Mission Critical Capabilities in Flash Storage

With enterprise application performance becoming ever more critical, and the dependence on the IT infrastructure to deliver a competitive edge becoming increasingly imperative, CIO’s need to find the right combination to...

Opting For Object Storage interview with Huawei

Kenneth Li Kai, Director, Enterprise Marketing & Solution Sales Dept, Huawei Malaysia Data&StorageAsean: In your own words - what is Object Storage? Kenneth: People might not realize it, but object storage is...

What You Need to Know About Flash Storage Data Reduction

Data reduction on flash is really all about lowering the costs of using stored data. If data is the new black oil of the 21st century, then finding ways to leverage on that data makes economic sense at the least. Deduplication,...

Layered Protection Explained

Layered protection for IT security essentially looks at how one protects themselves from threats through sequential layers. Also referred to as Layered Security, it is a way of having multiple levels of protocols that protect...

Extreme Database Performance Supported by Flash

Several research and studies that have looked at reasons for enterprise flash adoption, reveal that in South East Asia, traditional database performance remains one of the single biggest reasons for adopting Flash...

Keeping up with compliance in Asia

By Paul Bruton, Business Director, Data Intelligence, Hitachi Data Systems, Asia Pacific   In a region as diverse and geographically spread as Asia Pacific, it has often been a challenge for organizations to stay...

Opting For Object Storage interview with NetApp

Matthew Hurford, CTO South Pacific, NetApp Data&StorageAsean : In your own words - What is Object Storage? Matthew: Object Storage is a technology whose time has come.  Exponential increases in the volumes of...

Flash Speeds And Feeds In Business Language

Upgrading to enterprise flash arrays is no longer an IT decision it’s a business decision. The speeds and feeds associated with Flash, how many IOPs an array can deliver tell a story for the IT team but they don’t...

IT Vendor Lock-In Explained

Vendor lock-in is a situation in which IT departments are unable to easily switch or migrate to different/newer technologies or services provided by a different vendor due to various reasons, such as differing functionalities,...

SSD Resiliency, Why does it matter?

Enterprise flash storage arrays are becoming the norm in the data centre. The underlying technology, Solid state disks (SSD), is preferred over Hard Disk Drives (HDD) - we all know the benefits in terms of performance but SSD...