Everything found in a traditional data center is now available in one (invisible) appliance

Everything found in a traditional data center is now available in one (invisible) appliance

Traditional data centers use a 3-tier approach comprised of servers hosting virtual machines, storage networks, and storage arrays. There is so much power and capability inherent in modern systems, it requires the right architecture to unleash its full potential. While this design has led to flexibility on the server side, it has also led to significant challenges for storage.

If modern data centers are being held back by traditional storage architecture, where are bottlenecks created, and how can a single appliance change that?
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All flash memory is not created equal: Four reasons to look at EMC XtremIO

All flash memory is not created equal: Four reasons to look at EMC XtremIO.

Flash memory has transformed the storage industry, and can now be considered the brains and heart of the data center. So much so, that new applications are being developed that require performance levels that can only be enabled by Flash.

But in this volatile environment, there are a lot of factors that determine if you’re getting top performance while achieving the best cost benefit- which is why Softchoice likes what EMC’s XtremIO has to offer.  Here are our top four reasons why you need to consider this product.

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Dell World 2014: The 4 most notable data center announcements

Dell World 2014: The 4 most notable announcements

From Nov 5th – 7th 2014 I attended Dell World 2014 held in Austin, TX. Outside of the fact Michael Dell is well known for loving 80s music (2013 was Billy Idol, this year Duran Duran headlined a night that open with Weezer), Dell also made number of revolutionary Enterprise announcements at the event and I’d like to take you through 4 of the most notable:

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