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Classification Takes Data Centers from Big Data to Smarter Data

Classification Takes Data Centers from Big Data to Smarter Data
December 9, 2013 No Comments »

Despite the attention big data has been receiving, if you examine the unstructured component it is really just the accumulation of years of email, word documents, vacation photos, spreadsheets and other files created, shared and saved within the enterprise storage ... Read More »

Top 10 Unstructured Data Projects for 2014

Top 10 Unstructured Data Projects for 2014
November 19, 2013 No Comments »

Everyone’s talking about unstructured data lately – the cost, the risk, the massive growth – but little is being done to control it. Analyst group IDC estimates unstructured data growth at 40-60 percent per year, a statistic that is not ... Read More »

What does gaining industry traction or adoption mean too you?

What does gaining industry traction or adoption mean too you?
November 12, 2013 No Comments »

What does gaining industry traction or adoption mean too you? Is it based on popularity or how often something that is talked about, blogged, tweeted, commented, video or similar? What are the indicators that something is gaining traction? Perhaps it ... Read More »

Cisco buys Whiptail continuing the SSD storage I/O flash cash cache dash

Cisco buys Whiptail continuing the SSD storage I/O flash cash cache dash
September 26, 2013 No Comments »

Cisco buys Whiptail continuing the Storage storage I/O flash cash cache dash Congratulations to Virident for being bought today for $645 Million USD by Western Digital (WD). Virident a nand flash PCIe card startup vendor has been around for several ... Read More »

WD buys nand flash SSD storage I/O cache vendor Virident

WD buys nand flash SSD storage I/O cache  vendor Virident
September 24, 2013 No Comments »

WD buys nand flash SSD storage I/O cache vendor Virident Congratulations to Virident for being bought today for $645 Million USD by Western Digital (WD). Virident a nand flash PCIe card startup vendor has been around for several years and ... Read More »

EMC New VNX MCx doing more storage I/O work vs. just being more

EMC New VNX MCx doing more storage I/O work vs. just being more
September 20, 2013 No Comments »

It’s not how much you have, its how storage I/O work gets done that matters Following last weeks VMworld event in San Francisco where among other announcements including this one around Virtual SAN (VSAN) along with Software Defined Storage (SDS), ... Read More »

Is more of something always better? Depends on what you are doing

Is more of something always better? Depends on what you are doing
September 18, 2013 No Comments »

Is more always better? Depends on what you are doing As with many things it depends, however how about some of these? Is more better for example (among others): Facebook likes Twitter followers or tweets (I’m @storageio btw) Google+ likes, ... Read More »

Fall 2013 Dutch cloud, virtual and storage I/O seminars

Fall 2013 Dutch cloud, virtual and storage I/O  seminars
September 17, 2013 No Comments »

Fall 2013 Dutch cloud, virtual and storage I/O seminars It is that time of the year again when StorageIO will be presenting a series of seminar workshops in the Netherlands on cloud, virtual and data storage networking technologies, trends along ... Read More »

Backup Quarterbacks and Disaster Plans

Backup Quarterbacks and Disaster Plans
September 10, 2013 No Comments »

In professional sports today, the coach always has a “plan B.” In the NFL, those are called backup quarterbacks. There is even a backup to the backup. In football, however, they know and understand that a player can get hurt ... Read More »