December 31, 2014 The NetApp SteelStore Cloud Backup Appliance: A Deep Dive sponsored by NetApp
According to industry analysts, backup is often the first application that IT organizations move to the cloud. Cloud-based backup is popular for a number of reasons, perhaps most importantly because it frees up IT budgets and resources for more pressing challenges and initiatives. As an added benefit, the built-in scalability of public cloud storage makes cloud-based backups extremely adaptable to changing workloads within enterprise IT environments.
December 31, 2014 Buckle Up! The Top Storage Technology Trends for 2015 sponsored by NetApp
In my 35 years in IT, I have never seen so much simultaneous change in technology. Every part of the IT stack is in transition—end user devices, networks, application design, virtual server software, physical server design, storage systems and even storage media. Some of the trends are well underway and will accelerate in 2015, while others are just starting to emerge. Either way, buckle up! Enterprise IT is in for another wild ride in 2015.
December 31, 2014 All-Flash Storage Speeds the Delivery of Real Estate Data in Australia sponsored by NetApp
Data marts built on database systems such as Microsoft SQL Server fuel much of today’s modern analytics. Slicing and dicing growing bodies of data allows custom reports to be generated for internal decision makers. Beyond internal uses, however, such reporting can also serve as a revenue source for companies that can deliver fast and reliable data services in response to market needs.