software defined storage
Object and Software Defined Storage and What You Need to Know for Cisco Live
Cisco is always working with our ecosystem of partners to create solutions for object- and software-defined storage, thereby helping our customers with storing, organizing and accessing data.
Cisco & MapR set a Software Defined Storage World Record
Cisco and MapR have been setting records since we published the industry’s first Big Data benchmark in 2015. Now we use an HDFS-compatible platform to blow away all SPEC SFS benchmarks.
VersaStack adds new innovations to support a multicloud world
Cisco and IBM created VersaStack to help IT organizations simplify and speed the deployment of infrastructure and applications. The beauty of Cisco and IBM’s joint solution is that it integrates and validates the very latest compute, network, storage, and software technologies from both companies into proven solutions. This innovation engine helps VersaStack offer the foundation […]
The storage architecture you envision is closer than it appears
Guest Author: Mario Blandini of SwiftStack The disruption that cloud has triggered in the marketplace has many organizations looking for a deeper level of expertise and experience from their solution vendors. Cisco has long been known as the top experts in networking, and has grown in reputation as makers of the most robust x86 servers […]
Struggling with scaling data storage? You’re not alone!
In this new digital economy, data is king and storing it requires a well-funded army. At least it does when you maintain the status quo with legacy storage solutions. In this scenario, cost and complexity often impede a business’s ability to scale and adapt to these new digital demands. This signals the need for a […]
Is Facebook’s new storage platform performance hungry?
I promised a follow up in my recent blog about Facebook’s new Bryce Canyon storage platform. While the title of this blog may sound like it questions the new platform’s capabilities. It like the previous blog aims to help you understand why it is perfectly suited for Facebook’s unique needs. The first blog was focused […]
Democratizing Data Center Storage ¡Viva la Storage Revolución!
History regularly repeats itself. Sometimes it’s exciting and other times not so much. A current market transition I’m excited about happens to be occurring across the entire data center touching compute, storage, and networking. It’s the shift to shared nothing architectures and it takes me back to my studies on high performance computing and how […]
Data Unstored: The Story Behind the S-Series … and Workloads
What does Data Unstored mean? It begins with connecting the unconnected. That the world is undergoing digital transformation is without question. Billions of devices are connected to the internet, and billions more will be connected by 2020. Over three and a half billion people have internet access today with another billion and a half […]
Introducing UCS S-Series: Data Unstored
I frequently meet with customers who are trying to “unstore” more of their data, use it in real time, and unlock the latent value that’s contained there. In many ways this is the heart of digital transformation…but it’s also something that’s historically been a challenge to do in an economical and manageable way as data […]