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The essentials of flash storage and Raid

A fundamental keystone of data protection, Raid (redundant array of independent disks) has been around for decades. The building blocks are very simple. Multiple disk drives allow data to be distributed via striping and mirroring, or sets of parity data allow a failing unit to be rebuilt by reference to data on healthy media. But what […]

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Cloud, containers and hybrid IT flagged as top technology investments by UK IT professionals

Cloud and hybrid IT investments remain a top priority for UK IT professionals, which in turn is fuelling enterprise interest in container technologies, suggests research by IT management software supplier SolarWinds. The firm’s annual state of the global technology industry report suggests enterprise demand for cloud and hybrid IT-enabling infrastructure deployments are holding firm in […]

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Elastifile adds NAS file access storage to Google Cloud Launcher

Elastifile has launched an NFS-based file access storage service in partnership with Google’s cloud marketplace, Cloud Launcher. It is a ready-to-deploy cloud iteration that extends its distributed scale-out NAS file system across on-premise and cloud locations. The service provides file share access to 100% flash storage capacity in the Google cloud, supported by 3TB flash […]