DCN June 2016 - Page 45

products & innovations SanDisk Technology Partner Program delivering flash-integrated solutions to transform data centres SanDisk Corporation has introduced the SanDisk Technology Partner (STP) program, a collaborative platform for SanDisk and data centre partners to work together to design, develop and deliver integrated flash based storage solutions to joint customers. With 20 data centre ecosystem partners already participating, the new program offers certification, tools, resources, SanDisk flash storage expertise and complements SanDisk’s commitment to address the demand for extreme performance and massive capacity in the data centre through flash storage and software-defined flash storage solutions. The program aims to deliver SanDisk certified Independent Software Vendors’ (ISV) software and hardware integrated solutions across the compute, networking, and storage landscape. Through these flash-optimised, end-toend solutions, data centre customers can potentially realise tangible benefits such as high performance, IT consolidation and lower overall total cost of ownership (TCO). SanDisk and its technology partners are addressing a wide range of data centre demands, including database management, virtualisation and big data applications such as content repositories, analytics and media services demand. For further information visit www.sandisk.co.uk MICROLEASE INTRODUCES COMPREHENSIVE TEST TOOL BOX FOR DATA CENTRES A new Datacentre Tool Box from Microlease has been introduced to equip data centre engineering teams and their subcontractors with the varied instrumentation support that they need to complete installation, upgrades and routine maintenance projects. It provides a customisable rental package of instruments and equipment for electrical power test, thermal imaging, cabling and optical transmission test – all to the latest standards. The tool box can be delivered to any site world-wide, ready-calibrated and fully tested for immediate use. The Microlease tool box provides customers with all the different items of equipment needed. It presents ample scope to mix and match an extensive range of options direct from stock. The rental approach offers maximum flexibility in that items can be returned when no longer required or swapped for other models if different test parameters have to be addressed. By using rental to source test equipment for every project, the correct and most efficient instrument can be used without making compromises. Datacentre Tool Box users additionally benefit from Microlease’s global logistics and service operations. For further information visit www.microlease.com/uk