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VMware VVOLs, are they in your virtual server and storage I/O future?

VMware VVOLs, are they in your virtual server and storage I/O future?
September 9, 2014 No Comments »

Note that this is a three part series with the first piece here (e.g. VMware VVOLs, are they in your virtual server and storage I/O future?), the second piece here (e.g. Part 1 – VMware VVOLs and storage I/O fundementals) ... Read More »

Part 2 – VMware VVOLs and storage I/O fundementals

Part 2 – VMware VVOLs and storage I/O fundementals
September 5, 2014 No Comments »

Note that this is a three part series with the first piece here (e.g. VMware VVOLs, are they in your virtual server and storage I/O future?), the second piece here (e.g. Part 1 – VMware VVOLs and storage I/O fundementals) ... Read More »

Part 1 – VMware VVOLs and storage I/O fundementals

Part 1 – VMware VVOLs and storage I/O fundementals
September 4, 2014 No Comments »

Note that this is a three part series with the first piece here (e.g. VMware VVOLs, are they in your virtual server and storage I/O future?), the second piece here (e.g. Part 1 – VMware VVOLs and storage I/O fundementals) ... Read More »

10GBASE-T in Data Centers without ANEXT

10GBASE-T in Data Centers without ANEXT
September 3, 2014 No Comments »

In a few years, 10 G will be the most widespread Ethernet protocol. Increased processing power, uptake of smartphones, laptops and tablets,  virtualised servers, I/O-intensive applications, cloud computing and wireless technology advances are all completely changing data network infrastructures. As 10GBase-T ... Read More »

Fibre Channel and FCoE continues to evolve with FC-BB-6

Fibre Channel and FCoE continues to evolve with FC-BB-6
September 2, 2014 No Comments »

Despite being declared dead, Fibre Channel continues to evolve with FC-BB-6 Like many technologies that have been around for more than a decade or two, they often get declared dead when something new appears and Fibre Channel (FC) for networking ... Read More »

Three Reality Checks for Cloud-Based Backup and Disaster Recovery Solutions

Three Reality Checks for Cloud-Based Backup and Disaster Recovery Solutions
August 28, 2014 No Comments »

We don’t need to tell you that the importance of backup and disaster security systems have become more pronounced than ever before. Data is a valuable commodity, and enterprise organizations are investing big bucks into making sure their data is ... Read More »

The 5 Most Prominent Advantages of Backup Appliances

The 5 Most Prominent Advantages of Backup Appliances
August 25, 2014 No Comments »

Backup processes are complicated and involve several crucial details. The absence of even a single aspect can lead to serious disasters. Considering these intricacies, the most viable solution for businesses today may be the backup appliance: a one-stop solution that ... Read More »

Key Challenges of Encrypting Backup Data

Key Challenges of Encrypting Backup Data
August 19, 2014 No Comments »

Following the relentless activities of cyber criminals trying to steal data for profitable ends, encryption has now almost become a de facto requirement to protect data. With data as a valuable commodity, the choice is no longer whether to encrypt, ... Read More »

Is there an information or data recession? Are you using less storage? (With Polls)

Is there an information or data recession? Are you using less storage? (With Polls)
August 15, 2014 No Comments »

Is there an information recession where you are creating, processing, moving or saving less data? Are you using less data storage than in the past either locally online, offline or remote including via clouds? IMHO there is no such thing ... Read More »

AWS adds Zocalo Enterprise File Sync Share and Collaboration

AWS adds Zocalo Enterprise File Sync Share and Collaboration
August 12, 2014 No Comments »

AWS adds Zocalo Enterprise File Sync Share and Collaboration In case you missed it today, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced Zocalo an enterprise class storage and file sharing service. As you might have guessed, by being file sync and share ... Read More »