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December 21, 2012 12:56 PMMyITassessment is a free virtual appliance that conducts a network discovery and performance analysis. The assessment generates an ad-sponsored report that identifies performance issues.
November 08, 2012 01:16 PMTraditional business applications don’t fare well compared to consumer options. Is it time for companies to focus more on the user experience and less on application performance?
April 23, 2012 11:00 AMBig data is a term getting bandied about a lot these days. It describes the phenomenon of information that keeps growing in organizations, thanks in part to the growth in social media. According to the InformationWeek Research: The Big Data Management Challenge survey of technology professionals, regardless of industry, the five top data drivers are financial transactions, email, imaging data, Web logs, and Internet text and documents. The two main benefits of big data management are being able to standardize procedures and services, and the ability to organize data so it can be searched, browsed, navigated, analyzed and visualized, according to survey respondents.
April 18, 2012 09:00 AMQuantum has chosen to announce its Scalar Linear Tape File System (LTFS) appliance at this week's National Association of Broadcasters convention in Las Vegas. The Scalar LTFS appliance uses a self-describing file system and is intended to act as a gateway between a tape library supporting the Linear Tape Open (LTO) standard and network-attached storage (NAS), providing the benefits of LTFS to library users as well as to users of standalone LTO drives.
March 21, 2012 09:24 AMThis week I spent two busy days in San Francisco at the second annual Tape Summit. While some may wonder if there’s enough life left in tape to have a summit I know tape has taken a bad rap over the past few years. In this post I’ll reflect on a few key facts that came out at the summit and expose some fallacies about tape. To start Gartner never said “71% of all attempts to restore from tape fail”.
March 21, 2012 09:00 AMAkamai is adding two new products to its Terra Enterprise Solutions portfolio to use the cloud to improve IT performance in a number of areas, including application delivery, video streaming, security, Web site acceleration and more. On a Webcast Tuesday, Akamai executives introduced a new product that dramatically improves Web application performance and another that lets applications and Web sites open on mobile devices as quickly as they do on desktop computers.
March 19, 2012 09:00 AMThe wide area network (WAN) optimization market is expected to grow almost 60% over the next five years, with sales predicted to reach $1.65 billion in 2016, from $1.05 billion in 2011. WAN optimization controllers (WOC), as they’re called, not only speed up network traffic and improve the performance of applications, they also help enterprises avoid costly upgrades to bandwidth capacity.
March 02, 2012 11:24 AMWhen it comes to a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), performance over the wire seems to be one of the most critical elements for success. Yet, many administrators approach that concern incorrectly, relying on what has worked in the past as a solution for today's VDI performance issues.
March 01, 2012 09:00 AMOne of the dirty little secrets of software as a service (SaaS) is how long it takes to get the service. A request for access to a SaaS application travels from the client device, across the corporate WAN, across the public Internet to the SaaS provider's data center where the app is hosted--and back--so a lot of time is spent making the connection, not to mention the hundreds or thousands of round trips made in just one session in which the app is being used. Application delivery platform provider Akamai Technologies has partnered with WAN optimization provider Riverbed Technology to include their technologies in each other's products to improve the performance of SaaS applications.
February 26, 2012 09:00 AMAsigra's Cloud Backup software update, Version 11.2, offers deeper array snapshot integration, increased support for virtualization and mobile devices, increased performance, and service delivery enhancements. In addition, the company is extending its strategic partnership with NetApp to provide what it says is the first fully vetted joint offering from the NetApp Cloud Solutions Team, a data-processing-as-a-service solution that is intended to make it easier for telecommunications companies to launch backup services more quickly--in as little as six months, compared with up to 36 months. Both products are intended primarily for the high-end Tier 1 telecommunications market.
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