SanDisk has not disclosed its plans for ioControl, but concedes the hybrid SAN array 'falls outside' vision of accelerating storage with flash.
SearchSolidStateStorage managing editor Ed Hannan and independent storage expert Andrew Reichman compare all-flash and hybrid flash arrays in this Q&A.
Hitachi Data Systems VP asserts HDS flash space relevance, claiming 26.5 PB of flash shipped in the last quarter -- mostly in hybrid arrays.
Brian Madden discusses possible limits to desktop virtualization and how you should decide whether to use a provider or do it on your own.
Brian Madden explains how you can determine your resource needs before carrying out a VDI project in this expert answer.
Cisco tests MaxDeploy reference architecture for Unified Computing System, while HP approves it for the ProLiant 2500 series.
Deploying a database on top of AWS demands the need for monitoring and management capabilities to reduce impact of failures and keep costs down.
This tip reviews the multiple services available through the AWS Management Console and the features available to help navigate it.
Test your knowledge of Amazon Web Services' full managed data warehouse service with this 10-question quiz.
Can a company use cloud-based DR if they haven't virtualized the servers yet? In other words, is it possible to fail physical servers over to virtual servers in the cloud?
How does cloud-based disaster recovery differ from traditional DR methods, such as using tape or collocation? And, how much less does it really cost when compared with traditional approaches?
Vendors add backup, replication, data migration and high availability products and services for disaster recovery during Amazon's AWS re:Invent conference.
Brien Posey discusses why hypervisor-based snapshots can cause problems when they're applied to application servers and how application awareness can mitigate the issue.
Brien Posey discusses ways the Internet of Things will impact backing up data, including data growth and the difficulty of protecting information on nontraditional computing devices.
SearchDataBackup managing editor Ed Hannan and ESG analyst Mark Peters discuss tape use for archiving in this Q&A.
HP adds real-time tiering and flash caching to its Dot Hill-sourced MSA arrays for SMBs. The HP MSA arrays have been enhanced with wide-striping and redirect-on-write snapshots.
Which archive type is best for small offices: tape, disk or the cloud? There are many factors you must consider before answering this question.
SMB NAS vendors are integrating BitTorrent Sync as an optional add-on for authenticating file sharing between devices.
Archiving data in place is becoming more attractive to enterprises because it allows data to be archived on the storage it already resides on.
Seagate beefs up ClusterStor storage systems acquired from Xyratex, with new Hadoop optimization tools, Lustre update and secure data appliances.
Analyst Jon Toigo explains why performing analytics on big data sets means that data is no longer considered cold, reducing the importance of archives.
News of a Nirvanix partnership filled in some details about Dell's cloud storage strategy, but the company still treats its cloud plans as a secret.
In our latest Storage Radio podcast, SearchStorage.com editors discuss the Riverbed Whitewater cloud data backup appliance for enterprise backups.
Deduplication is an important strategy for disaster recovery. Learn more about data dedupe solutions in this expert tip by Paul Kirvan.