How To Share Local Storage
Local storage can now provide capabilities like virtual machine migration and distributed resource management.
IaaS Is a Stepping-Stone on the Path to PaaS
IaaS shouldn't be the end goal--enterprises should reach for PaaS and more dynamic cloud computing models. Start the transition by demanding applications written for the cloud.
Exploring Private Cloud Pipes
Traditional networking is static; clouds need systems that can scale. What's the answer for a private cloud: APIs? SDN? OpenFlow? VXLAN? Take a look.
Tech Alone Not Enough To Manage Big Data
Studies show that big corporations worry about hiring enough skilled humans to manage big data--a surprising need considering all the advanced automation tools at our disposal.
Attack Of The Rude Facebook Shoes
What should you tell your Facebook friends to do when their accounts are hijacked by rogue sites that spam their feeds or worse? Here are some steps they can take.
Hyperconverged Stacks from SimpliVity and Scale
SimpliVity's OmniCube "might be too good to be true," thanks to inline deduplication and a host of other features, while Scale Computing is aiming at SMBs with more modest budgets with its HC3. Find out more about both offerings.
How To Choose Right Unified Storage System
Every major storage vendor now offers--or claims to offer--a unified storage system. In this first of a series we look at exactly what a unified storage system is and what it can do for your company.
Brocade Announces VDX 8770: Big, Fast and Fabric
The VDX 8770 is available in a 4- or 8-slot chassis switch that has a backplane, is designed to handle at least 4 Tbs per slot, and offers a new feature called Multi-Gateway L3 Forwarding. Learn more about the latest from Brocade.
The Downsides of Big Wireless
Wireless networks have changed in a big way in the past 10 years. Take a look at how it used to be, and how Big Wireless has changed wireless networking.
The Hyperconverged Infrastructure
Startups are rolling out "hyperconverged infrastructure" offerings, which combine storage and compute in a preconfigured rack or a single brick that could serve as the basis of a scale-out system. Learn more about the systems.
For Storage News, Go to VMworld
VMware's focus has shifted from virtualizing servers to virtualizing whole data centers--and storage vendors are happy to jump on for the ride.