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Can Hyperconverged Work in the Enterprise?

Hyperconverged architectures have an enterprise problem because while they start off simple enough, as they scale they becoming increasingly complex and waste resources. Storage capacity and performance are particularly difficult to use efficiently. Also, intra-networking, when there are a dozen

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SlideShare: Considering Hyperconverged for Your Enterprise? Three Key Questions to Ask

Over the last few years, Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) deployments have been on the increase. HCI combines server, storage and networking into a single system building block, however, it introduces many new complexities into your environment. Listen as Storage Switzerland and

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Understanding NVMe

NVM Express (NVMe) is an optimized, high performance, scalable host controller interface with a streamlined register interface and larger command set designed for accessing memory-based storage attached through the PCIe bus. Put simply’ it is a better protocol for flash

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Data Protection Considerations for Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Implementing a Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) seems easy, buy the basic three-node configuration, plug it into the network and start creating virtual machines. To a large extent, the initial setup and first days of use are just that, easy. The simple

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Realizing the Full Potential of NVMe – E8 Storage Briefing Note

When flash storage first came to market it exposed the weakness in storage designs, hidden by the latency of hard disk media. Now, NVMe promises to expose weaknesses in the designs of the first generation of all-flash arrays. One of

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Live Webinar: Flash to Flash to Cloud – Three Steps to Ending the Storage Nightmare

Three primary storage challenges that keep IT up at night: How to keep up with application performance demand How to affordably manage and store the vast amount of data that IT has to store How to protect that data so

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How Concerned Should US Data Centers Be About GDPR?

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to go in effect in a matter of months, yet according to a SpiceWorks Survey, only 9% of US IT professionals feel they have a good understanding of the regulation.

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