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April 06, 2021
Vast Data now allows customers to buy integrated appliances on hardware with the capacity and performance levels of their choice, with full transparency on the hardware costs.
March 29, 2021
As investors show interest in Iridia's DNA chip technology, its CEO believes using synthetic DNA for data storage will be the way to tackle a yottabyte future.
March 16, 2021
Some enterprises want cloud file storage to complement or replace legacy NAS. Several product enhancements last week target issues of cost, data security and remote shared storage.
February 26, 2021
Seattle's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation opts for 18 TB HDDs in Qumulo hybrid storage appliances to handle massive data sets generated through COVID-19 research.
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SMBs face a number of challenges when planning and performing a SAN implementation. Get out in front of an often intricate process with these best practices. Continue Reading
Storage virtualization is the pooling of physical storage from multiple storage devices into what appears to be a single storage device -- or pool of available storage capacity -- that is managed from a central console. Continue Reading
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Take a deep dive into seven reasons, including performance issues and scalability demands, an SMB would want to ditch NAS in favor of entry-level SAN. Continue Reading
Performance, capacity and data protection features are a few of the many factors SMB organizations should consider in their comparisons of entry-level SANs. Continue Reading
These storage system and application software category winners all deal with the cloud, as organizations modernize their infrastructure and leave their data centers behind. Continue Reading
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This illustrated guide to energy-efficient data storage offers tips on offloading data to the cloud and areas to review when estimating storage costs. Continue Reading
Is unmanaged, unstructured data clogging up your primary storage? Get control of this costly, performance-sapping situation and start managing unstructured data cost-effectively. Continue Reading
Open source tools like Presto persist low-cost unstructured object data stores while still making information accessible through structured data access tools such as SQL. Continue Reading
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Energy-efficient storage promises several benefits. Finding the right approach requires carefully assessing available technology, where you keep your data and costs. Continue Reading
Offloading SAN management to an MSP partner could free IT admins from an infrastructure component that sometimes gets short shrift among other data center priorities. Continue Reading
Whether you're managing cloud storage or a local SAN, both have issues. Compare 13 areas where SAN and cloud storage challenges can arise and find out how to deal with them. Continue Reading