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Pure Storage Introduces New Hardware and Sales Models

June 12, 2015 |

Pure Storage, founded in 2009 recently announced new hardware, as well as a new hardware sales model. The new hardware product, called FlashArray//m, aims to provide simplicity and scalability. It boasts state of the art components such as 12 GB/s … Read More

C is For Coho, Coho Data Series C Raises 30M

June 12, 2015 |

Palo Alto based Coho Data recently raised an additional 30 Million Dollars in funding during their Series C round. Coho Data is best known for their Coho Coast Operating Environment, which is based on a flash object store to enable … Read More

Get CommVault’s Cloud Backup Benefits Without Ever Leaving the Data Center

June 10, 2015 |

The cloud has become an increasingly popular backup target as backup vendors have continued to implement cloud-enabling capabilities into their products and as IT architects have become more comfortable with the thought of using cloud-based storage as a key part … Read More

Six (or more) Degrees of Hyperconverged Infrastructure

April 13, 2015 | 1

There seem to be a lot of arguments around what is and isn’t hyperconverged, with vendor after vendor saying things like, “Oh, vendor X isn’t really hyperconverged because they don’t do X, Y, and Z, but, of course, we are … Read More

Hyperconvergence: Jack-Of-All-Trades or Master Of None?

February 28, 2015 |

During the last week of February, 2014, ActualTech Media broadcast an event that we called a Megacast with the topic of the Megacast being hyperconverged infrastructure. During this event, we received a ton of questions from the audience. One of … Read More

The Hyperconvergence Hype Is Real: Attend Our Megacast To Learn About This Hot Technology

February 7, 2015 |

Compare and contrast different approached to hyperconverged infrastructure in one place back-to-back:

  • Gridstore
  • HP
  • Maxta
  • Scale Computing
  • SimpliVity
  • Stratoscale

Are you frustrated by the rising complexity in your data center? Does storage keep you up at night because … Read More

Maxta’s MaxDeploy Changes the Hyperconvergence Game

January 21, 2015 |

I try to stay current when it comes to virtualization and storage topics and have a particular interest these days in hyperconverged infrastructure. I am a believer in the potential of this data center architectural option because it simplifies the … Read More

The Object of our Affection: IDC Rates Object Storage Players

January 7, 2015 |

Our friends at The Register have brought out a great article to show the result of the most recent IDC report on Object Storage vendors.  Many things were highlighted by the report, which compares the previous end of 2013 results … Read More

Storage: SUSE Storage Beta: SUSE Enters the SDS Arena

December 12, 2014 |

SUSE has thrown their hat into the Software Defined Storage (SFD) ring with the announcement of SUSE Storage. SUSE Storage is based on the Firefly release of Ceph, and currently in Beta.

The Power of Ceph

Ceph is an open … Read More

NetApp Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3

December 2, 2014 |

NetApp recently released the third major iteration of their Clustered Data ONTAP operating system.  Clustered Data ONTAP is known for its unique feature set such as non-disruptive operations, massive scale and a seamless management experience across the FAS product line. … Read More