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One Way or Another, Flash Storage Hits Datacenters

One Way or Another, Flash Storage Hits Datacenters

Flash-based storage arrays—whether all flash or hybrid—are making headway in the datacenter as storage administrators charged with ...

Virtualization Spurs SAN Adoption

Virtualization Spurs SAN Adoption

The explosion of digital data beyond traditional realms such as healthcare and entertainment is fueling demand for ...

Flash Storage Delivers Savings for Email Hosting Firm

Flash Storage Delivers Savings for Email Hosting Firm

Simply by changing its storage technology, a fast-growing SaaS and application provider cut energy costs, eliminated support ...

In-Memory Computing Opens New Doors in Government IT

In-Memory Computing Opens New Doors in Government IT

Many government organizations are discovering new benefits of moving data into memory as enterprise adoption of in-memory ...

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June 30, 2015(0)
Scalable storage specialist DataDirect Networks (DDN) is launching an aggressive technology roadmap built around software-defined storage, data analytics and other cloud-based services such as active archiving as enterprises cope with growing amounts unstructured data. DDN (Santa Clara, Calif.) led off its technology roadmap with the release Tuesday (June 30) of version 2.0 of its Web Object Scaler (WOS) object ... Full article
June 25, 2015(1)
Flash-based storage arrays—whether all flash or hybrid—are making headway in the datacenter as storage administrators charged with coping with exponential data growth hustle to unclog network bottlenecks that remain as a barrier to greater adoption of solid-state arrays. This year has brought a steady decline in several key cost metrics widely seen as keys to greater flash storage adoption. ...
June 19, 2015(0)
The explosion of digital data beyond traditional realms such as healthcare and entertainment is fueling demand for storage area networks (SANs) across a growing spectrum of vertical markets. Just as healthcare uses SANs to manage its troves of medical images and the entertainment business needs SANs for its vast libraries of video and pictures, horizontal applications and a slew ...
June 15, 2015(0)
Simply by changing its storage technology, a fast-growing SaaS and application provider cut energy costs, eliminated support overhead, and freed up terabytes of storage, while simultaneously improving customer service. BlueTie, a 15-year-old provider of hosted email and calendar solutions for small and midsize companies, was at the end-of-life for its existing storage infrastructure when it began researching alternatives, CEO ...
June 9, 2015(0)
Many government organizations are discovering new benefits of moving data into memory as enterprise adoption of in-memory computing slowly begins. So what additional benefits are government IT agencies realizing from IMC? Here are just a few. Improved Cluster Synchronization The most prevalent mechanism for scaling enterprise applications today is through a combination of horizontal scaling of the business tier ...
June 8, 2015(0)
The leakage of corporate data though public file sharing services and the resulting security consequences are prompting more enterprises to consider cloud storage options such as storage gateways that are replacing file servers and tape storage, a new study finds. The cloud storage survey of about 300 IT professionals released by vendor CTERA Networks found that nearly three-quarters have ...
June 1, 2015(0)
Hewlett-Packard is aiming to accelerate the transition to the all-flash datacenter with a package of scalable arrays and services tuned to all-flash storage. The flash introduction also provides additional momentum to efforts aimed at reducing the cost of pricey solid-state arrays: HP claims its enterprise flash portfolio boosts performance and consumes less space while lowering the cost of flash ...
June 1, 2015(0)
Pure Storage today released a trio of announcements, including a cloud-based global management and support offering; new flash array hardware, and a strategy designed to extend enterprises’ storage lifespan to at least 10 years. The 1,000-employee company’s focus is to decrease the cost of storage, in part by allowing organizations to “get off the three to five year merry-go-round ...
May 11, 2015(0)
Climate research projects based on big data analysis increasingly rely on big storage to track historical patterns and extrapolate future trends in a research area with countless variables. The open source nature of climate data has made access to huge volumes of archival a key challenge for storage technology. Hence, IBM and other storage vendors are frequently working with ...
May 6, 2015(0)
Dell hopes to address enterprises’ current and future storage needs with a flurry of new products, ranging from high-performance data repositories to entry-level arrays. Businesses typically have a mix of traditional architectures and software-defined storage co-existing in the same datacenter, said Alan Atkinson, vice president and general manager of Dell Storage in a press conference last week. “We are ...
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