Webinar: Server-Side Caching as an Alternative to All-Flash Arrays

Published: February 19, 2015

Improving application performance is all about getting more I/O from the storage. But does that mean you have to buy an expensive all-flash storage array? Not at all. Server-side caching solutions use local RAM and Flash, show better performance and prove to be more cost effective than external shared storage appliances.

Webinar: Microsoft Clustered Storage Spaces and StarWind Virtual SAN: For a Complete Software-Defined Storage Solution

Published: January 29, 2015

Microsoft is enabling software-defined storage to work with its own hypervisor computing meme, building on its SMB 3.0 protocol and Storage Spaces technology. While the approach has its merits, building from the familiar to newer storage architectures, the resulting storage infrastructure is more of a scale out NAS than a Virtual SAN. With StarWind Virtual SAN technology, complimentary to Microsoft Hyper-V, a Virtual SAN may be implemented in a virtual Microsoft environment that delivers better resource utilization and greater overall cost efficiency.