Enterprise storage planning and management

  • October 02, 2015 02 Oct'15

    Will today's storage tech be here tomorrow?

    It's hard to tell which storage techs will stand the test of time, but looking back at some of yesterday's storage technologies can help.

  • October 02, 2015 02 Oct'15

    Software-defined storage vendors team, fate uncertain

    Hardware vendors and software-defined storage vendors are joining forces seemingly every day, but who will dominate the SDS marketplace?

  • October 02, 2015 02 Oct'15

    Flash forward: What's next for flash storage technology

    Emerging flash technologies target capacity, reliability and cost, while the line between storage and memory continues to blur. Over the past couple of years, we've seen four major developments in flash storage technology: 3D architectures, which ...

  • September 17, 2015 17 Sep'15

    ScaleIO Node bundles software on EMC appliances

    ScaleIO Node models will bundle software-defined storage with EMC-branded commodity servers and Arista network switches.

  • September 03, 2015 03 Sep'15

    Fibre Channel technology is alive and kicking

    Historically, Fibre Channel technology has been a top choice for enterprises in need of a high-speed interconnect for SANs. With the introduction of iSCSI storage, however, the landscape shifted. Ethernet networking gained acceptance for block ...

  • September 01, 2015 01 Sep'15

    Commodity hardware is a myth

    Software-defined storage vendors preach the concept of commodity storage hardware, but beware: the hardware is just as important as the apps.

  • August 04, 2015 04 Aug'15

    IoFabric Vicinity brings QoS software to distributed storage

    IoFabric Vicinity enables storage admins to apply separate storage service policies to applications individually or as a group.

  • August 03, 2015 03 Aug'15

    On-prem cloud: Storage in a bottle

    Storing important data in the cloud is a non-starter for many organizations. There are number of reasons for this, including legislation, risk and compliance. Oh, and of course, cost. For those organizations, an on-premises cloud could be a ...

  • July 31, 2015 31 Jul'15

    Startup Quobyte joins software-defined storage fray

    The vendor joins the crowded software-defined storage market and touts a parallel file system, fault tolerance and the ability to run on commodity servers.

  • July 30, 2015 30 Jul'15

    Performance counts when buying a solid-state storage device

    More than half of our surveyed companies are using flash now, with plans to use it for more than just mission-critical apps.

  • July 20, 2015 20 Jul'15

    StorTrends SAN brings city's IT in-house

    When this Ohio city needed a more comprehensive disaster recovery plan and to bring their outsourced IT projects in-house, StorTrends was the answer.

  • July 08, 2015 08 Jul'15

    Fujitsu Eternus DX arrays upgraded for performance, capacity

    Fujitsu phases out its DX8700 S2 model and replaces it with two Fujitsu Eternus DX S3 block storage devices that scale from 4.6 PB to 13.8 PB of raw capacity.

  • July 06, 2015 06 Jul'15

    Managing storage for virtual servers

    It's easy to understand why server virtualization has become so popular among IT admins. Virtual servers are flexible, mobile and can be deployed or decommissioned rapidly. However, managing storage for virtual environments can be difficult. Many ...

  • June 29, 2015 29 Jun'15

    Ochsner healthcare leans on Seven10 for data migration software

    Ochsner Healthcare uses Seven10's Storfirst software to migrate multiple terabytes of data from EMC Centera to Isilon, and as file archive system.

  • June 05, 2015 05 Jun'15

    Data storage resources management gets respect

    Storage resource management has been overlooked through the years, but today a handful of vendors are pushing storage management software development.