Resources (47)

  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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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! Even though today's storage market offers solutions that have largely solved even the most stubborn performance problems, companies still want more. These wants aren't un… Learn More

    • Enterprise
    • Storage
  15. Getting More Out of Your Backup Data: The New Standard for Secondary Storage

    The traditional practice of storing backup data on devices optimized only for ingress and compression has created data siloes with costly tradeoffs… slow restores, trapped information, the need for specialized expertise, and even lost data. But Gartner says that by 2020, 30% of organizations will leverage backup for more than just operational recovery. Join ActualTech Media's Scott D. Lowe, a… Learn More

    • Data Protection
    • Storage
  16. 2017 Enterprise Storage: Evaluate 8 Top Solutions Back-To-Back

    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! Even though today's storage market offers solutions that have largely solved even the most stubborn performance problems, companies still want more. These wants aren't… Learn More

    • Storage
  17. Data Center Madness - Final Round

    We’ve saved the most dramatic stand-off for last time to take it to the hoop and talk about the journey to the cloud for IT organizations. Learn More

    • Cloud
    • Hyperconvergence
    • Special Webinars
    • Storage
  18. Data Center Madness - Round 3

    Tried and true? Or new and efficient? These titans duke it out in the third round—and there can only be one winner. How will IT processes and constructs stand the test of next-generation applications and data centers? Learn More

    • Cloud
    • Hyperconvergence
    • Special Webinars
    • Storage
    • Virtualization
  19. Data Center Madness - Round 2

    In the second round of March DC Madness, we’re all about applications. How will applications evolve in the age of cloud? How will they be run? Watch the referee for this one—it’ll be a heated match-up! Learn More

    • Cloud
    • Hyperconvergence
    • Storage
    • Virtualization
  20. Flash Storage EcoCast

    Flash storage adoption is growing at an ever-increasing rate. It’s posed to adopt storage that has become overly expensive, doesn’t keep up with new application performance needs, constantly requires capacity expansion, and requires expensive staff to keep it operational. Worse, it probably gets conveniently “end-of-life-d” at exactly the wrong time, forcing you in to costly upgrades. I… Learn More

    • Flash
    • Storage