Is a hyperconverged data center the smart choice for your business?
Hyperconverged infrastructure is hot. Gartner reports, "The market for hyperconverged integrated systems (HCIS) will grow 79 percent to reach almost $2 billion in 2016, propelling it toward mainstream use in the next five years." We've already described how hyperconvergence took over the traditional data center. What has driven this takeover? IT groups face intense pressure […]Read more
VxRail — The turnkey building block for your software-defined data center
Earlier this year, EMC and VMware launched the VCE VxRail Appliance. This appliance provides an easy way to stand up a hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) environment. This move recognizes the growth and value of the hyper-converged market, as noted by the IDC: "Hyperconverged sales grew 170.5% year over year during the fourth quarter of 2015, generating […]Read more
How hyperconvergence took over the traditional data center
In traditional data centers, equipment has a lifecycle and life expectancy. The IT department is charged with keeping up with lifecycle events. Those include maintenance, repairs, upgrades, security patches, etc. Lifecycle events keep equipment functioning and in good health. Life expectancy management also falls to the IT group in a traditional infrastructure. Physical equipment is […]Read more
Splunk Enterprise 6.4: Driving down the cost of your cold data storage
Big data offers a lot of benefits. But those benefits come at a cost. It’s great that businesses have massive amounts of data to parse. We now know more than ever about our customers, our operations, our sales, our marketing. The data boom has proved beneficial to businesses everywhere on many fronts. However, the costs […]Read more
IMPEX Technologies and Cohesity Partnership
Partnership Between Cohesity and IMPEX Technologies Brings Hyperconverged Secondary Storage to LA Metro Area IMPEX Technologies’ Reputation for Delivering Cutting-Edge Products and Impeccable Service Supports Cohesity’s Rapid Growth Trajectory Santa Clara and El Segundo, Calif. – May 10, 2016 – Cohesity, the pioneer of hyperconverged secondary storage, and IMPEX Technologies, a leading-edge technology […]Read more
Bringing Order to Data Chaos — Impex Partners With Cohesity
“Big” is too small a word. Astronomical. That’s a better word to describe the explosion of data in recent years. Managing this data has become a struggle for every business. This challenge makes the Impex and Cohesity partnership timely. Many companies struggle with cold data storage. That’s data that needs to be stored but is […]Read more
Go Big or Go Home
Going green with data management isn’t for the weak of heart (or the weak of wallet). This is a significant investment that can advance your company in both security and efficiency. As your company is evaluating or purchasing hardware for IT, there are several key considerations relative to green storage that you should keep in […]Read more
What and When Should you Migrate to the Cloud?
Nearly every business is contemplating or acting on the need to migrate business services to the cloud. It takes time to think through the options and decide what to migrate and when, and IT organizations are often overwhelmed by the process. Here are some tips for making those decisions easier. Make the business case […]Read more