Scale-Out NAS News
December 08, 2016
Software-defined storage vendor Primary Data’s open standards parallel NFS contributions made it into the NFS 4.2 standard, which could help the startup make inroads with scale-out storage ...
December 07, 2016
Scale-out file-system specialist Qumulo hires ex-EMC Vice President Bill Richter to spearhead marketing and sales. It marks a reunion with Qumulo co-founders Peter Godman and Neal Fachan.
November 17, 2016
Western Digital introduced an entry-level ActiveScale P100 object storage system for users with lower scalability needs than its Active Archive System addresses.
November 16, 2016
Seagate claims the ClusterStor 300N system achieves 16 Gbps per box and 112 Gbps per 42U rack, with Nytro intelligence accelerating I/O workloads up to 1,000%.
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Object storage and scale-out NAS are both highly scalable and built to handle large amounts of unstructured data. Which one is best suited for your environment? Continue Reading
The unfettered growth of unstructured data, both human and (more and more) machine generated, has enterprises increasingly turning to scale-out NAS and object storage. While both scale-out storage and object storage are designed for massive scalability, they take different approaches to storing unstructured information -- each with their own strengths/weaknesses, management issues and architectural considerations.
Flash is putting demands on storage networks like never before. Fortunately, there are emerging technologies (e.g., the latest in FC and Ethernet networking) and techniques (e.g., network caching and SDS) you can implement to ease this growing burden on storage fabrics while maximizing application performance.
File sync and share can place your IP, financial and compliance data, not to mention organization as a whole, at risk. There are a number ways to bring this effective sharing, communication and collaboration approach out of the shadows and into the IT fold, however, through more secure corporate-sanctioned cloud, on-premises or hybrid deployments.Continue Reading
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The fourteenth edition of the Storage magazine/SearchStorage Product of the Year awards recognizes the innovation, performance and functionality of 18 the best data storage products. And, as we've often seen, these outstanding data storage products come from both well-established vendors and startups just on the scene. Winners are recognized in six categories: backup software, backup hardware, storage system software, all-flash arrays, storage management tools and hybrid arrays.
Hyper-converged systems pack storage, compute and networking into hypervisor-based bundles. These turnkey packages offer fast deployment and ease of use, but there are significant differences among products and limitations you should be aware of.
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