Though relatively invisible, data fragmentation is growing, widespread, and destructive to companies’ productivity and competitiveness.
The latest IBM Spectrum Virtualize release (8.1.1) extends IBM’s storage capabilities into the public cloud.
As comfortable 65-70 degree weather blankets New England here as we near end of summer, flying into Las Vegas for VMworld at 110 degrees seemed like dropping into hell.
Modern organizations want simple data protection that is easily accessible to VM and application administrators. This fact was highlighted in a recent Taneja Group Survey, where over 40% of participants indicated “simple to manage” is the most critical data protection factor when selecting a data protection solution.
To date, secondary storage solutions have mainly focused on supporting the requirements of central data centers.
HPE may have just pulled a rabbit out of the hat with the purchase of SimpliVity for a mere $650M.
Moving workloads to the public cloud is now a priority for the majority of companies. In fact, over 60% of firms we recently surveyed are housing business-critical assets in Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure or other public clouds.
If you have lots of data, and what enterprise today doesn’t have a massive amount of data, you need to store the data, protect the data, enable access to the data, and more and more you are probably moving at least some of the data to the cloud.
It was evident after Pivot3 acquired NexGen (in March of 2016) that the focus would be to use NexGen’s strong IP regarding Quality of Service (QoS) and leverage it for HCI environments.