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.

  • Podcasts // Apr 2014

    Basics of Hardware Snapshots

    CommVault’s Phil Philip Curran (@PhilJPhilip Curran) discusses how integrated snapshots and data replication technologies can quickly create multiple recovery-ready copies of production data without impacting server performance. In addition, CommVault’s deep integration with VMware vStorage APIs for data protection (VADP) helps customers protect their virtual machines as they come online.Learn...

    Provided By CommVault Systems

  • Podcasts // Mar 2014

    VMware Virtual SAN: Scale Up Storage Capacity

    In this podcast, the speaker will demonstrate the scalable capabilities of Virtual SAN by increasing the capacity of the Virtual SAN distributed data store by adding more magnetic disks to two nodes in a Virtual SAN enabled cluster.

    Provided By DABCC

  • Podcasts // Feb 2014

    Atlantis ILIO USX (Unified Software-Defined Storage): A Smarter Approach to Storage for Virtualized Workloads

    Server virtualization enables IT to do more with fewer servers; Atlantis ILIO USX makes it possible to do more with less storage by consolidating and increasing the efficiency of existing storage. Atlantis ILIO USX eliminates the inefficiencies of storage silos by unifying all storage types into a highly-optimized pool of...

    Provided By DABCC

  • Podcasts // Feb 2014

    Why All the Buzz Around Software Defined Storage?

    In this podcast, the speaker explains the idea of software-defined storage which picked up steam in the storage industry and how DataCore delivers the quintessential software-defined storage solution. The challenges associated with the data storage architectures are performance, costs and management.

    Provided By DABCC

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    Virtual Event: Test without writing a single line of code…really

    Testing business-critical packaged applications is a high priority for many organizations. These applications must meet the same aggressive project time frames and operations benchmarks as internally-developed software. In this session, you will learn how Turnkey Solutions is helping Iron Mountain increase the speed and effectiveness of its packaged apps testing...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    STO5464 - Leading Edge: Evolving To A Software-Defined Data Center

    The Software-Defined Data Center takes an architectural approach, driven by a set of innovative technologies. It starts with a basic, commoditized, hyper-standardized infrastructure. The key is an intense focus on automation of every possible operation, based on two big ideas.

    Provided By DABCC

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    BYOEF Video

    Learn how build your own a highly resilient, high-performance Brocade Ethernet fabric.

    Provided By Brocade

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    DataCore Storage Virtualization Overview

    DataCore software is a virtualization layer that sits in between the user application servers and their existing storage hardware. Now all the user storage hardware can co-exist and work together. Pool the user's resources and eliminates storage capacity.

    Provided By DABCC

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    Encryption At the Hardware and Storage Level

    Encryption changing plain text into cipher text in order to make the original data unreadable to anyone not possessing knowledge of the decryption algorithm and any required key. SEDs are hard drives that have encryption hardware built in. It is completely transparent to the user.

    Provided By SecurityTube.net

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    SEP: Securely Backup Your Novell Environment with SEP Backup Solutions

    IT environments today are complex. Backing up the data is complex process today in this world. In this podcast, the speaker explains about how to securely backup the users' Novell environment with SEP backup solutions.

    Provided By Novell

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    Backup Express

    In this podcast, the speaker explains about unique data protection and recovery for Novell environments. The backup application to support cluster failure NetWare, along with SCSI reverse/release for NetWare and OES2 clustering.

    Provided By Novell

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    Creating NSS Volumes on OES Linux with Locally Attached Storage

    In this podcast, the speaker going to explain about how to set up the storage volumes on OES Linux. This can be done by using the NSS file system with locally attached storage.

    Provided By Novell

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    Unstructured Data Storage

    Often called, \"The Hummer of the IT industry,\" storage of unstructured data is a topic on everyone's minds. In this podcast, hear from the team that developed Dynamic Storage Technology and hear about automated.

    Provided By Novell

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    NetBackup 7.5 Appliance Solutions, Setting up NetBackup Appliances

    NetBackup appliances deliver significant OpEx savings through its ease of implementation and use and they are a complete backup solution that enables easy expansion of existing NetBackup environments while reducing the overall backup storage footprint.

    Provided By SYMA S.C.

