Dell Launches New Storage and Networking Products

Data Center Knowledge

At its annual Dell World event this week in Austin, Dell launched next generation storage and networking solutions, aimed at modernizing campus networks and redefining data center economics. Dell Networking Storage

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The Data Storage Explosion

Cloud Musings

Cloud growth is also driving a rapid rise in the storage market, exacerbating the enterprise challenge around storage cost and complexity. In meeting this storage challenge , enterprises are increasing their use of hybrid IT solution models.

Cisco Unveils Modular, High-Capacity S-Series Storage for UCS

Data Center Knowledge

Making the case that public cloud-based storage loses its cost effectiveness after so long a period of time or so great a capacity of data, Cisco announced Tuesday the availability, beginning next week, of a new series of modular storage appliances geared for high-bandwidth applications, such as.

When Networking Met Storage -- Again

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Of all the "software-defined" categories, software-defined networking is now garnering the lion''s share of industry attention.    It seems that everyone wanted to go learn about the new capabilities -- even though VMworld is not a network event.

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

Brocade Storage Networking Built for XtremIO All-Flash Arrays

Data Center Knowledge

EMC to use Fibre Channel and IP-based storage networking technologies in customer solutions based on new XtremIO arrays Read More. Storage Brocade EMC

Puppet Labs Certifies Network and Storage Vendors That Gel With its DevOps Tools

Data Center Knowledge

Management Networking Storage First certified vendors include Arista, Brocade, Cisco, Cumulus, Dell, EMC, F5, Huawei, NetApp Read More.

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Not Really a Bro-mance: Broadcom Wanted Brocade’s FC Storage

Data Center Knowledge

When Brocade Communications completed its acquisition of municipal Wi-Fi provider Ruckus Wireless last May, it informed investors that the deal would create a new kind of pure-play networking company. That seemed to be what the networking technology market wanted… up until this morning, when. Companies Deals Networking Storage broadcom Brocade Fibre Channel SAN Hock E. Tan Lloyd Carney Ruckus Wireless storage networking

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.

Are Servers The New Storage?

Chuck's Blog - EMC

At one time, almost all storage was directly attached to servers.    Whether that was through disk drives in the server enclosure itself, or external racks directly connected, there was a clear 1:1 mapping between server, application and dedicated storage resources.

Storage performance 101: Server, array and fabric/network basics

Computer Weekly

We look at the key performance attributes of storage media in use today, and the choices and basic tuning steps you can take to get the most from your storage

Azure Storage Account Networking: When to Use Firewalls and Service Endpoints

Linux Academy

Recently, when building content for one of my upcoming courses, Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies – Exam AZ-300 , I found the Microsoft documentation wasn’t immediately clear on the exclusivity of Storage Account Firewalls, and Service Endpoints. Storage Account Firewalls.

The New Storage Buyer

Chuck's Blog - EMC

    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?  The New Storage Buyer. Servers As Storage: Interest Is Strong.

Storage Caching 201

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Three years ago, I wrote a popular post entitled " Storage Caching 101 ".  Using a memory technology for storage caching is different than using it for persistent storage , although that''s becoming popular as well.  Storage VMware

Docker 1.9 Offers Improved Networking, Storage Features

Data Center Knowledge

Latest release aims for more complete toolset for stateful and stateless distributed apps at scale Read More. Shared

Panzura Raises $32M to Make Cloud Storage Feel Like On-Prem NAS

Data Center Knowledge

Company’s technology combines hyperscale cloud storage services with in-house storage networks Read More. Storage

Considering The Next Wave Of Storage Automation

Chuck's Blog - EMC

a nice chunk of new technology has been introduced to help automate perhaps the most difficult part of the data center – storage. It''s worth digging into these new storage automation features: why they are needed, how they work, and why they should be seriously considered.

