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Top 10 storage stories of 2019

Computer Weekly’s storage content decodes trends and offers practical and technical advice. So, looking at the key storage stories of 2019, we see all the main developments reflected.

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  • All-Flash: The Essential Guide

    Computer Weekly keeps its finger on the pulse in the world of data storage, with regular news, features and practical articles. This guide offers a comprehensive survey of the all-flash array market. We look at all-flash products from the big six storage vendors and the startups and specialists. Plus, we give the lowdown on all-flash vs hybrid flash arrays and all-flash vs server-side PCIe SSD. Finally, we look at the shortcomings of measuring the value of flash by metrics designed for spinning disk and suggest practical alternatives.

  • Primary storage guide for large enterprises

    As primary storage continues to evolve to fit organizations’ ever-changing needs, many enterprises are searching for solutions that can meet expectations for:

    • High performance and less downtime
    • Defense strategies and data recovery
    • Cost optimization
    • And more

    However, primary storage isn’t one size fits all. So, how can you find a system that best fits your company’s needs?

    Browse this report to get an in-depth look at the primary storage market and learn more about the top vendors you can leverage to equip your teams for IT success.

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  • Backup deduplication: a complete guide

    There are many elements to consider in picking the backup deduplication technology that fits best. How do zone-level and block-level deduplication compare? What about inline versus post-processing deduplication? What are the differences between deduplication and compression? Check out this complete e-guide to backup deduplication.

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  • Flash hits the cloud while NVMe flash goes mainstream

    In this e-guide we will major on NVMe, the stance towards it of the big five storage makers and the varying architectures marketed to the market. We also look at deploying NVMe in the enterprise and in particular for AI use cases. We also look at contemporary scale-out NAS products and flash options offered by the key cloud providers.

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  • Improved storage efficiency: Achieving faster provisioning and finer controls

    Download this analyst report to discover how data-efficient storage platforms can help you require fewer drives, less administration time, and less power to store the same amount of data.

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  • The Business Value of Dell PowerStore

    Download this eGuide and hear that modernizing and simplifying infrastructure is a key priority for IT organizations as they replace aging storage systems. Learn the benefits of Dell PowerStore to optimize, modernize, and scale business-critical workloads.

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  • The Business Value of Dell PowerStore

    Download this eGuide and hear that modernizing and simplifying infrastructure is a key priority for IT organizations as they replace aging storage systems. Learn the benefits of Dell PowerStore to optimize, modernize, and scale business-critical workloads.

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  • CW APAC - October 2019: Expert Advice on storage

    The creation of ever-increasing volumes of data is posingescalating problems for storage. In this issue of Expert Advice, Computer Weekly looks at how APAC firms are dealing with storage management issues in the cloud age. Read the issue now.

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  • MicroScope – October 2020: Get in touch with remote network security

    In this issue, find out how the security channel has been working to ensure the network safety of remote workers during the pandemic. Also read about how flash-based storage is being enhanced to include ground-breaking technology using helium and DNA, and discover how data is the key to encryption

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  • Hybrid Flash: The Essential guide

    This guide offers a comprehensive survey of the hybrid flash storage market. We give the lowdown on hybrid flash products from the big six storage vendors and the startups and specialists. Plus, we take a look at what's best for virtual desktops: All-flash or hybrid?

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  • NAS meets cloud and unstructured data challenges

    NAS file access storage has progressed to meet the challenges of the cloud era. This e-guide provides key insights into NAS as we know it in the era of cloud and big, unstructured data sets.

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  • ESG Technical First Look: Dell PowerStore Prime

    In this Enterprise Strategy Group Technical First Look, you’ll learn about the rise of all-flash storage and discover a solution designed to combine new all-flash storage advancements with strategic business advantages to help organizations stay competitive in a tumultuous business landscape. Access the report now to learn more.

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  • CW ANZ – February 2019: Home in on storage minutiae

    In this edition of CW ANZ, we look at how organisations are using storage analytics to manage their storage footprint and what suppliers are doing to help enterprises get the most of out of the technology.

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  • Best practices for remote data backups

    This guide provides tips and best practices for your organisation's offsite data backups. It addresses questions you need to ask to determine which remote backup approach is the right fit for your organisation. In this e-guide, discover which remote backup strategy is right for your organisation.

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  • Focus: PCIe SSD, NVMe and flash

    PCIe SSD cards fit straight into PCIe slots in servers and array hardware and often brings much higher performance than traditional HDD-format flash drives..

