Overcoming Cloud Challenges with Data Plane Virtualization

As we discussed in our previous post, one of the biggest problems in committing to the cloud is the real fear of vendor lock-in; after all, once you go through the time and expense of formatting your data sets in your preferred vendor’s proprietary fashion, the thought of moving it—and going through the time-consuming, expensive…

7 Challenges of Cloud Adoption

As we discussed in our previous post, statistics show that enterprises are quickly moving to adopt cloud technologies. But as you may remember, the applications they’re moving to the cloud—typically auxiliary applications that aren’t on the business’ critical path—proves that, behind the numbers, enterprises are a bit leery of going all in. In this post,…

Cloud Storage Adoption: The Story Behind the Trends

LogicMonitor predicts that 83% of enterprise workloads will be in the cloud by 2020, with 41% of enterprise workloads being run on public cloud storage platforms, 20%  on private cloud-based platforms, and 22% on hybrid cloud platforms. Datometry reports that cost savings is the number one reason enterprises move to the cloud. Sixty-one percent of…

The most complex blog on data center simplicity. Ever.

For a blog about simplicity, this is going to take some serious concentration, but read through to the end and your life will be enriched 🙂 Today’s storage platforms are undergoing a complete overhaul, as new solutions are maturing to provide capacities, data services and performance profiles that make the legacy platforms (even those from…

Why Robust Mixed Workload Support Matters

Much like a large highway supporting traffic from vehicles of kinds and sizes, your storage array has to manage traffic from applications that come in many differing block sizes. Don’t let your storage be the point of congestion because of its rigid block size limitation.  Robust mixed workload processing matters! Read on to learn why….