IT Infrastructure Trends and Storage Predictions for 2018 – what is coming and how to be prepared

2017 was a turbulent year for IT, but this is business as usual now. 2018 promises to be even more turbulent, with increasing levels of consolidation, regulation and global competition. No matter whether you strive to be at the bleeding edge of IT or not, our 2018 storage predictions and IT infrastructure trends are a good starting point to get …

Cloud Expo Frankfurt 2017

CLOUD EXPO Europe Frankfurt 2017 Highlights

On 28th-29th November in Frankfurt took place the annual Cloud Expo Europe Frankfurt. Thank you for saving the date and joining us! We were more than happy to meet all the customers and partners there! Cloud Expo Europe Frankfurt Cloud Expo Europe Frankfurt was the all in one IT event in the beginning of the winter.  There you get the …

SiteGround video case study

Video Case Study: StorPool distributed storage – hundreds of times faster performance for SiteGround

StorPool’s latest case study is with one of the major web hosting service providers – SiteGround.  SiteGround – a different approach in hosting thanks to StorPool A few years ago SiteGrounded decided to virtualize their servers and leave behind the old physical ones.  Tenko Nikolov, founder and CEO at SiteGround said: “Performance and reliability at affordable price“ are the main reasons the …

webinar power up your cloud

Webinar: Power-up Your Cloud with Insanely Fast Storage

On 31st of October, completely live you will have the chance to join StorPool‘s webinar “Power-up your cloud with insanely fast storage”. The speaker – StorPool’s CEO, Boyan Ivanov will tell you how to boost your cloud performance with insanely fast storage. As well as, why distributed storage is the right storage solution for every company, which  is looking for …

Highly Available Shared Hosting White Paper

White Paper: Highly Available Shared Hosting

Highly Available Shared Hosting – a simple, yet powerful new concept which helps companies build extremely cost-effective and powerful shared hosting service! At StorPool we are proud to present you the Highly Available Shared Hosting White Paper. A way to get a competitive advantage, reduce your headaches and meanwhile – increase the profit margins! The Shared Hosting Industry There are thousands …

NVMeOF protocol

Demystifying: What is NVMeOF?

Background: what is NVMeOF and how it differs from NVMe? Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVM Express or also more commonly NVMe) and NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF, NVMeOF) are becoming a hype. The “NVMe” term still confuses many people. Many people use it to denote NVMe (PCIe) SSDs and some to denote the NVMe protocol. NVMe SSDs are the new default in business …

All-flash performance storage

All-flash performance storage for Coreix

All-flash performance storage on affordable price combined with excellent support! This is what Coreix was searching and what they got with StorPool. Coreix Limited is a London-based managed service and network provider. Part of their portfolio are also services like hosting, colocation and cloud. Coreix offers secure, agile, scalable and robust hosting solutions. Its clients are in sectors ranging from …

Kualo cloud storage

Software-defined solution for Kualo’s cloud storage

Kualo – a leading UK-based hosting provider chose StorPool to power the storage infrastructure for their hosting business. We interviewed Craig Luke, the Operations Director of Kualo to share his experience with StorPool. Cloud storage pains Craig shared that they have had a lot of storage pains with their cloud platform. They tried various products in 2009 and 2010. But …

Are traditional web hosting and hosting infrastructure dead?

Traditional hosting is dead. Long live the managed hosting. The hosting industry is changing, due to the changing nature of workloads and business demands, plus the subsequent shift to software-defined data centers. The hosting providers and end customers are in a battle for the two sides of the same coin. They demand more efficient IT environments, higher performance, better reliability and …