Storage

Choosing a storage technology from the many options available is an on-going challenge. Storage-area-networks, network-attached storage, cloud storage, and virtualized storage represent only a few of the methods and combinations that may be considered. TechRepublic covers these areas, as well as best practices, policies, and procedures for establishing a data storage strategy.

  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    A Broadband Company Streamlines its Recovery Processes with IBM Cloud

    Read the case study “A broadband company streamlines its recovery processes with IBM Cloud” to learn how IBM service teams used cloud-based technology to help the company develop an innovative and proven cloud computing solution for its backup and recovery environment. IBM’s turnkey solution helped the company improve protection, recovery,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Apr 2014

    SmartCloud Managed Backup Portal Demo

    As your business expands, your data footprint grows even faster. The information you collect is valuable for better business insights and analytics. But with more data comes more responsibility to protect and secure it. IBM SmartCloud Managed Backup Service can provide you with the scalability to back up increasing amounts...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    IBM Is A Leader Among Traditional Disaster Recovery Service Providers

    In a recent Forrester Wave report, IBM is identified as a “top dog” among traditional disaster recovery service providers, with a strong product offering and global presence. Read this specially commissioned IBM executive brief of the Wave report to find out how IBM’s disaster recovery services can help you meet...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Using Encryption and Access Control for PCI DSS 3.0 Compliance in AWS

    Compliance and security continue to be top concerns for organizations that plan to move their environment to cloud computing. Besides that, achieving PCI compliance is not a simple task. It is difficult for many organizations to navigate the current landscape of information systems and adequately fulfill all PCI DSS requirements....

    Sponsored By Vormetric

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Big Data in HR and Finance: Understanding the Real Value

    Big Data continues to create new ways of gathering and analyzing information. In the latest research by Harvard Business Review Analytics Services, a real-world lens of big data is provided for HR and Finance. View this infographic below to discover why big data matters to you and your organization.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Prefabricated Modular Data Centres

    Data centre systems or subsystems that are pre-assembled in a factory are often described with terms like prefabricated, containerised, modular, skid-based, pod-based, mobile, portable, self-contained, all-in-one, and more. There are, however, important distinctions between the various types of factory-built building blocks on the market. This paper proposes standard terminology...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Analytic Databases for Big Data

    Organizations are contemplating a replacement of their analytic databases, data warehouses, and similar platforms to keep pace with new and intensifying requirements for advanced analytics in a "big data" world. As user organizations make such platform replacements -- or add additional platforms to their expanding data warehouse architectures -- they...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Big Data Gets Personal: Business Report

    Big data and personal data are converging to shape the Internet's most surprising consumer products. They'll predict your needs and store your memories -- if you let them. Fast-developing methods for collecting and analyzing these types of "big data" promise valuable insights to retailers, urban planners, and for individuals. This...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    Product Preview: Big Data Analytics

    Ready for strategic real-time answers to your most critical business questions? Want the ability to make decisions based on predictive data-driven insights and not just intuition? See how Workday Big Data Analytics allows managers and executives to gain insight into information that was previously too difficult or time-consuming to obtain.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Tech Tips: VMware Horizon View

    Straight from our experts at VMware®, follow these technical tips for a successful and smooth implementation of VMware Horizon View™. From application requirements to end user expectations, reference these tips as you move to a virtual desktop infrastructure.

    Sponsored By VMware

  • 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

    Provided 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...

    Provided 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...

    Provided 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.

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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...

    Provided By Symantec

  • 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...

    Provided By Symantec

  • 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

    SLA Provided Collaboration Cloud Using OLAP

    Cloud usage is increasing rapidly for Storage. Still there is a problem of replication of the resources when multi clouds are in consideration. This replication causes the lots of memory spaces to get wasted. Thus to get an efficient usage of the memory space, the authors are in need of...

    Provided By Creative Commons

  • 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

    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

    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

    Data Sovereignty and the Cloud

    Cloud Computing is a new way of delivering computing resources, not a new technology. Recent Legal and business developments mean renewed attention is being directed to issues arising from storage of business and personal data in the cloud in Australia, The USA and around the world.

