Boston Scientific adopted EMC XtremIO all-flash arrays for VDI then SQL Server databases; chief architect hopes to expand to general-purpose storage.
IBM FlashSystem all-flash arrays help supermarket chain with primary storage while boosting performance and reducing data center footprint.
Leah Schoeb discusses why virtual SAN software is growing in popularity, the types of environments in which virtual SANs make the most sense, and how flash fits into the picture.
Enterprises with up to 50 TB of data may find public cloud storage attractive given the current state of cloud storage gateways, says Gartner analyst.
Utilizing multiple cloud providers can increase reliability and security, but cost and bandwidth limitations need to be taken into account when migrating data.
Expert Brien Posey explains how using a Bunch of Redundant Independent Clouds architecture can protect data, but not without three common hurdles.
Eric Slack discusses DR testing today and the technologies that are improving users' ability to conduct regular, effective DR tests.
Paul Kirvan discusses the importance of creating an after-action report following a disaster recovery exercise and offers tips on creating the report.
Paul Kirvan explains how the national cybersecurity framework can help enhance your DR plan.
What are the top five reasons why cloud-based data protection is a bad idea?
What's the best choice: tape-based, disk-based or cloud-based archiving?
What are the top five things to consider when choosing a cloud backup service provider for your organization?
DataDirect Networks packages IBM General Parallel File System with its Storage Fusion Architecture for scale-out NAS storage.
The need for reliable throughput prompted Argus to integrate 81 ISE HDD arrays to support Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and a SQL Server database with 2 PB of storage.
NetApp expands its low-profile StorageGrid object storage with a Webscale version to go beyond its healthcare niche.
Interest in container virtualization has exploded, but is the hype warranted or are containers just the tech du jour?
A simple N+1 approach to data center resiliency may not be the best choice for maintaining availability and reducing hardware waste.
You've helped usher in the age of server virtualization, but it's no time to rest on your laurels. Stay on top of industry trends and hone your skills for the next generation of virtualization jobs.
Your VDI implementation can get costly -- fast. With servers, licenses, storage and tools to buy, the Capex for VDI can skyrocket, but remember that over the long term, Opex is less with VDI than with traditional PCs.
DaaS downtime can cost you a lot of time, productivity and money, but it only costs your provider a couple of cents. DaaS monitoring tools don’t exist yet because they would cost you more than you make back from an outage.
ThinApp and XenApp are both application virtualization tools. They do basically the same thing, they just come from different vendors.