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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 […]

Checkmate: SolidFire + VDI

03/24/2017

Checkers and chess. Wait, what am I talking about? What do checkers and chess have to do with VDI? Absolutely nothing! Or do they — after all, it takes a certain future-minded approach to deliver content to your end users. In my previous blog, where I talked about project vs. solution, I focused on why […]

VMware’s vRA + SPBM + VVols = Awesome

03/16/2017

When I first joined SolidFire in June 2014, I remember sitting in my first product “deep dive” and hearing Dave Cahill say something along the lines of “SolidFire + an automation/orchestration tool = Next Generation Data Center.” That sounded cool, but, personally, I’d never done much with automation and orchestration tools. Frankly, I found them […]

The New Active IQ Beta Release

03/14/2017

Active IQ just got a facelift. This system monitoring and reporting tool is a crucial value add, allowing companies to track their entire SolidFire ecosystem. While Active IQ was already handy for putting long-term monitoring and system data in your hands, in real-time, and at no extra charge for all customers under support, the new […]

Deliver More Than We Take

02/22/2017

By Mara McMahon, Business Development Manager, NetApp   When I say “deliver more than we take,” I’m not talking about charitable giving. Rather, I am talking about the business philosophy of Contegix, a leading cloud, managed application, and IT solutions provider based in St. Louis, MO. Contegix engineers are focused on giving their clients more […]

To Converge vs. Hyperconverge Infrastructure?

02/15/2017

Earlier today we shared that we are developing the next generation of hyperconverged infrastructure, built on SolidFire innovation. We will do what has not yet been done by the immature first generation of hyperconverged solutions – bring hyperconverged infrastructure to the enterprise by allowing customers the flexibility to run multiple workloads without compromising performance, scale, […]

Kubernetes and Persistent Storage? NetApp is the First to Make…

02/10/2017

NetApp is announcing Project Trident, the industry’s first open source dynamic storage provisioner for Kubernetes.   Kubernetes has established itself as one of the most popular container orchestrators in use today. It is also the foundation for many popular Platform-as-a-Service offerings, including Red Hat’s OpenShift, Apprenda’s platform, and is one of the supported platforms for Rancher. Originally an open-source project based on Google’s […]