White Papers: Storage

Storage has ramifications both in terms of management strategy and physical technology. In this section we explore each individually and their intersection.

4 Reasons to Use All-Flash Storage to Consolidate Cloud Applications

Cloud computing is changing the way organizations develop and deliver
applications. Development teams can use private, public or hybrid clouds
to quickly set up new infrastructures that don’t impact existing resources
or operations. When a project is completed, resources can go back into
a centralized pool and be reused.

Flash Storage as a Strategic IT Asset

For decades, enterprise storage has been widely viewed as—let’s face it—an important but largely commoditized IT necessity. After all, every application needs storage. But following a highly innovative period in the 1980s and ‘90s, advances in enterprise storage slowed to a crawl compared with other IT functions.

Business Case for All-Flash Arrays When Integrating Flash into the Cloud

The use of cloud-based services is growing rapidly in today’s 3rd Platform computing environment. Datacenters looking to craft the most cost-effective infrastructure to service legacy workloads like relational database and enterprise applications while accommodating next-generation applications in the mobile computing, social media, and big data and analytics areas are increasingly moving to hybrid cloud environments.

Accelerate Your Enterprise Storage for the Cloud Era

IT deployments are shifting rapidly to cloud models that enable digital transformation. IDC says “Cloud First” will become the new mantra for enterprise IT, noting that the major innovations taking place in IT today are not possible without the cloud as a foundation.