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Network Attached Storage in the Enterprise

NAS, network attached storage, is relatively simple to set up and can now scale to an almost unlimited degree. With so much unstructured …

Storage Area Networks in the Enterprise

SANs remain a core asset of most large enterprises. Now incorporating faster networks, more powerful processors and solid state drives, they …

Enterprise Backup and Recovery Management

A data backup and recovery plan and a management strategy involves an exhaustive examination of available tools, thorough planning and a …

Storage Networking Hardware and Solutions

The essentials of enterprise storage networking hardware and solutions, from SAN and NAS to FCoE and RAID.

SMB Demand Drives Consumer NAS Market

Small businesses are snapping up consumer NAS products as their data storage requirements grow, lifting demand for the device class.

Where Do M.2 High Capacity SSDs Fit in the Data Center?

Standard high capacity SSDs will soon hold 60TB, while M.2 high capacity SSDs can store just 2TB. But they do have some advantages that make …

Big Data Storage: Machine Learning and Scalable NAS

Tips on what to look for when researching massively scalable storage systems for the biggest big data – machine data.

Big Data: What Could Go Wrong and What We Need to Do About It

Big Data storage, by its sheer volume, poses new difficulties. Yet there are strategies that improve information flow.

VVOLs and VMware

Virtual Volumes (VVOLs) enable a VM to communicate its data management requirements directly to the storage array.

10 Expert Tips for Better Data Storage

Flash, “strategic flash,” and tape are among the expert recommendations. Plus: storage pros disagree about private clouds.

Lustre Buying Guide

The open source file system is popular in High Performance Computing (HPC) and Supercomputing environments.

Top Ten Data Storage Trends that Emerged in 2014

In the data storage world, interest in software defined seems to have waned, while the cloud is on the way up.

WAN Optimization Buying Guide

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.

Top 10 Ways to Improve Data Center Energy Efficiency

Data center energy efficiency becomes ever more important as storage needs continue to expand exponentially.

File, Sync and Share Storage Buying Guide

File, synch and share tools for data storage have proliferated greatly in the last two years.

Has Software Defined Jumped the Shark?

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 …

SAS vs SATA

The SAS vs. SATA debate is often framed as the “price favorite” vs. the “enterprise favorite.” Here’s an in …

Cloud Appliance Buying Guide

The cloud appliance sector is driven by the allure of commodity servers and hardware-agnostic software.

SAN Management Buyer's Guide

Despite rapid change in the data center, the Storage Area Network (SAN) remains a critical element of the storage infrastructure.

Hybrid Cloud Storage Tips

Although hybrid cloud storage is becoming a default choice for businesses, it remains highly confusing.

Enterprise File Sync and Share: Issues and Vendors

It's essential that data storage admins choose a file sync solution that's robust enough for their level of business.

Data Storage QoS: Still Emerging, But Inevitable

Although adoption is still limited, leading storage experts say QoS will eventually be part of most enterprise storage systems.

Flash Data Storage: Product Overview

A survey of some of the flash-based storage products that have gained attention from enterprise buyers.

New Combo: Software Defined Storage, Networking

A look at leading solutions in software defined networking reveals that this sector is converging with software defined storage.

Data Storage: Hyperconvergence Buying Guide

Hyperconvergence, a technology that integrates commodity hardware into a single appliance, is playing a growing role in data storage.

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