Category Archives: Storage

What is exactly Unified Storage?

Small and medium scale businesses grappling with data are showing a lot of interest in using a Unified Storage these days. This is due to the fact that Unified Storage systems often simplify the life of the storage administrators by … Continue reading

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Reasons to select a Hybrid Storage array or an All Flash array!

Hybrid Storage arrays, in general, are the ones which have a mix of SSDs and hard drives in their storage chassis. By adding a thin slice of flash storage to an array- may 2% to 5% of total capacity, available … Continue reading

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How do San Gateways differ from Storage Servers?

San Gateways are typically appliances which are designed to utilize your existing network storage resources to create a universally secure repository for your critical data. These San Gateways are ideal for companies that want to leverage existing storage resources, but … Continue reading

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Denton Central Appraisal District hosts tax data on StoneFly IP SAN!

Denton Central Appraisal District (DCAD) which is some 30 minutes north of Dallas extends several hundred miles and contains approximately 300,000 acres comprising residential and commercial properties. Each year, the district prepares and disseminates an annual appraisal roll, and then … Continue reading

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Importance of Virtualized Storage!

In a traditional storage environment, each individual device is managed and deployed individually, whereas, in a virtualized storage environment, storage resources are pooled together and managed as one. Thus, this arrangement simplifies complex storage arrangements, allows greater availability and automation, … Continue reading

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Technology evolution eases impact of changing storage requirements in Universities

Storage requirements in Universities and Higher Education institutions are changing as they are adopting virtualization, cloud and ITaaS platforms. This is due to the fact that the IT class in these environments is moving from application-centric computing to more efficient … Continue reading

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How long will hard drives last in reality?

Well, this is a big question to answer and has no specific answer in reality. Traditional hard drives used in desktop computers will often fail sooner than they are claimed to work by the manufacturer. In general, the average life … Continue reading

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Scale out NAS development and application!

Data explosion is taking place at an alarming data and the need to find suitable solutions to store data has become an increasingly complex endeavor for enterprise users. According to statistics gained from IDC study, non-structured file-type data is increasing … Continue reading

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Importance of safe Data Storage for Small Business!

Data Storage is turning vital to every business, irrespective of the size and vertical it holds. But small businesses often underestimate the need to have good data storage in order to safely backup vital information and to distribute data quickly … Continue reading

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Intelligent data storage solutions are the need of the hour!

Data Storage industry is changing from time to time and currently the present enterprise IT trend is to go for a solution which works with intelligence. Optimized for various application needs, storage operating environments will play an increasingly strategic role … Continue reading

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