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Reducing the Cost of Scaling Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solutions start innocently enough. The organization starts with two or three nodes and initially it handles all their compute, and storage needs quite well. As the environment scales because of the growth of the initial workloads or

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The State of Server Virtualization: Summer 2019

The “software-defined data center” (SDDC) is hailed by many as the data center architecture of the future – promising to bring new levels of hardware utilization and a simplified, public cloud-like user experience on-premises. Previously, Storage Switzerland detailed the key

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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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Posted in Briefing Note

Why Azure Stack HCI for Your Hybrid or Private Cloud

Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) consolidates several data center components into a single architecture with the promise of simplifying management and enabling better scale to meet the demands of the organization. Of these components, two of the most important are the hypervisor

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The State of the Software-Defined Data Center

The concept of the “software-defined data center” (SDDC) emerged around 2012, and since then the term has been adopted by nearly all vendors and heavily debated by analysts. While some argue that it is nothing more than a “marketecture,” and

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Three Steps to Simplify Your Transition to the Hybrid Cloud

The hybrid cloud, whereby data and workloads can exist, be migrated and orchestrated across on-premises private and off-premises clouds, is by and large the end goal of most IT organizations today. One size does not fit all when it comes

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SlideShare: Simplifying the Enterprise Hybrid Cloud with Azure Stack HCI

Many organizations need to continue to run virtualized applications on-premises but are also looking to replace and consolidate aging server infrastructure.  At the same time, these organizations want to leverage cloud services for data protection, high availability and disaster recovery

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Kaminario Drives Composable Storage 2.0

Accelerated performance and usage-based storage for business critical applications A new generation of composable infrastructure that is truly software-only is required to deliver the levels of multi-cloud data mobility, automation, efficiency and flexibility, which are required by modern workloads. These

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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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What is Next-Generation Copy Data Management?

Copy data management (CDM) stands to save enterprises significant time and money and at the same time enhance disaster recovery. CDM software works by capturing a “golden master” copy of production data, and then creating and orchestrating the presentation of

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