Storage and Data Management

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New Trends in the Evolution of Data Analytics

by Gil Rolon

Trends that Are Changing the Face of Data Analytics Data analytics are evolving beyond the capabilities of hard drive storage. Analytics trends include prescriptive, cognitive, real-time, and security analytics. The C-suite recognizes that data analytics are the key to making profitable business decisions. KPMG’s 2016 CEO Outlook Survey found that data and analytics are one of the top 3 priorities for the next 3 years. IDG discovered the number of companies that have conducted data-driven projects had increased 125%. As…
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Finding a New Answer to Data Center Sprawl

by Vicom Team

The growing quality, amount, and variety of data continues to challenge the capacity of data centers. Trends like increased mobile use and the Internet of Things are driving data traffic. Every transaction a customer makes on a smartphone generates data. Every sensor on a device in your home or in your city’s infrastructure generates data. All of this data means something. For this data to be put to use, it needs to be stored somewhere. As a result, IT leaders…
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Top Data Storage Challenges

by Gil Rolon

Big data capacity, performance, and management challenges require that companies rethink their storage options. Consider software-defined storage’s benefits. Big data just keeps getting bigger. According to IDC, by 2020 the digital universe will expand from 4.4 zettabytes to 44 zettabytes. Technology trends like mobility and the internet of things (IoT) are generating tons of data that can fuel crucial business decisions. For instance, every time a consumer uses a mobile device to interact with your company, they reveal information about…
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Top 5 Tips for a Smooth Flash Migration

by Gil Rolon

If you’re coming up on a storage refresh, you may be consider upgrading to a new type of storage. Your hard disk drive storage may be strained by rapidly increasing data loads. Moving to high-capacity, high-performance storage like flash can solve this problem. While the end results are worth it, the process of moving to a new type of storage can be daunting. Any storage migration can be disruptive and risky. All your systems are connected. Any change to one…
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How to Build a TCO Business Case for Flash Storage

by Gil Rolon

IT leaders are constantly under pressure to keep up with the flood of data needed to make strategic business decision while at the same time keeping costs down. How do you upgrade your infrastructure to the newest, high performance storage solutions, like flash, without breaking the bank? Examining the overall economic impact of flash shows how it can reduce the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for data storage. In our last blog, we busted the myth that flash storage is…
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Busting the Myth of High-Priced Flash Storage

by Gil Rolon

Even as trends in storage turn towards software-defined storage, the myth that flash storage is expensive to implement persists. The myth that flash storage is costly comes from its traditionally higher cost per gigabyte compared to disk storage. Flash storage can be priced anywhere from $1 to 3 per gigabyte versus cents per gigabyte for spinning disk storage. The myth that flash storage is prohibitively expensive doesn’t take into account the added value flash storage provides. IDC Research Director, Eric…
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Improving Application Delivery with a Truly Unified Platform

Whether you run your applications on-premise or in the cloud, or both, learn more about the best way to deploy applications and middleware without having to constantly re-invent the wheel.

by Vicom Team

Whether you run your applications on-premise or in the cloud, or both, learn more about the best way to deploy applications and middleware without having to constantly re-invent the wheel.  Learn about Pure Application for VersaStack. The strength, durability, and reliability of anything you build is dependent upon its foundation.  This is as true for the systems you depend upon to run your business as it is for anything else. Fast and Furious The rapid advance of software technologies, with new platforms,…
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Private Cloud

Running Your Own Private Cloud Efficiently

by Greg Powe

Running Your Own Private Cloud Efficiently   Pool all your computing, networking, and storage solutions readily and easily by building your own private cloud environment. Time-to-Value is far quicker than you think when you use validated architectures from IBM and Cisco to skip the laborious design phases.  Get your cloud up there and delivering results in record time with VersaStack. A Silver Lining All Your Own! For the longest time many people thought that “cloud computing” meant that the resources…
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Data Center

Rapidly, Responsively Scale Out Your Data Center

by Greg Powe

VersaStack  Rapidly, Responsively Scale Out Your Data Center   Eliminating silos and creating a unified, virtualized data environment helps make everything more efficient. Pretested, validated architectures make it easier to create the scale-on-demand environment your users need. The Best and Worst of IT Investments The investments you most enjoy making are those that are required to respond to new business opportunities so you can maximize your profitability while also optimizing customer satisfaction. The ones you don’t enjoy are those investments…
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Unified Platform

Improving Application Delivery with a Truly Unified Platform

by Greg Powe

VersaStack  Improving Application Delivery with a Truly Unified Platform Whether you run your applications on-premise or in the cloud, or both, learn more about the best way to deploy applications and middleware without having to constantly re-invent the wheel. Learn about PureApplication for VersaStack. The strength, durability, and reliability of anything you build is dependent upon its foundation. This is as true for the systems you depend upon to run your business as it is for anything else. Fast and…