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How to Make HCI Work Like the Cloud

Increasingly, organizations are looking to hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) to simplify their on-premises architectures to make them more cloud-like. Obvious considerations for IT professionals looking to move to HCI are Cisco HyperFlex, Dell EMC, Nutanix, and VMware HCI. This writeup is

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Meet Application Service Level Agreements (SLAs) Without Breaking Your Storage Budget

Effective application performance management (APM) is fundamental to business success. Businesses are relying on applications for differentiated end customer experiences, smoother internal collaboration, and for innovation. Fundamental to making sure that business critical applications are running smoothly (i.e. they are

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Hitachi Vantara Updates its Content Platform

Going Beyond Archive with Denser, More Intelligent Object Storage Object storage has long been viewed as an archive and long-term retention platform. But in the age of data-driven business intelligence, more frequent and more sophisticated cyberattacks, and data privacy regulations,

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How Can I Cut Storage Costs?

Cutting storage costs is not a straightforward equation. There are many variable factors that impact the total cost of ownership (TCO) of a storage infrastructure. In this blog, we will provide a few things that IT professionals can do to

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How to Avoid the Storage Refresh

IT professionals look forward to storage refreshes as much as they look forward to a trip to the dentist. In fact, the dentist may be preferable. There are certainly times where storage needs to be upgraded but IT should do

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SlideShare: 3 Steps to be a Storage Superhero – How to Slash Storage Costs

Reducing or a least slowing the growth of storage costs is a top priority facing IT organizations in 2019. In this live webinar with Storage Switzerland and SolarWinds, you will learn the three steps IT professionals can take to lower

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Why is Storage Monitoring Critical?

The boom in data growth and usage makes maximizing the utilization of storage resources more important than ever before. The silos of storage infrastructure that have typically existed in enterprise data centers are becoming further fragmented, as storage managers deploy

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Using Proactive Change Management to Maximize Application Performance – SolarWinds Briefing Note

Application performance degradation can significantly drag on business productivity and the internal, as well as external, end-user experience. In the event that an application is not performing up to business requirements, it is important for IT to have effective change

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Optimizing Storage Costs and Performance while Enhancing Planning with Resource Monitoring

Storage managers face the demanding task of maximizing storage infrastructure capacity, performance and availability, while also reducing or at least slowing the growth of storage-related capital and operating expenses. Storage array vendors are innovating to increase performance, uptime and utilization,

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