Pure Storage Intros Next-Gen All-Flash Enterprise Storage Arrays

Data Center Knowledge

Company also introduced a new model for owning and managing enterprise storage called Evergreen Storage Read More. Enterprise Storage pure storage

IBM SoftLayer Adds Enterprise Cloud Storage Options

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Block and file storage now available in addition to object storage Read More. Cloud Computing IBM Storage

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PureStorage: The all-flash enterprise storage company


Pure Storage enables the broad deployment of flash in the data center. When compared to traditional disk-centric arrays, Pure Storage all-flash enterprise arrays are significantly faster and more efficient at a price point that is less than performance disk per gigabyte stored.

HP Introduces XP7 Enterprise Storage

Data Center Knowledge

HP introduces XP7 enterprise storage for mission critical applications, PernixData launches new features for its FVP virtualization software, Micron releases a new enterprise-class SATA SSD, and SanDisk announces 15 nanometer technology. Hewlett-Packard Storage flash micron pernixdata sandisk

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SwiftStack Gets $16M to Make Open Source Software-Defined Storage Easy for Enterprises

Data Center Knowledge

Based on OpenStack Swift, the startup''s platform uses software to pool disparate storage resources across multiple data centers into a single centrally-managed object store Read More. Cloud Computing Enterprise Featured Storage

Storage Deflation?

Chuck's Blog - EMC

While it’s true that I now work for VMware, I came from the storage hardware business.     And I think I could construct a plausible argument that we are in a sustained deflationary period for storage capacity: disks and arrays.  Storage

Scality upgrades for enterprise adoption of object storage and S3

Computer Weekly

Object storage specialist Scality recognises de facto supremacy of Amazon S3 and includes directory features to allow enterprise production use of object-based private and public cloud storage

Open source storage hits the mainstream

Computer Weekly

Open source storage has gained mainstream acceptance in high performance computing, analytics, object storage, cloud (OpenStack) and NAS use, but can it crack the enterprise

Enterprise Cloud Storage Startup Nasuni Raises $10M

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing Storage nasuni Said to be few years away from IPO, Nasuni has raised $53 million to date. Read More.

7 Common Mistakes in Enterprise Blockchain Projects


As the technology slides into the Trough of Disillusionment on the Gartner Hype Cycle, it’s vital that CIOs avoid pitfalls that can lead to disappointment and failure in enterprise blockchain projects. Challenges exist in terms of business case viability, governance maturity, technology maturity, availability of skills and even an underlying willingness to alter the way the core enterprise and industry works.”. Viewing blockchain technology purely as a database or storage mechanism.

From Storage Admin To Storage Service Manager

Chuck's Blog - EMC

I''ve been talking to storage people in IT for about 20 years now.    Sure, the new technology is always interesting -- but what storage folks are always interested in is how does this change things?  Software Defined Storage Is More Than Marketing.

NetApp and Equinix Plug Enterprise Storage into Azure Cloud via Private Links

Data Center Knowledge

Deal another attempt to make public cloud more comfortable for enterprises Read More. Enterprise Equinix Microsoft Storage netapp

Enterprise Storage: How to Manage the Inevitable

Data Center Knowledge

The vast majority of IT departments are experiencing enormous increases in the demand for storage and computing power. Jason Phippen is Head of Global Product and Solutions Marketing for SUSE. Few, if any, will have the budget to meet rising requirements that continue to outpace the growth of their. Industry Perspectives

Three Storage Trends Shaking Up the Enterprise

Data Center Knowledge

As storage becomes a larger and larger aspect of an overall IT environment, companies are beginning to not only understand, but witness firsthand the expense of the integrated system model.

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Software Defined Storage Startup Brings OpenStack Swift Object Storage Into the Enterprise

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing Storage With release 2.0, SwiftStack comes out of stealth, announcing eBay and HP Helion as flagship customers Read More.

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Software-Defined Storage -- Reading

Chuck's Blog - EMC

For those of you interested in software-defined storage, I wanted to point you to two pieces (written by me) that you might find useful.   It''s a quick read, and doesn''t require that you be an enterprise architect to follow along. software defined storage VMware

Four Big Reasons Why Enterprises are Embracing Object Storage


The days of terabyte data storage are quickly becoming history for many organizations. Now, many enterprises are managing petabytes of data to provide a myriad of data intensive services from media streaming to file backups.

The Data Storage Explosion

Cloud Musings

Cloud computing innovation will power enterprise transformation in 2018. Cloud growth is also driving a rapid rise in the storage market, exacerbating the enterprise challenge around storage cost and complexity.

