Storage Management Reports

Forget All-Flash Arrays, Aim for Flash-Optimized Storage First
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: Read this expert guide to learn why focusing on optimizing your existing storage infrastructure for flash, rather than adopting a whole new all-flash array might be the right way to go. Then, read 5 quick tips on what to look for in a flash-first array.
Posted: 21 Sep 2017 | Published: 15 Sep 2017

Pure Storage

All in on Hyper-Converged Infrastructure?
sponsored by Dell
EGUIDE: Should you go all-in on hyper-convergence infrastructure (HCI) or play it more conservatively? This e-guide explores why traditional storage infrastructures are falling short, why the industry is leaning toward HCI, and more.
Posted: 01 Sep 2017 | Published: 29 Aug 2017

Dell

Converged v Hyper-converged Infrastructure Storage
sponsored by Dell
EGUIDE: As the converged versus hyper-converged infrastructure debate rages on and wrestle with your decision, you need to pay attention to the storage layer. This e-guide will help you evaluate both infrastructure approaches from the storage point-of-view and simplify your decision-making process.
Posted: 30 Aug 2017 | Published: 28 Aug 2017

Dell

HPE-SimpliVity Deal Raises Support, Price and Development Questions
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: What's to be expected from HPE's purchase of SimpliVity? Download this guide by searchConvergedInfrastructure.com editors, as SimpliVity customers react to the move. The info inside will help you keep an eye on HPE's support of SimpliVity products, how and if SimpliVity becomes part of HPE's multicloud strategy, and more.
Posted: 21 Aug 2017 | Published: 15 Aug 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Test Your Hyper-converged Tech Knowledge
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: Hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) is still relatively new and limited in its capabilities. How much do you know about HCI? What about the challenges that come from all-flash HCI storage? Access this e-guide, take the quiz, and find out.
Posted: 21 Aug 2017 | Published: 16 Aug 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Converged Infrastructure Drop-off Doesn't Mean Data Center Death
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: The dropping adoption of converged infrastructure doesn't foretell its death. Read on here to discover why many enterprises still select CI as a more stable and agile operating environment over HCI, and to consolidate assets acquired through acquisitions, as told by our experts in this guide.
Posted: 21 Aug 2017 | Published: 15 Aug 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Hyper-converged vs. Converged IT Infrastructures Explained
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: The days of cobbling together makeshift data center systems are fast waning. This e-guide illustrates the difference between converged and hyper-converged infrastructures. Read on to leverage CI and HCI to accelerate server and data center consolidation projects, support VDI deployments, and more.
Posted: 21 Aug 2017 | Published: 15 Aug 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Converged vs Hyper-converged Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell
EGUIDE: You need to choose a side in the debate between converged infrastructure (CI) and hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI). This e-guide covers the primary points you will need to make the decision that will shape the future of your data center.
Posted: 18 Aug 2017 | Published: 17 Aug 2017

Dell

Examining the Leading All-flash Array Vendors' Offerings
sponsored by Avnet
EGUIDE: This SearchStorage.com pocket guide will assist you in not only selecting an all-flash array vendor, but also illustrates how to choose an AFA based on an examination of three AFA product categories— high-end enterprise arrays, midrange systems, and NAS appliances.
Posted: 17 Aug 2017 | Published: 14 Aug 2017

Avnet

Workload Optimization Tips for Hyper-converged Technologies
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: Inside this expert guide, Clive Longbottom, co-founder and service director at Quocirca, identifies which application workloads are best suited for HCI—like ROBO and VDI—and explains why. Read on to gain cautionary advice, as well, with regards to HCI being a main component of cloud platforms.
Posted: 16 Aug 2017 | Published: 11 Aug 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

HCI Appliances Embrace Containers and More Flexible Pricing
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: A handful of startups and top-tier players have introduced container-driven bundles that could determine a new delivery and support approach for hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI). Read this expert guide to see highlighted several HCI appliances built for containerized apps that should be on your radar.
Posted: 16 Aug 2017 | Published: 11 Aug 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Ten Reasons to Consider a Hyper-converged Data Center
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: Download this guide as our experts reveal the top 10 reasons to consider a hyper-converged data center, including its suitability for scale-out VDI workloads, ROBO support, hardware refresh, and more. Inside, you'll discover which workloads apply to your needs, and determine if HCI should be implemented.
Posted: 16 Aug 2017 | Published: 14 Aug 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Converged vs. Hyper-converged Infrastructure: The Bottom Line
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: In this guide, contributors from SearchConvergedInfrastructure lay out the differences between converged and hyper-converged infrastructure storage. Read on to finally get the bottom line from our experts on the divergence between CI and HCI storage, with specific appliance examples.
Posted: 14 Aug 2017 | Published: 10 Aug 2017

Pure Storage

How Hyper-converged Infrastructure Gives Data Centers a Boost
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: Download this expert guide to view the trends and vendors shaping HCI and its role in the software-defined data center (SDDC). You'll also gain advice on implementing HCI, regardless of whether your apps are traditional, big data- or cloud-based.
Posted: 14 Aug 2017 | Published: 10 Aug 2017

Pure Storage

Assessing Hyper-converged Infrastructures Based on Feature Capabilities
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, 20-year industry veteran Jacob Gsoedl demonstrates how hyper-converged systems differ from traditional storage systems. Read on to get a run-down of the top considerations buyers should have on their checklist for evaluating, purchasing, and deploying HCI, and more.
Posted: 14 Aug 2017 | Published: 10 Aug 2017

Pure Storage

New Flash Use Cases Identified and What to Do about the NAND Flash Shortage
sponsored by Silk
EGUIDE: Because we're in the midst of a worldwide NAND flash shortage, will once-lowered costs now rise? Download this guide as our editors evaluate the impact the NAND flash shortage has on the cost of SSDs (and how that compares per gigabyte to HDDs), as well as new use cases like flash as RAM.
Posted: 09 Aug 2017 | Published: 03 Aug 2017

Silk

Kaminario's CEO Identifies a Flash Market Shift, Illustrates the Role of the K2 Array
sponsored by Silk
EGUIDE: Download this guide to get a technical breakdown from our editors on Kaminario's K2 array, including it data compression improvements (ratio of 4:1) and compatibility with NVMe. Then, you'll access a Q&A with Kaminario's CEO Dani Golan, in which he identifies how the flash market is shifting.
Posted: 09 Aug 2017 | Published: 04 Aug 2017

Silk

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

Dissaggregation Demystified
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
EZINE: 'Storage' magazine looks at the advantages of disaggregation and resource pool management as well as hybrid cloud storage and the best use of flash.
Posted: 03 Aug 2017 | Published: 03 Aug 2017

SearchStorage.com

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

What Does the Cutting-Edge of Data Center Disaster Recovery and Protection Look Like?
sponsored by Reduxio
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, learn about a new copy data management (CDM) program that along with a serious DR upgrade, is keeping the data on this vendor's servers more secure than ever. Then, gain a more holistic look at the future of data center protection products for secondary storage, recovery-in-place and replication, and more.
Posted: 14 Jul 2017 | Published: 11 Jul 2017

Reduxio