Leah Schoeb of Evaluator Group outlines the all-flash storage arrays on the market, from traditional array retrofits to purpose-built flash offerings.
George Crump discusses how an all-flash storage array benefits from thin provisioning and what to look for when evaluating a system's thin provisioning capability.
Violin Memory adds support for inline deduplication and compression with launch of Concerto 2200 appliance for NFS environments targeting virtual desktop infrastructure and virtual servers.
It's not uncommon to run into challenges when migrating data to the cloud. Here are some roadblocks to keep an eye out for.
You can hold the keys to better cloud storage performance by looking at the right metrics and knowing what to expect from them, says expert Greg Schulz.
Redundant cloud storage gateways and redundant WAN links help companies avoid protection gaps that could result in outages or data loss.
HotLink makes it easier to set up and manage virtual machine protection for its DR Express hybrid cloud plug-in that uses vCenter and Amazon Web Services.
Ensuring your data protection policy will actually work when needed may require the use of multiple monitoring tools.
RackWare turns its cloud application migration software into an automated DR tool by adding failback, failover and building on migration.
Marc Staimer discusses using snapshot technology in your data protection strategy and outlines issues you should know about before opting for this approach.
Zetta.net beefs up WAN optimization in DataProtect 4.5 to back up and restore Windows Server images to and from the cloud without requiring a physical appliance.
Rather than insist on customers buying its entire Simpana 10 R2 data protection package, CommVault is selling bundles for specific needs such as VM/cloud backup.
The vendor comes out of stealth with Discovery hybrid storage arrays that offer real-time data governance and data protection capabilities.
Boston Celtics VP and CTO Jay Wessland says the team is considering a shift from scale-up storage to address the explosion of digital video.
Incoming Michigan State CIO discusses the data storage challenges universities have to deal with and how to address them with cloud storage.
Before you deploy a bare-metal hypervisor, you have to make sure you have met all of the requirements. One of the main requirements needed to make the deployment work is something not included in SCVMM.
Hyper-V Replica is included in Hyper-V 3.0 without any extra cost, but what do you need to use it? When is the right time to host your applications in Hyper-V Replica? These questions and more are answered right here.
Swap files enable features like memory overcommit, but they can also waste space on expensive solid-state drives. Find out how to reclaim some of that space without putting your systems at risk.
Microsoft VDI licensing costs can get really high when you're using Windows client OSes. DaaS providers deploy Windows Server OSes instead to help cut costs, and you can do the same thing on-prem.
After alienating some customers by removing several XenApp and XenDesktop features last year, Citrix will start to bring some back in version 7.6. The improvements were in the works before VMware stepped up its competition, the company said.
How do you arrange the ideal VDI contract? Shop around and pit vendors against each other; never pay full price; and if all else fails, convince the vendor to throw in products or services for free.