Storage

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

  • 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–...

    Provided By Tectrade

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    Innovative storage platform for demanding agency data workflows

    Data at government institutions and agencies is growing at a rapid rate. Massive data growth is driven by a cross section of very data-rich applications. Applications vary from agency to agency and while there may be variances among applications and workflow, government agencies share the need to effectively address the...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    Managing the Unmanageable: A Better Way to Manage Storage

    While traditional storage methods have worked fairly well in the past, the fact is that today, they are just not good enough, fast enough, efficient enough, cost-effective enough or easy enough to use. Find out how you can meet the challenges of scalability and availability in this informative whitepaper.

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Big Picture Global Survey: Dual Perspectives on ITaaS [French]

    This global survey by IDG Research Services of more than 350 IT and business unit directors at enterprises of 1,000 employees or more reveals significant differences in the perception and priorities of business and IT when it comes to many aspects of running IT like a business. .Find out more...

    Provided By EMC

  • 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...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    What CIOs Need to Know to Capitalize on Hybrid Cloud [French]

    Hybrid cloud brings together the best of both worlds by enabling businesses and their IT organizations unprecedented flexibility in where they host their many and varied workloads. It also increases business agility — the flexibility to use a variety of services, the scalability to keep pace with business volume, the...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Opal Drive: Modernizing Digital File Transfers for the Decentralized Frontier

    File storage and transfer has repeatedly shown its vulnerabilities in both security and privacy and this problem is amplified when storing one's files and information in the cloud. In an effort to find a final solution to this problem, decentralized cloud storage was created. Highly skilled individuals and organizations are...

    Provided By OpalTeam

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    15 Minute Guide to Redefine Flash

    The XtremIO storage system is based on a scale-out architecture. Big, small, or anywhere in between, there’s an XtremIO array sized right for you. With a scale-out design that grows accordingly to your needs, additional performance and capacity are added in a building-block approach. XtremIO’s advanced architecture ensures that maximum...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Flash Implications in Enterprise Storage Array Designs

    This whitepaper examines some common practices in enterprise storage array design and their resulting trade-0ffs and limitations. The goal of this paper is to help the reader understand the opportunities XtremIO found to improve enterprise storage systems by thinking with random rather than sequential I/O in mind and to illustrate...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    20 Questions about All Flash Arrays

    This whitepaper asks 20 simple questions about all flash arrays and how they can impact the success of your data centre roll out through purpose built flash specific design, integrated storage management stacks, content aware architecture and sustainable bandwidth performance.

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Building your own Private Cloud

    As organizations endeavour to understand the differences among virtualized environments, private clouds and public clouds, as well as approaches such as IT as a Service (ITaaS) and software-defined data centres (SDDC), it helps to reset assumptions. Private clouds are the initial step IT enterprises usually take in this transformation. This...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    The changing mix of IT service delivery and consumption

    A new global survey of executives confirms a changing mix in how IT services are delivered and consumed. This trend is expected to continue over the next three years. The survey was conducted by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Respondents include CIOs and line-of-business executives (LOBs). The findings and insights...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Rapidly Evolving Flash Storage Architecture Delivers Business Value

    The flash-based storage market is rapidly maturing in terms of both organizations’ understanding of flash technology and solid-state storage options as well as the number of offerings and capabilities from vendors. This paper balances a generic explanation of market choice, users’ needs, and a guide for buying considerations with a...

    Provided By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Top Storage Capabilities Needed in 2014  to Reduce Risk and Maximize Performance

    The burden of storage continues to get heavier for organizations that wrestle with fast growth and are highly sensitive to outages and data loss. To dig deeper into this topic, HP commissioned Forester Consulting in October 2013 to leverage existing Foresights data and to survey IT hardware decision-makers in North...

    Provided By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    The Changing Face of Tier 1 Storage in the Modern Data Center

    Great changes are occurring today in IT and in data centers. In the data center of 2014, predictability and order have given way to flexibility and the unexpected. Virtualization and flexible business needs, together with public, private, and hybrid clouds have led to demands on storage infrastructures that are both...

    Provided By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Redefine Flash

    Find out why XtremIO is the industry’s leading solution, unmatched in the all-flash array market.

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Unleash the full power of Flash

    Harness the power of flash storage by building in innovations, like content based data placement and dual-stage metadata.

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Make an informed flash decision

    Discover how to make all-flash array a reality. Performance, agility, scale, reliability, and advanced capabilities come together to transform IT operations as never before.

