“I want to run my VMWare VDI over NFS and my Oracle OLTP on fibre channel block. Can you support it on a single array?” Unless you are a VMware or an Oracle application engineer, please don’t tell me that is always a bad idea. Unified storage: why buy two when you only need one?Having […]
Today we’re gonna explore the most basic facet of MSP marketing: the marketing list. Creating it, maintaining it, and finessing it to fit your individual needs.
Why do people buy the things they buy? There are three ways to create a successful product: be the first, be the best, or be the cheapest. The book, “Competitive Advantage,” by Harvard Business Professor Michael Porter, echoes these approaches, while stressing the importance of differentiation and focus. Performance versus efficiencyConsider cars, for example. Over […]
The holidays bring good tidings. See what Tegile gave to customers over the 12 Days of ChristmasOn the first day of Christmas, my Tegile gave to me: more time with friends and family On the second day of Christmas, my Tegile gave to me: happy end users On the third day of Christmas, my Tegile gave […]
Containers are all the rage and then some, but are they ready to replace virtual machines full-time?
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There are major developments in the market for mid-range and high-end storage arrays. For instance, think of the merger of Dell and EMC, and Western Digital’s recent purchase of SanDisk. When it comes to serving companies, consolidation in the storage market gives Tegile a winning hand. If you are in the market for a storage […]
The Dell VRTX is totally awesome, but beware. It’s best for a handful of specific use-cases. In this article, we’ll break them down.
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The winds of change are shifting in enterprise storage. Compared with our Tegile storage predictions for 2015, our predictions for next year indicate significant change, especially for flash arrays. Review our top storage predictions for 2016. See how your company can ride the winds of change to your advantage. Flash will morph into a multi-tier […]
If you manage servers and storage you can plan on having storage-related performance problems. Some problems are easily recognized, such as when end users complain about response times and others just become part of the daily and weekly grind, such as when database reports take several hours to run. Regardless, as the bottom layer of […]
Is your IT department ready to manage a security breach? It’s time to talk incident response planning!
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