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  • CW APAC: August 2023 – Expert advice on storage and backup

    In this handbook, focused on storage and backup in the Asia-Pacific region, Computer Weekly looks at why 3-2-1 backup is still relevant, how researchers are overcoming restraints found in typical DNA storage systems, Dell's latest offerings and the future of HDDs.

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  • A Computer Weekly Buyer's Guide to Next-Generation Storage

    Storage needs are ever increasing—and data volumes constantly expanding. How are today's systems accommodating these capacity demands? In this buyer's guide, Computer Weekly experts look at the evolution of storage systems and how they meet processing demands, the continuing role of all-flash arrays, and how to buy the best storage investment.

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  • July ezine: Getting storage right

    An issue looking at what products are in demand now in the storage world and what technologies are coming that need to be embraced by the channel.

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  • NVMe flash storage 101

    Flash storage is already much faster than spinning disk, but with the advent of NVMe – a new standard based on PCIe – flash could achieve a potential that has so far eluded it.

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  • How to stop your storage from being limited by the cloud

    Read on to learn how Dell ObjectScale can provide highly performant object storage to support DevOps methodologies, without being limiting you to cloud-native storage.

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  • How Australian organisations are coping with big data storage challenges

    In this e-guide, read about how Australian organisations are coping with the storage challenges of big data, why flash storage is still too expensive for some companies and how NetApp is evolving to keep up with changes in the industry.

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  • Object storage: A great fit for large, unstructured data sets

    Object storage is a rising star. In this e-guide we walk you through the key differences between object storage and the currently more mainstream approaches - file and block access. In doing so you'll clearly see the benefits and drawbacks of the object approach, which is to organise data in a flat structure with unique identifiers.

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  • SAN block access storage in the age of cloud and hyper-converged

    In this e-guide we look at the key decision points when it comes to choosing SAN (or NAS) vs software-defined storage and hyper-converged. We also look at the fundamentals of block access storage vs file and object and also look at how these services are provided in the big three cloud providers' universes.

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  • SAN block access storage in the age of cloud and hyper-converged

    In this e-guide we look at the key decision points when it comes to choosing SAN (or NAS) vs software-defined storage and hyper-converged. We also look at the fundamentals of block access storage vs file and object and also look at how these services are provided in the big three cloud providers' universes.

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  • Why your Kubernetes applications will face unique security concerns

    Download this white paper for a close look at the unique challenges encountered when protecting Kubernetes environments… and find out how Dell PowerProtect Data Manager can help.

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  • Essential Guide: Optimising hybrid IT infrastructure

    In this essential guide, we include articles looking at best practice and key technologies in server, storage, networks, DevOps and hyperconverged systems to make the most of your hybrid IT.

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  • CW Nordics August 2018

    In April 2017, the Swedish capital Stockholm was the scene of a terrorist attack which saw a truck used as a weapon on a pedestrianised street. It left five people dead and 14 seriously injured.

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  • Computer Weekly - 11 May 2021: Chip supply shortages are hitting hard

    In this week's Computer Weekly, a shortage of semiconductors is affecting industries beyond just IT – we examine the implications. We talk to the CIO of pharmacy chain Boots about how tech helped in being an essential retailer during lockdown. And we look at the prospects for young people entering the IT sector post-pandemic. Read the issue now.

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  • Hybrid IT: ASEAN firms shift to agile infrastructure

    In this e-guide, read about hybrid IT's growing mindshare in ASEAN, Red Hat's hybrid cloud container push and what you need to consider when buying hyper-converged infrastructure systems.

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  • Hyper-converged infrastructure vs traditional: the pitfalls and benefits of a storage move

    In this e-guide we give an overview to buying hyper-converged in which we dig into its benefits, such as ease of deployment, resource efficiency, low Opex costs and reduced use of datacentre space. But we also look at the potential pitfalls that include the difficulties of troubleshooting in a tightly-layered environment.

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  • Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Key Choices: We Look at Hyper-Converged Infrastructure and its Benefits for the Datacentre.

    We look at why it makes sense to go hyper-converged, how HCI differs from converged infrastructure, the pros and cons of hyper-converged vs traditional storage arrays, HCI software products available, and whether hyper-converged can help unleash the blistering performance potential of NVMe flash storage.

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  • Focus: Hybrid cloud

    In this guide, we take a closer look at the reasons why so many enterprises are heading down the hybrid cloud route, while shining a light on the technical work that needs to go into making sure their journey there is a smooth as possible.

