Storage Architectures Reports

Computer Weekly – 8 August 2017: Formula 1 goes digital
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we find out how Formula 1 chief Ross Brawn is turning to digitization to enhance the fan experience of Grand Prix racing. We also learn how virtual reality is being used to deliver healthcare services. And our experts examine the ethical concerns around artificial intelligence. Read the issue now.
Posted: 04 Aug 2017 | Published: 04 Aug 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

IT Definitions: Storage Special
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, we have put together a list of key definitions in storage and data protection to help you make sense of the fast-evolving storage technology landscape. From software-defined storage to non-volatile memory express (NVMe), we hope this extensive list of definitions will help you succeed in an increasingly data-driven world.
Posted: 28 Jun 2017 | Published: 29 Jun 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Your expert guide to object storage: potential successor to traditional file and block storage
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: Object storage does away with the tree-like hierarchies of file systems used by traditional storage NAS and SAN systems.
Posted: 06 Jun 2017 | Published: 06 Jun 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

All-flash Array Market Advances Outpace Demand, Create Opportunities
sponsored by Silk
EGUIDE: In this guide, our experts deconstruct the high-density all-flash disruption. Additionally, you'll access an article by George Crump, President of Storage Switzerland, in which he illustrates the state of this year's flash storage systems, and talks in detail about NVMe, as well as flash DIMM.
Posted: 09 Aug 2017 | Published: 04 Aug 2017

Silk

Building an All-flash Array Business Case
sponsored by Silk
EGUIDE: Use this guide as a means to building your all-flash array business case by characterizing your apps and their requirements. Inside, you'll learn how to construct your AFA case, while reviewing five factors to consider before making your purchase.
Posted: 09 Aug 2017 | Published: 03 Aug 2017

Silk

Storage Virtualization: The Big Picture
sponsored by Lenovo and Intel
EGUIDE: Click inside this expert-guide to learn how, as software-defined storage systems mature, the line between storage and data-processing platform is eroding, and why you should remain cautious about new technologies for the time being.
Posted: 03 Aug 2017 | Published: 31 Jul 2017

Lenovo and Intel

Assessing Hyper-converged: Products, Scalability, and Ecosystem Support
sponsored by Lenovo and Intel
EGUIDE: From the experts at SearchConvergedInfrastructure.com, this guide assesses several types of HCI architectures based on featured capabilities—including cost model, data protection, and resiliency. Read on to see the analysis, as well as to answer the burning question, "Why is the HCI definition so varied?"
Posted: 01 Aug 2017 | Published: 31 Jul 2017

Lenovo and Intel

Pure Storage CEO Assesses NVMe, Flash Storage Market
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: In this guide from the SearchStorage.com editors, senior news writer Garry Kranz sits down with Pure Storage CEO Scott Dietzen to assess the evolutionary cycle of NVMe flash, the likely timeline for its mainstream adoption, a glimpse into flash-based backup techniques, and more. Read on to stay in the NVMe loop.
Posted: 26 Jul 2017 | Published: 20 Jul 2017

Pure Storage

SearchStorage Editors Examine the Leading All-flash Array Vendors
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, we evaluate eight leading AFA vendors to let you decide which products best suit your organization. Read on as Logan Harbaugh, IT consultant and freelance reviewer with SearchStorage, breaks down how to select an AFA vendor based on functional specification, 3 essential purchasing considerations, and more.
Posted: 26 Jul 2017 | Published: 20 Jul 2017

Pure Storage

Object Storage vs. Block vs. File: Differentiating New Techniques from Their Predecessors
sponsored by SanDisk Corporation
EGUIDE: Object storage is the hot new technology on everyone's lips, but is it really so different from traditional NAS and SAN arrays? This expert guide explores the key aspects that differentiate object storage from its predecessors. Then read up on when adopting an object storage system is a smart move, and more.
Posted: 19 Jul 2017 | Published: 19 Jul 2017

SanDisk Corporation

Differentiating All-flash Array Vendors from their Counterparts
sponsored by Western Digital
EGUIDE: Our experts compiled this guide to determining the most suitable AFA vendor for your enterprise—ensuring you choose one that not only provides snapshots and thin provisioning, but also active-active controllers and replication, and QoS. Read on to also gain access to instruction for a three-phase AFA implementation.
Posted: 26 Jun 2017 | Published: 19 Jun 2017

Western Digital

Object Storage Architecture: Mitigating Complexity, Capacity, and Archival Concerns
sponsored by SanDisk Corporation
EGUIDE: This expert resource serves as your full guide to object storage implementation, with cloud workload, sync-and-share, API-accessible storage, and more use cases examined. Download now to gain full access, learning how object storage maintains the unstructured data deluge, and view an object vs. file vs. block storage bake off.
Posted: 21 Jun 2017 | Published: 15 Jun 2017

