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A Collective Hive for HCI – Maxta MxIQ Briefing Note

Hyper-converged Infrastructure (HCI) simplifies many things for busy IT professionals. As their environment grows, HCI automatically scales with it, adding performance and capacity with each additional node. However, an area where HCI falls short, along with many other storage systems,

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The Advantages of a Diverse Storage Architecture

In the last three blogs, we’ve looked at how IT might consolidate storage by purchasing a single large array and using software-defined storage or using hyper-converged infrastructure. While each option has potential, each option also falls short in some areas.

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Navigating the Performance Marketing Hype for True Flash Value

For years, the storage industry has hailed the advent of the all-flash data center. With growing pressure from lines of business to obtain more sophisticated and real-time analytics for competitive advantage, with declining price points and increasing density of solid-state

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Can Hyperconverged Infrastructure Solve Storage Sprawl?

Hyperconverged Infrastructures (HCI) move software-defined storage (SDS) – described in the last blog – into the hypervisor cluster. The SDS component either runs as a virtual machine or as part of the hypervisor kernel itself. The SDS solution typically leverages

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SlideShare: Five Things to Look for in Your Next All-Flash Array

The first generation of all-flash arrays has come and gone. For many organizations, the time is now to consider the “next” all-flash array. In our on demand webinar, Storage Switzerland and X-IO Storage discuss five things to look for in

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Webinar: Five Things to Look for in Your Next All-Flash Array

The first generation of all-flash arrays has come and gone. For many organizations, the time is now to consider the “next” all-flash array. In our on demand webinar, Storage Switzerland and X-IO Storage discuss five things to look for in

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Efficiency Matters More in The Cloud – Turbonomic Briefing Note

Making sure a data center’s compute, network and storage resources are used efficiently is important. But making sure those resources are efficiently used in the cloud is critical. In the data center, finding a better way to balance the compute

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