Storage

Whether it's RAID, SSD or NAS, storage hardware and management affects IT from the data center to your smartphone.

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    10 Cooling Solutions to Support High-Density Server Deployment

    High-density servers present an organisation with a massive performance benefit, but does this benefit out-weigh the challenge and cost of the cooling systems needed to support them? Discover the top ten solutions used by organisations to ensure their cooling efficiency and capacity is optimised for the density and workload...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Cutting Costs with Data Centre Infrastructure Management Software

    Companies around the world have felt the sting of unproductive data centres driving their costs up and creating a whirlwind of operational headaches. Learn how IT professionals are using DCIM software to: • Simplify operational processes • Lower costs • Speed up information delivery

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Data Centre Project: System Planning

    Planning an infrastructure project can often put a strain on your time, budget and patience. This report discusses the reasons it does not need to drive you and your team mad. If you can prioritise and solve the right problems in the right order, you can build yourself a practical...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Why HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage for Client Virtualization and best practices

    The rising demands on infrastructure, coupled with diminishing IT budget has caused major concerns for IT administrators such as infrastructure and maintenance complexity, mobile and remote access needs, security and disaster recovery, cost containment directives, and user productivity requirements. This technical report explores a storage solution with client virtualisation that...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Unified Storage Array Efficiency HP 3PAR StoreServ 7400c verus EMC VNX 5600

    In this study we compared the attributes of storage efficiency and ease of managing and monitoring an EMC VNX unified array versus an HP 3PAR StoreServ unified array. The approach we used was to setup two arrays side-by-side and recorded the actual complexity of managing each array for file and...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Taneja Group – The HP Solution to Backup Complexity and Scale

    Download this white paper to discover how HP can help your organization meet its backup, recovery and archiving needs with a complete, one-stop backup solution.  Find out how the HP Data Protector and StoreOnce solution can reduce the amount of stored data by 95 percent and use highly efficient deduplication...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    DCIG: Making the Right Flash Memory Storage Array Buying Decision

    Organizations no longer have to wait months or years to deploy an all-flash storage array into their environment to host their applications. The technologies in this most recent iteration of the HP 3PAR StoreServ 7450 ensure that organizations get the performance they need, the cost at which they need it...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    The Total Economic Impact™ of HP 3PAR StoreServ 7450 All-Flash Storage

    HP commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying 3PAR StoreServ 7450 All-flash Storage. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of the...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Questions to Consider When Selecting an All-Flash Array

    All-flash arrays have become one of the top choices for improving storage, but with so many options out there it can be difficult to choose the right solution to fit your organisational needs. This exclusive whitepaper breaks the process down into four major categories such as performance, resiliency, efficiency, and...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Magic Quadrant for Deduplication Backup Target Appliances

    Deduplication backup target appliances have played an instrumental role in reducing or eliminating tape for backup. This research will help storage professionals shortlist 11 vendors that offer such solutions.

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    The Questions to Consider When Selecting an All-Flash Array

    All-flash arrays have become one of the top choices for improving storage, but with so many options out there it can be difficult to choose the right solution to fit your organisational needs. This exclusive whitepaper breaks the process down into four major categories such as performance, resiliency, efficiency, and...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Flash Storage for Dummies

    This eBook explores the many uses and benefits of flash storage technology in the enterprise. Check it out to discover and learn all you need to: Optimise storage performance Leverage server flash as storage cache Identify workloads well suited for all-flash storage Reduce the footprint of your storage infrastructure

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    All Flash FAS Solution for VMware Horizon View

    Enabling the workforce to work remotely is convenient for employees, but not so convenient for IT. The decision to virtualise desktops requires planning from multiple aspects of IT including storage, applications, and infrastructure. How can IT professionals make sure all these aspects are in sync to allow employees to work...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    NetApp Hybrid Array with Flash Pool Technology

    NetApp commissioned Demartek to evaluate the effectiveness of Flash Pool with different types and numbers of hard disk drives using an online transaction processing (OLTP) database workload, and to evaluate the performance of Flash Pool in a clustered Data ONTAP environment during a cluster storage node failover scenario. In...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Infographic: Better Business in a Flash

    With the growing mobility of consumers, comes greater demand for businesses to provide better and smarter services. With NetApp’s multi-patented Flash storage technologies, you can be sure to always put your best business foot forward.

