Category Archives: IP SAN

Convert your existing storage into a Unified Storage appliance with Stonefly IP SAN gateway appliance

All those businesses which are interested in converting their existing on-premise storage into a Unified Storage solution can now avail this feature by purchasing StoneFly IP SAN Gateway appliance. The StoneFly Unified Storage Concentrator IP SAN Gateway appliance allows enterprises … Continue reading

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Lack of IP SAN Storage health monitoring features can lead to an IT disaster!

IP SAN storage health monitoring is usually done by the network operating system which is runs the IP SAN. But if the SAN appliance lacks this feature or if the feature usage gets overlooked, then it can lead to an … Continue reading

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iSCSI SAN v FC SAN Which is best for SMBs?

Data generation in SMBs is accelerating and the need for reliable and highly available storage is in great demand. Directors of small and medium businesses are willing to take tough decisions related to data storage as they need to stay … Continue reading

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iSCSI vs Fibre Channel.. Battle Continues..

There was a time that some claimed that iSCSI is not mature and is not suitable to serve the storage needs of high demanding data centers. Those days have passed, and even those companies who promoted Fibre Channel, are starting … Continue reading

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What is snapshot, why do I need it?

Currently, most storage providers use this technology called Snapshot. This technology uses a method called “Copy On Write” which means that, if a location is changed, old data from the time snapshot for that location is stored in a repository … Continue reading

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What is this FCoE buzzword that I keep hearing? Do I need it?

FCOE- Fiber Channel over Ethernet is a mapping of Fiber Channel frames over Ethernet networks. Several datacenters use Ethernet for TCP/IP networks, and FC for SANs. FCoE uses the fiber channel as a network protocol, running on Ethernet beside IP … Continue reading

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MDA switches to StoneFly’s IP SAN to expand and revamp data backup procedures

Medical Doctor Associates (MDA), involved in providing quality medical staffing to the healthcare community recently faced issues as their entire data center was dependent on a FC- SAN.  Large amounts of data being processed on a daily basis demanded much … Continue reading

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Unleashing the SAN in Your IP Network

 Computer storage holds the lifeblood of today’s economy. From movies, music, books, and classroom materials to corporate, personal, and financial data of all sorts, everything is being stored digitally.For this reason, the information and the knowledge derived from today’s Internet-reliant world … Continue reading

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Calculate your storage needs in seconds

Follow below two steps to configure your IP SAN with the correct product – Step 1- Calculate total number of drives using our Stonefly RAID Calculator  Step 2- Use number of drives (calculated in Step 1) in  Storage Calculator to configure your IP SAN with … Continue reading

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StoneFly partners with Tarmin to create the USS Archiver

StoneFly partners with Tarmin to create the USS Archiver. Continue reading

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