• Hitachi Vantara Virtual Rack Configurator

    Use Hitachi Virtual Rack Configurator to build and visualize your solutions and delivering quick links to data sheets and stats. Click below to access the virtual rack on your device:   Web Browser: https://rackc...
    Jill Ross
    created by Jill Ross
  • AKW Test

    Testing
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  • How will the evolution of AI and Automation impact IT Operations?

    So, here we are post-Hitachi NEXT 2018 and the brain and body are just starting to recover.  There were certainly a lot of interest and buzz around numerous topics during the week, including IoT, NVMe and All-Fla...
    Stan Stevens
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  • Hitachi Flash Module with embedded Encryption (FMD HDE)

    Lightning fast flash with the loving hug of data protection   When we have seen what Flash has done to change our businesses in such a short space of time, it is no wonder all the talk around high performance and...
    Ian Clatworthy
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  • Infrastructure Agility for Data Center Modernization

    Dear IT Executives,   These days you are being asked to do more and more than ever before.  Bring on more applications, faster.  Add more capacity to existing applications.  Deliver more performan...
    Mark Adams
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  • 4 Reasons Why SVOS RF Sets The Bar for Flash Availability

      Recently Hitachi Vantara introduced an upgraded line of VSP all flash and hybrid flash arrays, but that’s not all.  With this introduction came the release of the latest version of our Storage Virtu...
    Neil Salamack
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  • Tell Me the Truth... Does My Data Look Fat? 

    FACTS ABOUT DATA REDUCTION We’ve all heard the cliché, “If it sounds too good to be true, then it’s probably not true”.  In many situations this turns out to be the case, but I...
    Neil Salamack
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  • Top Four Fun Facts About Your Enterprise Data Warehouse

    I remember coming home after elementary school each day, turning on the TV (of course!), and getting my recommended daily allowance of Sesame Street. The theme music was calming, and so was the familiar cast of charac...
    Tony Huynh
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  • Roadmap to an Autonomous Data Center

    Reduce Risk, Improve Efficiency and Prepare for the Future with AI Operations  I like to write. Especially on topics I'm passionate about. Normally that means I write a page or 2 on a topic. Today though I'm try...
    Nathan Moffitt
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  • Containers, OpenStack, and the Brave New World of DevOps

    According to Wiki, a “Creator” is, “Something or someone who brings something into being”. These days with all the digital technology and tools, it’s never been a better time to be a Crea...
    Neil Salamack
    created by Neil Salamack
  • Data Center Modernization? Include Modern Data Protection

    Enterprises make copies of the critical data sets for assorted reasons, such as: a copy for backup and fast, local recovery; a copy in one or two other locations for business continuity and disaster recovery; copies f...
    Rich Vining
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  • AI Operations for the Modern Data Center

    Data center modernization isn’t complete without the right IT Operations Management (ITOM) tools to ensure your data center is running smoothly.  Today’s data center operations are under constant chan...
    Richard Jew
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  • Data Center Modernization: It’s More Than Happy Little Trees

    Looking At, And Beyond a Storage / Server Mindset   For those that want to skip ahead: Data center modernization – creating the next generation data center – requires you to consider systems, protect...
    Nathan Moffitt
    created by Nathan Moffitt
  • Intelligent Automation -  You *Can* Choose Happiness (aka - Hitachi Automation Director & Alexa)

      Ask ten people for their thoughts on Artificial Intelligence and you will get answers that span the emotional range from “Alexa is great!” to “HAL 9000: I’m sorry Dave, I’m afraid...
    Tony Huynh
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  • Cloud Connected Flash –  A Modern Recipe for Data Tiering, Cloud Mobility, and Analytics

    Per IDC’s Copy Data Management Challenge, “65% of storage system capacity is used to store non-primary, inactive data”. In fact, Inactive data residing on flash is the single biggest threat to the RO...
    Neil Salamack
    created by Neil Salamack
  • Your Throne is Ready...

    In a previous blog, we discussed the necessity for companies to embrace the digital transformation challenge in order to achieve next levels of growth, and specifically how they need to address fundamental challenges ...
    Jill Ross
    created by Jill Ross
  • NVMe - Expanding SDS and Analytics Use Cases

      NVMe (non-volatile memory express) is a standard designed to fully leverage the performance benefits of non-volatile memory in all types of computing and data storage.  NVMe’s key benefits include d...
    Neil Salamack
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  • NVMe 101 – What’s Coming to the World of Flash?

    There were two hot topics at the annual Flash Memory Summit held in Santa Clara, CA earlier this month.  The first was the unfortunate fire that kept the Exhibit Hall closed for the entire show. And the second wa...
    Mark Adams
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  • How NVMe is Changing Data Center Networking: Part 2

    An In Depth Conversation with Cisco.  Welcome back! (Yes, I was waiting for this opportunity to show my age with a Welcome Back Kotter image).   For those of you that haven’t been following along in...
    Nathan Moffitt
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  • How NVMe is Changing Networking: Part 1

    An In Depth Conversation with Brocade   As we've discussed over the last several blogs, NVMe is much more than a communication protocol. It’s a catalyst for change. A catalyst that touches every aspect of ...
    Nathan Moffitt
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