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • Case Studies // Jan 2015

    Forrester Report : The Risks Of DIY Disaster Recovery

    Did you know that without the proper resources in place, managing disaster recovery yourself can put a strain on your budget, your staff and your disaster preparedness? Read this IBM-Forrester global study “The Risks of ‘Do It Yourself’ Disaster Recovery” to learn the critical components that make a disaster...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Jan 2015

    Five Myths of Do-It-Yourself: Disaster Recovery

    Learn about the most common faulty disaster recovery assumptions—from insufficient employee work arrangements to the inadequacy of annual or biannual disaster recovery testing.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Towards a Cyber Resilience Partnership

    In this report, Towards a Cyber Resilience Partnership details to IT leadership the importance of cyber resilience in the face of evolving cyber threats. It defines the state of cyber resilience and the importance of security intelligence in achieving it, and recognises that security needs to go beyond systems, software...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Download a FREE Trial of the Network Performance Monitor from SolarWinds!

    Monitoring your network with SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) will not only help you improve the performance of your network, but it can also have a direct impact on your organization’s bottom line. NPM will assist in: Simplifying detection, diagnosis, & resolution of network issues before outages occur Tracking response...

    Sponsored By Solarwinds APAC

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Improving the cost and management of mirroring data with a Stretched Cluster Solution

    In today’s world, storage and performance requirements are growing faster than ever before and the costs of managing this growth are eating up more and more of the typical IT budget. With the Software Defined Data Centre (SDDC) four core elements of IT Infrastructure – networking, CPU, storage and security–...

    Sponsored By Tectrade

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    Open Source is Driving Innovation

    Competition is rapidly growing. Margins are getting slimmer. And the need for business efficiency is at a critical level. In today’s wold, companies are turning to open source technologies to make better and smarter business decisions, faster than ever before. See how IBM Linux Server solutions can help your company...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Achieving Security with Cloud Data Protection

    Today, more and more companies recognize the value and convenience of using cloud backup to protect their server data. HP Autonomy offers hosted data storage that enables you to reduce the costs, risks, and complexity of storing and protecting your business information. With a heightened focus on security, privacy, and...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Ease your mind. Find out how to Preserve the Sanctity of Your Data

    Highly complex data protection requirements, server virtualization and exponential data growth are placing tremendous strain on outdated backup infrastructures. What can organizations do to solve this? Read the latest ESG report as it talks about how Symantec Backup Exec 2014 not only backs up data, but also protects against tampering...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Datasheet: Symantec Backup Exec™ 2014

    Backup Exec 2014 delivers powerful, flexible and easy-to-use backup and recovery across your data centre, whether it’s built on virtual or physical environments - or a hybrid of both. So you can recover what you need, when you need it. At the same time storing less with efficient deduplication and...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    NetApp Delivers Efficiency at Scale

    This ESG report explores how NetApp Data ONTAP can help organisations create a highly efficient, flexible, and scalable data storage environment that supports a shared IT infrastructure foundation for non-disruptive operations, operational efficiency and on-demand IT services. Download this report and learn how to create dynamic, non-disruptive environment that supports...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Deploy Exchange HP Platforms for Midsize Businesses: Advantages of HP Flex - Bundles

    Businesses and organizations rely on email to communicate with customers, business partners, suppliers and employees. It has become the single most universal and business critical application in the world today. The explosive growth of mobile devices has created new opportunities for collaboration but has also increased the pressure to deliver...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IDC Whitepaper - Next Gen Virtualization & Hybrid Cloud with ACI (Application Centric Infrastructure)

    The pace of change in IT systems is accelerating as new applications, particularly from cloud and mobile environments, become key business enablers. Organizations are constantly seeking to simplify and optimize their IT infrastructure to make it more adaptable and innovative to get a competitive advantage. IDC has quantified the network-related...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Infographic - Why Choose Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)

