A New Year…A New Decade…And a New Reason for Storage Optimism?
You’re the storage administrator for a medium company, it’s 2020, and you’re back in the office. You feel rested, relaxed, and optimistic. You had a…
Miranda Rudy-Nguyen
 
Breaking the Barriers of Physical Hardware with System Managed Mirroring
Virtualization is the DNA of DataCore. A pioneer of software-defined storage (SDS), DataCore started breaking through physical barriers that kept storage isolated in silos as…
Samuel Chapman
 
Combatting Ransomware with Continuous Data Protection
Ransomware targets your organization’s most valuable asset: its data. While it’s a relatively new threat (first major attack in 2012), ransomware attacks increased nearly 120%…
Samuel Chapman
 
Ensuring Data Protection Best Practices with Encryption
The main problems that people have to deal with when disk devices are concerned are related to when the device leaves the owner’s control. The…
Samuel Chapman
 
The Role of Monitoring and Analytics in Success 2.0
No matter what the emerging trend is in our industry, one of the constants is building core competencies around elegant solutions that empower storage administrators…
Samuel Chapman
 
A New Challenge for IT: Supporting the Consumerization of Healthcare
Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services proposed new rules for the seamless and secure access, exchange, and use of electronic…
Samuel Chapman
 
The Importance of Continuous Data Protection in Backup Strategies
In today’s online business world, when access to data is interrupted the ability to conduct business is too. In this digitally transformed business era, data…
Samuel Chapman
 
Stretched Clusters: Shared Storage Considerations to Be Adaptable and Future-Ready
A stretched cluster, sometimes called a metro-cluster, is a deployment model in which two or more host servers are part of the same logical cluster…
Andrei Negrea
 
Secondary Storage Doesn’t Have to Be Costly or Difficult to Manage
What Is Secondary Storage? Secondary storage complements the storage used for your major day-to-day operations (typically called primary storage). Primary storage is fast and highly…
Andrei Negrea
 
Continuously Modernize Your Storage Infrastructure Without Disruption
Why do so many forward-looking IT initiatives stop dead in their tracks? Cost may be one reason, but just as often it’s the disruption they…
Andrei Negrea
 
Combat Planned Obsolescence from Next-Gen Storage
The incredible rate of innovation renders last week’s new hardware prematurely obsolete in just a few months. Are sinister forces at work here? Do manufacturers…
Andrei Negrea
 
Diverse Storage Systems – Putting Their Differences to Good Use
IT practitioners are taught since infancy the benefits of standardizing hardware. The “homogeneous doctrine” promises that sticking with one manufacturer and one model will make…
Andrei Negrea
 
How to Train Your Storage Dragon
Wait … what? I know that sounds off-the-wall, but its fun to see the similarities in the story arcs. In the movie, the plot evolves…
Andrei Negrea
 
SAP-HANA Hosting Provider Reduces Latency by 75% and Saves $100k with HCI Solution
We recently had a fun conversation with 1st Basis Consulting, a rapidly growing SAP and VMware-certified partner offering technical managed services and IT consulting for…
Andrei Negrea