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May 10, 2016
PernixData FVP RAM caching supports Viterbi's VMware Horizon hosted on Dell EqualLogic hybrid arrays for CAD, computational dynamics, and modeling and simulation applications.
February 03, 2016
Months after Catalogic made its ECX copy data management software compatible with IBM storage arrays, the vendors have jointly developed combinations of ECX with IBM products.
October 28, 2015
VMware Virtual Volumes are expected to simplify storage management and troubleshooting between servers and storage -- but they're still a work in progress.
March 30, 2015
Northern Arizona University found software-defined storage vendor Nexenta just in time to fix their lagging XenDesktop environment.
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Hospitals looking at virtual desktop infrastructure can gain an ally in improved storage capabilities. Flash storage, in particular, has proved useful when implementing VDI. Continue Reading
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For those turning to VDI to support remote workers due to the COVID-19 influx, it's best to get ahead of IP address problems before people return to the office. Continue Reading
VDI expert Brian Madden explains why most of today's storage options can handle persistent desktops, and how non-persistence can contribute to VDI failure. Continue Reading
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