33 Flavors of Flash

So maybe not 33, but there are so many different ways to approach flash in a data center environment. The correct approach depends on multiple factors, and understanding the differences between the varying architectures¬†is critical. It is also important to remember the soft criteria. Your solution should simplify administration, reduce risk of data loss, improve … Continue reading 33 Flavors of Flash

Event: Unique Digital at Data Connectors

Come visit the UDI North Texas team at the Data Connectors show on January 22nd. Get your FREE VIP pass now! The Dallas Tech-Security Conference features 25-30 vendor exhibits and several industry experts discussing current tech-security issues such as email security, VoIP, LAN security, wireless security, USB drives security & more. There will be lots … Continue reading Event: Unique Digital at Data Connectors

15 Resolutions for the 2015 Revolution

Last year about this time, I outlined 14 resolutions to get your data protection strategy back on track. I called it a revolution because us IT folk typically have to fight to get what we want and bring change to an organization that fights change. That makes us revolutionaries. It's time to check back in … Continue reading 15 Resolutions for the 2015 Revolution

Flash Market Shape

Is it round? Pear? Square? Wavy? Hard to say, but one thing is certain, 2014 has been an active year for the flash market. Just take a look at some of the changes that have been seen this year alone. WD (HGST) purchased Skyera EMC Acquired DSSD Seagate picked up LSI's flash business and Avago … Continue reading Flash Market Shape

Converged or "Build Your Own" VDI

Building out a VDI infrastructure requires great care and planning. Do you have enough performance from your storage infrastructure? Do you have a well defined performance objective¬†for your users? Are you going to use a converged platform for your infrastructure or do you plan to leverage a reference architecture? Do you even know where to … Continue reading Converged or "Build Your Own" VDI

Doing it for the Kids

We are a proud sponsor of the Dallas Margarita Society's annual Margarita ball this year (http://www.dallasmargaritasociety.org/our-sponsors/sponsors-list/sponsors-2014/) benefiting the Dallas Children's Charities. (http://www.dallaschildrenscharities.org). We look forward to helping put a smile on hundreds of kids faces this holiday season. We also encourage you to join us in our campaign of giving by contributing to your favorite … Continue reading Doing it for the Kids