NexGen Storage integrates vStorage APIs for Storage Awareness (VASA) to help VMware customers prepare for VVOL adoption.
Today's all-flash storage vendors claim price-parity with hard drive systems. George Crump explains just exactly what that means in this tip.
PCIe flash can offer lower latency than array-based flash in some cases. However, it has limitations. Find out if PCIe flash storage is right for you.
Cloud-integrated storage uses object storage as a tier to keep costs low, but migration and performance limitations are holding it back.
Sphere 3D SnapCloud presents as a physically attached local NAS for read/write, backups and replication between hardware and cloud instances.
Object storage in the cloud may be attractive because of its low cost, but you might want to reconsider if you need top-tier performance.
Cloud disaster recovery testing and its costs vary depending upon the type of provider you use. Every provider has its own policies, pricing structure and services.
Application performance is a legitimate concern for DRaaS. However, there are a number of things you should consider to guarantee that performance is adequate.
BC/DR standards have evolved dramatically over the past 10-15 years. Find out the most widely used standards and practices with this updated list.
Veritas VP Matt Cain talks about the hybrid spinoff's plans for NetBackup, Backup Exec, appliances, the hybrid cloud and data information.
Virtual machine-specific backup software and VM backup functionality from traditional vendors have changed virtual server backup for the better.
VMware Virtual Volumes make storage array data services available to virtual machines. But what does it mean when a backup software product supports VVOLs?
Red Hat's roadmap for Ceph and Gluster products includes a unified management console, support for containers and protocol/interface expansion.
Condusiv adds an analytical engine to its V-locity software that boosts I/O performance in Microsoft environments.
DataDirect Networks announces plans for a hyper-converged system that can scale to petabytes, along with capacity improvements for its WOS platform.
There are six different types of VMM profiles but not all of them all compatible with the VM and the service templates.
There are no shortages of compelling reasons to virtualize, but some applications present unique licensing challenges.
Red Hat is adding features to its virtualization software to stay competitive, but is also worried about staying relevant as the industry moves to embrace cloud and containers.
It may seem hard to keep track of all of the problems that can derail a VDI project, but in reality every cause falls into one of two categories.
Citrix's X1 Mouse makes accessing a remote session from an iOS device doable, but what if you have to print? ThinPrint's Mobile Print feature simplifies what was once a multi-step process.
Companies looking to improve desktop performance with their VDI storage system have many options to choose from. They can use all-flash arrays, hybrid storage or flash caching.