Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

February 15, 2018 6:00 am

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SUSE shows highest functional score of Ceph distributions in Gartner’s Critical Capabilities for Object Storage Research*

* Critical Capabilities for Object Storage – Published: 25 January 2018 ID: G00304492 It isn’t easy to get onto a Gartner research note: you have to have the right – and robust – product capabilities, be able to demonstrate them in rigorous questionnaires, and you have to wait for an outcome you can’t control. While […]

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Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

December 11, 2017 7:26 am

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The Storage Admin’s Survival Guide to GDPR

Essential facts you need to know for preparation and compliance On May 25, 2018 the EU’s new rules covering data protection will come into force, bringing in sweeping changes in the law which directly affect what personal data can be stored, what consent is needed from users, the legal basis on which ‘personal’ data can […]

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Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

December 7, 2017 5:59 am

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How enterprises hedge their (storage) bets in an uncertain world.

  Lock down is a perennial fear for enterprises: nobody wants to find having bet the farm that they at the mercy of a vendor who knows the customer cannot operate without them. So how do you get your storage strategy right? Storage strategy has to follow the main enterprise strategy – and for the […]

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Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

November 30, 2017 5:45 am

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University of Valencia cuts costs and scales with SUSE Enterprise Storage

  Founded in Valencia, Spain, in 1499, the University of Valencia is one of Spain’s oldest and most prestigious higher education institutions. Offering a wide array of undergraduate and postgraduate courses that span from sciences to humanities, the university is also a leader in research – both nationally and internationally. The university has approximately 50,000 […]

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Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

November 13, 2017 5:52 am

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The Future of Storage: four reasons why open source storage should be part of your strategy.

The comfortable world of storage appliance vendors of ten years ago is under assault from a wave of technical and market changes that are rewriting how storage and data protection processes are managed and governed. Enterprises need to plan now to deal with those changes – or face a future where data is locked into […]

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Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

October 31, 2017 9:44 am

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SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 released

SUSE Enterprise Storage 5: Faster, more efficient and simpler to manage Today we are very pleased to announce the general availability of SUSE Enterprise Storage 5,  the latest major release of the multi award winning SUSE software define storage solution. Grab the version 5 trial download here What’s New with SUSE Enterprise Storage 5: SUSE Enterprise Storage […]

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Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

October 30, 2017 8:55 am

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SUSE retains its placement in the Gartner Magic Quadrant Distributed File Systems and Object Storage

On the 17th October 2017 Gartner published the final results of its 2017 Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage*. And while there are over 100 Software Defined Storage vendors in the market, only 15 were recognized in the report, including SUSE. We believe this once again, shows that SUSE has established itself […]

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Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

October 6, 2017 5:41 am

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Does your storage need a re-think

IDC’s Digital Universe Study predicts a staggering 10x growth from now by 2020. If you are struggling with volumes now, think ahead to what it is going to be like in a few years’ time, and ask yourself this question: Is your current storage strategy going to cope? It likely you are going to say […]

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Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

October 4, 2017 1:28 am

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SUSE is First to Deliver BlueStore – IT Brand Pulse Industry 1st Award for SUSE Enterprise Storage

BlueStore Boosts the Performance of Ceph Storage BlueStore is a major enhancement to Ceph storage because it eliminates the longstanding performance penalties of kernel file systems, with a whole new OSD backend which utilizes block devices directly. SUSE is First to Deliver BlueStore SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 Beta is now available and includes the industry’s […]

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Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

September 29, 2017 2:37 am

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Lenovo Storage Solution for SAP HANA Powered by SUSE Enterprise Storage™

While the focus of SAP HANA has been the beneficial performance increase of an in memory database; the cost and complexity of the storage infrastructure is often one of the most significant financial hurdles to adoption. Solution at a Glance: The Lenovo Storage Solution for SAP HANA is a SAP HANA Software Defined Storage (SDS) […]

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