Larry Morris
By: Larry Morris

July 30, 2019 6:00 am

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Is the ‘Data Explosion’ Forcing You to Rethink Your Storage Strategy?

You don’t have to look far to find stats on how much more data is being created today, than ever before. The big tech analysts – Gartner, Forrester and IDC - seem to be in competition with each other, each trying to out-do each other with superlatives and lurid headlines. Their preferred adjective for […]

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Mike Dilio
By: Mike Dilio

December 12, 2018 6:48 pm

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Making the Selection

Do More Than Simply Survive in This Era of Exploding Data [caption id="attachment_68307" align="alignright" width="377"]  [/caption] You’ve likely read or heard a lot about today’s data explosion and how it’s affecting enterprises. After combing through all the overexcited rhetoric about how quickly data is multiplying or how […]

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Mike Dilio
By: Mike Dilio

September 5, 2018 6:13 pm

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You Can’t Afford to Ignore Big Changes in Data Storage

Several of our recent posts have discussed the ongoing data explosion and how it’s affecting every enterprise across every industry today. Whether your IT team has begun to face the challenge or not, finding a storage solution that can keep up with the exponential surge of data is quickly becoming a business imperative. Massive […]

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By: LarsMB

August 16, 2018 4:52 pm

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It’s Time to Start Looking at Software-Defined Storage

Even if you haven’t read our past posts here on the data explosion, the growth of enterprise data is probably no surprise to you. Whether it’s Facebook’s announcements of 900,000-square-foot data centers[1] or Ericsson’s estimates of 29 billion connected objects by 2022, data growth seems to be behind half the […]

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Mike Dilio
By: Mike Dilio

June 7, 2018 2:25 pm

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Elevating the management of Ceph – Lets “Mimic” the skills and concepts of openATTIC for the new Ceph Manager Dashboard

Ceph 13.2.0 Mimic released on June 1. Just in case you missed it on June 1st the Ceph open source project announced the release of Ceph 13.2.0 Mimic and the introduction of a new Ceph Manager Dashboard based on the concepts and architecture of openATTIC. Here are some excerpts. To see […]

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Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

May 22, 2018 4:35 pm

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451 Research Report: Managing the Data Explosion Challenge with Open Source Storage

Executive Summary Business IT is facing storage growth that’s exceeding even the highest estimates, and there’s no sign of it slowing down anytime soon. Unstructured data in the form of audio, video, digital images and sensor data now makes up an increasingly large majority of business data and presents a new set of […]

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Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

May 10, 2018 9:47 am

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The fall of the enterprise array, and the open gate for wider SDS deployment!

The decline and fall of the enterprise array, and the open gate  for wider for SDS deployment? Here’s a few hard facts about the enterprise storage market from the bellwether of market share.    -          External storage – arrays – is the biggest segment […]

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Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

May 9, 2018 9:06 am

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Your Data Growth is Exploding!!! – 6 Reasons Why Open Software Defined Storage will Raise Your Buying Power

6 Reasons Why Software Defined Storage Will Raise your Buying Power IT has traditionally worked out its storage requirements by looking at data growth levels and making a projection. It has generally paid for increases by replacing old arrays in an asset management life cycle and put new costs into specific projects, for example, paying […]

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Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

May 3, 2018 10:22 am

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Helping IRIS Professional Solutions bring the benefits of software defined storage within the financial reach of all clients

Executive Overview: IRIS Professional Solutions wanted to bring the benefits of software-defined storage - high performance, resilience and flexibility - within the financial reach of all clients. By implementing SUSE® Enterprise Storage, based on open source Ceph technology, IRIS Professional Solutions gained a software-defined platform that supports massive scale with object oriented storage built on […]

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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’[…]

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