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MHM July 17th

Might have missed: Since July 16

Our top 5 data storage reads for the fortnight beginning July 16. Includes the Gartner Magic Quadrant x86 server virtualization report; how virtual SAN can extend the capabilities of your vSphere platform; further discussion around adopting hyper-convergence; scaling up vs scaling out storage; and the latest Citizens of Tech podcast.

Might Have Missed July 2nd

Might have missed: Since 2nd July

Our top 5 data storage reads for the fortnight beginning July 2nd. Includes the new release of VMware vCenter Server 6.0.0b; how software-defined storage solutions can provide for hyperconverged and hyperscale infrastructure; the latest SDS market reports; transforming your IT infrastructure; and the latest Citizens of Tech podcast.

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Resellers: Don’t miss out! ROBO spending on the rise

Remote office and branch office IT spending If you have focused your IT solutions and services only on meeting data center requirements, you could be missing out on tremendous opportunities in remote and branch office (ROBO) IT. In May 2015, Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) published the results of a survey* of

Might Have Missed 22nd June

Might have missed: Weeks commencing 22nd June

Datanauts podcast: Featuring Stu Miniman on converged infrastructure PODCAST Published Friday 26th June The second edition of the Datanauts podcast hosted by @ChrisWahl and @ecbanks discussing converged infrastructure with @Stu. vSphere 6.0 performance best practices released NEWS Published Wed 1st July VCDX56 breaks the announcement of the VMware vSphere 6.0 best practice

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Storage Roundtable: ‘Being flexible on hardware allows us to fit naturally into the customer’s project’

Luke Pruen (Director of Technical Services at StorMagic) participated in MicroScope Magazine’s Storage Roundtable series this month. Speaking on behalf of StorMagic on the topic of “Storage market turns to the cloud“, Luke spoke about how building the right storage solution requires vendors to offer “an open solution that will work

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Might Have Missed: Weeks Commencing 8th June

Datanauts Podcast: Featuring Scott D. Lowe on Hyper-converged Infrastructure PODCAST Published Saturday 13th June The first edition of the new Datanauts podcast hosted by @ChrisWahl and @ecbanks discusses hyper-convergence with @otherscottlowe.   Improving Downtime And Disaster Recovery With Virtualization OPINION Published Tue 16th June Jacob Haugen writes for @MBTwebsite on the benefits of virtualization

In the news

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StorMagic SvSAN, Storage Awards finalist

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

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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.

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StorMagic Dashboard for VMware vSphere Web Client

For large multi-site organizations with tens or thousands of remote sites, the need to monitor and manage the IT infrastructure from a central location is imperative.

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Putting StorMagic Behind the Arrow

A lot has changed in the past four years. In 2011, StorMagic started to put more emphasis on creating a better virtualization and high availability solution for distributed enterprises and remote office/branch office (ROBO) environment. 

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German Army Purchased StorMagic SvSAN

The National Army of Germany needs the ability to take military-grade, highly available storage with them anywhere that field units go, in order to enable the operations and communications it needs to execute its missions.