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Late Night Infomercials and the Data Center

Today’s storage administrators are looking for the best performance for the lowest cost to satisfy their enterprise data requirements. Performance is often improved by adding more solid state drives, but these come at a cost premium. For enterprises looking to

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Posted in Data Protection, Software-defined storage

3 Simple Ways To Protect Your Data From Ransomware

By: Michael B. Letschin, Field CTO Ransomware attacks have become one of the biggest threats to enterprise data. WannaCry was released just a few months back, and yesterday, an even more sophisticated attack was launched called Petya. This new attack

Posted in Data Protection, Software-defined storage

Is DevOps changing storage from simple to API?

“Storage should be easy. It should be that anyone can manage it, it’s something you put in the closet and forget about.” This was the mantra of storage vendors over the last 10-15 years. We saw vendors like EqualLogic make

Posted in Software-defined data center

Is 2016 the year of the software-defined data center? Part 2

In the last blog we determined that the world has changed since the early 2000s and that x86 has won the server war, now giving you a chance to have vendors compete for you. But that’s only part of the

Posted in Software-defined data center, Software-defined storage

Is 2016 the year of the software-defined data center?

Even with my 20 years of experience working in technology, I am just a baby compared to some people I have encountered along the way. Still, I sometimes think about the “old days” in IT. It was a time when

Posted in Software-defined data center, Software-defined storage, Uncategorized

Managing Software-Defined storage for your virtualized infrastructure just got a whole lot easier.

Nexenta is proud to announce our first vCenter Web Client plugin to support the NexentaStor platform. The NexentaStor vCenter Web Client Plugin is a plug-in for vSphere 5.5 and NexentaStor 4.0.3 that provides integrated management of NexentaStor storage systems within

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Posted in Virtualization

Accelerate your Horizon 6 deployment with NexentaConnect 3.0!

Nexenta is proud to announce the general availability of NexentaConnect 3.0 for VMware Horizon (with View).  The VDI acceleration and automation tool provides increased desktop density and higher IO performance for existing storage deployments as well as greenfield new VDI

Posted in Corporate, Software-defined data center, Software-defined storage, Virtualization

VMware View Acceleration on Display

As VMworld Europe 2013 approaches, Nexenta continues to drive home the advancements in application-centric storage with Nexenta VSA for VMware Horizon View.  As the demo for the show is completed and desktop pools are created and tested, it is always

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Posted in Virtualization