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Managing QLC to Make it Enterprise Class

At StorONE we recently launched the All-Flash Array.next. While our use of Optane gets all the headlines, how we manage QLC is a real technical achievement that can benefit data centers of all sizes. QLC offers enterprises excellent read performance,

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Storage Price Check

It’s time for a storage price check and a sanity check. One of the most frustrating things about enterprise storage is trying to understand how much a system is going to cost you, and if the vendor is giving you

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Reducing Backup Costs Requires Invincible Primary Storage

The cost of the backup infrastructure consumes a large portion of the IT budget. Reducing backup costs requires invincible primary storage that can protect itself. An invincible primary storage system also needs to provide all the services that IT typically

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Hybrid Instead of All-Flash

For most organizations, it makes more sense to use arrays that are hybrid instead of all-flash. Hybrid arrays are more efficient in how they utilize resources and are, therefore, more cost-effective. Intelligent storage software, like StorONE’s S1 Enterprise Storage Platform,

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Why Storage Switzerland is Now a Part of StorONE

Storage Switzerland started in 2007 with the primary purpose of educating IT professionals. Our focus was on the various technologies that would help them make their storage infrastructures easier to manage, more resilient against data loss, meet demands for high

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Lightboard Video: Reimagining Data Recovery

In a recent Lightboard Video, Storage Switzerland’s George Crump and StorageCraft’s Sean Derrington discussed combining the protection of application data and unstructured data. We explained how OneXafe brought some unique methods to the table to enable IT to reimagine backup.

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Lightboard Video: Reimagining How to Protect Unstructured Data

In this Lightboard Video, Sean Derrington, Senior Director of Product Management at StorageCraft, joins George Crump, Lead Analyst at Storage Switzerland, to discuss the challenges of protecting unstructured data. The problem is particularly tricky in virtual environments where unstructured data

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Whiteboard Video: The Advantages of Migrating Tape Technologies

Migrating from one generation to another generation of tape technology may seem like a difficult task. In practice, though, tape migration is relatively straightforward and provides tremendous ROI thanks to each generation’s increase in performance and capacity. In this Whiteboard

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What is SRMaaS?

To keep up with the capacity and performance demands, IT is continually adding new storage systems to the data center. At Storage Switzerland, we find it is not uncommon for an organization to have seven or more different storage systems

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Webinar: Three Reasons SRM is Broken and How to Fix It

Storage Resource Management (SRM), given the growth in storage capacity, the increased emphasis on performance, and the number of storage systems IT is implementing, should be the most popular application category within the storage market. The reality is that SRM

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