Disk arrays News
October 25, 2016
Hewlett Packard Enterprise launched its high-end enterprise storage array upgade today at the same time as Hitachi Data Systems. The HPE XP7 and HDS Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) use the same ...
July 19, 2016
IBM’s disk array business took another hit last quarter, with storage hardware decreasing 13% as the company looks to shift its emphasis to flash and software-defined storage. “Storage value is ...
May 04, 2016
The Scale flash base configuration includes 1.2 TB of raw SLC NAND per cluster for tiering hot data blocks to solid-state drives. SMB customers tune flash workloads from zero to 11.
April 22, 2016
Promise VSkyCube customers can start with one node and scale to 36 appliances per cluster. Small to medium-sized enterprises are the target audience.
Disk arrays Get Started
Bring yourself up to speed with our introductory content
Improving VM performance starts by speeding up disk access. Consider using these strategies for better allocating and provisioning disk storage. Continue Reading
Windows Server 2012 R2 Storage Spaces offers an alternative to traditional SAN storage and includes updates for virtualizing shared storage. Continue Reading
HP's move to provide some clarity around its products, and an announcement of its new 3PAR storage arrays, top this week's Storage Radio headlines. Continue Reading
Evaluate Disk arrays Vendors & Products
Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering.
Before purchasing all-flash array storage, you should determine whether your site plans to integrate AFA storage into its existing infrastructure or to start a new storage silo. Continue Reading
Flash costs are nearing parity with hard disk drives, but it can still be a challenge to determine the exact expense for an all-flash array on a per-gigabyte basis. Continue Reading
Disk backup targets have grown to include many new elements that can aid an organization's data protection. But traditional components remain as well. Continue Reading
Manage Disk arrays
Learn to apply best practices and optimize your operations.
Triple-level cell (TLC) flash is designed to overcome one of the key problems with flash storage: capacity. Continue Reading
Choices you make in configuring SAN snapshots and array disks will affect your storage capacity and performance, so choose wisely to avoid file loss. Continue Reading
Jon Toigo explains how thin provisioning can help with capacity allocation and reduced storage cost but isn't always a flawless strategy. Continue Reading
Problem Solve Disk arrays Issues
We’ve gathered up expert advice and tips from professionals like you so that the answers you need are always available.
When you're depending on a JBOD array to keep the business running, there are several ways to further the longevity of its drives. Continue Reading
Should data center managers pine for the good old days of direct-attached storage? Or is adding a little flash the way to counter-act the fundamental storage changes wrought by virtualization? Continue Reading
Implementing VDI could mean a new storage array on your part. Figure out your VDI storage requirements and learn what types of storage arrays are best for VDI. Continue Reading