Product Briefings

Understanding All-Flash Costs – X-IO Briefing Note - All-flash arrays are quickly becoming the production storage system of choice. Organizations like that all-flash arrays eliminate the need to constantly fine tune the environment to wring out that last little bit of performance. The problem is that flash arrays
Solving the Hybrid-Cloud Data Management Problem – Elastifile Briefing Note - Executive leadership wants IT to move the organization to the cloud but does not realize that from a data management perspective, the cloud is akin to the wild, Wild West. To move applications requires refactoring them, and meeting the performance
How to Solve VMware Problems, Not Just Knowing About Them – Runecast Briefing Note - Troubleshooting is a big part of the VMware Administrator’s job description. The problem is that most troubleshooting is a reactive process where something has to break before IT leaps into action. The situation gets worse because after a problem has
What is IO Acceleration? – JetStream Software Briefing Note - Flash’s first deployment in the data center was often as a cache implementation. A cache is a staging area that holds a small amount of the most recently accessed data. Caching software enables active data to be accessed from flash
For SDS on NAS, Hardware Matters – iXsystems Briefing Note - A well established concept in the Network Attached Storage (NAS) market is Software Defined Storage (SDS). SDS is tailor-made for NAS, as a file system is, after all, a software construct and it should run on any hardware. While SDS
How to Increase Backup and Recovery? – Rubrik Briefing Note - For most organizations, backup and recovery is their most fragile process. Any change in the environment can cause the entire data protection house of cards to come crashing down around the well-intentioned IT professionals that run it. The problem is
Making the Composable Data Center a Reality – Liqid Briefing Note - For the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) to deliver its full potential it is necessary to bring together resources like CPUs, GPUs, storage and network into a dynamic pool from which applications or services pull those resources as needed. Then
Data Protection is the Key to Hyperconverged Adoption – HYCU Briefing Note - Most HCI systems are first purchased to be the platform for a specific greenfield project within an already busy data center. The goal is to expand HCI use as new projects come online or old ones are ready for IT
What Went Wrong with Enterprise File Sync and Share – MyWorkDrive Briefing Note - Sometimes IT vendors are guilty of answering questions that no one is asking. Such is the case with enterprise file sync and share (EFSS). For the most part, users just want to share office files with other colleagues and occasionally
Solving NAS Migration Pain – Komprise 2.7 Briefing Note - Every few years an organization needs to purchase a new network attached storage (NAS) system. The old system either has reached its capacity limits or no longer meets the performance expectations of new users and applications. The options for a

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