    Provided By NextDC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Journey to the Colo-enabled Cloud: the quest for profitability

    The rapid development of IT and increasing investment in cloud services has led to flexible, customised IT strategies and deployments becoming the preferred approach for organisations today. This has led to IT service providers and end-users taking advantage of a vast array of both new and tried-and-tested offerings, and adopting...

    Provided By NextDC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Deloitte: Smarter Data Centre Outsourcing- Considerations for CFOs

    Is it more cost effective to outsource data centre infrastructure, than to build and manage it internally? To provide an independent perspective on this question, NEXTDC asked Deloitte to explore the business and finance implications associated with managing data centres. This paper outlines the options available to structure an organisations...

    Provided By NextDC

  • 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 // 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

    EMC’s Comprehensive Flash Strategy

    How fast is fast enough!? Discover how EMC is demonstrating, once again, its core competency for dramatic—and necessary—change within the flash storage space.

    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

    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

    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 // Oct 2014

    Secure Data Storage and Log Records Using JAR, AES

    In cloud to maintain data in secured manner using Java ARchive files (JAR) for data storage. Whenever user accesses the data no other will get the transactions those are occurring on JAR files. For JAR files providing security through manifest files for accessing permissions. Along with this to provide more...

    Provided By Creative Commons

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Improving Data Integrity for Data Storage Security in Cloud Computing

    With the provision of innumerable benefits, cloud has become an emerging standard that brings about various technologies and computing ideas for internet. Massive storage centers are provided by the cloud which can be accessed easily from any corner of the world and at any time. The on-demand service provision with...

    Provided By Creative Commons

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Ovum InfoGraphic - Tame the Cloud with Cloud Management

    The role of cloud virtualization is expanding into apps, servers, storage and networks. A pain point of Cloud Fragmentation can be resolved with Virtualization and Cloud Management. This infograph helps to explain the features and capabilities, execution and market impact of HP CloudSystem.

    Provided By HP

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Design and Implement Enhancing Security in Multi Cloud Storage System Using Distributed File System

    Distributed computing is a quickest developing engineering. It permits business associations to utilize or access diverse applications, store data without access their individual documents. While considering the force, strength and the security of cloud one can't disregard diverse dangers to client's information on distributed storage. Document access guarantee in true...

    Provided By International Journal of Computer Applications

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Highly Secure Method Based on Ciphertext Policy Attribute Based Encryption in Hadoop System

    Cloud computing is one of today's most exciting technologies due to its ability to reduce costs associated with computing while increasing flexibility and scalability for computer processes. Cloud computing is set of resources and services offered through the Internet. The rapid growth in field of \"Cloud computing\" also increases severe...

    Provided By International Journal of Computer Applications

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Smart Data Back-Up Technique for Cloud Computing Using Secure Erasure Coding

    In cloud computing, data generated in electronic form are large in amount. To manage this data efficiently, there is an essential of data recovery services. To handle this, the authors propose a smart remote data backup algorithm i.e. Secure Erasure Coding (SEC) algorithm. The objective of proposed algorithm is twofold;...

    Provided By IJCTT-International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Facilitating Efficient Encrypted Document Storage and Retrieval in a Cloud Framework

    In the recent years, cloud computing has gained a lot of attention and big IT giants are providing cloud services to the clients. As a part of this service user data are stored in remote server machines which are managed by the cloud service provider. This necessitates the encryption of...

    Provided By Iosrjournals

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Buyer Brief- Improving the Management and Governance of Unstructured Data

    Maximize efficiency with deeper insight to data value and automated, policy-based compliance, retention & disposition

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Fast-Track Your Advanced Cloud

    Are you ready to look to the cloud to achieve greater business agility? HP CloudSystem Enterprise can get you there. Build new clouds, expand your existing cloud environment, and manage from one cloud platform. Read more...

    Provided By HP