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Software-Defined-Storage – the New Crown Jewel in Telecommunications
Narendra N. Narang, Principal Specialist Solutions Architect Cloud Storage, Red Hat
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Maintaining a high pace of innovation requires the kind of IT agility for telcos that is only available in a software-defined computing environment.
By Narendra N. Narang Principal Specialist Solutions Architect Cloud Storage, Red Hat, 5/22/2017
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The Importance of the Partner Ecosystem in Your Storage Solution
Will McGrath, Principal Product Marketing Manager, Red Hat
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Relying on a vendor that appreciates and fuels the symbiotic relationship between upstream and downstream communities can pay strong dividends to those investing in today's storage solutions.
By Will McGrath Principal Product Marketing Manager, Red Hat, 3/14/2017
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Catastrophe Hits Your Datacenter – But Users Don't Notice
Federico Lucifredi, Product Management Director of Ceph Storage, Red Hat
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Many large, network-dependent organizations are deploying OpenStack together with Red Hat Ceph Storage because they are inherently high-available solutions.
By Federico Lucifredi Product Management Director of Ceph Storage, Red Hat, 2/23/2017
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Your OpenStack Cloud Is Only As Good As The Linux You Install It On
Jeff Jameson, Senior Principal Product Marketing Manager, Red Hat
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OpenStack services and drivers require a robust and integrated Linux operating system for top-performing functionality.
By Jeff Jameson Senior Principal Product Marketing Manager, Red Hat, 2/16/2017
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Making The Most Of Software-Defined-Storage With Consulting, Training & Support
Wolfgang Schulze, Director, Storage Consulting Practice
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Companies such as Red Hat have become important for software-defined storage by providing access to the expertise, training, and support user organizations need to take fullest advantage of SDS.
By Wolfgang Schulze Director, Storage Consulting Practice, 1/25/2017
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Software-Defined Storage & Containers: Solution For Shared Service Providers
Sebastien Han, Principal Software Engineer, Storage Architect, Red Hat
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Shared service providers, including telephone companies, hosting services, and related businesses, stand to benefit from the combination of containerized microservices and software-defined storage.
By Sebastien Han Principal Software Engineer, Storage Architect, Red Hat, 1/12/2017
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Leveraging Open Source Reference Architectures Allows You To Give And Take From Broader Expertise
Brent Compton, Director of Storage and Big Data Ecosystem, Red Hat
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Many standard storage server manufacturers have participated in the development of reference architectures, providing great insight into how to best deploy their servers for each of your company’s use cases.
By Brent Compton Director of Storage and Big Data Ecosystem, Red Hat, 12/14/2016
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The Case For OpenStack And Ceph Subscriptions: Supporting The Community In More Ways Than One
Pete Pawelski, Principal Product Marketing Manager, Red Hat
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As more of the world moves to build data centers with OpenStack as the core, a comprehensive support program for this environment is crucial.
By Pete Pawelski Principal Product Marketing Manager, Red Hat, 12/8/2016
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Building MySQL DBaaS on OpenStack And Ceph Clouds
Brent Compton, Director of Storage and Big Data Ecosystem, Red Hat
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A cloud-based database-as-a-service offering can relieve the overwhelming burden of supporting today’s scale of computing with yesterday’s architectures.
By Brent Compton Director of Storage and Big Data Ecosystem, Red Hat, 12/5/2016
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Redefining The Criteria For A Unified Storage Platform
Uday Boppana, Principal Product Manager at Red Hat
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As more companies move to a software-defined data center, their reliance on unified storage is fundamental to success.
By Uday Boppana Principal Product Manager at Red Hat , 11/22/2016
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Parallel VM Creation: Scaling Your OpenStack Cloud In Real-Time
Sean Cohen , Associate Manager, OpenStack Product Team, Red Hat
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You selected OpenStack to deploy an open private cloud. Anchoring it to traditional storage is like attaching a ball and chain that robs you of its benefits. Save time and money and enable new capabilities such as instantaneous and parallel VM creation by pairing your OpenStack environment with the software-defined storage of Ceph.
By Sean Cohen Associate Manager, OpenStack Product Team, Red Hat, 11/2/2016
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Big Value From Software-Defined Storage Requires New Skills
Ross Turk, Director of product marketing in the Storage and Big Data business unit at Red Hat
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As software-defined storage continues to emerge in the enterprise, the enterprise itself will need to become more capable.
By Ross Turk Director of product marketing in the Storage and Big Data business unit at Red Hat, 6/29/2016
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OpenStack And Storage -- Flowing Downstream With Openness
Daniel Gilfix, Storage Marketing Manager at Red Hat
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Building your IT future with OpenStack and software-defined storage opens you to a new world of innovation and locks you in and out of nothing.
By Daniel Gilfix Storage Marketing Manager at Red Hat, 6/20/2016
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How The Symbiotic Relationship Between Persistent Storage And Containers Can Benefit Developers
Irshad Raihan, Product Marketing Manager at Red Hat Storage
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You wouldn’t drive a car without wheels. Why would you run stateful apps in containers without persistent storage?
By Irshad Raihan Product Marketing Manager at Red Hat Storage, 6/9/2016
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Great Apps Adapt -- Will Your Storage Adapt With Them?
Daniel Gilfix, Storage Marketing Manager at Red Hat
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Software-defined storage provides flexible capacity and performance levels that can be tuned to specific requirements.
By Daniel Gilfix Storage Marketing Manager at Red Hat, 6/7/2016
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The Fundamental Components Of Object Storage
Steve Bohac, Senior Principal Product Marketing Manager at Red Hat
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Many of the most important values of object storage are derived from the fact that it leverages the advantages of distributed, scale-out architecture, which expands capacity by simply adding nodes.
By Steve Bohac Senior Principal Product Marketing Manager at Red Hat, 6/2/2016
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Using Object Storage To Deliver The Agility Today’s Big Data Apps Require
Steve Bohac, Senior Principal Product Marketing Manager at Red Hat
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Object storage delivers an underlying agility that lets a wide variety of users access and utilize data with a wide variety of applications across a wide landscape of locations.
By Steve Bohac Senior Principal Product Marketing Manager at Red Hat, 5/25/2016
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Containers + Microservices + Software-Defined Storage = Virtualized Everything
Irshad Raihan, Product Marketing Manager at Red Hat Storage
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The road to virtualized everything is paved with open everything.
By Irshad Raihan Product Marketing Manager at Red Hat Storage, 5/24/2016
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Using Containers To Make App Dev Easier
Irshad Raihan, Product Marketing Manager at Red Hat Storage
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Containers facilitate increased utilization at lower cost with a single control plane. The result is increased efficiency.
By Irshad Raihan Product Marketing Manager at Red Hat Storage, 5/16/2016
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What Large Storage Vendors Aren’t Telling You About OpenStack And Software-Defined Storage
Daniel Gilfix, Storage Marketing Manager at Red Hat
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Simple, low-cost commodity storage devices can be used just as effectively, if not more so, than traditional proprietary, high-cost options.
By Daniel Gilfix Storage Marketing Manager at Red Hat, 5/11/2016
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