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Results tagged "Isilon"

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EMC's Storage Strategy

December 27, 2012 01:06 PM
The rise of non-structured data and the demand for flash-based storage have rattled the storage market. I’ll look at how EMC has responded to these trends.

Scale-up, Scale-Out Nexsan Blurs the Line

March 07, 2012 09:00 AM
In the beginning, or at least the 20th century, modular scale-up storage systems dominated the market for midrange storage. More recently, the vendors of scale-out systems for NAS and iSCSI have touted the way their systems add controller horsepower and cache as they add capacity. Nexsan's new NST line of unified storage systems combines attributes of both architectures, hoping to leverage the best of both worlds.

The Five Core Tenets of Scale-Out NAS

March 02, 2012 09:00 AM
Deploying a scalable NAS system takes more than just buying the right equipment; it takes a plan, and that plan has to have a solid foundation based on principles surrounding what a NAS should and should not do.

EMC Sees Big Opportunity In Big Data

February 14, 2011 04:49 PM
According to an EMC-sponsored IDC report, the amount of data amassed by consumers and businesses is expected to increase by 44 times in this decade. A lot of that information will be what many, including EMC, call big data. Obviously, big data requires storage and other products and services that the company provides, so it should come as no surprise that, in its recent blizzard of announcements, EMC targeted big data as one of its key markets. Let's try to understand big data and what it means, and then briefly illustrate how EMC is addressing the big data market through its recent acquisitions of Isilon and Greenplum.

EMC Antes Up $2.25B For Isilon

November 16, 2010 09:00 AM
EMC has ended months of speculation with the announcement it will shell out approximately $2.25 billion for Isilon Systems, Inc., a fast-growing 'scale-out NAS' (network attached storage) vendor based in Seattle, Washington. Growing at more than 70 percent year-over-year, Isilon has 1,500 customers and 2010 revenues are forecast to reach $200 million. Combined revenue from Isilon and Atmos, EMC's cloud infrastructure offering, is expected to reach a $1 billion run-rate during second half of 2012, tripling from current combined levels, states EMC.

EMC, Isilon And The Rise Of NAS

November 15, 2010 10:46 AM
I was a bit shocked this morning to get the news that EMC was buying scale out NAS vendor Isilon from the New York Post. The rumors had been flying that EMC was interested in Isilon for weeks but the Post, I wouldn't even wrap fish in the Post. That aside this acquisition bodes well for scale out NAS and in general for the pendulum to swing from block to file protocols for mainstream applications like VMware hosting.

Isilon First To Offer Scale-Out iSCSI Block And File Solution

September 02, 2010 11:30 AM
Primarily known for its file-based, scale-out storage solutions, Isilon Systems is shipping what it calls the first and only, unified scale-out storage platform for the enterprise that consolidates file and block-based applications onto a single, shared pool of storage. It has integrated the iSCSI protocol into its OneFS operating system, and the resulting ability to access both file and block-level data opens up the enterprise virtualization market, which is 70-80 percent block-based. Company representatives claim other vendors like IBM, NetApp and HP are either exclusively block or file, but Isilon is the only vendor who can do both. Isilon's iSCSI functionality is available immediately and is free for existing customers.

Isilon Simplifies Data Management For Enterprise IT

July 01, 2010 01:00 PM
Isilon announced the sixth generation of its OneFS scale-out storage operating system and two new data management software applications, SmartPools and InsightIQ. With OneFS 6.0, SmartPools and InsightIQ, Isilon lets IT manage data, consolidate applications and scale out a single storage resource. IT continues to struggle to provide sufficient storage while controlling costs. Conserving expensive tier 1 storage is critical. Enterprises can pay five times more per TB for high-performance, tier1 storage than for tier 3 storage. The Isilon 5400S prices out at $45,000 per 5.4 TB node or $8,333 per TB, while the 36NL, Isilon's tier-three storage, prices out at $61,560 for 36 TB/node or $1,710 per TB.

ARM Accelerates Data Replication With New Isilon IQ 10000X-SSD

February 12, 2010 10:25 AM
Leader in Microprocessor Design Deploys Isilon Scale-out NAS with Solid State Drives to Reduce Replication of Millions of Files from 17 hours to Two hours

Isilon Turbo-Charges Scale-out NAS With Solid State Drives

February 12, 2010 10:11 AM
Unique Implementation Leverages Solid State Drives to Accelerate Performance while Minimizing Costs, Driving Increased Operational Efficiency

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