Enterprise data storage strategies
- December 11, 2017
As Gartner stresses edge and micro data centers, IT pros explore potential use cases. But a saturated market and other concerns can make the decision to adopt a difficult one.
- October 16, 2017
The search is on to replace DRAM in the future data center, one of many evolutions to come for data center hardware, one industry expert says.
- July 07, 2017
Where in the world is an edge data center? That's a question IT pros might ask, as more companies try to define where these facilities are located and who uses them.
- June 01, 2017
Hewlett Packard Enterprise will focus on areas where the public cloud can't get the job done, such as multicloud technology and at the edge with internet of things projects.
- April 14, 2017
Enterprises will increasingly fill data centers with rack-scale hyper-converged infrastructure as the basis for hybrid clouds, says the CTO of Dell EMC's converged platforms division.
- March 17, 2017
The IoT deployments in the enterprise today may not tax the current infrastructure, but it's not too soon to prep for the demands of tomorrow.
- May 27, 2016
Running hard to catch up with competitors, HPE gets ready to deliver a new approach to help users realize their long-held vision for a software-defined data center.
- April 29, 2016
A typical OpenStack deployment is still for 'net new' workloads outside of the world's largest enterprises, but some big names have started to show off their use of OpenStack.
- February 17, 2016
The Dell-EMC merger matters to a lot of enterprise IT organizations, whether it's the storage they buy, their plan for SDN, management software integration or even converged infrastructure choices.
- February 17, 2016
We've reached a point where it's easy to justify equipping servers with SSDs: the performance gains they offer enable new workloads, and improve end-user satisfaction with response time and run time. In many cases, SSDs pay for themselves by ...
- December 30, 2015
Data center teams modernized and adapted throughout 2015, with help -- and hindrance -- from major changes in the IT industry, which ranged from new job demands to transitions among providers.
- December 11, 2015
Blending LAN and SAN networks cuts a lot of management headaches -- and miles of cable -- out of the data center.
- November 30, 2015
A timeline of HP through the years shows the defining moments that ultimately led to the split into HP Inc. and Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
- November 17, 2015
The Twitterverse chimes in on the mega Dell-EMC deal, as three major traditional IT vendors -- Dell, EMC and VMware -- plan their futures.
- November 12, 2015
Dell's deal to buy EMC and VMware for $67 billion is in doubt after revelations that the company could face a $9 billion tax bill, forcing some uncertain IT buyers to look elsewhere.
- October 22, 2015
The acquisition of EMC and VMware has IT pros at Dell World wondering what the future holds for pricing, storage and support.
- October 12, 2015
Dell finalized plans to purchase EMC this week, in a deal that analysts said could pay dividends for enterprise customers – if it succeeds, that is.
- September 02, 2015
Some colocation providers say the best way to prevent data center downtime is to regularly pull the plug and see what happens. (Hopefully, nothing.)
- August 13, 2015
Big data marketing hype has included a constantly evolving message, and IT pros keep falling for it, said 2014 Turing Award-winner Michael Stonebraker.
- June 16, 2015
HCI makes local storage cool again -- and it keeps pace with how VMs access and store data better than some traditional storage architectures.
- April 30, 2015
When time-sensitive businesses such as Bloomberg experience an outage, there are lessons IT managers learn that can improve data center resiliency.
- April 14, 2015
The future of hard disks grows bleaker by the day, with giant SSD storage densities, outdated RAID algorithms and faster interconnects ushering in flash domination.
- April 14, 2015
Enterprise big data workloads demand a lot from storage and network bandwidth. Storage, cloud and as-a-service vendors are developing the infrastructure to support them.
- July 21, 2014
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- September 27, 2012
In some super-important industries, 99.999% uptime should be the goal. But most companies can tolerate a little more downtime.
- May 27, 2009
Lower the cost of disaster recovery replication with open source DR tools like Rsync and distributed replicated block device, or DRBD.