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“NAS-up” Your Hyper-converged Infrastructure or SAN with NexentaStor (and get hybrid cloud, too)

By Michael Richtberg, Nexenta Advisory Board Member It’s a great day when you get a deal on something you really need. Getting the most out of your existing IT infrastructure can really help you afford adding other business critical investments

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Posted in cloud, NAS, Software-defined storage, Uncategorized, Virtualization

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

Declare Your Independence From Legacy Storage

Independence: [in-di-pen-duh ns], noun Freedom from the control, influence, support, aid, or the like, of others. Today’s enterprise IT administrators are looking to declare their independence from the legacy vendors that have dominated the technology landscape for decades. This freedom has manifested in the form of software-defined solutions.

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

A Turnkey Storage Architecture for OpenStack and Docker

By George Crump, Storage Swiss Click here to learn from George and the team about the Scale-Out All-Flash Solution with Nexenta, Micron and Supermicro…

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Posted in all flash, Object Storage, Software-defined data center, Software-defined storage

Efficient Replication using Multicast Protocols

By Oscar Wahlberg, Director of Product Management Replication as Data Protection The use of replication as a data protection method is not new. Historically, it was relegated to disaster recovery for tier-1 applications and did not have a role in day-to-day

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

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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Posted in Raise Your SDS IQ, Software-defined data center, Software-defined storage, Uncategorized

Raise Your SDS IQ (4 of 6): Practical Review of Hyperconverged “SDS”

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

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Posted in Raise Your SDS IQ, Software-defined data center, Software-defined storage

Raise Your SDS IQ (3 of 6): Practical Review of Scale-out

This is the third of six posts (the last one was Scale-up Software-Only “SDS”) where we’re going to cover some practical details that help raise your SDS IQ and enable you to select the SDS solution that will deliver Storage

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Posted in Raise Your SDS IQ, Software-defined data center, Software-defined storage

Raise Your SDS IQ (2 of 6): Practical Review of Scale-Up Software-Only SDS

by Michael Letschin, Field CTO This is the second of six posts (the last one was Scale-up Vendor-Defined “SDS”) 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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Raise Your SDS IQ (1 of 6): Practical Review of Scale-up Vendor-Defined “SDS”

by Michael Letschin, Field CTO This is the first of six posts (aside from the Introduction) where we’re going to cover some practical details that help raise your SDS IQ and enable you to select the SDS solution that will

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Posted in Raise Your SDS IQ, Software-defined storage