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The difference between NexentaStor and NexentaEdge

By: Thomas Cornely, Chief Product Officer Deciding between NexentaStor and NexentaEdge is relatively easy if you understand the products and your applications. NexentaStor delivers unified file and block storage services, where NexentaEdge is our scalable object storage platform. So the

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Nexenta Releases Storage for Persistent Docker Containers by Storage Swiss

What if you do not consider one of the greatest advantages of containers to be an advantage to you? Many tout the stateless nature of containers as their single greatest feature. They start up, they accomplish their task, and they

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Three Dimensions of Storage Sizing & Design – Part 3: Speed

By: Edwin Weijdema In this third post of the multi-post Three Dimensions of Storage Sizing & Design we will dive deeper in the dimension: Use and specifically the application Workloads part characteristic Speed. Depending on the application workload requirements, you

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Raise Your SDS IQ (6 of 6): Practical Review of Containerized SDS

by Michael Letschin, Field CTO This is the sixth of six posts (the last one was Virtual Storage Appliances) where we’re going to cover some practical details that help raise your SDS IQ and enable you to select the SDS

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Three Dimensions of Storage Sizing & Design – Part 2: Workloads

By Edwin Weijdema, Sales Engineer, Nexenta In this second post of the multi-post Three Dimensions of Storage Sizing & Design we will dive deeper in the dimension: Use and specifically the application Workloads part. By developing an understanding of the different kind of workloads

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Raise Your SDS IQ (5 of 6): Practical Review of Virtual Storage Appliances

By Michael Letschin, Field CTO This is the fifth of six posts (the last one was Hyperconverged “SDS”) where we’re going to cover some practical details that help raise your SDS IQ and enable you to select the SDS solution

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Lenovo Selects Nexenta for Lenovo StorSelect Program; Introduces Joint OpenSDS-Based Enterprise Storage Solution

Earlier today, you may have heard about Lenovo’s StorSelect Program, which allows customers to confidently deploy new storage technologies using pre-loaded appliances with software from best-of-breed, Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) on proven Lenovo systems. The StorSelect solutions enable easy expansion

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Three Dimensions of Storage Sizing & Design – Part 1: Overview

By Edwin Weijdema, Sales Engineer Benelux & Nordics Why do we build ICT infrastructures? What is the most important part in those infrastructures? It is Data! With the digital era we need to store bits of information, or so called data, so

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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

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Nexenta has joined Intel’s new Storage Builders Program for Open Software-Defined Storage

by Nexenta Earlier in April, Intel hosted its Intel Data Center Group (DCG) Cloud Day. The event brought together its vast network of industry partners across the cloud and networking space, as well as journalists, analysts and other influencers, to

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