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  • The technological evolution of IT industry leaders: Part one

    This first part of this e-guide explores the technological evolution of Oracle, Cisco and Dell throughout the past two decades, including the technologies that have risen to the forefront, from real-time analytics and data management to Cisco's edge computing ambitions.

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  • A Computer Weekly buyer's guide to flash storage

    Companies have come to count on the high performance of their flash storage services. In this 12-page buyer's guide, Computer Weekly looks at the cost of a variety of options, what the big three cloud providers have to offer and how the issue of reliability is being addressed.

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  • A Computer Weekly buyer's guide to flash storage

    Companies have come to count on the high performance of their flash storage services. In this 12-page buyer's guide, Computer Weekly looks at the cost of a variety of options, what the big three cloud providers have to offer and how the issue of reliability is being addressed.

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  • Computer Weekly – 24 January 2017: World leaders discuss risks of social unrest from advances in technology

    In this week's Computer Weekly, we examine the fears raised at the World Economic Forum over the potential for social unrest as technology transforms working practices. We hear from the CIO at the World Health Organization about how IT helped tackle the Ebola crisis. And we look at progress in adopting big data analytics. Read the issue now.

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  • CW Europe September 2019: Netherlands authorities halt datacentre construction and call for a policy rethink

    The Netherlands has for years attracted datacentre investment and has seen major construction projects. Amsterdam alone has 33 datacentres within a radius of 20km. So when the local authority in Amsterdam and Haarlemmermeer called an immediate halt to datacentre construction, it was a shock.

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  • CW APAC, March 2022: Trend Watch: Storage management

    In this handbook, Computer Weekly looks at how open source is shaping data storage management and this year’s emerging cloud supplier trends.

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  • The future of computing: Understanding Dell PowerEdge & more

    As organizations have continued to face customer and industry challenges, Dell’s PowerEdge technology has been able to assist their clients by enhance their reliability, performance, and innovation. Access this infographic to learn more.

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  • CW ASEAN: Unlock flash opportunities

    Traditional disks can no longer keep up with the needs of modern enterprises. In this issue of CW ASEAN, we take a look at how enterprises are taking to all-flash array storage, and what they need to do to lay the foundation necessary for getting the most out of the technology. Read the issue now.

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  • It's hyper converged-with-everything in today's datacentre

    In this e-guide we look at the key hyper-converged vendors and their products, as well as hyper-converged tailored to disaster recovery, backup, cloud functionality, and the software-defined hyper-converged products available.

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  • Containers and storage 101: The fundamentals of container storage

    In this e-guide we look at the basics of Docker storage and backup, key containers capabilities in storage vendors' offers and how containers can be incorporated into the private cloud environment.

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  • Continuously Modern Storage

    As businesses require more from their data and the IT teams that manage that data, IT leaders need to rethink what they require from their data storage infrastructure. Learn more about Dell Technologies solutions powered by Intel® Xeon® processors.

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  • Serving up server hardware

    In this e-guide, find out why some companies are still hanging on to older hardware, the pros and cons of different types of server hardware, and what one Chinese tech giant is doing in the microprocessor space.

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  • Eyes on India: New age of flash storage boosts performance & efficiency

    As one of the forerunners in technology adoption, Indian enterprises have been keen to embrace emerging technologies such as AI, IoT and big data, driving an upsurge in storage requirements. In this e-guide, read more about India's storage market, the next frontier of storage technology and flash storage options from the top cloud providers.

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  • CW Benelux ezine August 2018

    It's hardly surprising that the Netherlands is pioneering smart cities. The tech-savvy nation is already planning to have a digital port in Rotterdam with automated ships. Now, according to one Dutch academic, "almost every Dutch municipality is doing something with smart technology".

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  • Computer Weekly – 10 July 2018: Tackling the digital identity problem

    In this week's Computer Weekly, as UK government attempts to create a digital identity standard flounder, we examine progress on establishing the online ID system the digital economy needs. Barclays bank talks about its move to DevOps and public cloud. And we find out how AI could help improve IT service management. Read the issue now.

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  • CW Europe – September 2018: Costs stack up for Dutch government IT projects

    In this issue of CW Europe, we look at analysis by a Dutch newspaper which discovered that government-controlled IT projects in the Netherlands go over budget by 40%, on average. We also find out how Berlin's Digital Career Institute is building web skills among refugees and the unemployed across Germany.

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  • Storage performance: From fundamentals to bleeding edge

    In this guide we look at LUN provision and management, RAID and flash storage, plus tuning for analytics workloads and key emerging technologies that can give your organisation a competitive advantage in mission-critical operations, such as storage-class memory, NVMe flash and persistent memory.

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