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Software-Defined Storage: Getting Started
News  |  7/12/2018
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Although the SDS concept is straightforward, transitioning to the technology can be both complex and challenging. Experts offer advice for successful adoption. ...

Software-Defined Storage Products: IT Pro Perspective
Commentary  |  6/26/2018
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Users weigh in on pros and cons of Dell EMC ScaleIO, HPE StoreVirtual, IBM Spectrum Virtualize, Red Hat Ceph, and StorPool. ...

How Erasure Coding Is Evolving
Commentary  |  6/08/2018
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Erasure coding, an alternative to RAID, and is changing to address emerging data resiliency challenges. ...

The NVMe Transition
Commentary  |  5/31/2018
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A look at how vendors implementing the new storage protocol in their products and what to consider before integrating the technology into your data center. ...

Cloud Storage Adoption Soars in the Workplace
News  |  5/21/2018
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Spiceworks study finds more organizations using cloud-based storage services, with Microsoft OneDrive the top vendor. ...

Composable Infrastructure: A Skeptic's View
News  |  5/08/2018
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Interop ITX speaker Rob Hirschfeld provides a reality check on a hot trend that promises to make data center infrastructure more efficient. ...

Tech Skills Employers Want Now: More Than Development
News  |  5/07/2018
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Employers most often list development skills in job postings, but when they search for resumes, they frequently look for infrastructure management capabilities. ...

The Future is About the Business, Not the Technology
News  |  5/04/2018
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There has been plenty of change throughout the evolution of information technology. Now it's time for the corporate world to catch up and reshape how they do business and serve their customers. ...

SNIA Releases Data Protection Guidance for Storage Pros
News  |  4/25/2018
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Storage Networking Industry Association white paper provides recommendations for handling issues such as data retention, retention, and archiving. ...

Flash Storage Adoption in the Enterprise
News  |  4/23/2018
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Evaluator Group study provides insight into how companies are deploying solid-state storage systems. ...

Storage Management Software: Users Weigh In
Commentary  |  4/19/2018
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IT professionals reveal the pros and cons of using NetApp OnCommand Insight and Dell EMC ControlCenter. ...

Disaster Recovery in the Public Cloud
Commentary  |  4/04/2018
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Find out about the options for building highly available environments using public cloud providers, along with the benefits and tradeoffs. ...

The Evolution of Object Storage
Commentary  |  3/21/2018
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Chris Evans looks at the rise of object storage and how the technology is changing to meet enterprise requirements. ...

Facebook Debuts Data Center Fabric Aggregator
News  |  3/20/2018
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Social media giant unveils new open networking design at OCP Summit while Microsoft disaggregates flash storage. ...

Site Reliability Engineering: 4 Things to Know
News  |  3/14/2018
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Organizations that have embraced DevOps and cloud-native architecture might also want to investigate SRE. Interop ITX expert Rob Hirschfeld explains why. ...

What NVMe over Fabrics Means for Data Storage
Commentary  |  2/09/2018
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NVMe-oF will speed adoption of Non-Volatile Memory Express in the data center. ...

Full-Stack Engineer: 3 Key Skills
News  |  2/06/2018
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Interop ITX expert Scott Lowe explains the growing demand for infrastructure generalists. ...

How Flash Storage Supports Broadway Video's 4K Growth
Commentary  |  2/01/2018
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All-flash system enables fast, cost-effective production for entertainment and media company. ...

How Spectre and Meltdown Impact Data Center Storage
Commentary  |  1/29/2018
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Chris Evans assesses the storage-related fallout from the CPU vulnerabilities. ...

How IT Storage Professionals Can Thrive In 2018
Commentary  |  1/26/2018
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Storage pros who embrace a broader role in the enterprise will succeed. ...

Hybrid Cloud: 4 Top Use Cases
News  |  1/17/2018
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Interop ITX expert Camberley Bates explains which hybrid cloud deployments are most likely to succeed. ...

NVMe: The Best Is Yet to Come
Commentary  |  12/29/2017
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The storage interface improves flash performance, and will reshape the industry when coupled with SCM. ...

What's Ahead for Infrastructure in 2018
Commentary  |  12/22/2017
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Interop ITX research reveals enterprise storage and networking plans for the year ahead. ...

GDPR: Looking Beyond the Burden
Commentary  |  12/21/2017
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All companies can learn something from the EU data protection regulation. ...

Hard Disk Drives Cling to Life as SSDs Take Off
Commentary  |  12/20/2017
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HDDs face a bleak future as solid-state drives go mainstream in the data center. ...