Analyst Blogs

Microsoft Azure Stack vs. VMware Cloud on AWS – Forbes blog by John Webster

By John Webster, Thursday, September 7th 2017

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Customers, Start Your Pencil Sharpeners Enterprise hybrid cloud adoption is rising. It’s a trend that prompts vendors that serve enterprise IT to respond with hybrid cloud “in a box” solutions. In a previous post, I squared-off two such offerings—Microsoft’s Azure Stack vs. VMware’s...

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Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct added to Evaluator Group Research

By Eric Slack, Tuesday, September 5th 2017

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Plus updates to HCI and SDS products   Evaluator Group recently updated the Evaluator Series Research coverage for several Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) appliance products, which we’ll go over in this blog. We also added Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) to...

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Object — Just Another Storage Technology or a New Business Proposition? – Forbes Blog by John Webster

By John Webster, Friday, September 1st 2017

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“Data Tsunami” is a trite expression meant to convey to enterprise IT a sense or impending doom. If you as an IT executive fail to manage it, unnamed bad things will happen – like maybe you’ll drown? But the Tsunami...

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‘Right to Erasure’ Law Proves Major European Union GDPR Hurdle – StorageSoup Blog by Randy Kerns

By Randy Kerns, Friday, August 4th 2017

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The EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 goes into effect in May of 2018 and has the potential to be very disruptive to Information Storage and Management in addition to the many other aspects of business. Much has been written...

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What Changed the Data Storage Problem into a Data-Driven Opportunity? – Part 2

By Eric Slack, Tuesday, July 18th 2017

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Read part 1 here. In the last blog we talked about how the (big) data problem companies are facing as their infrastructures explode is being recast as a data opportunity. A number of things are behind this change, including cell...

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Measuring the Value of Storage – by Russ Fellows

By Russ Fellows, Wednesday, July 12th 2017

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I just recently completed testing a Hyperconverged system using three new technologies: Intel Xeon Scalable processor systems Intel Optane storage and Intel NVMe Flash VMware vSAN 6.6 software The results showed significant performance enhancements, but more importantly significantly better price...

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What Changed the Data Storage Problem into a Data-Driven Opportunity?

By Eric Slack, Monday, June 26th 2017

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Analysts go to a lot of trade shows and company-sponsored events where vendors show their new products and technologies. At these shows there’s always a theme. For a long time that theme was around data growth; how to storage and...

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Today’s Challenge for the OpenStack Foundation: Move Beyond the Complexity Conundrum – Forbes Blog by John Webster

By John Webster, Thursday, May 11th 2017

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OpenStack Summits follow a six-month cadence and the first of this year’s shows is being held this week in Boston with OpenStack Sydney Australia following in November. Attendance here in Boston is said to be approximately 5,000 and the keynotes...

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Evaluating a Hyperconverged Solution – Management and Advanced Features

By Eric Slack, Thursday, April 27th 2017

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Evaluating products in the IT space is a complex process. A simple “feeds and speeds” comparison isn’t enough as features and functionality proliferate. This is especially true with Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) products where the evaluation now encompasses compute and management...

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Evaluating a Hyperconverged Solution – Hypervisors, Containers and Cloud Support

By Eric Slack, Wednesday, March 29th 2017

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Evaluating products in the IT space is a complex process. A simple “feeds and speeds” comparison isn’t enough as features and functionality proliferate. This is especially true with Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) products where the evaluation now encompasses compute and management...

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