CTOs at leading storage vendors predict speed and latency breakthroughs with new NVMe-based enterprise flash and upcoming memory technologies in 2017 and beyond.
The expansion of the IBM DS8880 hardware line introduces all-flash models designed around the vendor's High-Performance Flash Enclosure Gen2 to support PCIe 3.0, but not yet NVMe.
Scott Sinclair says high-density, high-capacity all-flash storage arrays are a disruptive technology ahead of customer demand for now, but businesses will realize they need it.
Storage CTOs predict enterprise cloud adoption will increase in 2017, with a boost from new development and management technologies to assist with planning and deployment.
To demonstrate value, IT must provide an easy-to-understand cost model to its business leaders. This has fostered IT showback projects. Yet showback isn't easy to achieve.
Building internal cloud storage must account for elasticity, choosing the right platform, allowing for workflow, and stack deployments and public cloud integration.
Business disaster recovery plans can identify opportunities for process improvement, and can be employed as reference documents for use in other new activities.
Statistics show organizations without ransomware protection are taking a huge risk. Analysts explain why it's important to be proactive in the fight against this epidemic.
The CMS Final Rule details emergency response and business continuity regulations for healthcare. Noncompliance could result in the loss of Medicare and Medicaid benefits.
Acronis's new True Image combines backup with protection against ransomware. The software uses blockchain technology to authenticate and certify data to combat ransomware attacks.
StorageCraft backup targets server-based storage. Exablox OneBlox is converged hardware, with an object-based file system and NAS front end. Product integration is a goal.
Organizations that need to protect resources in the public cloud have a number of backup possibilities, some with more hazardous negatives than others.
CTOs share enterprise storage predictions for 2017. Cloud, server-based storage, HCI, and growing use of containers and analytics will spur further disruption.
Carnegie Institution for Science's embryology department manages research data with Qumulo Core data-aware NAS storage, taking advantage of advanced analytics.
There are many choices you face when looking to implement an SDS infrastructure. Making the right ones will help you get the most value from software-defined storage.
There are two ways to deploy the Microsoft Scale-Out File Server, but only one method reduces install time, uses fewer IT resources and simplifies SOFS management.
When monitoring your environment, you need to know the difference between bottlenecks and faults and understand performance data and application limits.
Valentin Hamburger, author of 'Building VMware Software-Defined Data Centers,' offers useful tips on developing and managing a virtualized architecture.
For organizations using virtual desktops, it's important to understand the features behind the remote display protocols in different desktop virtualization platforms.
IT shops need to look out for complexity, cost and performance problems when they put a VDI implementation plan in place.
Citrix acquired Unidesk to improve its application layering offering. Experts said it's a big deal that brings different delivery tools under one umbrella.