- November 25, 2015
Startup Rancher Labs builds out its offerings for Docker data containers with new persistent storage services and a hyper-converged platform for application developers.
- November 12, 2015
Docker storage driver for Dell's SC Series arrays orchestrates the movement of containerized applications and persistent data, so customers can promote containers into production.
- November 11, 2015
Virtual Volumes architect talks about their benefits and limitations, how they will help admins with virtual machine management and why they aren't yet commonly implemented.
- November 11, 2015
SIOS iQ uses machine learning to anticipate performance problems and recommend prescriptive guidance for VMware shared storage to apply in VMware vCenter.
- November 05, 2015
Nutanix and Lenovo partner to jointly develop, market and sell a new line of appliances combining Nutanix hyper-converged software, Lenovo hardware and choice of hypervisors.
Sponsored by Dell - For IT managers under pressure to improve security while streamlining costs and resources, the decision to adopt cloud-based applications such as Office 365 is easy. Unfortunately, the transition from on-premises Active Directory to cloud-based Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) or a hybrid solution may not be as easy as it would seem. Even those already operating in the cloud could benefit by optimizing their environments. See More
Sponsored by NetApp - Enterprise organizations that deploy cloud-based applications could be in for a big surprise if they decide to change cloud service providers. The lack of data interchange standards and the sluggish speed of bulk data transfers over TCP/IP networks make data portability between clouds difficult at best—and unworkable at worst. See More
Sponsored by SolidFire - While server virtualization has reduced the number of physical servers, most data centers are seeing growth in the number of storage systems that support those infrastructures. The reason for the increase in storage systems is to meet the performance expectations of the application owners and users. For fear of a sudden spike in performance, IT planners are forced to over-buy storage performance. See More
Sponsored by SolidFire - Hosting 3.0 avoids a “race to the bottom” where the only differentiator between providers is how much cheaper they are. The focus for the 3.0 providers is to create a next-generation data center that leverages advances in automation, orchestration, and performance quality of service (QoS) to truly enable business agility and transformation in the digital economy. See More
- November 04, 2015
Concrete building supply company Prosoco went with Maxta MxSP software-based hyper-convergence product after bottlenecks popped up with its Nexsan SAN running Hyper-V.
- October 30, 2015
Hallmark Cards' business-to-business group brought in Nutanix hyper-converged storage for a business intelligence project and expanded it to primary storage and a DR initiative.
- October 28, 2015
VMware Virtual Volumes are expected to simplify storage management and troubleshooting between servers and storage -- but they're still a work in progress.
- October 02, 2015
VMware's vSphere 6 release shows that the vendor is aiming for a completely software-defined data center with a fully virtualized infrastructure.
- September 25, 2015
Alvernia University sped its Blackboard application with a software fix, rather than throwing money into a flash hardware product.
- September 18, 2015
PrimaryIO, formerly known as CacheBox, is among four vendors using VMware's software development kit to build vSphere APIs for I/O Filters.
- September 15, 2015
PernixData FVP server-side cache supports VMware vSphere 6 and a call-home feature. Analytics and free software for RAM read caching were also added.
- September 08, 2015
Tintri's roadmap for its VM-aware storage calls for greater scale, load balancing and analytics to support large private and hybrid clouds.
- September 08, 2015
VMware adds Docker storage container support for ClusterHQ Flocker with a vSphere plug-in that lets customers use Virtual SAN as storage backend.
- September 03, 2015
Formation Data Systems CEO Mark Lewis offers a sneak peek of new data and storage virtualization software to move to the "cloud storage generation."