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Designing an All-Flash Object Store

Nexenta
Object storage is set to become THE way organizations will store unstructured data. As this transition occurs those same organizations are expecting more from object storage than just a “cheap and deep” way to store information. They expect the system will deliver data as fast as their analytics applications want it. The problem is that […]

New! Compare SDS and HCI solutions from Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) on WhatMatrix.com (StoreVirtual VSA, HPE HC380, HPE HC250)

WhatMatrix Community
HPE entered the SDS/HCI market with their acquisition of LeftHand Networks halfway through 2008. LeftHand Networks, founded in 1999, is a noticeable name as the company pioneered iSCSI storage and eventually ventured into software-based SANs running on commodity servers back in 2007. The SDS solution was initially dubbed Virtual Server Array (VSA). With the acquisition […]

The difference between NexentaStor and NexentaEdge

Nexenta
Deciding between NexentaStor and NexentaEdge is relatively easy if you understand the products and your applications. NexentaStor delivers unified file and block storage services, where NexentaEdge is our scalable object storage platform. So the question is simple: what are you looking for, file protocols or object storage APIs? Key Differentiators Between NexentaStor and Nexenta Edge It […]

Microsoft Ignite 2016: DataCore to Offer the Industry’s Fastest Hyper-converged Virtual SAN Software at No Cost to Microsoft MVPs

DataCore
Will Provide “Not-for-Resale” License Keys for the Latest Release of Its Record-Setting Parallel I/O-Powered Hyper-converged Virtual SAN Software DataCore Software, a leading provider of Hyper-converged Virtual SAN, Software-Defined Storage and Adaptive Parallel I/O Software, announced today that to support the Microsoft Ignite 2016 event and Microsoft Server 2016 announcements, it will offer license keys for its Parallel […]

Microsoft Video: Understanding Software Defined Storage with Storage Spaces Direct in Windows Server 2016

Microsoft
On the latest Microsoft Mechanics we take a look at software defined storage using new capabilities in Windows Server 2016. Elden Christensen from the Windows Server storage team joins Matt McSpirit to expose what’s behind the black box of a typical Storage Area Network (SAN) and how you can easily and inexpensively build out your […]

Opvizor’s Performance Analyzer 3 is certified DataCore Ready

opvizor
Opvizor Inc. today announced that its Performance Analyzer 3 is certified DataCore Ready for SANsymphony, from the Software-Defined Storage Platform from DataCore Software, making them beneficial for organizations to maximize the availability and utilization of IT assets and to simplify data storage management. “It is a great pleasure to announce the DataCore Ready Solution certification for our Performance […]

DataCore and Supermicro Offer Ultra-High Performance Enterprise Class Hyper-Converged Solutions

DataCore
Joint Solution Delivers World’s Fastest Hyper-converged Performance, Flexibility and Agility to Drastically Spur Further Consolidation and Simplify Infrastructure– Efficiently and Affordably DataCore Software, a leading provider of Hyper-converged Virtual SAN,Software-Defined Storage and Adaptive Parallel I/O Software, today announced that it has partnered with Supermicro to create an enterprise-class Hyper-converged solution that delivers the benefits of ultra-high […]

Red Hat Adds QuickStart Cloud Installer to Red Hat Cloud Suite to Help Speed Private Cloud Deployments

Red Hat
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today introduced QuickStart Cloud Installer as part of Red Hat Cloud Suite, its pre-integrated set of cloud technologies. With the web-based, graphical QuickStart Cloud Installer, users can orchestrate the installation of Red Hat Cloud Suite components from a single interface. As a […]

Efficient Replication using Multicast Protocols

Nexenta
Replication as Data Protection The use of replication as a data protection method is not new. Historically, it was relegated to disaster recovery for tier-1 applications and did not have a role in day-to-day backups. Recently, however, many customers are using replication as their primary mechanism for backup and recovery for all tiers of systems – […]

Red Hat Gluster Storage leads the charge on persistent storage for containers

Red Hat
Offers choice of deployment configurations for containerized applications One of the key reasons software-defined storage has risen to fame over the past decade is the multiple aspects of agility it offers. As we move into the era of application-centric IT, microservices, and containers, agility isn’t just a good idea, it could mean the difference between […]

Microsoft Video: Software Defined Storage with Storage Spaces Direct in Windows Server 2016

Microsoft
A look at the latest updates to software-defined storage with Storage Spaces Direct, new with Windows Server 2016. Watch as Elden Christensen (Principal Program Manager, Windows Server) explains the advantages in terms of cost, performance, and reliability. Also, find out what your deployment options are from hyper-converge or branch offices to converge for enterprise scale […]

Storage Appliances Take Cover!

Red Hat
New performance and sizing guidance on Red Hat Gluster Storage with QCT hardware I’m an oldest sibling. They say the traits of the oldest include being mature and dependable, while rebellion and excitement are often characteristics of the youngest. Think of the Prodigal Son parable.Brothers in arms On the surface, it’s possible to draw a […]

VMware: Until Next Time, Las Vegas – A Look Back at VMworld 2016 US

VMware
VMworld 2016 US has wrapped up in Las Vegas. The biggest event in virtualization saw over 23,000 people in attendance – meaning there was no shortage of hustle and bustle on the floors of the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Thank you to our customers and partners whose energy and enthusiasm demonstrated how together we can […]

Red Hat Delivers Functionality Updates Across Multiple OpenStack Services with General Availability of Red Hat OpenStack Platform 9

Red Hat
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the general availability of Red Hat OpenStack Platform 9, its highly scalable, open Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) platform designed to deploy, scale and manage private cloud, public cloud, and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) environments. Based on the OpenStack community “Mitaka” release, Red […]

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