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By Matthew David Manage Jan 28, 2016

Adopting a 4-tier architecture for mobile solutions

Developers have depended on the 3-tier architecture for Web applications, but now mobile demands a new, 4-tier architecture. Matthew David discusses what to know about 4-tier. Continue Reading


By George Crump Get Started Oct 28, 2015

The three tiers of hyper-converged architectures

Hyper-converged architecture delivers storage in a bundle, but there are several components involved. George Crump discusses the three pieces of hyper-converged systems. Continue Reading


By Chris Evans Nov 26, 2015

Top five things to know about flash and storage tiering

Automated storage tiering boosts storage efficiency and saves money, but why is tiering different from caching, why is it suited to use with flash and how do suppliers differ? Continue Reading


By George Crump ,Brien Posey Manage Nov 10, 2015

Caching, tiering lead flash storage technology

Flash management has become more important as vendors push the cost of flash down by using less expensive (and less reliable) flash media. But with so many ways to implement flash storage technology, it can be a ... Continue Reading


By John Moore News Jan 21, 2016

IT services: TierPoint's Cosentry deal expands Midwest reach

TierPoint's agreement to purchase Cosentry will bring together two companies with similar strategies in the colocation, managed services and cloud services sectors. Continue Reading


By Jacob Gsoedl Evaluate Oct 23, 2015

Purchasing an enterprise SAN: Top-tier products compared

Expert Jacob Gsoedl drills into eight top-tier enterprise SAN products and how each one performs in seven technical areas. Detailed charts make the information easy to digest. Continue Reading


By Brian Kirsch Evaluate Dec 11, 2015

Are top-tier, vendor-specific certifications worth the effort?

Different levels of certification come with unique challenges; consider this advice when deciding whether higher level certification is the right choice for you. Continue Reading


By Jim O'Donnell News Nov 05, 2015

Infor hits top tier in report comparing ERP implementations

Panorama's ERP implementations report showed that Infor has joined the big three of SAP, Oracle and Microsoft, and that implementation times for Microsoft Dynamics have doubled. Continue Reading


By Simon Quicke Oct 08, 2015

Centrify turns to Exertis and Azlan to take the channel two-tier

Identity management specialist Centrify has decided the time is right to bring on board distributors and roll out a two-tier model in the UK and France Continue Reading


By Sonia Lelii News Oct 06, 2015

Avere CloudFusion virtual NAS debuts for AWS tiers

Avere Systems introduced its first CloudFusion virtual NAS last year for the cloud. It now offers a scaled-down version for three tiers of the AWS public cloud. Continue Reading