SanDisk Corporation

George Crump Evaluates the State of Flash Storage Systems
sponsored by HPE and Intel®
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, George Crump outlines the state of flash storage systems, and demonstrates how to use NVMe and flash DIMM to proactively keep performance ahead of users' expectations. Read on as Crump also predicts the fate of HDDs, and explains how to keep pace by improving internal and external connectivity.
Posted: 21 Jun 2017 | Published: 09 Jun 2017

HPE and Intel®

GDPR Developments Will Dominate Storage and Compliance in 2017
sponsored by Arrow + NetApp
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, Storage Editor Antony Adshead and CEO of Vigitrust, Mathieu Gorge, discuss 2017's developments in the GDPR, as it pertains to regulatory compliance, and data backup. Read on to discover backup challenges associated with e-discovery, the evolution of data retention regulations, and more.
Posted: 17 May 2017 | Published: 11 May 2017

Arrow + NetApp

All-flash Storage Arrays: Are They Killing Hybrids?
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
EBOOK: Where there are instances when either all-flash or hybrid arrays work well—that is where the battle for dominance occurs. In this issue of Storage Handbook, our experts deconstruct the hybrid vs. AFA debate, digging into cost, network connectivity, and which arrays are more pertinent for primary storage workloads.
Posted: 27 Apr 2017 | Published: 27 Apr 2017

SearchStorage.com

Storage Handbook: Get Hyped for Top Hyper-converged Technology Use Cases
sponsored by SearchConvergedInfrastucture
EBOOK: Download your issue of Storage Handbook now to discover which workloads are best run on HCI—VDI and beyond—as well as which workloads to avoid, as you implement. Additionally, learn how to unlock the key to HCI success in SMBs, and more.
Posted: 25 Apr 2017 | Published: 25 Apr 2017

SearchConvergedInfrastucture

How Storage Is Catching Up with the DevOps Revolution
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: In this essential guide, discover why DevOps requirements are shifting how enterprises consume and deploy storage resources to a more-cloud focused approach. Download now to gain guidance on storage technologies most appropriate for Agile development, including VM-aware secondary storage, hyper-convergence, and more.
Posted: 20 Apr 2017 | Published: 18 Apr 2017

Pure Storage

Simplifying Storage Allocations for Virtual Desktops
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: "How can I simplify storage allocation for virtual desktops?" You asked the question, we have the answer. Read on to discover how to address storage allocation requirements of both the operating system and apps, and VDI user data, in this expert guide.
Posted: 20 Apr 2017 | Published: 20 Apr 2017

Pure Storage

Storage Showdown: All-flash vs. Hybrid Arrays for Virtual Desktop Environments
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: Download this guide as Tom Fenton, Senior Validation Engineer at the Taneja Group, illustrates several critical factors to consider when deciding to use an all-flash or hybrid array in your virtual desktop environments. Here, you'll evaluate hybrid vs. all-flash on cost, ability access to cold data, compression and deduplication, and more.
Posted: 20 Apr 2017 | Published: 20 Apr 2017

Pure Storage

Flash Storage Caching Boosts Application Performance—but Requires Balance
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: Use this guide as a comprehensive resource for evaluating flash caching benefits, trade-offs, 3 main implementation models, and determine where to cache in order to leverage faster media and improve I/O performance.
Posted: 20 Apr 2017 | Published: 17 Apr 2017

Pure Storage

SQL Server SSD Technology Becoming a Solid Storage Choice
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: Access this e-guide to clue into exactly why SSD is emerging as a solid storage choice for SQL Server. Our experts highlight how SSD's embedded controller ensures the integrity of the data stored in the drive, and address your concerns centered on drive reliability and longevity.
Posted: 20 Apr 2017 | Published: 17 Apr 2017

Pure Storage

Which Types of Flash Make the Most Sense for Virtualization?
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: Which types of flash make the most sense for a virtualized environment? In this expert guide, George Crump evaluates the durability of three types of flash—single-level, multi-level, and triple-level cell. Read on to also delve into three flash form factors to consider when implementing it on virtual workloads.
Posted: 20 Apr 2017 | Published: 19 Apr 2017

Pure Storage

Ten Methods of Improving Virtual Server Storage
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: Performance monitoring for virtual storage is very difficult due to the hypervisor lacking the insight into what's happening with that storage. This expert guide illustrates how to improve the performance of your virtual server storage with 10 proven methods.
Posted: 20 Apr 2017 | Published: 17 Apr 2017

Pure Storage

DevOps Strategy for Health Site Fueled by Flash, CDM
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, discover how women's health website Lifescript implemented a revenue-boosting DevOps strategy with all-flash storage and copy data management. Read on to see how this SSD/CDM duo succeeds, with built-in data deduplication and more.
Posted: 20 Apr 2017 | Published: 18 Apr 2017

Pure Storage

3D-Nand Boosts Capacity to Push All-flash Data Center
sponsored by Avnet
EGUIDE: Because the demand for storage capacity is so insatiable, storage media suppliers have had to look for new ways to increase the capacity of their flash products. Discover how to do so here with 3D-Nand-powered SSD, achieving higher densities at a lower cost per bit.
Posted: 10 Apr 2017 | Published: 05 Apr 2017

Avnet