Virtual Volumes (VVOLs) enable a VM to communicate its data management requirements directly to the storage array.
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Flash, “strategic flash,” and tape are among the expert recommendations. Plus: storage pros disagree about private clouds.
The open source file system is popular in High Performance Computing (HPC) and Supercomputing environments.
In the data storage world, interest in software defined seems to have waned, while the cloud is on the way up.
A top-of-the-line WAN network must be able to serve data rapidly to end user populations that are increasingly mobile and often global.
Data center energy efficiency becomes ever more important as storage needs continue to expand exponentially.
File, synch and share tools for data storage have proliferated greatly in the last two years.
The term 'software defined' is now so over used it may have no meaning at all. Yet there are key factors to bear in mind for your SD …
The cloud appliance sector is driven by the allure of commodity servers and hardware-agnostic software.
Despite rapid change in the data center, the Storage Area Network (SAN) remains a critical element of the storage infrastructure.
Although hybrid cloud storage is becoming a default choice for businesses, it remains highly confusing.
It's essential that data storage admins choose a file sync solution that's robust enough for their level of business.
Although adoption is still limited, leading storage experts say QoS will eventually be part of most enterprise storage systems.
A survey of some of the flash-based storage products that have gained attention from enterprise buyers.
A look at leading solutions in software defined networking reveals that this sector is converging with software defined storage.
Hyperconvergence, a technology that integrates commodity hardware into a single appliance, is playing a growing role in data storage.
As the data storage market churns with the old guard fending off the newcomers, where is enterprise storage headed?
New data storage products from the industry confab reveal many future directions in the storage market.
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.
The latest version leverages faster SAS RAID-on-Chip (RoC) controllers and maxCache Plus tiering technology.
The Cisco executive’s comments reflect differences in approaches by Cisco and VMware after the virtualization vendor’s …
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.