Resources (34)

  1. 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

  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Hybrid Cloud Storage

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    • Cloud
    • Storage
  7. 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

  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Cloudifying Storage Economics In an On-Premises Data Center

    The cloud. This much-ballyhooed paradigm in workload operations has managed to dominate strategic conversations in organizations across the globe. With promises like never having to pay up front for resources again and being able to radically simplify everything about IT, business and technical decision makers are hearing the message. They want the cloud, and they want it now. Download Now

    • Cloud
    • Storage
  17. Hybrid Cloud Storage

    The hybrid cloud isn’t just a financial play, although the right technology can help to rein in capital and operational expenses. Rather, it’s about the future of the business and the ways that you can best support your customers, employees, and partners. Download Now

    • Cloud
    • Storage
  18. Modern Storage Strategies for SQL Server

    Databases are wild! How do you successfully virtualize and provide storage for SQL Server? In this case, what you don’t know CAN hurt you! The Gorilla Guide to Modern Storage Strategies for SQL Server will protect you from wild beasts and dangerous quicksand that threatens your SQL Server journey! Discover everything you need to know to swing effortlessly through the modern data center jungle! Download Now

    • Storage
  19. Q4 Enterprise Storage: Seven Hot Solutions Back-to-Back

    In the past, it was enough to keep your growing storage infrastructure running by adding new disks and provisioning new LUNs over the typical 3-5 year storage growth cycle. No more. Today, enterprise storage is a new ball game. Datacenters are seeing exponential storage growth while, at the same time, demands for more lower costs and less storage staff. The answer is smarter, more efficient, enter… Learn More

    • Enterprise
    • Storage
  20. Q4 Enterprise Storage EcoCast

    If you thought the storage market of the past few years was a wild ride, you might want to buckle up! Today's IT pros are poised to see revolutions in storage that will make the last few years look like we were standing still! Storage innovation in the continues in high gear, especially this quarter, with a even more options and solutions from which to choose. You've got "cheap and deep" for ar… Learn More

    • Enterprise
    • Storage