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Using Flash For The Real-Time Archive
July 16, 2014
A new type of archive that requires instantly available data access presents a storage challenge, but TLC NAND provides a solution.
Disk Backup Appliances vs. Virtualized Backup Software
June 13, 2014
New features in virtualized backup software products expose shortcomings in disk backup appliances.
Scale-Out Storage Has Limits
April 21, 2014
Disk may scale as your storage needs increase, but what do you do when your datacenter is maxed out?
Data Protection Tips For Growing Businesses
April 04, 2014
As companies outgrow their "small and midsize business" label, so do their needs for enterprise-class data storage and protection.
What Is Storage QoS?
March 26, 2014
Storage QoS ensures specific performance levels for applications and workloads. Will it push datacenters to 100% virtualization?
Internet Of Things: What About Data Storage?
March 05, 2014
The Internet of Things presents a new set of data storage and protection challenges. Here's how to tackle those issues.
What Is Hyper-Converged Storage?
February 18, 2014
Hyper-converged architectures consolidate and manage computing, networking, and storage resources via software so they can run on any vendor's server hardware.
Flash Storage: What's Your Best Option?
January 31, 2014
Consider this primer to make sure the flash storage you choose is the right one to solve your performance problem.
Data Protection Must Change In Virtualization Age
January 16, 2014
Backup has never been as easy or reliable as it should be, and virtualization just makes it worse.
Tape Storage: Future Looks Bright
January 08, 2014
In 2013, several trends solidified my belief that tape -- once branded a dinosaur -- is gaining importance in the datacenter.
Software-Defined Storage: What Hardware Players Must Do
January 06, 2014
If 2014 is the "year of software-defined storage," hardware makers must take these steps to stay relevant.
Software-Defined Storage: How To Pick The Right Flavor
December 16, 2013
SDS means different things to different vendors. Here's how to decide which variety fits best.
Flash Storage Extinct Soon?
December 05, 2013
Let's deconstruct the "flash will die" theory.
Why Flash Storage Benchmark Testing Is Not Hype
October 04, 2013
Some day, your company might need the "oomph" of flash storage.
Object Storage Vs. Overloaded File Servers
September 04, 2013
Growth in unstructured data is breaking the capacity of many file servers and NAS systems. One possible solution: object storage with its space-saving flat file system.