- 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.
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
Sponsored by NetApp - I recently had an opportunity to interview Lee Caswell, NetApp vice president of Product and Solutions Marketing, about his views on the transition to flash-based systems within the storage industry. Caswell will be a featured speaker at the upcoming NetApp Insight user conference and was a guest speaker at the annual Flash Memory Summit industry conference. See More
Sponsored by SolidFire - There are many decisions to make when considering a storage system for the data center, but the one that takes center stage is scope. Will that storage system be a point solution solving a pressing need, or will that system be used as a platform to consolidate multiple storage silos into a single system? See More
- September 08, 2015
VMware supports ClusterHQ Flocker with a vSphere plug-in that lets customers use Virtual SAN as storage backend for Flocker.
- 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."
- September 02, 2015
Reduced storage costs and better capacity scaling are key reasons EVO SDDC testers say they are interested in the hyper-converged private cloud stack.
- August 27, 2015
Startup Primary Data prepares GA launch of DataSphere data virtualization software, which is designed to make data available any time on any storage.
- August 26, 2015
SimpliVity OmniCube hyper-converged family gets a little brother for remote offices and file restores for more granular backups.
- August 19, 2015
A Coho Data DataStream software upgrade lets Docker containers execute directly on DataStream storage arrays.
- August 17, 2015
Hyper-convergence is spreading to new markets through partnerships, such as systems running StorMagic SvSAN software on Lenovo ThinkServers.
- August 12, 2015
Virtual Instruments has moved beyond its storage focus, enhancing VirtualWisdom to support Microsoft Hyper-V servers and VMware workloads.
- August 07, 2015
HP launches new ConvergedSystem 250-HC StoreVirtual appliances, as hyper-convergence strategy shifts to one product.
- August 07, 2015
The University of California Irvine found Tintri VM-aware storage to improve performance and analytics for its virtualized workloads.