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    Portworx Provides Software-Defined Storage for Kubernetes

    Remember when storage was simple? It was in a single location, and was physical, either inside a server or as a separate device like a SAN or NAS. Map the device to the storage and off you went. And that location didn’t vary: the same storage was in the same place. It had its challenges, of cou… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Aunalytics Offers ‘Insights as a Service’

    CMO Katie Horvath says that when it comes to data analytics, companies often ask the wrong questions. Instead of worrying about digital transformation milestones, for instance, the data platform company Aunalytics asks this: “What are the business questions you’re trying to answer? What are the… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Moonwalk Helps Companies Get a Handle on Data Management

    Your data is growing, probably by leaps and bounds in this current era. And it’s likely that some, or even most, of that data is unstructured. That data, kept in object storage, is great to have—if you can manage it properly. That’s what Moonwalk Universal brings to the table. Moonwalk, as… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Algoblu Introduces ‘Network Element Virtualization’

    “Network Element Virtualization”: It sounds impressive, doesn’t it? In fact, it is impressive, and this new technology from Algoblu can transform your network operations. As Edward Qin, Chief Product Officer for Algoblu, explains to ActualTech Media Partner/CEO Scott Lowe in this “Spotlig… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Buurst: Data Management at the Edge and in the Cloud

    In today’s modern IT infrastructure, it’s critical for enterprises to be able to a) store data both on- and off-premises, and b) move and manage that data effectively. It’s a cloud and edge computing world, after all, and data is at the center of it all. Buurst exists to help with both of t… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Datadobi Migrates Your On- and Off-Premises Data Quickly and Securely

    Sure, you can use a free, vendor-supplied utility to upload data from your on-premises environment to the cloud. But should you? That’s a question you can answer with a hearty “you betcha!” if you’re using Datadobi. That’s because Datadobi has a “maniacal focus on data integrity,” S… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    ionir Smooths the On-ramp to Kubernetes and Container Storage

    Managing storage for containers and Kubernetes is a challenge, as every admin knows. But does it have to be as difficult as it is? ionir doesn’t think so. In this “Spotlight Series” video, Kirby Wadsworth, Chief Marketing Officer for ionir, discusses his company’s storage and data managem… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    098  – Databases in the Public Cloud? Yes, You Can!

    Believe it or not, there was a time when virtualizing servers was hard. Not so much anymore. In a way, that’s where we are with databases in the public cloud. It’s hard, and it can be intimidating to make the switch. When we look back in a few years, though, we may wonder why it seemed so har… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Nasuni Provides a ‘NAS in the Cloud’

    You know you need to be in the cloud. There are so many advantages in terms of scalability and availability, data resilience, backup and disaster recovery, and so on. But getting to the cloud can be scary, especially if you’re a traditional IT shop with apps and data stored in your on-premises dat… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Vcinity Provides LAN Speeds for Data Access—No Matter Where the Data Lives

    “Local Performance on a Global Scale.” That’s the promise made on the Vcinity website. Does it sound too good to be true? That’s what they discuss on this episode of ActualTech Media’s Spotlight Series of videos. Vcinity VP of Marketing Noemi Greyzdorf spoke with ActualTech Media CEO an… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    DSM Offers Unified Data Management for Florida Businesses

    DSM understands that your data is your company’s most valuable asset. That’s why they offer a managed service that protects your data, keeping you one step ahead of the bad guys. DSM Product Manager Brian Banaszynski spoke with ActualTech Media CEO Scott Lowe for this Spotlight Series video,… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Scala Computing Offers Hyperscale Simulations

    So, you want to add machine learning or artificial intelligence to your most mission-critical application. Do you have any idea how that will affect the network, the application and, ultimately, your end users? With Scala Computing, you can try it out virtually before flipping the switch in your dat… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Movebot: Like a House Mover for Your Data

    Jayden Bartram has an interesting analogy for what Movebot does: they’re the moving company for your data. Bartram, Movebot’s CEO, talked about what exactly that means with ActualTech Media CEO Scott Lowe in this Spotlight Series video. Movebot, Bartram explains, moves your data from anywhere… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Move Your Unstructured Data from Anywhere, to Anywhere with Datadobi

    Growth of unstructured data—i.e., file and object data—is taking off like a rocket in most organizations. But all that data has to go somewhere, and most on-premises storage options are quickly filled up. Cloud to the rescue! In this Spotlight Series video, Scott Lowe, ActualTech Media CEO, t… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Offload Inactive Data to the Cloud and Drive Down Storage Costs

    Most files have a similar lifecycle: They’re created, revised several times, and then seldom used again. Unfortunately, files can rarely just be deleted. They may need to be kept for legal reasons, or an application may require them to exist in order to function. So even though they’re rarely us… Read More

    By Trevor Pott
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    Balancing Load, Capacity, and Throughput Across Your File Storage Environment

    IT departments often have multiple file storage systems, but storage isn’t distributed equally across them. If one filer is full while others sit nearly empty, it’s not an issue of negligence on the part of IT administrators: Capacity-balancing a fleet of filers has traditionally been difficult… Read More

    By Trevor Pott
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    Climb Aboard the Client-Serverless Train with Fauna

    I write novels as a hobby (I jokingly call it my “non-profit corporation”), and there’s an old saying among fiction writers: Don’t be afraid to kill your darlings. That means, in essence, that if you love a particular character or element in your book, but it doesn’t make your book better… Read More

    By Keith Ward