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August 19, 2014
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.
June 25, 2014
Permabit adds HIOPS Compression to its Albireo data deduplication software, which it says can help storage array vendors hold off innovative startups.
February 27, 2014
According to analysts, due to VM, VDI and solid-state adoption, deduplication built into storage arrays is likely to be added by more vendors.
December 05, 2013
These six storage technologies are ready to take their place -- and have an impact -- in your data center in 2014.
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Definition: In the enterprise, primary storage holds data that is in active use. Continue Reading
The most efficient use of capacity stems from proactive, granular monitoring and strategies that increase allocation flexibility. Continue Reading
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The latest version of Microsoft's flagship server OS offers a bevy of new storage management features. Continue Reading
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Analyst Jon Toigo's series of tips on common data reduction approaches will help IT pros make better use of their capacity. Continue Reading
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Jon Toigo explains how hierarchal storage management and other technologies can help make the most of disk capacity. Continue Reading
Learn how the new Storage QoS feature in Windows Server 2012 R2 can boost storage performance and make the best use of capacity. Continue Reading
Microsoft MVP Brien Posey explains how new features in Windows Server 2012 R2, such as native tiering and deduplication, affect storage management. Continue Reading