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    NetBackup 7.5 Replication Director

    NetBackup 7.5 now offers replication director which integrates and unifies the management and recovery of array-based snapshots and replicated snapshots across the entire backup environment reducing complexity and costs while improving SLA performance.

    Provided By SYMA S.C.

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    NetBackup 7.5 Accelerator

    NetBackup accelerator dramatically reduces the time it takes to do backups by eliminating the scan to determine file change percentages, leveraging client-side de-duplication, and then synthetically constructing a full backup image - with full recovery.

    Provided By SYMA S.C.

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    IDC: Typical Customer Challenges and Solutions for File-based Storage

    In this podcast, the speaker presents the universal challenges of file storage. With growth rates of 60% over the next 4 years, every organization will have to wrestle with the spiraling data center costs of file storage. Throwing hardware at the problem is not necessarily the smartest thing to do.

    Provided By Novell

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    Novell Dynamic File Services

    Data growth can be hard to control and the spiraling cost of new disk storage capacity needs to be controlled, without hurting the productivity of users. In this podcast, learn how Novell dynamic file services can solve this problem by getting the most out of the users' existing hardware, while...

    Provided By Novell

  • Podcasts // Dec 2013

    vSphere 5.5: First Look and Tips and Tricks

    In this podcast, the speaker explains about VMware vSphere 5.5 packs in loads of new features for the users VMware infrastructure. It helps the user to learn about what new storage and network features are included with vSphere 5.5, what changes are in the API frameworks with vSphere 5.5 and...

    Provided By DABCC

  • Podcasts // Jul 2013

    Williams & Fudge on Transforming IT with EMC

    Watch Williams & Fudge Data Center Director Phillip Reynolds discuss why this accounts receivable management firm turned to EMC. By using EMC VNX unified storage and EMC RecoverPoint, Williams & Fudge was able to transform its business operations and accelerate desktop virtualization. EMC and VMware virtualization and cloud infrastructure technologies...

    Provided By EMC

  • Podcasts // Jul 2013

    Unify communications quickly: HP AppSystem for Microsoft® Lync®

    This solution brief outlines how HP AppSystem for Microsoft® Lync® provides a solid base for Lync deployment to significantly shorten time to value and reap the benefits of unified communications.

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Podcasts // Jul 2013

    Video: HP AppSystem for Microsoft® Lync®

    In this brief video, HP addresses how to overcome the barriers to unified communications with the HP AppSystem for Microsoft Lync® -- a pre-integrated platform that enables you to rapidly deploy Microsoft Lync licenses with assistance from HP Experts.

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Podcasts // Jun 2013

    Introduction to ESXi

    Brian Watrous, VCI, discusses how to transition to ESXi 5.1. This first video introduces ESXi and is intended for VMware vSphere administrators managing VMware ESX 4.x hosts but want to leverage the advanced features of VMware ESXi 5.1.

    Provided By VMware

  • Podcasts // Jun 2013

    vSphere Snapshot Overview

    Joe Desmond, VMware Certified Instructor, provides an overview of the vSphere Snapshot tool to support guest O/S administrators. Snapshots allow safe change to virtual machines without the worry of failed implementation.

    Provided By VMware

  • Podcasts // May 2013

    Asynchronous Replication for Disaster Recovery

    DataCore offers a unique long-distance replication feature ideally suited for a Disaster Recovery (DR) project. Asynchronous Remote Replication (ARR) uses standard IP protocols to replicate virtual disks between storage servers, checked summed and compressed. ARR can be used over any of the server's network connections to implement replication over an...

    Provided By DABCC

  • Podcasts // Apr 2013

    Video: Real World ROI - HP Backup, Recovery, and Archive Customers Share Their Experiences

    This video from Enterprise Strategy Group discusses findings of research they did with HP customers on how backup, recovery, and archiving solutions from HP, including the HP StoreOnce Backup product family, have helped them save time and money. Sponsored by HP and Intel® Xeon® Processor :

    Provided By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • Podcasts // Apr 2013

    Providing the Best-of-Breed Private Cloud with NetApp and Windows Server 2012

    Great things can happen when top technology providers partner up to deliver best-of-breed cloud solutions. Learn why NetApp was selected Microsoft Private Cloud Partner of the Year in 2012.

