Storage virtualization News
August 17, 2017
Tintri Enterprise Cloud enhances VMstore snapshots to cloud and expands predictive analytics for compute and storage. Cloud Connector treats the cloud as a tertiary repository.
July 18, 2017
Datrium will expand its DVX system beyond VMware environments to offer storage options for Red Hat Virtualization, KVM on CentOS Linux and Docker containers on bare-metal servers.
May 09, 2017
Beleaguered software vendor FalconStor Software reported a cash flow positive first quarter of 2017, although that highlight came more on the back of spending cuts than improved sales. FalconStor ...
April 19, 2017
VSkyCube is Promise Technology's hyper-converged infrastructure for midsize businesses and cloud hosting providers. VSkyMotion moves storage between Promise hardware and AWS.
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Most organizations understand the benefits of the SDDC by now, but widespread adoption hasn't hit yet. Challenges such as complexity and internal talent could be to blame. Continue Reading
The physical, virtualization and management layers of an SDDC make it possible to pool the physical components into logical resources, regardless of the underlying hardware. Continue Reading
If you plan to manually configure a vSAN 6.6 or 6.6.1 deployment, make sure your organization meets these hardware and software requirements before you get started. Continue Reading
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Storage improvements, like support for file-based and block-based storage, help enhance Hyper-V 2016 features, including guest clustering and failover. Continue Reading
To avoid the high cost of a software-defined SAN, IT shops can turn on the tiered storage virtualization feature in newer versions of Windows Server. Continue Reading
The cost of VDI may not be as daunting as some IT pros think, thanks in large part to new storage methods and hyper-converged infrastructure. Continue Reading
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When developing a VMM library plan, consider your available connectivity, performance requirements, storage architecture and sever distribution, among other things. Continue Reading
VMware Storage I/O Control uses vSphere APIs for I/O Filtering to quickly establish and apply IOPS limits to VMs that regularly access your data store. Continue Reading
Convergence takes the emphasis from complexity and expense of enterprise-class storage by making it simple, agile and reducing total cost of ownership. Continue Reading
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If you build a dynamically expanding VHD it is important to remember to set the size to match the maximum possible storage space it will use. Continue Reading
Thanks to virtualization, the cloud and solid-state technology, data storage professionals and those who want to pursue a career in it face an uncertain future. Continue Reading
Configuration problems and extreme storage demands can take a serious toll on your storage infrastructure. Fortunately, with the right tools, these issues are easy to remedy. Continue Reading