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June 12, 2015
Experts at the bi-annual event highlight concerns over cloud security even as cloud use cases grow in size.
April 06, 2015
VMware has been shaking up data storage for years, and its VVOLs technology just might revolutionize it. The newly introduced VMware VVOLs have vendors scrambling to support it or risk becoming irrelevant in the virtual machine storage market. VVOLs...
February 11, 2015
A panel of users, analysts, consultants and Storage magazine and SearchStorage editors voted these 19 products the best of 2014.
February 03, 2015
Momentum builds for OpenStack Manila file-share service for the cloud as work continues to move project from incubation to core status.
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Before plunging into an enterprise hybrid cloud scenario, data storage administrators should incorporate these four steps into their preliminary planning. Continue Reading
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Expert Marc Staimer outlines the requirements and risks associated with open source object storage. Continue Reading
Object storage in the cloud may be attractive because of its low cost, but you might want to reconsider if you need top-tier performance. Continue Reading
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Lately, file sync-and-share products are seeing rapid adoption. With more employees taking it upon themselves to use consumer-grade options to collaborate and access data remotely, enterprises are realizing the value that business-class offerings ... Continue Reading
If your IT department has the skills set, OpenStack object or block storage might be a good idea, analyst George Crump said. Continue Reading
While using a single cloud provider can leave your data center vulnerable, a multi-cloud plan may require a more complex management strategy. Continue Reading
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Private clouds are increasingly becoming a strategy for companies and storage professionals that want to deliver high-availability, low-cost storage through an on-premises cloud service they design and implement themselves. To do so, IT managers ... Continue Reading
Open source Tahoe-LAFS stores fragments of data across multiple cloud storage providers to improve the reliability of cloud security. Continue Reading
When cloud durability is added to the mix, cloud providers are able to tout a high number of nines of availability. Continue Reading