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By Rich Castagna Manage Oct 03, 2016

Storage managers seek storage answers with a storage purchase

Capacity and bandwidth are key reasons for new storage purchases, with SAN arrays that offer flash storage, data reduction and storage virtualization popular among buyers. Continue Reading


By Sander Van Vugt Evaluate Oct 28, 2016

Alternative storage options: Ceph object storage, Swift and more

Object storage is rapidly replacing proprietary SAN filers as the go-to choice for storage in the modern data center. But is it right for your virtual environment? Continue Reading


Nov 17, 2016

Demystifying storage performance metrics

Data volumes are expanding rapidly and large chunks of budget need to be spent on storage to cope with that growth. But, what storage performance metrics are key when procuring capacity for new environments, what ... Continue Reading


Evaluate Oct 03, 2016

Intelligent storage puts brainpower into data storage systems

Vendors are offering storage systems that "know" more about the data within them than ever before. Powered by multiple CPU/cores, fast flash/memory, nimble software-defined storage and lessons learned from big data... Continue Reading


By Chris Evans Sep 28, 2016

Docker storage: how to get persistent storage in Docker

Docker, by default, doesn’t come with persistent storage, which presents an issue to some workloads customers that want to run in containers – however, there are ways to achieve persistent storage Continue Reading


Manage Jul 06, 2016

Storage in a container: Dealing with Docker storage

Docker is the de facto standard for the relatively new application and development and deployment system known as containerization. By nature ephemeral, Docker storage containers bring about a multitude of new ... Continue Reading


Dec 01, 2016

CW ANZ: Virtually effortless storage

In this month's CW ANZ, we look at how although Australia was an early adopter of server virtualisation – with 85-90% of Australian servers already virtualised, compared with about 75% globally – Gartner predicts ... Continue Reading


By Kathleen Casey Get Started Nov 29, 2016

Words to go: Azure storage types

As more data and applications move to the cloud, enterprises' storage needs evolve. Learn which Azure storage options would work best for you with this rundown of must-know terms. Continue Reading


By Antony Adshead News Jun 29, 2016

Containers and storage: The challenge of persistent storage

Containers have been rising in prominence over the past year or so, but this last week has seen a flurry of products and features aimed at changing the way they relate to storage. In some senses ... Continue Reading


By Rich Castagna Evaluate Oct 03, 2016

What's in and what's out in data storage tech

Cloud data backup, copy data management, DIMM, hyper-convergence, DRaaS and object storage are data storage technology given a closer inspection in Gartner's Hype Cycle. Continue Reading