About: Scott D. Lowe

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[toc] This post is also available for download as a complete eBook! Secondary Storage EcoScape The secondary storage market has emerged in recent years as an increasingly interesting conglomeration of the storage and data protection markets.  While this combination may not have been intended to launch the modern...

Today’s enterprises are burdened with unprecedented amounts of data. In addition to primary storage for production applications, secondary data is growing at an alarming pace, accounting for the bulk of enterprise storage capacity needs. The problem with traditional secondary storage solutions is that they’re typically fragmented...

Magnetoresistive RAM (MRAM) technologies have been in development for several decades with the goal of improving density, performance and power consumption of memory. Since 2011, Spin Transfer Technologies has been working on breakthrough technologies in magnetics and CMOS circuits and architectures. The company’s Spin Transfer...

Due to the enormous growth of data across all businesses, secondary storage is starting to become more important in the enterprise. What differentiates secondary storage from primary storage is largely the SLA; data stored in secondary storage doesn’t have mission critical SLA requirements. Because of...

Tintri is known for its all-flash and hybrid flash storage arrays built for virtualized and cloud environments. But the company is doing some very interesting things with its software, too. During our latest visit to Tintri’s headquarters, part of our recent RoadCast video series, we...

There’s a lot happening in enterprise IT today. CIOs, CTOs and IT managers at all levels are being faced with both exciting opportunities as well as important challenges. From new business demands to evolutionary and revolutionary changes in how things are done, there are a...

As 2017 draws to a close, more and more companies are moving from private-only to hybrid cloud. Last year hybrid cloud adoption increased threefold from just 19% to 57% of organizations surveyed in McAfee’s annual State of the Cloud Adoption & Security report (PDF download)....

The new era of hybrid IT is improving the way business run and helping deliver new and differentiated services. By embracing the additional values hybrid IT provides, businesses can create their right mix of public cloud, private cloud, and on-premises solutions, while deploying services where...

Companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon are utilizing cutting-edge technologies that most organizations can only dream about. But there’s one vendor that’s hoping to change that by helping to bring some of the technologies being implemented by the behemoths in our industry to enterprise IT...

For years, many have been talking about the future of IT in terms of software, prefixing every resource with “software-defined” as a way to help end users understand that emerging products are different than their predecessors in some fundamental ways.  A lot of jokes have...

Let’s start with the obvious: “Hyperconverged infrastructure” is a made-up phrase.  Early on, the generally accepted definition was a combination of servers, storage, and a hypervisor in a series of individual appliances.  The underlying assumption is that workloads run alongside storage on these integrated appliances. ...

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