The dread of any IT manager is in making a significant purchase of hardware or software to then find that they are 'locked in' to one supplier. But analyst Clive Longbottom asks, is this still the case?
As the number of VMs exploded, so did the complexity of the infrastructure required to support VMs. To tame this complexity, users have two options: converged vs. hyper-converged storage. In this e-guide, you will examine the differences between each—such as IT integration approaches and limitations, and which environments each best suits.
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.
This white paper explains how flash storage technology can maximize the benefits of your business growth by packing more virtual environments into the same physical infrastructure and delivering faster analytical insight. Read on here to learn how to implement flash in your virtual data center.
In this buyer's checklist, learn how hyper-converged systems differ from traditional storage systems and find insights into some of their unique features, as well as guidance for evaluating, purchasing and deploying these systems.
Hyper-converged platforms have grown to include secondary storage space; however secondary-storage still faces a plethora of issues. Discover how to best address the problems facing secondary storage and how vendors are promising to make life easier for storage administrators.