Archive for: July 2014

Tintri: Reinventing Storage for the Virtual Enterprise

Kieran Harty, CTO and Co-Founder of Tintri, explains the company’s approach to data management for the software-defined data center.

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ShoreTel Mobility Pro Tips: 5 Things to Make Mobility Work Better for You

The hint is in my title: Manager of Advanced Applications. In simple terms it means that here in Europe I’m responsible for leading the sales team for Enterprise Contact Center (ECC) and Mobility. In more complex terms, it means I’m often looked to for tips and information on how these solutions work in the day-to-day lives of our customers.

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Come Together, Right Now…..Over Video and Audio

As the number of people working from home rises, how can we strike the right balance and adopt to new working practices? Organizations need to make a much better use of modern technology in all workplaces to facilitate agile, comfortable communications among far-flung extensions of the business environment, and enable them to defy distance while collaborating in real-time.

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Enterprise Hybrid Cloud: the data management battleground

Cloud Computing is one of the major technology forces changing everything in the world of IT. And outside the IT world for that matter. Alongside Social Media, Exploitation of [Big] Data, the Internet of Things and Mobility it means every business is turning into a Digital Business, whether they like it or not. r

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VMware vCloud Blog: Why Run Your Exchange Environment In A Hybrid Cloud Model?

By David Hill

VMware vSphere has always been a premier destination for virtualizing packaged applications like Microsoft SharePoint and Exchange. Being built on the same trusted foundation of vSphere, vCloud Hybrid Service continues to see the hosting of these packaged applications as one of the five common starting points to hybrid cloud.

I thought I would expand on this, specifically around why would you would host Microsoft Exchange in VMware vCloud Hybrid Service.

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Microsoft to Expand Azure Data Center Infrastructure in Virginia and Iowa

Citing growing demand for Microsoft‘s cloud services (more than 8,000 customers sign up for its Azure cloud every week), Phil Sorgen, the company’s corporate vice president for Worldwide Partner Channel, announced in a blog post that the company will bring two new Azure regions online in Virginia (US East 2) and Iowa (US Central). The additional regions will help the company respond to what it says is a need to double capacity every six to nine months.

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Choosing the Right Media Type

One of the frequent questions we hear from our customers has to do with choosing the right media type for their data center. On the surface, it would seem the answer is obvious: use copper between the servers and first tier of switches and use optical fiber everywhere else. Although you might find yourself nodding […]

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NetApp FAS2500 – Setting a New Standard for Value

By Ling Wang, Product Marketing Manager, Storage Platforms, NetApp. By now you’ve probably heard the big news – NetApp launched the new FAS2500 entry hybrid storage arrays that are future-proof and cloud-ready, delivering exceptional overall value for enterprises of all sizes. 

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EMC Goes for Hyper-Consolidation of Enterprise Storage With VMAX³, TwinStrata Acquisition

In a significant move to advance its flagship VMAX storage line EMC launched VMAX³ hybrid systems and announced that it has acquired cloud storage management company TwinStrata.

The storage giant announced this news plus several other announcements about XtremeIO all-flash arrays, Isilon updates and integration with Pivotal for Data Lake Hadoop bundles were announced at its Redefine Possible event Tuesday in London.

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Preventive Care: How Fit is Your IT Operation?

A Proactive Approach To Monitoring the Health of IT Can Help Maximize Efficiencies, Reduce Costs, and Enhance Customer Satisfaction   By Mike Morris, IT Director of Customer-1, NetApp   Any company that has gone from a startup to a global player knows the pains in keeping up with the infrastructure required to support large-scale

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