    Provided By NetApp

  • Podcasts // Mar 2013

    CloudHook: Configuring Cloud Backup Storage

    PHD Virtual Backup & Replication Version 6.2 introduces CloudHook, which selects the user store their virtual machine backup in the cloud. CloudHook is the first virtual data protection solution to offer a seamless link to cloud storage for backup, archiving and disaster recovery.

    Provided By DABCC

  • Podcasts // Feb 2013

    The TELUS Leadership Philosophy

    TELUS' Dan Pontefract highlights the parallels TELUS sees between Skillsoft’s asset offerings and the TELUS Leadership Philosophy, which focuses on engagement, connection and collaboration before execution.

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • Podcasts // Feb 2013

    Award-Winning Design Firm dwp Tackles Global Collaboration Challenges with Silver Peak

    Design professionals and project managers at award-winning architecture and interior design firm dwp | design worldwide partnership collaborate and exchange large-size design blueprints and documents daily between offices in Asia Pacific and the Middle East. With key productivity applications such as file, email, web, AutoCAD and Revit becoming more bandwidth-,...

    Provided By Silver Peak Systems, Inc.

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    Big Data on IBM SmartCloud Enterprise

    As the velocity, variety and volume of data increases, implementation becomes more challenging. With a cloud solution, organizations gain the ability to elastically provision resources, storage and network capacity without overwhelming data warehouses. Watch this video to learn more about how IBM cloud offerings can meet your organization’s needs.

    Provided By IBM

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    How to Successfully Deploy VMware vSphere Storage Appliance 5.1 in Brownfield Deployments

    In Brownfield deployments the VMware vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA) is used to create VSA clusters on existing ESXi hosts that have running virtual machines running on their local data stores. In order to successfully deploy and configure a VSA cluster in a Brownfield environments with zero or minimal down-time the...

    Provided By DABCC

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    How, When and Why to Recommend Software Storage Virtualization

    In this podcast, the speaker will explore how the installation of DataCore SANsymphony-V removes storage-related roadblocks to virtualization deals, How one installation of DataCore SANsymphony-V can dramatically speed up the adoption and standardization of virtual infrastructures and when budgets have changed, installation of SANsymphony-V means that the user don't have...

    Provided By DABCC

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    Overcoming the Performance Hurdle - Optimize and Virtualise Your Critical Apps

    In this podcast, the speaker explains about overcoming the performance hurdle and how to optimize and virtualized the users' critical business applications with the use of DataCore's SANsymphony-V Storage Hypervisor. Understand the demands of Tier-1 applications such as Sharepoint, SQL server, SAP, or any application that requires high availability, scalability,...

    Provided By DABCC

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    Virsto Technical Architecture Overview

    Virsto software is purpose built to unlock the potential of existing block and SSD storage in virtualized environments. The Virsto Storage Hypervisor is essential to achieve the potential of software defined storage. Virsto provides differentiated data services at the per-VM level - such as high performance snapshots, clones, and thin...

    Provided By DABCC

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    Virtustream (Vayence) video Taking a 3000-Seat SAP Environment to the Cloud

    How can public cloud services help your organization reduce costs and increase security for your mission-critical applications? Veyance runs SAP and other enterprise applications in the cloud based on services from Virtustream – a cloud service provider powered by NetApp.

    Provided By NetApp

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    Storage Control - Enforce Read Only Access and Disable Removable Storage Devices

    In this podcast, the speaker going to discuss about the storage device control which enforce read only access and disable removable storage devices. And also learn how to disable storage, enforce to read only access to storage and white list storage devices.

    Provided By Novell

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    Encryption - Encrypt Data Written to Removable Storage Devices

    Database users and applications need not be aware of the fact that the data they are accessing is stored in encrypted form. In this podcast, the speaker going to explain how to enforce encryption for files written to removable storage devices.

    Provided By Novell

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    Backup Exec Highlights

    In this podcast, the speaker going to highlight the reasons why businesses need to choose Backup Exec for their entire virtual and physical backup, data de-duplication and disaster recovery needs.

    Provided By Symantec Corp.

  • Podcasts // Oct 2012

    CIO Roundtable: Chief Innovation Officer

    Hear from your peers about how to get started in re-imagining the role of IT leaders. Join us to learn what types of social enterprise projects bring the biggest wins and fastest returns, the best ways to morph your organization, and how to innovate with confidence. This session returns by...

    Provided By Salesforce.com