Hyperconvergence, a technology that integrates commodity hardware into a single appliance, is playing a growing role in data storage.
SANs/NAS Section Index
The trend toward software defined is gaining steam in all IT sectors. But is it a good fit for storage and networking?
When implementing a virtual SAN, avoid “rip and replace," and watch out for extra overhead.
An overview of the options in virtual storage area networks from VMware, DataCore, HP, Sanbolic, and NetApp.
An extensive round-up of data storage solutions from vendors with products designed for use with Microsoft’s Hyper-V.
New lower-cost offering puts disk-based Big Data archiving within reach of more enterprises.
What good are new servers without storage? Oracle NAS systems offer automated SSD caching to speed up enterprise workloads.
Enhance Technology's ES3160P4 and EMC's Iomega StorCenter ix4-200d both offer good small business storage in different form factors.
TeamQuest claims its solution helps monitor the performance and capacity of both SAN storage and related infrastructure.
On the surface, Fibre Channel over Ethernet seems a slam dunk. Reality, however, says otherwise. What will it take for the less-expensive and easy-to-use technology to win over CTOs?
Dataram this week began shipping high availability (HA) versions of its XcelaSAN accelerators for Fibre Channel SANs.
The company claims the first scale-out virtual NAS appliances for VMware and Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Converged network adapters support 10GbE, iSCSI, FCoE.
Intel is ramping up its effort to expand Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE).
About half of the respondents said that SAN storage and server refreshes are a top priority this year.
Alacritech's SSD-based ANX 1500 appliances accelerate NFS in NAS environments without requiring modifications to existing NAS systems.
The $218 million acquisition will merge complementary 10 Gigabit Ethernet and InfiniBand product sets.
Silver Peaks software-only WAN optimization appliance runs as a virtual machine on VMware ESX.
Data Center Manager maintains application services as virtual machines move around the data center fabric.
16GFC is designed for high bandwidth applications and devices, including ISLs, data migration, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), and SSD drives or memory arrays.
The new VDX 6720 Data Center Switches are the first to run Brocade’s Virtual Cluster Switching (VCS) technology and provide a foundation for converged SAN and LAN traffic.
The networking giants first quarter fiscal 2011 results and outlook have CEO John Chambers disappointed.
Broadcom is rolling out silicon technology built for 100GbE networks and beyond.
Emulex OneCommand Guardian can encrypt data at the server using Fibre Channel or Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) host bus adapters (HBAs) from any vendor.
Brocade has designed an embedded switch and converged network adapter that bring unified SAN and LAN connectivity to IBMs BladeCenter servers.