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Amazon WorkSpaces Now Supports Configurable Storage and Switching Between Hardware Bundles

Amazon Web Services
Today, Amazon WorkSpaces is making two new features available. First, you can now configure how much storage your WorkSpaces get when you launch them, and increase the storage for a running WorkSpace at any time. Second, you can now change the hardware bundle that your WorkSpace is running on with a simple reboot. All of […]

Using Microsoft Windows symbolic links with Citrix ShareFile Sync to sync folders from multiple drives –

Jason Samuel
The ShareFile Sync for Windows client allows you to change your Sync Location on your local system in Sync Preferences. In my case I had a very large hard drive installed on my workstation as the E: drive so I chose to put my ShareFile root folder there like this: The problem was I had […]

Microsoft: VMware Virtualization on Azure

We have had tons of interest in our VMware virtualization on Azure offering. This includes questions about what we are offering and how we will provide an enterprise grade solution. Here are some of the details on the preview. To enable this solution, we are working with multiple VMware Cloud Provider Program partners and running […]

SDS & HCI End-of-Year Update 2017

WhatMatrix Community
As the final days of 2017 are rapidly approaching and the holiday season is in full swing, we provide you with a second set of updates to the SDS & HCI matrix – so we can enter the New Year fresh and without any back-log. Just a week ago we updated the content for both DataCore […]

Why is Data so important to the South Pole Energy Challenge? Video

Polar Explorer Robert Swan & Commvault CMO Chris Powell give the background to the South Pole Energy Challenge, talk about Commvault’s Data Partnership and the importance of collecting, managing and storing data during and beyond the expedition This video is from the fine folks at Commvault.

Veeam Agent Management Feature in VAS 9.5 U3 and more

WOW! This is big. There is a substantial amount of new functionality in Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 3. We are happy to report some big news that has been kept rather secret for a while with this update since this was first demoed at VeeamON 2017. Update 3 brings agent management to Veeam […]

The Hybrid Cloud Series: Deploying Cohesity DataPlatform CE on AWS

Enterprises organizations that are struggling to evolve and adapt the transformation to a modern data center and take advantage of benefits offered as part of the transformation such as cost-effectiveness and even more important, efficient control of their data in an increasingly hybrid cloud world. Cohesity’s DataPlatform CE is now available in Microsoft Azure and […]

Dell EMC HCI Launches on Optimized PowerEdge 14th Generation Servers

The best just got even better![1] The launch of an exciting new ‘supercharged’ solution from Dell EMC gives you a fantastic opportunity to increase your margins while also helping customers to boost their business efficiency. We’re already #1 in the Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) marketplace and we’re also #1 in x86 Server Units[2]. Now, Dell EMC […]

DataCore Software-Defined Storage Receives Numerous Industry Honors

Growing List of DataCore Awards Includes Virtualization and Cloud Review Editor’s Choice Award and 2017 SVC Awards’ Storage Project of the Year DataCore today announced that its SANsymphony™ software-defined storage platform has received a number of notable industry awards including the Virtualization and Cloud Review Editor’s Choice Award. This marks DataCore’s third consecutive editor’s choice award from the publication. SANsymphony […]

The Biggest Release in Veeam’s 10-Year History Provides Centralized Data Management for Virtual, Physical and Multi-Cloud Workloads

Extends the industry leading VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper‑V data protection to deliver No.1 Availability for Any App, Any Data, across Any Cloud from a single “pane of glass”; Enterprises can finally replace their legacy backup and eliminate data management siloes with a single Availability platform for multi-cloud enterprise; Expands storage integrations with IBM and Lenovo in addition to the current […]

AWS and NICE announce the general availability of Desktop Cloud Visualization

Amazon Web Services
DCV 2017 introduces new and improved capabilities for on-premises deployments as outlined below. DCV is now also available for installation and usage on EC2 instances within a customer’s AWS account at no added cost. There is no upfront commitment or long-term contract for DCV usage on AWS, pay only for your AWS resource utilization per […]

What Is a Recovery Time Objective (RTO)?

The scope of downtime-related damage might seem hard to appreciate… until, that is, you measure it in cold hard cash. In a dedicated survey by ITIC (Information Technology Intelligence Consulting), 98 out of 100 companies stated that a single hour of downtime per year cost them over $100,000. For some of them (e.g., financial companies), […]

VMware vSAN Support Insight Video

vSAN Support Insight is a next-generation platform for analytics of health, configuration, and performance telemetry. It’s purpose is to help vSAN users maintain a reliable and consistent computing, storage and network environment. This video is from the fine folks at VMware Storage.

HCI And SDS Front-Runners Are Innovating At Top Speed

WhatMatrix Community
Early December both Nutanix (rated #1 HCI) and DataCore (rated #1 SDS) released new versions of their software stack. The flurry of enhancements to these platforms shows that innovation in the SDS/HCI space is very much alive and not expected to come to a halt any time soon. As a matter of fact, we’ll soon look […]

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