The Next Generation Data Center Demands a Next Generation Storage…

04/20/2017

In today’s digital economy, markets and customer purchasing behaviors are changing. Today’s customers expect everything to be available online, anytime, anywhere, and from any type of device. In order to satisfy these expectations, enterprise IT departments have to react quickly to changing business needs while continuing to manage the mission-critical legacy workloads that “keep the […]

3-Dimensional QoS

12/05/2016

In a recent post about demystifying QoS for the service provider, I explained the multiple “techniques” used by different storage vendors in order to overcome the problems of noisy neighbors in a multi-tenant mixed-workload environment.   The challenge with the noisy neighbor problem is one of control — or the lack thereof. When an uncontrolled […]

5 Principles That Enable Service Providers to Grow

10/13/2016

Today’s service provider landscape is highly competitive, and to remain relevant in an evolving market, service providers must primarily focus on understanding their customers’ needs and then demonstrate their ability to fulfill them.   The rapid elasticity, high efficiency, and cost containment required by today’s market is very difficult to achieve using traditional scale-up infrastructures. […]