Product Briefings

Optimized Performance for Oracle and MS-SQL – Vexata Briefing Note - In most cases CPU utilization is a direct result of how quickly can the storage architecture can respond to the IO request. Generally speaking, the lower the CPU utilization is the more time the CPU is waiting for the storage
Understanding The AWS Storage Portfolio – Amazon Briefing Note - Amazon Web Services (AWS) support a large number of use cases, ranging from high transactional applications to analytic processing applications, as well as backup and archiving solutions. As vendors and data centers decide on how they will use Amazon they
Can You Move Workloads Between VMware and AWS? - vMotion is a fantastic capability provided by VMware to VMware environments, but what if you’re not using VMware? Or what if you’re using VMware on-site, but would like to rehost the workload into a public cloud provider such as Amazon
How to Leverage AWS or Azure Object Storage For Cloud Hosted Applications - Many organizations are looking to move their applications to cloud providers like Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure. Part of the challenge is how to integrate the organization’s applications with native cloud storage protocols. Instead of re-writing existing applications from
Distributed Storage Goes Mainstream - Distributed storage offers more capability than traditional scale-out solutions. They scale further, are more granular and have a better multi-site/multi-cloud model. But distributed systems are typically viewed as the storage system for the next generation data center, and while they
Is There A Safe Place for Prosumer Data? – Morro Briefing Note - Prosumers and small businesses sometimes create significant amounts of data that are the lifeblood of their business. Examples include (but certainly aren’t limited to) photographers, videographers, healthcare clinics, as well as architecture and CAD design firms. Even hobbyists in these
The Always-On Data Fabric – ioFABRIC FMS Briefing Note - While most software defined storage (SDS) solutions offer a degree of data services consolidation within a single data center, they don’t extend that consolidation of services across locations and into the cloud. Each location is discrete and needs separate management.
Modern Storage Infrastructures Need Software Defined Networks – Big Switch Briefing Note - Data center modernization creates agility so IT can rapidly respond to the needs of the business. Of the aspects of the data center being modernized, the network infrastructure tends to be the last to change and it inhibits the proliferation
Realizing The Full Potential of VMware – Blue Medora Briefing Note - Virtualization is supposed to do so much more than just consolidate servers. It was supposed to allow IT to become more service oriented, essentially becoming the organization’s cloud, provisioning IT resources on the fly. Moving beyond simple server consolidation to
Solving Today’s Problems With A Cloud Future – Elastifile FMS Briefing Note - The term “cloud first” comes up often in IT circles these days. It’s a concept that calls for each new application an organization is bringing online, IT should consider the “cloud first” as a place to host that application. It

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