Let's Talk Software-Defined Storage?

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Next Tuesday Dec 10th at 12noon eastern, I''ll be hosting a webinar entitled " Software-Defined Storage: An Enterprise Architect''s Perspective " over on BrightTalk. software defined storage Just a quick note?

Enterprise Storage Heats Up ? Again! - Chuck's Blog

Chuck's Blog - EMC

What I Mean When I Say "Enterprise Storage" » January 14, 2013. Enterprise Storage Heats Up – Again! Once you spend any time inside the storage marketplace, you'll come to appreciate there are many segments and subsegments.  mobile enterprise.

Nimble Storage Launches New Converged Infrastructure Solution

Data Center Knowledge

Flash-optimized strorage provider Nimble Storage announced SmartStack - a new converged infrastructure solution that allows enterprises to address the storage performance challenges for desktop and server virtualization workloads in a single converged infrastructure stack.

The New Storage Buyer

Chuck's Blog - EMC

The same is true with enterprise IT vendors: you know your buyer.     When it comes to storage, it’s been the same way for as long as I can remember: the storage team makes the recommendation.  But what if a relatively new storage buyer is emerging? 

Google Invests in Avere, a Data Center Storage Supercharger

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Startup’s technology “hides latency” to and from enterprise storage clusters Read More. Featured Google Storage

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HPE to Buy Flash-Storage Company Nimble for $1B

Data Center Knowledge

Deals Hewlett Packard Enterprise StorageGiant seeking faster-growing businesses to offset decline in older product sales and cloud competition Read More.

Considering The Next Wave Of Storage Automation

Chuck's Blog - EMC

From the time enterprise data centers sprang into existence, we’ve had this burning desire to automate the heck out of them. a nice chunk of new technology has been introduced to help automate perhaps the most difficult part of the data center – storage.

EMC Goes for Hyper-Consolidation of Enterprise Storage With VMAX³, TwinStrata Acquisition

Data Center Knowledge

Latest VMAX³ arrays enable delivery of cloud, mobility, data protection services on the arrays themselves via Hypermax storage hypervisor Read More. Storage Virtualization EMC twinstrata

Storage: Demand And Supply

Chuck's Blog - EMC

That boring stuff -- storage -- is where we keep all of the interesting information we care to own.    The size and growth of the storage market can often be a rough proxy for economic macro-trends such as aggregate capital investment, shifts to digital business models, and more. 

Dell Updates Storage and Systems for the Enterprise

Data Center Knowledge

At the Dell Enterprise Forum EMEA 2014 this week in Frankfurt, Dell introduced new storage and systems management solutions designed to dramatically speed application response times, strengthen the ties among data center technologies and simplify IT operations. Dell Storage

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How EMC IT Does Storage

Chuck's Blog - EMC

You might be used to getting storage advice from a storage vendor, but the better source might be to speak to someone in their IT group.   EMC is a well-regarded $20B+ global enterprise in a highly competitive industry.  What Storage Might Look Like In Five Years.

Datrium: Server powered enterprise storage with speed, simplicity and saving


Datrium provides a new class of storage called Server Powered Storage. It brings the best of server-side storage functions and enterprise grade management together in a solution with elastic performance. Bob Gourley.

Cloudian Integrates With Hortonworks for Hadoop-Ready Distributed Storage

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Cloudian stitches commodity hardware into smart distributed storage systems, which can now also behave like Hadoop clusters Read More. Big Data Enterprise Storage

Dell Beefs Up Data Center Storage Lineup

Data Center Knowledge

Launches new entry-level and enterprise storage offerings, new integration with software-defined solutions portfolio, using Microsoft Storage Spaces Read More. Dell Storage

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Storage Partners Support VMware at VMworld 2013

Data Center Knowledge

VMware storage partners are out in force at VMworld 2013 this week in San Francisco. EMC, NetApp, Nimble Storage and Kingston Digital made announcements in support of VMware software and solutions. Big Data Enterprise Storage Virtualization VMware EMC kingston netapp nimble storage

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The Future Of Storage Data Services

Chuck's Blog - EMC

It might seem that we in the storage business are intentionally complicating things.    Up to this point, we''ve mostly thought of physical storage arrays as providing both: persisting data as well as providing important data services.  The New Storage Buyer.

My Obsolete Storage Knowledge

Chuck's Blog - EMC

As I reflect back on various chapters in my personal Storage Encyclopedia, I’m realizing that there are vast tranches that are candidates for leaving behind. I thought I’d share with you my personal list of “once cool, now not so much” storage topics that I’m faced with.