. Understanding of security technologies may also be shaped by news coverage, including expression of extreme or even exaggerated concerns about privacy. The first step in addressing any challenge is greater awareness, so we asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: Which security industry technology is most misundersto...

Quantum appoints James Mundle as the Global Channel Chief to expand business

Quantum Corp. announces that James Mundle has joined the company as Global Channel Chief. In this critical role, Mundle will be responsible for Quantum’s global partner strategy, programs and execution, and be the company’s executive advocate for Quantum’s channel partners worldwide. He joins Quantum as the company expands its leadership in storing video and unstructured data through the recent acquisitions of ActiveScale™ object storage software from Western Digital and...

Quantum Corp. restructures Engineering Division with new GM positions for Primary and Secondary Storage Businesses

Quantum Corp. has announced a reorganisation of its engineering division, establishing two general manager positions with P&L responsibility to lead the company’s primary and secondary storage product lines, and adding a key executive role. The positions will enable Quantum to expand its leadership in storing video and other unstructured data, as well as build on its strengths in archive and data protection. Strategic expansion The reorganisation supports Quantum’s goals to gro...

Quantum expands video surveillance and physical security portfolio

Quantum Corporation today announced new product lines and capabilities which significantly expand its video surveillance and physical security product portfolio. The expanded portfolio includes:   A new line of network video recording servers A new line of servers for building management systems and GPU-based video analytics New capabilities for the VS-HCI Series, which the company launched in 2019 to provide hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) for surveillance recording, video manag...

Quantum Corporation completes the acquisition of the ActiveScale business from Western Digital

Quantum Corporation announces it has completed its acquisition of the ActiveScale™ object storage business from Western Digital Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Western Digital Corp. The acquisition expands Quantum’s leadership role in storing and managing video and other unstructured data using a software-defined approach. Jamie Lerner, President and CEO, Quantum commented, “The strategic acquisition of ActiveScale bolsters our existing product portfolio and expands our ad...

Quantum Corporation celebrates its 40th anniversary of providing data storage and management solutions

Quantum Corporation marks the company’s 40-year anniversary as an innovator in data storage and management with celebrations at its San Jose, California headquarters and its other global offices, honouring the company’s founders. The milestone highlights Quantum’s heritage of innovation in data storage and management solutions, as the company embarks on a new phase of growth with a series of new product introductions that have expanded the company’s portfolio of offering...

What should be the security industry’s ‘New Year’s resolution’?

The new year is several weeks old, so it is safe to say that many of our New Year resolutions have fallen by the wayside. Despite the limited success of our personal resolutions, the new year is a great time to take stock, look ahead, and plan to make 2020 the best year yet. Thinking about our industry as a whole, we asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What should be the security industry’s “New Year’s resolution?” 

Quantum Corporation Announces Agreement to Acquire Western Digital’s ActiveScale Business for Managing Video and Unstructured Data

Quantum Corporation announced it has entered into an agreement with Western Digital Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Western Digital Corp., to acquire its ActiveScale object storage business. The addition of the ActiveScale product line and talent brings object storage software and erasure coding technology to Quantum’s portfolio, and enables the company to expand in the object storage market. The acquisition demonstrates Quantum’s commitment to innovation and growth, extending t...

What technology buzz will dominate the security industry in 2020?

The new year comes with new opportunities for the security industry, but what technologies will dominate our discussions in 2020? Topics such as artificial intelligence (AI) and HCI (hyperconverged infrastructure) became familiar in conversations during 2019, and they are likely to dominate our thoughts again in the new year. But other buzzwords are also gaining steam, such as “blockchain” and “frictionless access control.” Connectivity and the cloud will also be timely t...