The Era of Cloud Replication Leveraging Software-Defined Storage
Data is fundamentally what drives business operations; protecting this intellectual capital is essential. However, with the explosive growth of data and increasing requirements for business…
Danielle Brown
 
CMG’s Executive Insights Event: Is Digital Transformation The Future of Business?
IT conferences aim to bring together engineers, systems administrators, business leaders, developers, and many more in the industry, to share knowledge, expertise and their experience.…
Danielle Brown
 
Software-Defined Storage and Hyperconvergence Trends for 2019
We recently published a market survey, The State of Software-Defined, Hyperconverged and Cloud Storage, with interesting findings (see the full report here). Below, I want…
Danielle Brown
 
Looking for the Answers to Performance Problems…in the Wrong Place
A few years ago, a leading insurance company was not meeting performance SLAs for some of its key applications. The VP of infrastructure requested millions…
Danielle Brown
 
Hybrid-Converged Infrastructure: “HCI 2.0”
Many of us understand what hyperconverged infrastructure—or as I’ll refer to it, HCI 1.0—is right? -Put simply, it is the convergence of compute, storage and…
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Rizwan Pirani Joins DataCore Leadership Team as Chief Product Officer; Will Oversee Implementation of New Customer Initiatives to Accelerate Adoption and Expansion of Software-Defined Storage 
A new series of customer initiatives recently launched by DataCore includes a simplified licensing/pricing model, product enhancements, a customer loyalty program, and community platform to foster development through the sharing of best practices and…
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How One of Arizona’s Largest Counties Achieved Zero Downtime During Storage Migrations and Avoided Hardware Lock-In
In the pursuit of business continuity and increased efficiency, businesses and organizations alike are faced with implementing innovative technology that drives a fail-proof IT infrastructure.…
Danielle Brown
 
Supporting the Goals of U.S. National Health IT Week
It’s U.S. National Health IT Week, a national awareness week focused on driving actionable change in the U.S. health system through the application of information…
Danielle Brown
 
Snapshots, Clones and Mirrors Oh My – Unravelling the Mystery of When and Where to Use Them
It’s been said that those who rule data will rule the entire world. And unquestionably, there are two assets that are the most valuable to…
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Meeting the M&A Data Consolidation Challenges in Healthcare with Software-Defined Storage
As the healthcare industry continues to evolve, hospitals and health systems are working overtime to keep up with innovation and expand access to care. To scale services, diversify and fill gaps in care for growing patient…
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3 Key Differences Between Hyperconverged Infrastructure and Software-Defined Storage
So before we get into the difference between these two IT solutions, how about let’s start off with the definitions, shall we? Software-defined storage (SDS)…
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The Difference Between High Availability and Disaster Recovery
If you are in IT, you will have been exposed to the topics of high availability and disaster recovery on more than one occasion. Both…
Danielle Brown
 
Preparing for the Healthcare Data Tsunami with Hardware-Agnostic Solutions
Patient health information and data represent one of the greatest assets for hospitals and health systems. In healthcare today, there is an explosion of data…
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Flash Memory Summit 2018 Wrap-up: Software-Defined Storage and the Customer Path to NVMe over Fabric
The Flash Memory Summit 2018 is…well, just a memory now. But it’s a good one. At this year’s event, I participated in a panel discussion…
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