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Unified storage News
July 17, 2017
The TrueNAS X10 entry-level hybrid array from iXsystems provides a low-cost alternative to legacy arrays. The unified array scales to 360 TB in 6U for $55,000.
July 06, 2017
Data-aware specialist DataGravity apparently is the latest casualty in a suddenly rough market for storage startups. Industry sources say the vendor has shuttered operations and sold its storage ...
June 20, 2017
Virtual Instruments tools that help organizations monitor storage gain deeper integration in the new family of Load DynamiX 32 Gb FC and 40 GbE Workload Generation Appliances.
March 28, 2017
New Brocade SAN switch turns Fibre Channel into NVMe fabric for all-flash storage. The G610 device is targeted at converged infrastructure, small SANs and rack-based flash servers.
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Unified storage -- sometimes called network unified storage or multiprotocol storage -- is a storage system that runs and manages files and applications from a single device. Continue Reading
Databases and support for virtual servers are the main use cases for new SAN arrays. Continue Reading
Multiprotocol storage, also known as unified or federated storage, supports protocols traditionally associated with SAN block-based and NAS file-based storage in a single device. Continue Reading
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With support for block, file or both types of data on the same device, unified storage architecture is a flexible storage option for the modern data center. Continue Reading
With both file and block protocols supported, unified arrays provide configuration flexibility to handle a variety of applications. Continue Reading
The HP XP7 Storage SAN array offers high-availability and disaster recovery features for highly virtualized data centers with large storage requirements. Continue Reading
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While the concept of data lakes appeals to business today, IT administrators must exercise caution prior to a full-scale implementation. Continue Reading
Learn how different scale-out architectures can be good options for providing high availability and easy growth. Continue Reading
In this whiteboard video presentation, storage expert Ben Woo outlines the key architectural points and benefits of unified storage systems. Continue Reading
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If predictable performance is a concern, IT planners should look for a solution that can set up a dedicated storage tier and a converged storage tier. Continue Reading
Converged architecture options are gaining interest from IT shops hoping to simplify the deployment of storage, servers, and networking. Continue Reading
This tip looks at the pros and cons, as well as when and where to deploy multiprotocol storage, which is also referred to as "unified" storage. Continue Reading