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Might have missed: Jan 22 – Feb 4

This fortnight's Might Have Missed features articles on HCI forcing new thinking for networks, how VM clustering and high availability help you avoid the need for disaster recovery, the future uses of Hyper-V's nested virtualization feature and more.


Clouds, Big Data, Small Data, and Industrial IoT

"There's too much data and too little bandwidth at too high a price to move all data to the cloud. Even if you could, why would you?". Industry veteran John McArthur talks clouds, big data, small data, and industrial IoT.

MightHaveMissed Jan8

Might have missed: Jan 8 – Jan 21

This fortnight's Might Have Missed includes Brien Posey discussing the key considerations for organizations looking to virtualize with virtual SAN or fibre channel, James Green on setting up and configuring vSphere Data Protection 6.1 and two articles on infrastructure design and planning considerations.

Stopping You Converged and Hyperconverged Infrastructure

What’s stopping you? The top 3 misplaced concerns in deploying CI and HCI

Where scalability and ease of deployment are key requirements of storage infrastructure for most distributed organizations, converged and hyper-converged infrastructure models are enjoying a lot of attention from technology evaluators. Research from the likes of ESG and TechTarget’s latest Storage Market Landscape StudyTM  concur that adoption of these integrated computing platforms (ICP)

Might Have Missed Christmas

Might have missed for Christmas & New Year

This Christmas and New Year edition of Might Have Missed includes Mike Matchett on hyper-convergence for ROBO organizations, the latest TechTarget study on hyper-convergence adoption, Chris M Evans on disaster recovery planning and the Datanauts discussing the usefulness of Powershell scripting and PowerCLI within vSphere environments.

StorMagic Powershell

SvSAN 5.3: Powershell toolkit helps manage infrastructure at scale

The universal choice for scripting in a virtualized architecture, supported by Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware, Powershell is hugely important for the modern engineer. Here, Mark Christie discusses the addition of a Powershell toolkit in the latest edition of SvSAN (5.3).

In the news


Lenovo and StorMagic Team on Hyper-Converged Systems for SMBs

When it comes to software-defined storage (SDS), small and midsized businesses (SMBs) are getting the short end of the stick, according to Hans O’Sullivan, CEO of storage virtualization software specialist StorMagic.


StorMagic Signs Prianto as Distributor

StorMagic, Inc. has signed Prianto UK and Prianto GmbH as authorised distributors in the UK, Germany, Switzerland and Austria.

juku Hans O’Sullivan talks distributed hyperconverged infrastructures

In this Episode I’m with Hans O’Sullivan, StorMagic‘s CEO, and we talk about: – Hyperconverged infrastructures for the distributed enteprise – How HA is managed in small and remote sites – Manging multiple (up to thousands) sites – KVM support


StorMagic SvSAN, Storage Awards finalist

StorMagic SvSAN was nominated as a Finalist in this years annual Storage Awards hosted London.


Review: StorMagic SvSAN 5.2

StorMagic‘s SvSAN is an ideal solution for distributed environments as it pushes storage resiliency to the network edge but without the high costs associated with many of today’s hardware products.