    An infographic explaining application deployment at the speed of business. Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) is application aware, enables dynamic application instantiation and removal, and is capable of supporting physical, virtual, and cloud integration with full management visibility. Download this infographic to understand how ACI can boost the efficiency of your...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IDC's Laura Dubois on How to Shed IT Weight and Move Forward with Innovation

    Watch IDC Business Analytics and Big Data Program Vice President Laura Dubois discuss how chief information officers (CIOs) can shed IT weight to move forward with innovation through application rationalization

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    IDC on How to Shed IT Weight and Move Forward with Innovation

    Watch IDC Business Analytics and Big Data Program Vice President Laura Dubois discuss how chief information officers (CIOs) can shed IT weight to move forward with innovation through application rationalization.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Practical Considerations for Expansion and Incremental Growth - IT Priorities Report

    Implementing prefabricated modular data centres results in well-understood benefits including speed of deployment, predictability, scalability, and life cycle cost. The process of deploying them – from designing the data centre, to preparing the site, to procuring the equipment, to installation – is quite different than that of a traditional data...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Want to get “Flashed” by NetApp?

    Flash technology is making quite a splash in the storage industry. Offering superior speed and reliability when compared to traditional hard disk drives, flash storage is a flexible and increasingly cost-effective technology that can be used to optimize enterprise storage environments running mission-critical, I/O intensive applications. Find out more...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Flash Storage For Dummies (South Africa)

    Flash technology is making quite a splash in the storage industry. Offering superior speed and reliability when compared to traditional hard disk drives, flash storage is a flexible and increasingly cost-effective technology that can be used to optimize enterprise storage environments running mission-critical, I/Ointensive applications. Find out more...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Want to get “Flashed” by NetApp?

    Flash technology is making quite a splash in the storage industry. Offering superior speed and reliability when compared to traditional hard disk drives, flash storage is a flexible and increasingly cost-effective technology that can be used to optimize enterprise storage environments running mission-critical, I/O intensive applications. Find out more...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • Research // Sep 2014

    IT Service Provider Breaks Into Storage Services With Disaster Recovery as a Service

    In this fast-changing technology landscape, are you looking for cost-effective ways to expand the services your enterprise offers while retaining your share of the market? At first glance, branching out into cloud storage services might appear to be a risky proposition, considering the formidable competitors who occupy that space....

    Sponsored By Hitachi

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Workforce Mobility Comparison Guide

    Are you challenged to find a mobile solution that enables employees to safely create and share content without compromising your enterprise’s security? With the rise of BYOD in the workplace, IT decision makers are faced with finding ways to securely deliver file synchronizations capabilities. The limitations of traditional file...

    Sponsored By Hitachi

  • Case Studies // Sep 2014

    Global Insurance Company Tackles Fraud Detection On-Site With Hitachi Content Platform Software

    Is your enterprise looking for ways to reduce storage costs and delay capital expenditures (capex) with highly scalable public cloud computing services? Today’s top cloud services support enterprises with data encryption, tiering options and attractive, pay-as-you-go pricing. While public cloud services can cut storage costs, they are not cost-effective...

    Sponsored By Hitachi

  • Webcasts // Sep 2014

    Flash Storage Designed for the Most Exacting Requirements - Yours

    Flash is transforming the industry. Yes Flash is fast, but harnessing the power of Flash requires architecture and software. With a purpose built scale-out architecture and unique in memory data services as well as a consistent performance at scale, XtremIO is unmatched in the All-Flash array market. Flash can also...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    The Business Benefits of Unified Storage

    Data storage in the corporate environment has become increasingly complex. IT leaders face significant challenges in effectively storing and managing data. This report takes a detailed look into the challenges of data storage and examines how NetApp offers the capabilities that can benefit businesses and maximize efficiency. Find out more..

    Sponsored By NetApp/AVNet

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Security intelligence Report: The smart way to keep the cloud safe - Download

    Many of the same characteristics that make cloud computing attractive can also make it challenging to secure. An integrated IBM suite of intelligence solutions consolidates and analyzes data from across the cloud to provide visibility and control to help better secure cloud environments.

    Sponsored By IBM