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Posts Tagged ‘Software-Defined Storage’

3 Critical Business Risks of Application Downtime

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Business continuity is of the utmost importance for long-term success. The more streamlined business operations are, the more efficient employees will be at their jobs, and the more revenue can be spread around. A well-oiled machine can make efficiency a competitive advantage, but maintaining a consistent pace is easier said than done – especially given…

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ioFABRIC Vicinity – Finalist for Product of the Year!

We are off to a great start in 2018! ioFABRIC is a finalist in the Products of the Year awards from Storage magazine and SearchStorage.com! The annual competition selects the best data management and storage offerings in five categories. ioFABRIC was named in the category of data storage management tools. We are honored to be…

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What’s in Store for IT Infrastructure in 2018?

We looked into our crystal ball and this is what we found. Rise in Ransomware Expect an increase in malicious attacks in 2018. Juniper Research tells us that the cyber crimes will create $2.1 trillion in business losses by 2019! That’s a lot of money! Artificial Intelligence AI will minimize human errors, improve operations, and ultimately…

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I Don’t WannaCry

Surely there were already enough challenges in the data center. Delivering all the data services to the organization while simultaneously dealing with the time, effort and costs associated with your ever-escalating capacity volumes. That should really be enough to worry about. Did we really need something else to keep us up at night? Our company…

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QoS Is Essential for Storage

As one of the core features of ioFABRIC Vicinity, Quality of Service (QoS) helps our customers achieve reliable performance, capacity, data protection, and cost targets for each application’s needs. But there is some confusion about how QoS works, and why it is so important to your storage environment. What is storage QoS? Similar to networking…

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Cut the Crapex, Part 3: Save on CAPEX Using Software-Defined Storage

According to survey and social data from Spiceworks, IT budgets are stagnating. Buyers don’t expect to see a boost to their budget – for critical items like new hardware, staff, or training – any time in the near future. And that means that growth decisions are likely to be made at the last minute, in…

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Say What? All The Software-Defined Storage Jargon, Defined

Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or you’re new to the world of storage, you’ve no doubt encountered terminology, acronyms, and jargon that made your head spin. Here’s an A-Z list of the most common jargon you’ll encounter in the software-defined storage space (and yes, we’ll define that, too!), so you can do more than just…

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The 10 Coolest Storage Startups of 2015

Originally posted on CRN Storage Startups: Taking Storage Where No Bits Have Gone Before Every year brings the IT industry a new bumper crop of storage startups. Some will disappear quickly, some will disappear painfully, some will get acquired and see their technology’s future out of their control. And a lucky few will survive to…

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Start-Up Profile: ioFABRIC

Originally published on StorageNewsletter In software to discover, profile and unify DRAM, flash, and HDDs across DAS, SAN, NAS and cloud storage Company ioFABRIC Inc. HQs Toronto, ON, Canada Date founded October 2013 Financial funding From Real Ventures and private investors, amount not disclosed Founders and main executives Steven Lamb, co-founder and CEO, forged himself…

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