Rick Ross (ISG)

Flash-optimized storage with XtremIO: Cost and efficiency benefits that could work for you

Flash-optimized storage platforms have promised to transform the datacenter for some time now.  EMC’s XtremIO is delivering on that promise by leveraging storage efficiency features that make all flash data centers a reality. So why all the hype in the storage industry around flash-optimized storage, and where does XtremIO fit in? Flash versus convention Solid […]

Changing the Economics of Flash Storage

Flash technology has enabled significant performance increases compared with legacy storage systems. Even with the space, cooling and power savings that this technology brings to the table, the total cost of ownership (TCO) has prevented widespread adoption for general workloads. EMC has delivered a product called XtremIO, architected to make the best use of flash […]

Is Your Data at Risk?

The concept of data protection isn’t such a hard thing to understand. It’s safe to say that if you found your way to this blog, you know what data protection is. It’s interesting that although data protection is thought to be a very basic IT concept, we see companies with smart people take very big risks […]

Microsoft Azure Hybrid Architectures

Some of the real power of Microsoft Azure is in hybrid architectures. Not only can you combine the power of PaaS and IaaS resources where it makes sense, you can also add these resources as an extension of your corporate environment. Microsoft recently added a new method for connecting Azure Web Sites and Azure Mobile […]

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