Storage

Architecting a storage strategy that supports big data, mobile, long-term archives, high-speed SSD, and cloud is a tall order. Learn about convergence, software-defined storage, and tiered storage options here.

  • Disk is Dead!

    White Papers // Mar 2016 // provided by Violin Memory

    Disk is Dead: The context for this statement is the long-felt performance gap between storage and the memory and processor resources in a modern data center. While silicon based resources have been shrinking and accelerating along the lines of Moore’s Law, state of the art storage has been ...

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  • SDS, it's value

    White Papers // Mar 2016 // provided by IBM

    Key Reasons to Use Software-defined Storage and How to Get Started

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  • CIO Report: Business Impact of Rapid Application Response Time

    White Papers // Feb 2016 // provided by Tegile Systems, Inc.

    Despite a downward trend in costs, the majority of IT organizations still haven’t embraced flash. Many IT professionals still consider flash to be too expensive, or cite concerns about the long-term viability. No more excuses. In this 11-page white paper, you’ll learn how the economics of flash storage have changed, ...

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  • 5 Ways to Differentiate your Cloud and Managed Hosting Services

    White Papers // Feb 2016 // provided by Solidfire

    As cloud and managed hosting services become more similar across service providers, product owners struggle to find points of differentiation that can help their services stand out and garner preference by target business customers.So what’s the secret to achieving differentiated cloud and managed hosting services in the marketplace?

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  • Benchmark Report: 2015 Service Provider Flash-Based Storage Services

    White Papers // Feb 2016 // provided by Solidfire

    The IT industry is going through a massive change spurred by cloud computing. Analysts project 6x more growth in cloud than in traditional IT by 2018 (IDC), representing a window of opportunity for service providers that can bring new cloud services to market quickly and outperform competitors in the areas ...

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  • Case Study: RFA: We Removed 100% of Performance Issues

    White Papers // Feb 2016 // provided by Solidfire

    For more than 20 years, Richard Fleischman & Associates (RFA) has served the IT needs of some of the most demanding financial customers in the world: hedge funds, private equity funds, funds of funds, wealth managers, and alternative asset management firms. Even milliseconds of delay in processing financial transactions can ...

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  • Where's the Next Growth Opportunity for Cloud and Hosting Providers

    White Papers // Feb 2016 // provided by Solidfire

    The managed hosting business requires significant capital investment in expensive technologies to maintain and support day-to-day hosting operations of the underlying infrastructure. So it’s critical to understand where new revenue opportunities await to support ongoing expenses.

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  • Data Centres that Deliver

    White Papers // Feb 2016 // provided by Cisco 

    Progressive companies view integrated systems as a means to optimise their IT environments: to increase workforce productivity, drive revenue opportunities, and connect with their customers. Organisations thrive when applications and information move faster. But most IT staff spend 70 percent of their time just maintaining existing ...

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  • Citrix XenServer & XenDesktop Backups with Xen & Now by SEP

    White Papers // Feb 2016 // provided by COMRESULT

    SEP sesam, by SEP software, is a robust, easily manageable and secure backup solution for businesses of any size. The SEP sesam extension, Xen & Now, provides fast and efficient backup capabilities for Citrix XenServer and XenDesktop. SEP's patented Multi-Streaming Technology (MST) allows for multiple streams to be backed up ...

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  • The Drivers and Benefits of Edge Computing

    White Papers // Feb 2016 // provided by APC by Schneider Electric

    Internet use is trending towards bandwidth-intensive content and an increasing number of attached “things”. At the same time, mobile telecom networks and data networks are converging into a cloud computing architecture. To support needs today and tomorrow, computing power and storage is being inserted out on the network edge in ...

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