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March 20, 2019
Ten years later, VCE is gone, EMC is part of Dell and Vblocks have become VxBlocks. But the early converged infrastructure stack is still going, with new products coming online.
August 07, 2018
A storage vendor that bills itself as a software company is baking AI management into its all-flash arrays. Read why IT execs like Dan King sees the innovation as a game changer.
January 08, 2018
Microsoft's acquisition of Avere Systems addresses a shortcoming in Azure storage services and could help steal some business from AWS and GCP.
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.
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Information technology (IT) is the use of any computers, storage, networking and other physical devices, infrastructure and processes to create, process, store, secure and exchange all forms of electronic data. Continue Reading
Some organizations take their time with new technologies to let first adopters suffer the growing pains. But there's no treading water in the big data stream; the current won't wait. Continue Reading
Data center storage architecture is getting faster and more resilient. Before you jump straight into adoption, it's important to know the key technology trends in the space. Continue Reading
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Curious about QLC NAND? From addressing capacity benefits to taking a look ahead at its uncertain future, we answer four common questions concerning the technology. Continue Reading
Quad-level NAND has its benefits, but is it right for enterprise-level companies? While it can be plagued by performance and durability issues, the technology still has its uses. Continue Reading
As you come across more complex data center workflows, you can begin exploring options for accelerated processing, such as GPUs or TPUs. Continue Reading
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Microsoft includes storage features in Windows Server 2019 to ease migration and create highly available and scalable software-defined storage in data centers. Continue Reading
As admins evaluate data center performance, they need ways to look at both short-term and long-term data. KPIs offer one way to evaluate components, such as storage. Continue Reading
Solid-state drives are mature now, and the technology has eclipsed hard disk drives with superior performance, manageability and pricing for enterprise storage. Continue Reading
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Limited durability and degrading performance are issues with QLC NAND. These challenges limit where the technology can be used, making it best for read-intensive workloads. Continue Reading
You can use cloud storage and deduplication to expand storage capacity, prevent application failure and maintain data center performance. Continue Reading
At the forefront of how IT infrastructure evolves to tackle new applications and emerging workloads are the changes in data center storage architecture. Continue Reading