Brocade Updates SAN Management for EMC Storage

Data Center Knowledge

Brocade fabric technology aimed at simplifying setup and ongoing operation of the new EMC storage and data protection systems Read More. Networking Storage

Cavium Links ARM Servers With Storage via 25GbE Links

Data Center Knowledge

Partners with QLogic in effort to disaggregate compute and storage in data center Read More. Blades Networking Storage

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. Srini starts with creating a perspective of the "storage journeys" EMC IT has been on over the years. Storage

Cloud Storage 2.0 Set To Dominate Market

Cloud Musings

The enterprise data storage marketplace is poised to become a battlefield. No longer the quiet backwater of cloud computing services, the focus of this global transition is now going from compute to storage. On March 13, 2006, Amazon Web Services launched Simple Storage Service (S3).

Driving ROI with Cloud Storage Consolidation Seminars

Storage IO Blog

Driving ROI with Cloud Storage Consolidation Seminars Driving ROI with Cloud Storage Consolidation Seminars Join me in a series of in-person seminars driving ROI with cloud storage consolidation for unstructured file data. The post Driving ROI with Cloud Storage Consolidation Seminars appeared first on StorageIOblog.

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.

Astute Networks Launches Adaptive Networked Flash Solution

Data Center Knowledge

Astute Networks released version 5 of its ViSX OS for performance storage appliances, and Violin Memory signs with European distributor ADN and is selected for improving performance for healthcare applications at Shannon Medical Center in Texas. Storage astute networks flash storage violin memroy

Parallel Processing and Unstructured Data Transforms Storage

Cloud Musings

Technology advances that exemplify this transition include: Big Data – The analysis, capture, data curation, search, sharing, storage, transfer, visualization, querying and information privacy of extremely large, complex and unstructured data sets.

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.

Cloud Technology: Beyond Data Storage

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Cloud Technology: Beyond Data Storage - Information Technology Blog. Main usage of the cloud which has bought cloud into limelight was its data storage and pay-for-use facilities. But today cloud is much more than data storage. Cloud Storage

Software-Defined Storage: Choices Ahead

Chuck's Blog - EMC

We’re going to see something very similar when it comes to software-defined storage.  Before long, we’ll see many dozens of software storage options, all conveniently self-labeled “software-defined storage”.   Here is your familiar storage array.

Making The Case For Software-Defined Storage

Chuck's Blog - EMC

My corner of the IT industry is foisting a new concept on enterprise IT shops: software-defined storage.    The existing storage kit seems to be doing the job; why would we need anything radically different? When Will You Hit The Storage Wall?

PCIe Server Storage I/O Network Fundamentals #blogtober

Storage IO Blog

PCIe Server Storage I/O Network Fundamentals #blogtober Peripheral Computer Interconnect Express aka PCIe is a Server, Storage, I/O networking fundamental component.

Software-Defined Storage -- Where Are We?

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Now both networking and storage are approaching the same event horizon as server and compute did years before.   This inevitability is not lost on industry storage vendors, either.  traditional storage administrators!)

DataDirect Networks Adds Object Storage Appliance and Updates Web Object Scaler

Data Center Knowledge

Data Direct Networks innovates for Web Objects Storage in web scale and big data applications, SanDisk incorporates Intel''s newest Atom processor into its iNAND Extreme flash drive, and LSI collaborates with VMware to scale application performance on Horizon View. Big Data Intel Storage VMware data direct networks LSI sandisk

Why Software-Defined Storage Matters

Chuck's Blog - EMC

  The more information we produce, consume — and depend on —  the more storage matters.    Software is inevitably changing core data center technologies — compute, network and storage — both individually and how they work together.

Storage Disruption: Choose Your Poison

Chuck's Blog - EMC

An awkward moment: I’m with a customer group, and someone asks me an innocent question: “ so, what’s happening in the storage world these days? ”. Enterprises invest an awful lot in storage technology, the rough cut is about $30B annually in hardware alone.  Storage

Data Infrastructure server storage I/O network Recommended Reading #blogtober

Storage IO Blog

Data Infrastructure Recommended Reading List and Book Shelf Updated 10/30/17 The following is an evolving recommended reading list of data infrastructure topics including, server, storage I/O, networking, cloud, virtual, container, data protection and related topics that includes books, blogs, podcast’s, events and industry links among other resources.