The ability to measure flash performance requires different metrics, along with a better understanding of applications, which can make it more complicated to purchase than HDDs.
Vendors are using TLC flash in their 3D NAND flash products, which allows for greater capacity at a lower cost, according to Brien Posey.
Data Direct Networks IME14K all-flash array runs Infinite Memory Engine accelerator software to create a data-aware tier that writes to fast SSD cache and reorders I/O as it moves to storage.
As vendors address perceived hyper-convergence market flaws such as capacity, performance and vendor lock-in, enterprise users have more choices than ever.
When traditional storage hardware can't handle virtualized workloads, VM-aware storage can be used as an alternative. But could VMware VVOLs solve the problem instead?
Compression and deduplication are common data reduction methods used in virtual storage environments, but the technologies work at different storage levels.
Our global enterprise previously transferred data from the E.U. to the U.S. With Safe Harbor struck down, what is the impact on cloud providers and data privacy?
Hybrid clouds are a fit for many enterprises, albeit convoluted to set up. IT pros must identify the right cloud providers for workloads and develop strategies to overcome hurdles.
AWS users who didn't have an interest in the AWS Device Farm before are intrigued by an important new feature.
Data volume plays a large role when implementing host-, array- and network-based data replication technologies. This tip breaks down the pros and cons of each approach.
Expert Paul Kirvan details data loss prevention best practices that can thwart a potentially devastating disruption to BC and DR operations in any organization.
DRaaS providers may have to restrict cloud bandwidth during certain disaster recovery events. Find out why organizations should explore this issue before choosing a provider.
Atlanta-based Sutherland Asbill & Brennan chose Actifio for a specific task, but extended its copy data virtualization for all of its data protection needs.
While it may seem that you should never switch off the deduplication process, there are two instances where that may be the best solution for your organization.
While semantic deduplication is a legacy technology, the global deduplication process can perform a similar job. Expert Brien Posey compares the two offerings.
New Drobo NAS device -- the B810n -- is unveiled, presenting a single 64 TB namespace that can be divided into multiple SMB shares with thin provisioning.
QNAP added to its TurboNAS portfolio with a rackmount version of a popular desktop model and a series of NAS devices aimed at SMBs.
The Drobo B1200i rackmount hybrid array gets an update, expanding storage pools to 128 TB and adding thin provisioning for up to 255 volumes.
Oracle ZFS Storage uses mechanical and flash storage. The ZS3-2 and ZS4-4 models offer a variety of software for storage management, encryption and security.
The Hewlett Packard Enterprise StoreEasy 1000 Storage family -- formerly HP StoreEasy 1000 Storage -- has four mid-level NAS models, management tools and BitLocker Drive Encryption support.
Data Dynamics' StorageX file migration application got a refresh to support 64-bit architecture, as well as NetApp and EMC Isilon clustering for a faster data migration process.
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.