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.

  • VM-Aware Storage for Dummies

    White Papers // Oct 2016 // provided by Tintri

    There is a disconnect in your data center. You’ve virtualized your applications, and your teams are thinking and working in virtual machines (VMs). But your storage hasn’t materially changed in decades — it still uses the same constructs (such as logical unit numbers, or LUNs) that were introduced for physical ...

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  • The Essential Guide to VM-aware Storage

    White Papers // Oct 2016 // provided by Tintri

    The storage market is noisy. On the surface, storage providers tout all-flash, more models and real-time analytics. But under the covers lies a dirty little secret—their operating systems (the foundation of storage) are all the same… built on LUNs and volumes. But now a new category of storage has ...

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  • VDI Picture Book

    White Papers // Oct 2016 // provided by Tintri

    They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but our hope is that these pictures are worth a thousand hours of your time. This Picture Book demonstrates the difference between conventional, LUN-based storage built for physical workloads and VM-aware storage built for virtualized applications. You’ll see how few steps ...

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  • Three Things you can ONLY do with VAS

    White Papers // Oct 2016 // provided by Tintri

    There is a disconnect in your data center. You’ve virtualized your applications but your storage is still designed for physical workloads. Only VM-aware storage (VAS) is specifically built for virtualized applications, stripping out the complexity of LUNs and volumes so you can manage only the VMs that matter. Read the ...

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  • Looking for a Proven Converged System? IDC Put Ours to the Test.

    White Papers // Sep 2016 // provided by Hitachi Data Systems

    Fact: The converged systems market has surpassed US$10B in only a few years.* Converged infrastructure has become the most effective way to improve opex and capex benefits across the enterprise. How do you know which converged system will bring the most value to your business? IDC interviewed a diverse ...

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  • Data backup policy

    Tools & Templates // Sep 2016 // provided by Tech Pro Research

    This policy will help you implement the backup environment that is appropriate for your company. It factors in onsite, remote, and cloud operations and covers issues such as storage capacity, network bandwidth, and access controls. From the policy: Summary Technological advancements in recent years have provided great advantages by offering ...

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  • Beyond Solid-State Storage: Get the Most From Flash

    White Papers // Sep 2016 // provided by DELL EMC

    What place should solid-state storage assume in your IT architecture? And what are the best options for the average data center to maximize the value of flash? This paper explores the current state of the technology, its common applications, innovations in solid-state chip technology, choices in solid-state drives and dispels ...

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  • Storage 101: Getting Smart about Scaling Up

    White Papers // Sep 2016 // provided by DELL EMC

    Small and midsize businesses grapple with the same massive data growth that’s challenging larger organizations, yet they have fewer resources to devote to managing the deluge. A new option from Dell EMC, powered by an Intel® Xeon® processor, is finally giving SMBs access to storage area network technology that’s affordable ...

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  • Modernize with All-Flash

    White Papers // Sep 2016 // provided by DELL EMC

    Flash is now the new normal thanks to its affordability, agility, efficiency, and speed. And thanks to Dell EMC, businesses can begin their journey to the modern data center with the broadest All Flash portfolio on the market. Intel Inside®. Powerful Data Center Outside.

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  • Top Reasons to Migrate to Unity All-Flash Storage

    White Papers // Sep 2016 // provided by DELL EMC

    Dell EMC Unity™ is modernizing the datacenter, delivering advances that simplify the task of keeping up with growing storage demands. Compared with previous generations of midrange storage, Unity's greater scale, density and simplicity —powered by Intel® Xeon® processors—can drive better economics and performance across your entire application portfolio. Intel ...

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