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Leah Schoeb of Evaluator Group outlines the all-flash storage arrays on the market, from traditional array retrofits to purpose-built flash offerings.
George Crump discusses how an all-flash storage array benefits from thin provisioning and what to look for when evaluating a system's thin provisioning capability.
Violin Memory adds support for inline deduplication and compression with launch of Concerto 2200 appliance for NFS environments targeting virtual desktop infrastructure and virtual servers.
When features like caching and tiering are used effectively, hybrid storage can use a small amount of flash for a performance boost in virtual environments.
With hypervisors other than VMware gaining popularity, Tintri delivers on its promise for wider support with OS 3.0.
Expert Brien Posey explains why VMware's free hypervisor can be beneficial to test and development environments, but because it's missing storage features, it's difficult to use for much else.
It's not uncommon to run into challenges when migrating data to the cloud. Here are some roadblocks to keep an eye out for.
You can hold the keys to better cloud storage performance by looking at the right metrics and knowing what to expect from them, says expert Greg Schulz.
Redundant cloud storage gateways and redundant WAN links help companies avoid protection gaps that could result in outages or data loss.
HotLink makes it easier to set up and manage virtual machine protection for its DR Express hybrid cloud plug-in that uses vCenter and Amazon Web Services.
Ensuring your data protection policy will actually work when needed may require the use of multiple monitoring tools.
RackWare turns its cloud application migration software into an automated DR tool by adding failback, failover and building on migration.
Marc Staimer discusses using snapshot technology in your data protection strategy and outlines issues you should know about before opting for this approach.
Zetta.net beefs up WAN optimization in DataProtect 4.5 to back up and restore Windows Server images to and from the cloud without requiring a physical appliance.
Rather than insist on customers buying its entire Simpana 10 R2 data protection package, CommVault is selling bundles for specific needs such as VM/cloud backup.
News of a Nirvanix partnership filled in some details about Dell's cloud storage strategy, but the company still treats its cloud plans as a secret.
In our latest Storage Radio podcast, SearchStorage.com editors discuss the Riverbed Whitewater cloud data backup appliance for enterprise backups.
Deduplication is an important strategy for disaster recovery. Learn more about data dedupe solutions in this expert tip by Paul Kirvan.
Learn the benefits of becoming a Hitachi Data Systems reseller partner with our Partner Program Checklist.
Learn the benefits of becoming a Yosemite Technologies reseller partner with our Partner Program Checklist.
Learn about data management software vendor CommVault, Inc.'s partner program in this standardized checklist.