The economics for an All-Flash solution as a backup target might not seem to make sense. But Dan Frith makes the case why FlashBlade doesn’t just work, but excels in the right environment.
Tom Hollingsworth looks at the ways that Circle K Stores have utilized SD-WAN to reduce replacement device downtime and ensure that stores stay up and running for their customers.
Pure Storage recently announced the broad availability of their Evergreen Storage Service. Dan Frith look at how the service offers storage in your data center, while offering convenient consumption-based pricing.
Luigi Danakos looks at how VMware’s Virtual Cloud Network can create policies that have actionable insights, but more importantly are easily configured and rolled out across the organization. This kind of flexibility is vital to achieve data segregation and peace of mind.
VMware announced their Virtual Cloud Network at Dell Technologies World. In this post, Jon Klaus looks at how Virtual Cloud Network can speed up deployments, as well as make public and private clouds communicate securely.
Sonia Cuff outlines how VMware’s NSX SD-WAN can look like networking magic. She looks at how it can simplify an organization’s network security and Cloud migration efforts.
In this post, Dan Frith looks at Pure Storage’s Data-centric Architecture in their newly announced range of FlashArray //X products. These take advantage of NVMe to build a common storage platform that can be used by both traditional and modern applications. He also shows how Pure provides an easy upgrade path for existing customers to take advantage of this architecture.
Can you realize immediate cost savings from SD-WAN? Will you be able to immediately deploy appliances and see your bills plummet? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at a recent presentation from McKesson to learn how they were able to approach SD-WAN and the values and benefits they received.
In this post, Gian Paolo Boarina looks at how Cisco Network Assurance Engine can assure the datacenter fabric is working as expected for configuration correctness, endpoints and hardware resources.
The holy grail of policy control is consistent, secure, end-to-end control. VMware’s NSX already handles the data center portion of this puzzle by providing network virtualization and segmentation for traffic within data centers. Denise Donohue looks at howNSX extends to AWS and now also MS Azure to add control for total cloud, hybrid cloud, cross-cloud, and multi-cloud deployments.