A storage area network (SAN) provides a pool of storage resources that can be centrally managed and allocated as needed, but how is a SAN different than NAS and how does how it segregate storage traffic?
Stories by Ann Bednarz
Improvements in network-attached storage density and performance target unstructured data workloads. Here's how a NAS server works, how it is different than a SAN and what IT buyers want in file-level storage.
Microsegmentation is a way to create secure zones in data centers and cloud deployments that allow you to isolate workloads and protect them individually.
Startup Vexata tackles how to eliminate input-output bottlenecks in storage fabrics without requiring customers to retool their IT infrastructure or rewrite applications.
Hyperconverged systems combine storage, compute and network functionality in a single, highly virtualized solution. Hyperconvergence gained traction in 2017 as enterprises shifted storage spending to software. As the new year rolls in, the momentum will continue.
Survey: Most network architects, network managers, and network engineers will land six-figure salaries in the coming year.
VMware shops discuss the benefits of network automation for security and management, but also for supporting agile projects.
Storage industry certifications that help demonstrate technical competency and boost qualifications for a better job.
Hyperconvergence aims to simplify data center operations by combining compute, storage and networking in a software-driven appliance.
Milhaus turned to provider Online Tech for its disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) offering. Support for cross-hypervisor failover is a priority for Milhaus, which is standardized on Hyper-V.
The Bergen County Sheriff's Office first chose Pivot3's converged server and SAN solutions to handle video workloads. Today, Pivot3’s HCI appliance clusters allow BCSO to combine VDI, long-term storage, and video storage arrays within a single hyperconverged platform.
Things don’t always go as planned with new technologies. Two new research reports document the struggles, disappointments and false starts that enterprise storage pros wrestle with as they modernize their infrastructure for digital business.
Tech pros with storage and networking skills garnered higher-than-average pay increases, according to the 2017 Dice Salary Survey.
IT pros from the education industry share their must-have tools for data security, mobile device management and network monitoring.
Two early adopters of SD-WAN share some of the gains they’re realizing from the technology, including flexible deployments, simpler hardware and connectivity options, and cost savings