Resources (26)

  1. A Flash Storage Technical and Economic Primer

    This paper discusses both the technical aspects of flash storage as well as the economic impact it has had. Download Now

    • Flash
    • Storage
  2. The Definitive Guide to Virtualization Management Software

    Understanding, Analyzing, and Selecting the Best Virtualization Management Features and Software Download Now

    • Virtualization
  3. Solving the Five Most Common VMware Virtual Machine Issues

    Based on the analysis of several million virtual machines by opvizor, it’s likely that you have already experienced, or will soon experience, one or more of the most common virtual machine issues. Rather than struggling to solve these issues (and possibly cause downtime in the process) why not solve these issues before they ever happen? In this whitepaper, you will learn about the top five most… Download Now

    • Virtualization
  4. Get Your Data Under Control in 5 Steps

    Across every industry vertical and without regard for organization size, there is one fact that remains true: the data deluge is upon us. The much-ballyhooed “Big Data” phenomenon that prognosticators have warned about is here. Whether or not you’re a believer in the transformational power of data, it’s hard to ignore the fact that organizations are simply drowning in data. Download Now

    • Data Protection
  5. The Cure For The Seven Deadly Desktop Management Pain Points

    Virtualization Technologies Are Transforming Desktop Management and Reshaping the Desktop Administrator’s Role Download Now

    • Virtualization
  6. Commvault HyperScale

    The secondary storage market has emerged in recent years as an increasingly interesting conglomeration of the storage and data protection markets. While this combination may not have been intended to launch the modern iteration of secondary storage, it’s clear that data protection takes a front-and-center seat as the primary use case in secondary storage. Download Now

    • Storage
  7. Hybrid Cloud Storage Visions and Potential

    Companies don’t want “cloud.” They want the benefits that come with cloud. If that means they must adopt cloud services, they will, but it doesn’t mean that the public cloud is the only option. Download Now

    • Cloud
  8. Current Trends Impacting Hybrid Cloud

    You already know that the hybrid cloud—a compelling combination of hand-picked public cloud services combined with strategic retention of a local private cloud—is the future of IT. Although there is a lot of focus on the word cloud these days, cloud is not really an endgame. In reality, the journey toward cloud principles is the key driver for organizational improvement. In this paper, you wil… Download Now

    • Cloud
    • Storage
  9. The Storage Journey: From Virtualization to Cloud

    “Storage sucks.” That’s what so many people have said over the years. It’s expensive; it’s complex; it’s inflexible; it’s slow; it’s too small; it takes up too much space in the data center. Download Now

    • Cloud
  10. Hybrid Cloud Storage Foundation

    In previous papers in this series, we talked about cloud and storage in relatively general terms. In this paper, we’ll get into the details and focus on storage challenges today and the foundation of hybrid cloud storage. Download Now

    • Cloud
    • Storage
  11. Hybrid Cloud Requirements

    In previous papers, we’ve talked about the journey and how we got to this point. We’ve chatted a bit about the trends that are assisting with a move to the hybrid cloud. Now, let’s talk a bit about what needs to happen for the hybrid cloud to actually come to fruition. Download Now

    • Cloud
  12. What Makes Up the Modern Linux OS?

    Most of us use Linux every day without even thinking about it. Linux is in our Android phones and our home routers. At the same time, Linux is also powering the world’s largest datacenters and the Internet. But what makes up the modern Linux operating systems? And where did Linux come from? Download Now

    • Networking
  13. Understanding Linux Internetworking

    The Internet: the largest internetwork ever created. In fact, the term Internet (with a capital I) is just a shortened version of the term internetwork, which means multiple networks connected together. Download Now

    • Networking
  14. Top Ten Basic Linux Administration Tips

    For anyone new to Linux, there are a few things that you must- know in order to get started. For example, you’ll need to know how to gain access to Linux, how to login, and how to get around Linux, once logged in. In this paper, you’ll learn all of that, and more, as we run down the top 10 must-knows of basic Linux administration. Download Now

    • Networking
  15. The Essentials of Linux Network Administration

    If you’re ever going to do anything interesting with Linux, just like any other OS, you need to be connected to a network, whether it’s your own local company network or the public Internet. In this paper to learn what you need to know to connect your Linux host to the network as well as some tools to help you troubleshoot if things don’t go exactly as expected. Download Now

    • Networking
  16. Getting Started with Linux on Cumulus Networks

    Cumulus Linux is a Linux distribution that is focused on layer 2 and layer 3 internetworking — switching and routing, respectively — using off-the-shelf whitebox switching hardware to accelerate the packet processing that would be done by software on traditional servers. Download Now

    • Networking
  17. Hyperconvergence And Its Effect on IT

    This paper addresses both sets of challenges to help IT practitioners feel comfortable while modernizing their datacenter with hyperconverged infrastructure. Download Now

    • Hyperconvergence
  18. The Versatility of Hyperconvergence In Any Data Center

    This paper will posit that as the technology to support the architecture has grown to maturity, hyperconverged infrastructure is a fit for all but the most specialized and unique data centers. For most use cases, hyperconvergence in it’s current state of maturity is a viable option for data center architecture. Download Now

    • Hyperconvergence
  19. The True Cost of Ownership in a Legacy Infrastructure

    In this paper, you’ll learn about some of the factors influence the operational cost of maintaining a legacy infrastructure. You’ll learn that maintaining a legacy infrastructure can, in fact, be prohibitively expensive. You’ll then learn about some of the ways that a hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) paradigm can reduce the operational cost of maintaining an IT infrastructure. Download Now

    • Hyperconvergence
  20. The Business Benefits of Data Efficiency

    As is the case with many popular technologies, there are new entrants into the market all the time. Although many vendors provide compelling products in this space, SimpliVity has taken their solution to a whole new level through their Data Virtualization Engine. A core feature of the Data Virtualization Engine is data efficiency — the focus of this paper. Download Now

    • Other