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Content tagged with Storage posted in December 2011
How OpenFlow Changes Networking
News  |  12/29/2011  | 
OpenFlow is a new standard made for virtualized server environments. It is a software-defined way of controlling network traffic, completely changing their architecture. BigSwitch, one of the early players, shows us at the Valley View Whiteboard. CEO Aaron Levie Takes On Microsoft
News  |  12/29/2011  | aims not just to provide storage in the cloud, but to change the way documents are managed and shared, and the very way companies collaborate. The company's feisty CEO demos some collaboration features and dishes on Microsoft.
Will RAID Die In 2012?
Commentary  |  12/28/2011  | 
The time it takes to rebuild a RAID-protected volume makes it unwieldy with today's high-capacity drives.
Virtualization Management Hurdles Remain In 2012
News  |  12/27/2011  | 
VMware pushes management tools to help customers move into the more advanced phases of virtualization, as VM sprawl remains big worry.
Citrix Receiver One Answer to BYOD
News  |  12/27/2011  | 
Desktop virtualization tools like Citrix Receiver give employee-owned iOS and Android devices access to Microsoft Office apps and data.
Move Data Closer To Apps
Commentary  |  12/21/2011  | 
The future of location-based storage tiering will be dependent on vendors being able to orchestrate movement of active data closer to the application.
Data Tiering By Storage Location
Commentary  |  12/20/2011  | 
Tiering systems in the future will move data within storage systems, to different storage systems, and even into the server hosting the application.
Why Texas Schools Implemented A Disaster Recovery SAN
News  |  12/16/2011  | 
Texas Association of School Boards uses HP P4000 storage systems to replicate data synchronously and protect its assets.
Are Storage Vendors Shopping For SSD Companies?
Commentary  |  12/15/2011  | 
This is the beginning of a larger trend where storage systems vendors get serious about integrating solid-state storage companies into their portfolios.
Hitachi Enhances Private Cloud Storage Gateway
News  |  12/13/2011  | 
Hitachi Data Ingestor now lets users share data, migrated data to the Hitachi Content Platform, and restore previously deleted files.
Will Solid-State Storage Kill Tiering?
Commentary  |  12/12/2011  | 
Even when solid-state storage dominates the data center, mechanical storage and tape will still have a major role to play in your storage infrastructure.
Hard Drives Get Squeezed
Commentary  |  12/9/2011  | 
A number of developments are speeding the transition to solid-state storage.
Texas Memory Intros High Availability Solid State Appliance
News  |  12/7/2011  | 
Redundant hardware and failover technology promise high performance for business-critical applications.
SunGard Promises 99.9% Uptime For SAP Cloud Apps
News  |  12/5/2011  | 
Enterprise-level services in the cloud include multiple layers of security, secured line communications, and guaranteed service levels for production environments.
VirtualSharp Upgrades Virtual Machine Disaster Recovery
News  |  12/5/2011  | 
ReliableDR 3.0 software targets enterprises and cloud service providers seeking simpler way to keep track of sprawling virtual environments.
Welcome To The Hyper Wars
Commentary  |  12/2/2011  | 
The quiet world of virtualization is getting messy as vendors fight for market share. Are you ready for VM heterogeneity?
Don't Bring Old Thinking To A New Disaster Recovery Model
Commentary  |  12/2/2011  | 
Private and public clouds can make high-quality DR/COOP more affordable -- if you don't undermine yourself with outmoded assumptions.
The Cloud And Your BC/DR Plan
News  |  12/2/2011  | 
Just 23% of the 414 respondents to our latest BC/DR survey use cloud services as part of their application and data resiliency strategies. What's the holdup?
IBM, Micron Go 3-D To Boost Memory Performance
Commentary  |  12/2/2011  | 
A new manufacturing technique results in faster I/O, less power consumption, and decreased footprint.
Must-Have Features In Your Next Storage System
Commentary  |  12/1/2011  | 
Storage managers should prioritize capabilities like thin provisioning, snapshots, replication, and cloning--along with price.

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