- 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 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.
Sponsored by Dell - Many companies today are considering a move to the cloud. Organizations may believe that a hosted service, such as Office 365, will be easier and or cheaper to maintain than on-prem email. Also, Microsoft and other industry leaders may have influenced a move. Whatever the reason, moving to the cloud isn’t as easy as it appears and results are often mixed if you haven’t adequately prepared your Active Directory. See More
Sponsored by NetApp - Enterprise storage systems have evolved through four distinct stages. First, there were monolithic storage arrays. These gave way to modular SAN/NAS systems and distributed storage networks. Next, advanced software techniques led to storage virtualization, with storage volumes abstracted from the underlying physical devices. Finally, in the current era, cloud storage services have emerged that combine virtualization with unprecedented economies of scale. See More
Sponsored by Dell - When it comes to governance and compliance, much of the IT staff’s effort is often focused on individual systems. Administrators work meticulously to ensure that mail servers, file servers, database servers, and other resources adhere to both internal security standards and regulatory requirements. The one thing that each of these systems has in common however, is its reliance on Active Directory. First introduced in 2000 as a replacement to the Windows NT domain structure, Active Directory was originally designed to manage network resources. Now, Active Directory works as a centralized authentication and access control mechanism, and consequently plays a vital role in the organization’s overall security. See More
Sponsored by NetApp - Backups are boring—as long as they complete on time. However, you can still find some satisfaction by optimizing your backups to save money, either by automating management tasks or by finding a lower-cost platform to store the backup data. See More
- August 07, 2015
The University of California Irvine found Tintri VM-aware storage to improve performance and analytics for its virtualized workloads.
- July 23, 2015
DataCore Chairman Ziya Aral shares opinions on the state of the storage industry and trends with flash, hyper-converged and software-defined storage.
- June 29, 2015
Storage admins may find the container concept familiar, even if the terminology seems new; in some ways it's similar to using VMs.
- June 18, 2015
Docker containers store application's logic, but not data. EMC said its custom drivers preserve data persistence of containerized apps.
- June 09, 2015
Nutanix adds Acropolis, a native hypervisor that can work alongside of or replace VMware and Microsoft hypervisors in a hyper-converged box.
- June 05, 2015
National Specialty Alloys implemented a two-node configuration of Infinio Accelerator virtual appliances to accelerate VMware virtual desktops.
- May 27, 2015
The Idealstor hyper-converged box is the latest two-node, low-cost system to enter the storage market for SMBs
- May 26, 2015
The new DataCore SANsymphony-V10 virtualization software tackles hyper-convergence, hybrid cloud storage, backup and dedupe.
- May 22, 2015
Hardware convergence and hyper-converged systems solve some of the same problems, but have different use cases, benefits and drawbacks.
- May 20, 2015
Coho Data, which sells scale-out NAS built on commodity hardware, adds the DS2000f that combines PCI Express flash and solid-state drives.