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Data Storage News

The latest data storage news and solutions to help you improve the efficiencies within your organization’s storage and backup environment. From articles on storage solutions, including advancements in virtualization, to data management, and more. We’ll keep you Connected with our Data Storage News.


Are All Hard Drives Created Equal?

Get the Scoop on Flash vs. Traditional Drives

by Andy Meehan | 12.18.14

We rely on both flash and traditional hard drives to do the same jobs—store data and applications, boot and run your systems—but each type also has its own specific benefits. If you’re looking to upgrade any part of your storage infrastructure, you might be looking into flash drives since that’s the latest technology available. But when should you stick with the traditional, and when should you turn to flash? Read on to discover more about the benefits of each—and what a combination of the two could do for your organization.

Tags:DataFlash DriveHybrid DrivesTechnologyVirtualization

Automated Tiering

Optimized Storage for the Modern Data Infrastructure

by Kurt Hildebrand | 09.05.14

The prevalence of digital technology has triggered an explosion of data over the past decade. This has made the job of storing and managing data ever more formidable, especially as enterprises increasingly rely on data mining, logistics, and analytics to increase revenue and improve operations.

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Big Data

We’ve all seen the dramatic transformation IT has undergone in recent years— inevitably evolving from a cost center to a strategic business partner.

Momentum for that transformation came from disruptive trends like virtualization, cloud computing, mobility, big data, and social networking. Each catalyzed a change in perception among IT and business leaders: the components of an agile, efficient IT infrastructure were increasingly strategic assets, not cost centers.

Tags:AssessmentBig DataCloud ComputingDataData CenterInfrastructureMobilityNetworkingSoftwareStrategyVirtualization

Hybrid Storage

Clear Benefits, But do A Reality Check First

by Kurt Hildebrand | 08.25.14

Hybrid storage is the most popular method for enterprises to deploy flash storage technology. In a survey of IT professionals last year by 451 Research, more than one-third of respondents (37%) reported implementing flash storage alongside disk arrays, compared to 18% who have adopted server-side flash and only 6% who use expensive all-flash arrays.

Tags:CostDataFlash DriveHardwareSecurityStorage

Big Data

Storing Big Data

It's key to ensure that big data is stored economically so it can yield optimal benefits in predictive analytics projects.

by Eric Bruno | 07.31.14

Most people associate big data with the need to store vast amounts of data, and they’re correct. However, big data can also be thought of as data in motion. All of your valuable data doesn’t do you much good if it’s just sitting there on a drive. Instead, you need regular, efficient access to it in order to analyze it as you capture it. And you need access on demand at a later time. Big data also needs to be fast data. How can you achieve this? Modernization!

Tags:Big DataDASIBMStorage

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