Infrastructure Vendors Making Strides in 2019

Andrew Froehlich Commentary
  • IT infrastructure vendors are embracing software and service-based options, and developing a host of innovative technologies. Our list highlights the ones to watch.
    By Andrew Froehlich , 11/07/2018

NVMe over Fabrics: Fibre Channel vs. RDMA

Sagar Nangare Commentary
  • For enterprises deploying NVMe over Fabric, choosing between Fibre Channel and RDMA can be difficult, because both have advantages and disadvantages.
    By Sagar Nangare , 8/15/2018

VMware vSphere Storage Types

Packt Publishing Commentary
  • Learn about vSphere storage fundamentals in this excerpt from "Mastering VMware vSphere 6.5."
    By Packt Publishing , 7/26/2018

7 IT Infrastructure Certifications Gaining Value

  • Certifications from Cisco, Dell EMC, Juniper, NetApp, and other vendors experienced market value increases of 10% or more, according to Foote Partners
    By CYNTHIA HARVEY , 7/17/2018

Software-Defined Storage: Getting Started

John Edwards News
  • Although the SDS concept is straightforward, transitioning to the technology can be both complex and challenging. Experts offer advice for successful adoption.
    By John Edwards , 7/12/2018

Data Storage War: Flash Vs. Hard Drives

Jim O'Reilly Slideshow
  • On many fronts, hard-disk drives are losing ground to faster and more efficient flash-based drives.
    By Jim O'Reilly , 7/02/2018

Data Center Tech 'Graduation': What IT Pros Have Learned

SolarWinds Slideshow
  • What new technologies have IT pros deployed and experimented with this year? SolarWinds finds out what tech its THWACK community members have tried out in 2018.
    By SolarWinds , 6/28/2018

Software-Defined Storage Products: IT Pro Perspective

IT Central Station Commentary
  • Users weigh in on pros and cons of Dell EMC ScaleIO, HPE StoreVirtual, IBM Spectrum Virtualize, Red Hat Ceph, and StorPool.
    By IT Central Station , 6/26/2018

How Erasure Coding Is Evolving

Dinesh Kumar Bhaskaran, Director of Technology and Innovation, Aricent Commentary
  • Erasure coding, an alternative to RAID, and is changing to address emerging data resiliency challenges.
    By Dinesh Kumar Bhaskaran, Director of Technology and Innovation, Aricent , 6/08/2018

Open Source Storage: 6 Benefits

Jim O'Reilly Slideshow
  • Open source storage is playing a growing role in the enterprise. Here's why you should consider the software for your data center.
    By Jim O'Reilly , 6/04/2018

The NVMe Transition

Chris M Evans Commentary
  • 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.
    By Chris M Evans , 5/31/2018

Cloud Storage Adoption Soars in the Workplace

Network Computing Editors News
  • Spiceworks study finds more organizations using cloud-based storage services, with Microsoft OneDrive the top vendor.
    By Network Computing Editors , 5/21/2018

5 Storage Administrator Survival Tips

Jim O'Reilly Slideshow
  • With cloud and automation upending traditional data storage management, how does a storage admin remain relevant? Here are some ideas.
    By Jim O'Reilly , 5/15/2018

Composable Infrastructure: A Skeptic's View

Marcia Savage News
  • Interop ITX speaker Rob Hirschfeld provides a reality check on a hot trend that promises to make data center infrastructure more efficient.
    By Marcia Savage , 5/08/2018

Tech Skills Employers Want Now: More Than Development

  • Employers most often list development skills in job postings, but when they search for resumes, they frequently look for infrastructure management capabilities.
    By CYNTHIA HARVEY , 5/07/2018

The Future is About the Business, Not the Technology

James Connolly News
  • 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.
    By James Connolly , 5/04/2018

6 Reasons SSDs Will Take Over the Data Center

Jim O'Reilly Slideshow
  • Here's why you should expect to see solid-state drives supplant hard-disk drives for data center storage in the near future.
    By Jim O'Reilly , 4/30/2018

SNIA Releases Data Protection Guidance for Storage Pros

Marcia Savage News
  • Storage Networking Industry Association white paper provides recommendations for handling issues such as data retention, retention, and archiving.
    By Marcia Savage , 4/25/2018

Flash Storage Adoption in the Enterprise

Marcia Savage News
  • Evaluator Group study provides insight into how companies are deploying solid-state storage systems.
    By Marcia Savage , 4/23/2018

6 Ways to Recycle Your IT Gear for Earth Day

SolarWinds Slideshow
  • Is outdated IT equipment piling up in your server room? Here are tips for recycling old tech and reducing your data center footprint.
    By SolarWinds , 4/19/2018