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Why Your Data Center Needs a Fast Path to Software-Defined Storage (SDS)

DataCore
As your business goes after new revenue opportunities, an outmoded data storage infrastructure can be a roadblock. It can also inhibit expansion while continually hitting you hard in your operating and capital expense budgets. Because the traditional data center model is complex, built on multiple vendor and technology resources, it can be also costly in […]

VMware Cloud on AWS – Video

Amazon Web Services
Bring the VMware Software-Defined Data Center to Amazon Web Services with VMware Cloud. In this webinar we will dive into the compute, network and storage architecture of the VMware Cloud on AWS solution. We will look at real-world, live applications running in VMware Cloud on AWS which integrate with native AWS services such as S3 […]

VMware: Leading our Industry into a Software-Defined Future with Strategic M&A

VMware
At VMware, we’ve been a pioneer and leading innovator in “software defined” for nearly two decades. To get there, we have championed our own internal innovation, and augmented those efforts with acquired technologies. Previously, I outlined our three key tenets of our M&A strategy – platform acquisitions, industry acceleration acquisitions, and technology tuck-ins. This strategy […]

DataCore Announces New Versions of Software-Defined Infrastructure Products

DataCore
According to a recent press release, “DataCore Software today announced new features and enhancements to advance its software-defined infrastructure product family, which includes SANsymphony™ and DataCore Hyperconverged Virtual SAN. The new PSP7 software release furthers DataCore’s longtime vision of helping to provide organisations with the agility needed to meet the many challenges of transforming business in the digital age […]

The Software Defined Data Centre Explained – Video

ComputerWorld Group
Barry Coombs, presented the Software Defined Data Centre (SDDC) and the components that encompass this; Compute, storage, network and management. Barry spoke about the technologies with the SDDC including vSAN, VxRail, VMware Cloud foundation and vSphere 6.5. This video is from the fine folks at ComputerWorld Group.

More info on VMware HCX

IT Blog by Marius Sandbu
After looking into the blog post announcements on VMware HCX after VMworld I decided to get a bit more info what HCX actually is. This blog post will try to summarize what it is and what it can do. HCX is not a single product, but a combination of multiple VMware products which will be […]

SDS & HCI Post-Summer Update (+ early “welcome” to Pivot3)

WhatMatrix Community
You normally would expect the summer to be a quiet period, even for the IT industry. But market dynamics just won’t allow it so it would seem, at least when in comes to the SDS/HCI space. Apart from new software releases there was also the occasional company-related news that made the headlines during the summer […]

PCIe Server Storage I/O Network Fundamentals

Greg Schulz
Peripheral Computer Interconnect Express aka PCIe is a Server, Storage, I/O networking fundamental component. This post is an excerpt from chapter 4 (Chapter 4: Servers: Physical, Virtual, Cloud, and Containers) of my new book Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials – Cloud, Converged and Virtual Fundamental Server Storage I/O Tradecraft (CRC Press 2017) Available via Amazon.com […]

The IGEL Platform Explained by Douglas Brown – On-Demand Webinar

IGEL Technology
Watch this on-demand webinar to hear Douglas Brown explain the value of the IGEL platform for Citrix, Microsoft, VMware EUC. IGEL endpoints everywhere! WIth IGEL OS: Save Money: Convert an existing x86 devices with IGEL OS (UDC) Work from any x86, 64-bit device using the IGEL OS on the UD Pocket No need to buy […]

DataCore Announces New Versions of Software-Defined Infrastructure Products to Address the Challenges of Digital Transformation

DataCore
New Software Release Provides for Fail-safe Business Continuity, Self-Healing Infrastructure, Container Orchestration, Hybrid Cloud Replication and Multi-way Data Availability to Ensure Uptime and Responsiveness DataCore Software today announced new features and enhancements to advance its software-defined infrastructure product family, which includes SANsymphony™ and DataCore Hyperconverged Virtual SAN. The new PSP7 software release furthers DataCore’s longtime vision of helping […]

Five Ways Your Software-Defined Storage Platform Just Got Better

DataCore
Got data? Of course, you do. The IoT, artificial intelligence, digital transformation and cognitive computing are just a few new sources that are creating higher volumes and types of data that must be easily stored, managed and accessed in your data storage infrastructure. Becoming a top-performer in business demands a high-performance enterprise data center built […]

Red Hat Debuts Versatile Software-Defined Storage for Cloud-Native Applications in Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform

Red Hat
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced Red Hat Container-Native Storage 3.6, with support for containerized applications and infrastructure in Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform clusters. Red Hat Container-Native Storage 3.6 comes on the heels of Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.6, the latest version of Red Hat’s […]

Amazon Web Service AWS September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure Updates

Greg Schulz
September was a busy month pertaining to software defined data infrastructure including cloud and related AWS announcements. One of the announcements included VMware partnering to deliver vSphere, vSAN and NSX data infrastructure components for creating software defined data centers (SDDC) also known as multi cloud, and hybrid cloud leveraging AWS elastic bare metal servers (read […]

Multi-Site Enterprise Protection and Recovery for VMware Cloud Foundation

One of the many valuable capabilities Cohesity’s converged DataPlatform offers to enterprise organizations is native replication capabilities from a secondary storage platform perspective. Organizations using Cohesity have access to one of the many enterprise and cloud storage features that are included with Cohesity’s DataPlatform. Any data or virtual machine that is stored and protected in […]

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