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3D NAND: The Hard Disk Drive Killer
Chris M Evans,  IT consultantCommentary
Flash storage technology has evolved into a mainstream choice for enterprises and is poised to leave HDDs in the dust.
By Chris M Evans IT consultant,
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The Sinking Fibre Channel SAN
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
The rise of Ethernet and the decline of RAID arrays are killing off the Fibre Channel SAN market.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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Storage Evolution Produces Countless Options
Chris M Evans,  IT consultantCommentary
The storage industry has moved away from standard choices to an array of technologies that address specific problems.
By Chris M Evans IT consultant,
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NetApp Snaps Up Flash Startup SolidFire
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Veteran storage supplier acquires hot storage startup to boost its all-flash portfolio.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Build The Infrastructure For Big Data's 3 Stages
Lenny Liebmann, Founding Partner, Morgan Armstrong
Learn the essentials to construct a shared-service pipeline that leverages a common set of infrastructure resources while still offering flexibility.
By Lenny Liebmann Founding Partner, Morgan Armstrong,
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The Big Enterprise Storage Lie
Jeramiah Dooley, Cloud Architect, SolidFireCommentary
The storage industry has lived off the deception that a dual-controller design is the best architecture, but it won't be able to fool storage buyers much longer.
By Jeramiah Dooley Cloud Architect, SolidFire,
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What's Wrong With Object Storage?
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
Object storage offers tremendous scalability and flexibility, but performance and other issues have stymied its adoption.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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2015: A Storage Retrospective
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
From the proposed Dell-EMC merger to Western Digital's acquisition of SanDisk, the storage industry was anything but staid this year.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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Western Digital And Seagate: The New Storage Box Suppliers?
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
With all-flash arrays and storage enclosures, the two hard disk drive giants are poised to move in on their customers' market.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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Primary Storage Shifts To The Cloud
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
Hybrid cloud is popular, but slow WAN connections ultimately make it an interim step towards moving all stored data to public cloud.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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It's Time To Integrate Encryption
Network Computing, ContributorCommentary
What's the first step to improving information security? Quit blaming people and focus on enabling technologies like encryption.
By Tarun Loomba, VP & GM, Computing Storage Solutions, SanDisk Inc. ,
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10 Big 2015 Tech Mergers That Will Transform Data Centers
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
The technology industry was buffeted by tremendous M&A activity this year. Here are 10 deals that will impact data center networking, storage, security and systems.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing,
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Host-Managed SSDs: Using Flash Smarter
Howard Marks, Network Computing BloggerCommentary
OCZ's Saber 1000 gives storage designers the ability to optimize their use of solid-state drives and improve performance.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger,
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3D XPoint: A Memory Game Changer
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
The new memory technology from Intel and Micron will bring massive changes to storage systems with major repercussions in the data center.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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AWS Adoption Points To A Shift In Enterprise Storage
IT Brand Pulse, Author NetworkcomputingCommentary
Amazon's success in the cloud is a big indicator of data center infrastructure and storage moving to the cloud.
By Frank Berry, Founder & Senior Analyst, IT Brand Pulse ,
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The SDDC: Hardware Quality Assurance Matters
Jesse St. Laurent, Vice President of Product Strategy, SimpliVityCommentary
Hardware remains crucial in the software-defined data center. Organizations must implement hardware QA testing in hyperconverged environments to avoid outages.
By Jesse St. Laurent Vice President of Product Strategy, SimpliVity,
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SSD Pricing Vs. HDD Costs
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
Any way you cut it, solid-state drives are becoming a better bargain than hard disk drives.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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Meet The IT Experts Behind Interop
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefCommentary
Interop welcomes some of the most respected and brightest minds in the IT industry as Track Chairs for its educational program.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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HP's Composable Infrastructure Vision
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
HP wants to enable enterprises to easily and quickly spin up on-premises data center resources via software.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Software-Defined Storage: A Deeper Look
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
A recent report from Technology Business Research separates hype from reality in SDS, but is a bit timid in its view of the technology's impact on the storage industry.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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