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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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Lightboard Video: What is SRM as a Service?

Storage Resource Management is too complicated, doesn’t provide a complete enough view of the storage infrastructure, and is incredibly expensive. As a result, most organizations count on vendor tools to capture storage data. Then they manually consolidate that data in

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DR Strategies for Hyperconverged Architectures

Hyperconverged infrastructure products promise to bring the best of virtualization to an easy-to-manage platform. The question is do they help solve one of the greatest challenges modern IT environment have: DR? The answer may come down to what hypervisor they

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How to Track the Cost of Storage Part 2 – lowering TCO

In the first article we opened with a short discussion on why TCO calculations are worth the time they consume. Essentially, any realistic effort to reduce overall costs must start with an accurate baseline of the existing system cost. We

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Scaling Agentless SRM

Storage resource monitoring (SRM) technology has evolved from networked systems which communicated with dedicated software installed on the individual host elements, to architectures which largely eliminated these ‘agents’. This “agentless” technology consolidated these dedicated pieces of software into a ‘collector’

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