Resources (39)

  1. Building a Next Generation Data Center EcoCast

    As organizations continue their digital transformation efforts, their datacenter environments will also need to undergo continuous transformation to keep pace with the organizational shifts. Even more challenging, the entire concept of the “datacenter” itself is undergoing its own transformation as organizations continue their hybrid and multi-cloud endeavors that augment their on-premises sys… Learn More

    • Convergence
    • Enterprise
    • Hyperconvergence
    • SDDC
    • Storage
    • Virtualization
  2. Cloud Solutions Megacast

    There's a ton of hype around public cloud offerings but what's typically left unsaid is that public cloud can be much more complex and costly than anticipated. What IT organizations need to know is that there are new and innovative solutions for on-premises data centers that make leveraging public cloud easier and more affordable. These new solutions bring the availability, data protection, and sc… Learn More

    • Cloud
    • Storage
  3. Robin.io Inks Partnership with Google Cloud to Transform Kubernetes Storage

    If you’re a developer in 2019, you’re aware of containers and if you’re aware of containers, you’re likely either using or considering using Kubernetes, the container orchestration platform that has quickly and handily won the container orchestration wars.  Created by Google, Kubernetes is an open source tool that enables organizations to automate and manage various aspects of their conta… Read More

  4. Secondary Storage EcoCast

    We spend a lot of time stressing about the data for our critial applications and, while important, did you know that over 80% of the data in your datacenter is considered secondary data? This secondary data is comprised of archival data, backup data, logging data, test/dev datasets, and more. Inefficient and expensive to keep around, secondary data consumes a tremendous amount of capacity, is diff… Learn More

    • Storage
  5. Data Management EcoCast

    The term "Data Management" is taking on a much broader definition as visionary vendors look for ways to help their customers operate more effectively and efficiently. Today's data management encompasses features that help organizations better understand their data, its purpose, its location, and more. As data management becomes more sophisticated, additional capabilities are being introduced. A… Learn More

    • Big Data
    • Storage
  6. Executive Briefing: E8 Storage Pushes NVMe to the Edge

    There is a certain mindset in the industry (often promoted by vendors) that the faster the storage, the better. This is often more hype than reality: it’s quite possible that the best storage method for your cold data is, for example, good ol’ tape. It’s cheap, it’s reliable and it’s time-tested. But there are some situations in which faster storage is better, in which speed -- via th… Read More

  7. Taking Storage Optimization to the Next Level With Enmotus

    [su_note note_color="#ededed"]This is part of a continuing series of briefing reports with solution providers. It is not intended to be a comprehensive product review, but rather an overview of what the vendor brings to the market, and a snapshot of their value proposition at the time ActualTech Media was briefed.[/su_note] Consider the series of questions that many storage admins ask themselve… Read More

    • Storage
  8. Interview with Eric Johnson of Cohesity on the Need for Secondary Storage at #ETS17

    The ActualTech Media RoadCast is an ongoing series of short videos wherein ActualTech Media technologists hit the road to discuss the current state of enterprise IT with industry experts around the world. In this video, the team attended the Emerging Technology Summit (2017) hosted by DeltaWare Data Solutions. David Davis, Partner at ActualTech Media, interviews Eric Johnson from Cohesity. Watch Now

    • Cloud
    • Storage
  9. Interview with Peter Smails of Datos.IO on Data Protection for Big Data Applications at #ETS17

    The ActualTech Media RoadCast is an ongoing series of short videos wherein ActualTech Media technologists hit the road to discuss the current state of enterprise IT with industry experts around the world. In this video, the team attended the Emerging Technology Summit (2017) hosted by DeltaWare Data Solutions. David Davis, Partner at ActualTech Media, interviews Peter Smails from Datos IO. Watch Now

    • Cloud
    • Enterprise
    • Security
    • Storage
  10. Interview with Drew Milles of Diamanti on Hyperconverged Storage for Containers at #ETS17

    The ActualTech Media RoadCast is an ongoing series of short videos wherein ActualTech Media technologists hit the road to discuss the current state of enterprise IT with industry experts around the world. In this video, the team attended the Emerging Technology Summit (2017) hosted by DeltaWare Data Solutions. David Davis, Partner at ActualTech Media, interviews Drew Milles from Diamanti. Watch Now

    • Enterprise
    • Hyperconvergence
    • Storage
  11. Hybrid Cloud Storage

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    • Cloud
    • Storage
  12. The Key Issues Facing Modern IT (w/ HyperGrid)

    The ActualTech Media RoadCast is an ongoing series of short videos wherein ActualTech Media technologists hit the road to discuss the current state of enterprise IT with industry experts around the world. In this video, the team interviews Mark Mitchell from HyperGrid. Watch Now

  13. 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
  14. 2015 State of SMB IT Infrastructure Survey Results

    ActualTech Media surveyed 1,227 technologists in early 2015 as a part of our State of SMB IT Infrastructure Survey. The responses to this very popular survey yielded some surprising results! Download Now

    • Storage
    • Virtualization
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 2014 State of Web-scale Storage Report

    In order to gain a better view into potential web-scale IT adopters’ understanding of the web-scale storage trend, Coho Data partnered with ActualTech Media — the owner of VirtualizationSoftware.com and EnterpriseStorageGuide.com — to conduct a market survey which asked respondents to provide feedback on both their existing data center environments as well as on overall views of the web-scal… Download Now

    • Storage
  19. Architecting Large Virtualization Environments Using Web-Scale Storage

    When virtualization first came on the scene earlier this millennium, projects were generally limited to non- strategic server consolidation efforts and ancillary services. Mission critical services remained firmly in the physical world. Over the next few years, though, as the hypervisor realm became more trusted, more agile, and more dependable, IT decision makers started to view the hypervisor en… Download Now

    • Storage
    • Virtualization
  20. Innovations in Solid-State Storage Media and Systems

    Discover how solid state media density is leading to a capacity revolution. Learn why storage performance is no longer being held back by legacy technology and find out how storage innovations are leading to a renaissance in enterprise storage. Download Now

    • Storage