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November 18, 2021
The Quantum-2 InfiniBand platform, introduced this week, includes software, a BlueField-3 DPU, a Quantum-2 switch, and a ConnectX-7 network adapter.
June 30, 2021
Nvidia GPUDirect Storage's driver hit 1.0 status to enable direct memory access between GPU and storage and boost the performance of data-intensive AI, HPC and analytics workloads.
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April 09, 2020
Revised IDC market forecast predicts a rise in cloud and infrastructure as a service, as organizations reallocate budgets from physical servers and storage hardware.
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Microsoft's release of Windows Server 2022 brings several notable updates to its storage and file services functionality to give new life to on-premises server systems. Continue Reading
Snapshots may be an optimal way to copy and protect data, but they can lead to some unexpected consequences. Find out what those are and how to avoid them. Continue Reading
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With a global chip shortage raging, lead times on switches, routers, firewalls and access points have ballooned. These seven strategies can help network pros weather the crisis. Continue Reading
Energy-efficient storage promises several benefits. Finding the right approach requires carefully assessing available technology, where you keep your data and costs. Continue Reading
Offloading SAN management to an MSP partner could free IT admins from an infrastructure component that sometimes gets short shrift among other data center priorities. Continue Reading