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June 02, 2015
Years of mistakes caught up to NetApp, costing CEO Tom Georgens his job; George Kurian takes over for the slumping storage vendor.
April 06, 2015
VMware has been shaking up data storage for years, and its VVOLs technology just might revolutionize it. The newly introduced VMware VVOLs have vendors scrambling to support it or risk becoming irrelevant in the virtual machine storage market. VVOLs should make configuring and allocating storage easy while providing traditional networked storage services.
Many companies use cloud storage services, but few have significant amounts of data in the cloud. Uneasiness about having data offsite, as well as security issues, still dog cloud storage. Hybrid implementations pairing on-premises storage with cloud storage are becoming popular, with vendors offering a variety of products and services.
Now in its 10th year, the Storage magazine/SearchStorage.com Quality Awards poll readers about the service and reliability of data storage products. Read the results of our latest survey on enterprise-class arrays.
February 04, 2015
Enterprise Strategy Group storage analyst Mark Bowker said VMware's EVO: RAIL initiative should spur greater innovation by 'disruptive' hyper-converged storage startups in 2015.
January 05, 2015
Cloud storage acquisitions were common in 2014 with EMC, NetApp and Microsoft getting into the act, but flash brought in the big bucks.
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VMware has partnered with several companies to offer EVO:RAIL, and while the underlying technology is the same, there are subtle differences. Continue Reading
Cloud-based disaster recovery (DR) is shaping up as a killer app for the cloud. It’s cheaper than other DR arrangements, can be implemented quickly and recoveries can be lightning fast. It’s a pretty direct route to solid data protection, but there are key decisions to make and some gotchas to watch out for.
Many companies want the convenience of a storage cloud service, but don’t want to ship their data off-site. OpenStack, an open source collection comprising a cloud operating system, an orchestration layer and service apps, can use existing storage resources to create an internal cloud storage service.
NetApp, EMC and Dell all earned high marks from users in the ninth annual Quality Awards service and reliability survey for NAS systems. EMC and Dell finished in a virtual dead heat in the enterprise division, while NetApp outdistanced EMC by a slightly wider margin in the midrange group.Continue Reading
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Businesses used to rely on partnerships between companies to get the different top products but now hyper-converged vendors have expanded to offer more products of their own. Continue Reading
The criteria for what makes for a great vendor aren't what they used to be. As partners refocus their businesses on enablement and offering services, they evaluate vendors for responsiveness, channel strategy and more. Continue Reading
NetApp this week delivered a new enterprise array, storage virtualization software and clustered Data Ontap -- but still no FlashRay all-flash array. Continue Reading
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IT departments battle storage-related tests on areas such as virtualization to long-term retention, but training and certification programs can help. Continue Reading
Learn why the reliability of RAID technologies could be related to the increased use of erasure coding by both new and established storage vendors. Continue Reading
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Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) adoption is growing. But is it right for your organization? Continue Reading
Primary storage dedupe seems to be on the rise as startups and major vendors extend the technology to arrays, appliances and solid-state storage. Continue Reading
Plug-ins were each a separate install – now they are bundled all together in a single installer – and NetApp have adopted the Virtual Storage Console as the moniker to cover a whole range of functionality. Continue Reading