How To Maximize Your SSD Investment
Some servers benefit from solid state drives more than others. An SSD deployment strategy will help you get the biggest bang for your buck.
Server SSD Isn't Necessarily PCIe
SSDs aren't for just laptops and desktops--there is room for server SSDs. Learn why, and why people are gun-shy about server-side SSD use.
More Changes in the SSD Market
Acquisitions and integrations are making for an interesting time in the SSD market. Get some thoughts on PMC-Sierra, DensBits and other SSD controller makers in the news.
IBM Keeps a Sharp Edge with Smarter Storage
IBM rolls out its Smarter Storage concept, which joins Smarter Computing, SmartCloud and Smarter Analytics. Discover its three key principles and more about Smarter Storage.
Root Causes Of Today's Storage Problem
You hear plenty of hype about why enterprise storage needs continue to be challenging. What is needed is storage that has more automation, flexibility, application- and business- linkages, resource utilization, and management ease.
The Enterprise Cloud: Are We There Yet?
Our blogger suggests that companies working their way toward the enterprise cloud take a look at EMC's IT organization and its approach to IT as a service.
Dell And The Next Convergence Wave
One announcement at Dell's Storage Forum this week shows how the next wave of converged solutions will increase ROI in highly virtualized data centers.
SSDs: Understand The Options
IT managers face an overwhelming number of options when selecting solid state drives. Here's how to cut through the marketing hype and balance your performance gains against the costs.
Per-VM Snapshots from Virsto and Tintri
Both vendors offer per-VM snapshots: Tintri's comes as a hybrid storage system; Virsto sells a storage hypervisor. Our blogger takes a look at their offerings.
The Value Of Data Deduplication
Data deduplication can pay great dividends if used in the right situation. Consider it for backup, primary data storage, and wherever flash storage is used.