SAN Virtualization and SAN Storage Consolidation News
April 13, 2016
The FreeStor Analytics upgrade integrates code licensed from Cumulus Logic to aid in capacity planning, service-level management and storage health monitoring.
November 04, 2015
Concrete building supply company Prosoco went with Maxta MxSP software-based hyper-convergence product after bottlenecks popped up with its Nexsan SAN running Hyper-V.
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."
June 18, 2015
Docker containers store application's logic, but not data. EMC said its custom drivers preserve data persistence of containerized apps.
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EMC and Dell have signed on to sell VMware EVO: RAIL hyper-converged appliances, but both have other products that can be seen as competitive. Continue Reading
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Though you've heard for years that virtualizing servers will save money, Jon Toigo argues that the cost of virtualization hasn't lowered. Continue Reading
This essential guide delves into VMware virtual SAN features and issues, and what users are saying about the product. Continue Reading
VMware and Microsoft have owned the software-defined storage market, with very different methods. Jon Toigo compares the two in this tip. Continue Reading
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Expert Jon Toigo discusses the drawbacks and limitations that come with using flash storage with VMware's virtual SAN. Continue Reading
Calculating ROI for storage virtualization is difficult because it’s tough to determine soft costs associated with migrating data and managing disk arrays. Continue Reading
vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5 is the first hypervisor-level replication product on the market. It can also automatically move virtual machines to a primary site after a failover. Continue Reading
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Expert Brien Posey explains which types of environments VMware's virtual SAN is most beneficial in and which environments can do without it. Continue Reading
Learn what steps administrators should take to preserve the functionality of storage pools when upgrading to Windows Server 2012 R2. Continue Reading
Though aberrations exist, WWNs are nearly always unique, and the advent of NPIV technology on virtualization platforms helps ensure this fact. Continue Reading