Monthly Archives: May 2009

DNF Corp Newsletter: May 2009

Here is the recap of our May newsletter: Voyager IP SAN + BLADE RackSwitch Signed European distributor Consolidate IT Do Drives Come With That RAID Virtualization  and much more Read the full May newsletter. If you would like to have DNF news delivered … Continue reading

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Voyager + RackSwitch = Super fast IP SAN

We have great news from our testing lab: The Voyager is our fastest SAN appliance yet. OK, so that isn’t really new news but here’s what our engineers said: We completed testing the Voyager with many 10Gb Ethernet switches, and found that using BLADE’s RackSwitch G8124 delivers the … Continue reading

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What is PoE?

Guess #1: Privately owned estate? Guess#2:  Prince of Egypt? Guess #3: Edgar Allan’s last name? Guess #4: Wasn’t she the one who sang “Trigger Happy Jack?” Actually, in the surveillance industry, PoE stands for Power over Ethernet. The concept is quite simple: … Continue reading

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Advice on how to cut storage costs

Here’s some great advice from the Enterprise Storage Forum on cutting storage costs. Try flash or solid state disk.  Amazingly enough, with the speedy performance on SSD, it is probably cheaper than adding more memory to your heavy duty database … Continue reading

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Virtualization webinar video available: iSCSI, virtual servers and consolidation

A couple of weeks ago we did a webinar on virtual servers, iSCSI, vSphere and storage consolidation. Quick refresher on the discussion: Setting up iSCSI storage for Virtual Servers Using advanced storage features for improved virtual server management Managing large … Continue reading

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Welkom aan boord, Consolidate IT!

“Welkom aan boord” = “Welcome aboard” in Dutch.  We just signed up a new distributor in the Netherlands: Consolidate IT. Here’s the news release:  StoneFly reaches further in Europe with a new sales channel. Are you a European VAR looking … Continue reading

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Virginia Medical Database Gets Hacked

Did you hear about this one? Apparently, somebody hacked into Virginia Department of Health Professions’ website last week, and is holding state medical records for ransom.  The claims have not been verified as of yet, but the hacker’s note states that he/she broke into the state-run website … Continue reading

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Do drives come with that RAID?

This post is brought to you by the worst pickup line ever. Prospective customers always ask… Can I purchase your system without drives? They are available on the open market at a much lower cost. And I agree.  It is … Continue reading

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