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Why All Flash Storage Arrays Have No Long-Term Future

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Parts of the post “Why All Flash Storage Arrays Have No Long-Term Future” were taken from an interview with our CEO, Boyan Ivanov, published in The Register on 19 Feb 2016. Why all flash storage arrays have no long-term future? Data is expected to multiply 10 fold between 2013 and 2020 [1] with a CAGR of 26.4% through 2018, or …

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Five things to ask before you choose your new enterprise storage system

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In the last few years, we’ve seen a tremendous amount of innovations in storage – from innovations in the hardware to software-defined storage technologies and hyper-converged solutions. All these storage innovations leave companies puzzled on what enterprise storage solution will satisfy their needs the best. And as data volumes grow exponentially, use cases multiply and new storage technologies appear – the …

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Storage Trends And Predictions For 2016

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Post-Flash Storage gets real, software-defined storage gains real traction. 25/50/100GE, AFA, ARM, NVM, HCI, SDS and SMR on the rise First of the storage trends is for 25/50/100 Gigabit Ethernet. The first products have just reached general availability, so in 2016 we will see wide adoption of these. For our segment 25 Gbps Ethernet will be especially popular because it …

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What is a distributed storage system and why is it important?

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A new era started at the beginning of the XXI century – the Digital Era. The majority of things now become digital or heavily dependant on technology – starting with things like radio and TV, going through healthcare, even most of our memories. Between 1986 and 2007 the amount of data per person has been growing with 23% per year, …

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5 Things Storage Vendors Are Not Telling You

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Storage is currently the most expensive and most complex piece in the data center and an integral part of any Cloud service – be it public, private or hybrid. Customers usually do not have enough information when buying from storage vendors and are often deceived by sales tactics and marketing propaganda. Terms like “software-defined storage”, “storage virtualization”, “server SAN” and …

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Channel development for upraising B2B software companies

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How you go to market, sell and distribute a product is vital for any company. The strategies a company would adopt vary on the type of the business – its product, target market segments, competitive landscape, pricing policy, resources at company’s disposal, etc, etc. When and how you develop a channel strategy is vital for the success of any company …

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What is Software-Defined Storage

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A lot has been said regarding “what is software-defined storage” (SDS). It has become an overused buzzword. Naturally, a lot of software-defined storage vendors try to use it for marketing and PR purposes and announce their existing or slightly modified offerings as “software-defined”. Some vendors have been especially blunt by trying to trick the customer to buy the complete opposite …

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StorPool: How and why we started

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We started StorPool at the very end of 2011. At the time our management team was running two other IT companies – one doing ultra-high performance networking software (now some of this is called software-defined networking or SDN). The other company was doing Data Warehouse consulting (now Big Data is the cool word for essentially the same thing). We were …