Delivering Enhanced Visibility, Better SLA and Disaster Avoidance

Your business is growing, you have more technology demands, and the industry is pushing you to make even more infrastructure decisions. These trends aren’t slowing down either. Cloud computing and complex applications are creating very large demands against the modern data center. In this case study from RF Code, we look at an organization that sought a solution for a growing resource challenge.

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EMC Goes for Hyper-Consolidation of Enterprise Storage With VMAX³, TwinStrata Acquisition

In a significant move to advance its flagship VMAX storage line EMC launched VMAX³ hybrid systems and announced that it has acquired cloud storage management company TwinStrata.

The storage giant announced this news plus several other announcements about XtremeIO all-flash arrays, Isilon updates and integration with Pivotal for Data Lake Hadoop bundles were announced at its Redefine Possible event Tuesday in London.

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Learn to Boost Data Center Capacity With Public Cloud

Moving to a public cloud environment takes time and consideration. No organization should simply jump in without evaluating ROI and the pros and cons of moving to such a platform. Still, there are powerful reasons to adopt the ever evolving technology. With denser environments, more WAN capabilities, and better cloud management, data can be delivered faster and more economically across vast distances.

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New Features in Enterprise Reporter v2.5

We can’t wait to show you what’s new in Enterprise Reporter 2.5! In addition to adding some very exciting new features, we have used your feedback to enhance Enterprise Reporter. It’s more flexible than ever!

File Storage Analysis (including new discovery type and reports)

  • Use the File Storage Analysis summary reports (containing meaningful charts and graphs with the ability to drill down for more detailed information) to answer the challenging administrative questions regarding file storage.

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Emerging Innovation at DEMO

In a recent post I stated that any company should (a) understand their spend on innovation, and (b) devote a portion of their innovation spending on emerging technology. The picture below describes devoting “C%” of innovation spend on emerging tech:

This theory of course means that each company has to decide which emerging technologies to invest in. How does a company prime the pump to survey and select the proper emerging areas?

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IO to Split into Two Separate Companies

IO, the Phoenix-based data center provider best known for its modular data center containers, is going to be split into two companies. One, called IO, will continue operating as a data center provider, while the other, called BaseLayer, will be a technology vendor, selling data center containers and data center infrastructure management software IO.OS.

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CABLExpress Launches Enhanced H+ Fiber Enclosures at Gartner Data Center … – Pr Newswire (press release)

“The H+ enclosures enable data center managers to take a modular and scalable approach to designing their cabling infrastructures based on the specific needs of their organizations,” said Lisa Belodoff, vice president of CABLExpress. 

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