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products & innovations HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE COMPLETES OPEN INFRASTRUCTURE PORTFOLIO FOR THE SERVICE PROVIDER MARKET Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has announced its open, cloud optimised storage server. With the explosive growth of data, service providers need to increase storage capacity while maintaining the smallest data centre footprint possible. The HPE Cloudline CL5200 is a high density, multi-node storage server designed for service providers looking for high density storage with an aggressive $/GB to run cloud storage and data analytics applications. Built on open design principles to increase adaptability and facilitate IT integration, the HPE Cloudline CL5200 fits easily into a multi-vendor management environment. HPE Cloudline CL5200 features minimalist bare-iron design and supports one or two compute nodes for various performance tiers. The server supports up to 80 large form factor hard drives to provide up to 640TB of storage in a single 4U chassis. HPE is also expanding its portfolio of HPE Altoline switches with the introduction of four new models to its 6900 family, including one that features 25/100Gb/s, while HPE Helion Content Depot offers a mature OpenStack enterprise grade distribution, supported by reference architectures optimised for the OpenStack Swift object storage project. For further information visit www.hpe.com ElasticHosts launches Linux-friendly cloud storage ElasticHosts has launched a new cloud storage solution specifically designed for Linux users. ElasticHosts’ cloud storage is specifically built for the needs of Linux system administrators, and works out of the box with common Linux tools such as Rsync back up and SSHFS remote file servers. The new service is immediately available from ElasticHosts data centres worldwide and can be used as a stand alone service or alongside the company’s cloud servers, both VMs and auto-scaling Linux containers. 52 ElasticHosts cloud storage provides unlimited file storage on-demand. It dynamically scales as required and is billed only by consumption. Customers can choose from ElasticHosts’ worldwide data centres to get fast local access in an appropriate data jurisdiction, and benefit from 24/7 support. Key use cases include off site back ups where full Rsync integration allows system administrators to import files and maintain incremental back ups using standard Linux tools. Shared network drives allows for sharing files, connecting securely from multiple locations over SSHFS or WebDAV. Moreover, integration with ElasticHosts cloud servers 'V