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Flash: The disruptive technology powering your mobile life

    Did you know 78% of CMOs and CTOs think that custom content is the future of marketing? Learn how flash technology is transforming industries today.

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    XtremIO Case Study: Georgia Tech

    Find out how The Georgia Institute of Technology they utilised EMC’s XtremIO technology to manage an estimated 1200 unique applications such as AutoCAD, CATIA and MATLAB via a VDI environment.

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    EMC VNX Case Study: SK Telecom

    See how EMC VNX technology helped a leading global communications company to improve customer satisfaction by enhancing communication services and making the smart device environment more flexible and responsive.

    Provided 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.

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Oct 2014

    Live Webcast: Top 5 Features of Next-Gen Backup

    It’s 10 p.m. Do you know where your data is? Backup isn't a simple matter of copying data to an offsite box each night anymore, especially if you're running hundreds of workloads on virtual servers. Do you know which files are located on which media? Can you restore data...

    Provided By Veeam Software

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Taneja Group - The HP Solution Backup Complexity And Scale

    In this report, we’ll examine first why HP StoreOnce and HP Data Protector products are truly game-changing on their own rights. Then, we will look at why they get even "better together” as a complete BURA solution that can be more flexibly deployed to meet backup challenges than any other...

    Provided By HP

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Fastest Disk Recovery

    With the only federated deduplication solution available today, HP StoreOnce Backup with StoreOnce Catalyst overcomes gaps, inefficiencies, and costs associated with fragmented, earlier-generation deduplication technologies. Add HP Storage Services to the mix to support your move to industry-leading backup speeds. Learn more... HP StoreOnce Backup, powered by...

    Provided By HP

  • 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...

    Provided 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...

    Provided 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...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    VDI Storage Considerations

    While considering storage solutions for VDI, enterprise buyers should ask their vendors the following questions to ensure the success of their VDI deployment. Does it offer the best user experience? How flexible is the deployment model? Does it offer administrative flexibility? And more…

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    XtremIO powers VMworld 2014

    VMware is the leader in virtualisation and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable businesses to thrive in the cloud era. Every year, VMware showcases its latest solutions at the company’s VM world conference. A key feature of the conference is solving critical business challengers in the hands on labs environment.

    Provided By EMC

  • 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...

    Provided By Hitachi

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Unstructured data storage made simple

    Find out how EMC Isilion presents you with powerful tools that help you protect your data assets, control costs, optimise the storage resources and performance of your big data performance.

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    15 Minute Guide to Smarter Backups

    Backup and recovery has become an essential element of data protection. Information is useless if customers, employees or business partners can't access it when needed. Ability and integrity of information, or the lack of it, can directly impact revenues and profits and company reputations.

    Provided By EMC

  • 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...

    Provided 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..

    Provided By NetApp/AVNet

  • Case Studies // Aug 2014

    Reducing Cost for Archiving - Jaguar Land Rover Case Study

    Jaguar Land Rover was facing storage and infrastructure costs related to business applications They also needed to manage structured and unstructured data. Learn how EMC InfoArchive helped JLR implement a scalable, unified platform and project-based archiving system for easy and fast retrieval of structured and unstructured data.

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Storing and Archiving Big Data - Sanofi Case Study

    This Case Study looks at how Sanofi implemented EMC's InfoArchive solution and in the initial phase archived over 100 applications and 10 million documents, integrated 4,000 applications to new data centers and increased storage utilization by 30%. Download this case study to learn more about how InfoArchive provided Sanofi the...

    Provided By EMC

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    EMC Infoarchive eBook

    Download this eBook to learn how to make archiving an enterprise advantage. This eBook looks at how traditional methods of archiving have become inadequate when confronted with the need to preserve huge quantities of both structured and unstructured data. It also shows how EMC provides a unified approach to reduce...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Data Compression Techniques

    Data compression has important application in the field of file storage and distributed systems. It helps in reducing redundancy in stored or communicated data. This paper studies various compression techniques and analyzes the approaches used in data compression. Furthermore, information theory concepts that relates to aims and evaluation of data...

    Provided By Creative Commons

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Propagate Cooperative Caching on MANETS

    Mobile Ad-hoc NETworks (MANET) are formed by mobile devices, such as data enabled phones, electronic book readers. Generally users can share common interests in electronic interests in electronic content. As MANET become more and more crucial to everyday functioning of the people. This paper discusses cooperative caching technique for minimizing...

    Provided By International Journal of Computer Science and Information Technologies