- Cloud Storage Pros and Cons
Wed, 10 Oct 2018
Enterprises considering public cloud storage should carefully weigh the benefits and drawbacks.
- How Fast are NVMe Speeds?
Tue, 02 Oct 2018
How fast are NVMe speeds? Enough to get the attention of the data storage industry. Half a million IOPs are common and higher-end drives range up to 10 million IOPs.
- NVME: 5 Key Facts about Nonvolatile Memory Express
Fri, 07 Sep 2018
The NVMe protocol connects SSDs to servers via the PCIe bus and offers much faster performance. NVMe technology has become a key player in today's storage infrasctructure. The NVMe protocol standards are overseen by NVM Express Inc., a consortium of more than 100 organizations interested in developing faster protocols to improve the performance of nonvolatile memory.
- Security at the Edge: A Coming Challenge for Data Storage
Thu, 06 Sep 2018
So what security features should we be asking and planning for to protect data that will become information that can be used for and against everyone, both today and in the future?
- Best Flash Storage: Top 10 All-Flash Storage Array Vendors
Wed, 29 Aug 2018
These top enterprise all-flash array companies offer high performance products geared for customers with demanding workloads. Think of these flash products as the high-end sport cars of the enterprise storage market.
- Storage Survey Highlights Challenges of Restricted Hiring Trends
Tue, 28 Aug 2018
Enterprise Storage Forum’s recent survey revealed that although many respondents are investing in new storage technologies, the majority are not adding IT staff - creating big challenges.
- Survey Spotlights Top 5 Data Storage Pain Points
Wed, 22 Aug 2018
The Enterprise Storage Forum survey uncovered the biggest challenges storage professionals have with their existing storage infrastructure: aging gear, lack of capacity, high operations cost, security, maintenance burden. We discuss which storage technologies might serve to ease those pain points.
- Survey Reveals Tech Trends Reshaping Data Storage
Tue, 21 Aug 2018
The results of the Data Storage Trends 2018 survey have implications for both IT and business units, as companies of all sizes struggle to strategically plan storage purchases in a fast-changing tech landscape.
- Survey Results: Cloud Storage Takes Off, Flash Cools Off
Tue, 21 Aug 2018
The Enterprise Storage Survey results show that the biggest storage budget line item is cloud storage, although HDDs still hold more data. We explore why cloud is inevitably winning, and when the actual tipping point might come about.
- IBM FlashSystem 9100: Product Overview and Insight
Fri, 17 Aug 2018
The IBM FlashSystem 9100 combines flash and Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) with IBM FlashCore in 2.5-inch SSDs, and IBM Spectrum Virtualize in a 2U storage system. As it is integrated with the software defined capabilities of IBM Spectrum Storage, it supports multi-cloud solutions.
- HPE 3PAR StoreServ: Product Overview and Insight
Thu, 16 Aug 2018
A top contender in the flash category, the HPE 3PAR StoreServ offers plenty of performance and capacity. The product appears to be strong in the financial services industry, as well as with companies already invested in an HPE-based infrastructure.