Expect NVMe to supplant SCSI and SAS protocols for SSD storage and NVMe over Fabrics to find a place in high-end networking deployments for transporting data.
If you want to add flash storage, it's important to consider the cost per IOPS and gigabyte compared to HDD volumes, as well as the difference between consumer and enterprise SSDs.
Kaminario's K2.N all-flash infrastructure creates multiple virtual arrays from clustered resources. Compute nodes and NVMe shelves connect via RDMA over Converged Ethernet.
Cloudian CEO Michael Tso notes favorable trends for object storage: Capacities are increasing to petabytes, and customers want to use different clouds for different workloads.
A new hybrid cloud storage appliance, due to ship in September, will store 10 TB locally and offload infrequently accessed files to Microsoft Azure Blob storage.
Tintri Enterprise Cloud enhances VMstore snapshots to cloud and expands predictive analytics for compute and storage. Cloud Connector treats the cloud as a tertiary repository.
Starting or revising your crisis management planning? Include these elements in a plan to make sure you don't leave anything out and your organization can run effectively.
Compare a traditional network perimeter configuration with cloud cybersecurity and see if this new kind of security platform can improve your business continuity.
When implementing virtual disaster recovery tests, make sure you have the right people and business support lined up, and test the entire application stack.
A ghost image can be used to copy the contents of one server to another for backup, but the process of creating ghost images may not be as simple as it seems.
With the release of Veritas Access Appliance and the object-based Cloud Storage, the storage software vendor follows a path it started down with NetBackup Appliances for backup.
Veritas 360 platform upgrades -- including cloud deduplication for NetBackup -- dominate the opening day of the vendor's Veritas Vision 2017 user conference.
Dell EMC's SCv3000 launch includes automated hybrid tiering, data compression and replication with federated clusters. Dell EMC announced a money-back efficiency guarantee.
Ceph object storage performance is largely based on network speed, but journal disks and the right file system for object storage devices also play a role.
For organizations that must analyze large amounts of data quickly and efficiently, nothing beats solid-state storage. Predictive analytics applications perform better with flash.
Because antimalware tools have no way of knowing whether container components are modified or placeholders, a significant amount of redundant scanning can take place.
Serious issues can occur during updates in a production environment if the four levels of the version system don't match up between Windows or Hyper-V containers and the Windows Server host.
It's important to run the numbers before jumping to VMware Cloud on AWS, as on-premises vSphere on similar hardware might be the more cost-effective option.
Even if IT pros turn to a DaaS provider to deliver virtual desktops to users and take some management tasks off their plates, there are still some jobs they have to do.
With application virtualization tools, IT can deliver some of the customization users desire, even in nonpersistent VDI deployments.
Thin clients aren't always designed to work well with peripheral devices, but one company found a product that could meet its needs, particularly when it came to USB ports.