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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 deployment.

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.

Where is the Data Storage Innovation?

As the data storage market churns with the old guard fending off the newcomers, where is enterprise storage headed?

Seven Hot Products from Storage Networking World

New data storage products from the industry confab reveal many future directions in the storage market.

Software Defined Storage and Networking: Will it Work?

The trend toward software defined is gaining steam in all IT sectors. But is it a good fit for storage and networking?

Top Ten Tips for Implementing a Virtual SAN

When implementing a virtual SAN, avoid “rip and replace," and watch out for extra overhead.

Virtual SAN Buying Guide

An overview of the options in virtual storage area networks from VMware, DataCore, HP, Sanbolic, and NetApp.

PMC Unveils Series 8 12Gbit/s RAID Adapters

The latest version leverages faster SAS RAID-on-Chip (RoC) controllers and maxCache Plus tiering technology.

Cisco CTO Warrior: Software-Only SDN Has ‘Limitations’

The Cisco executive’s comments reflect differences in approaches by Cisco and VMware after the virtualization vendor’s introduction of NSX.

Hyper-V Storage Buying Guide

An extensive round-up of data storage solutions from vendors with products designed for use with Microsoft’s Hyper-V.

Quantum Grows Lattus Object Storage Disk Archive Line

New lower-cost offering puts disk-based Big Data archiving within reach of more enterprises.

Oracle's Flash-Friendly Sun ZFS Storage Is Ready for New SPARCs

What good are new servers without storage? Oracle NAS systems offer automated SSD caching to speed up enterprise workloads.

Big Data NAS Buying Guide

Several vendors offer network storage solutions designed to handle Big Data.

Two Contrasting NAS Products for SMBs

Enhance Technology's ES3160P4 and EMC's Iomega StorCenter ix4-200d both offer good small business storage in different form factors.

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