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  • White Paper

    Virtualization Journey: Don't get stuck on your Virtualization Journey

    Posted March 19, 2014 - 4:00 pm

    As the journey to virtualization progresses, virtualization shifts and increases. Learn More>>
  • Webcast

    Best Practices: How to Improve Business Continuity with Virtualization

    Posted March 19, 2014 - 4:00 pm

    VMware solutions include a range of business continuity capabilities to help ensure availability for applications across your virtualized environment. Learn More>>
  • White Paper

    Box beats Dropbox - and all the rest - for business

    Posted March 19, 2014 - 1:30 pm

    Box trumps Dropbox, Engyte, Citrix ShareFile, EMC Syncplicity, and OwnCloud with rich mix of file sync, file sharing, user management, deep reporting and enterprise integration. Learn more in this article from InfoWorld.
  • White Paper

    Storage Performance for Everyone!

    Posted March 19, 2014 - 11:00 am

    Learn how the data protection features and capabilities of highly flexible and scalable unified SAN and NAS systems can benefit your organization's efficiency, reliability and bottom line.
  • White Paper

    Storage Configuration Guide

    Posted March 19, 2014 - 11:00 am

    Choosing the right architecture for the application and environment. Read Now>>
  • White Paper

    The Power/Density Paradox for Data Storage

    Posted March 19, 2014 - 11:00 am

    Learn how to properly plan and deploy the proper efficiencies and architecture to deliver efficient and cost-saving data storage.
  • IBM Watson has another go at helping solve brain cancer riddles

    Posted March 19, 2014 - 12:05 am

    IBM is using the powers of its Watson supercomputer service to help solve the mysteries of brain cancer by examining individual genetic mutations.
  • White Paper

    Test Driving Big Data with a POC

    Posted March 18, 2014 - 12:45 pm

    Companies can quickly demonstrate the opportunities and limits of a potential Big Data initiative and guide smart investment with a skillfully crafted and executed POC.
  • Adopting 'service' mentality drives greener IT agenda

    Posted March 17, 2014 - 2:34 pm

    CIOs need to ditch a "server mentality" in favour of a service model for a greener IT agenda to take hold, according to a Credit Suisse IT veteran.
  • White Paper

    The cloud: inevitable, but not ubiquitous

    Posted March 17, 2014 - 2:02 pm

    It's an age old question for those considering cloud: where do I start? But with all the hype surrounding the cloud, that's not the only question we're hearing. Where will it be the most helpful? How can it help drive efficiencies?
  • White Paper

    START small, grow tall: Why cloud now

    Posted March 17, 2014 - 2:02 pm

    Executives and leaders look forward to the day when IT will be delivered as a pure service throughout the organization. But the reality is that the cloud isn't yet so mature or capable that it's ready to replace traditional IT.
  • White Paper

    Five Considerations for Putting Dev/Test in the Cloud

    Posted March 17, 2014 - 2:02 pm

    Although the benefits of moving dev/test operations to a cloud model are numerous, it's important that organizations do their homework up front to determine which cloud model will best suit their needs. Read this paper to learn more.
  • White Paper

    Seven design principles for building a converged cloud

    Posted March 17, 2014 - 2:02 pm

    Read this paper to find out how a converged cloud strategy provides simplicity, speed, reduced cost and risk, and compliance.
  • White Paper

    Boosting Storage Performance for I/O Intensive Enterprise Applications

    Posted March 17, 2014 - 11:31 am

    Implementing enterprise applications can be a complex undertaking for IT organizations. Successful deployments depend on high-performance storage systems that are easy to manage and quick to scale.
  • White Paper

    Changing the economics of storage with Dell Compellent Flash-optimized solutions

    Posted March 17, 2014 - 11:31 am

    As the exponential data growth and an increasing pressure on the data center to become more efficient continues, a traditional "one size fits all" strategy for storage design is no longer adequate.
  • White Paper

    Efficient Storage Consolidation with Compellent Solution Brief

    Posted March 17, 2014 - 11:31 am

    Consolidation through virtualization has become a key priority for IT decision makers looking for solutions to meet growing business demands and rein in costly complexity.
  • White Paper

    Flash Optimized Data Progression

    Posted March 17, 2014 - 11:31 am

    For several years, Dell Compellent Storage Center arrays have leveraged a unique application of RAID and tiering methods -- Dell Compellent Data Progression -- to optimize storage performance and capacity.
  • White Paper

    Analyst Report-Mixed All Flash Arrays Delivers Safer Higher Performance

    Posted March 17, 2014 - 11:30 am

    What is the impact of an all-flash array with enterprise features and reliability on the mainstream data center? In the mainstream environment, storage system reliability and consistency are as important as extreme performance.
  • White Paper

    Embracing Flash Storage Exec Brief

    Posted March 17, 2014 - 11:30 am

    Flash storage can deliver impressive performance, especially for random I/O, by eliminating rotational and seek latencies that are common in all hard disk drive (HDD) storage systems.
  • White Paper

    Embracing Tiered Storage Exec Brief

    Posted March 17, 2014 - 10:15 am

    All data is not created equal and thus all data need not be treated the same by the storage system. IT executives must deploy innovative solutions to make the most relevant data available to applications
  • White Paper

    The Business Case for the Enterprise Cloud

    Posted March 17, 2014 - 10:15 am

    This article aims to explore the business case for the enterprise cloud, focusing on public cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). The discussion will examine the business differences between enterprise and commodity cloud IaaS.
  • Flashy, storage-happy supercomputers due in 2015

    Posted March 13, 2014 - 4:24 pm

    Supercomputing speed is typically boosted by adding more processors, but two new systems funded by the National Science Foundation due to go live next January will take an unconventional approach to speed up calculations and data analysis.
  • White Paper

    The 12 PCI DSS 3.0 requirements addressed by Peer 1 Hosting

    Posted March 13, 2014 - 2:45 pm

    This handy quick reference outlines the 12 PCI DSS 3.0 requirements, who needs to be compliant and how Alert Logic solutions address the new standard.
  • How VMware wants to reinvent the SAN

    Posted March 13, 2014 - 1:18 pm

    VMware has released a virtual Storage Area Network (Virtual SAN), which the company says will usher in a new era of policy-driven and virtual machine-centric storage provisioning.
  • VMware releases Virtual SAN software defined storage system

    Posted March 13, 2014 - 1:14 pm

    Targets VDI deployments as plan to virtualize entire data center continues.
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