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The Unstoppable Progression of Object Storage
Partner Perspectives  |  7/24/2017
New developments in gateways, plugins, and more, offer far more value to users of object storage than ever before.
Software-Defined-Storage – the New Crown Jewel in Telecommunications
Partner Perspectives  |  5/22/2017
Maintaining a high pace of innovation requires the kind of IT agility for telcos that is only available in a software-defined computing environment.
The Importance of the Partner Ecosystem in Your Storage Solution
Partner Perspectives  |  3/14/2017
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.
Catastrophe Hits Your Datacenter – But Users Don't Notice
Partner Perspectives  |  2/23/2017
Many large, network-dependent organizations are deploying OpenStack together with Red Hat Ceph Storage because they are inherently high-available solutions.
Your OpenStack Cloud Is Only As Good As The Linux You Install It On
Partner Perspectives  |  2/16/2017
OpenStack services and drivers require a robust and integrated Linux operating system for top-performing functionality.
Making The Most Of Software-Defined-Storage With Consulting, Training & Support
Partner Perspectives  |  1/25/2017
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.
Software-Defined Storage & Containers: Solution For Shared Service Providers
Partner Perspectives  |  1/12/2017
Shared service providers, including telephone companies, hosting services, and related businesses, stand to benefit from the combination of containerized microservices and software-defined storage.
Leveraging Open Source Reference Architectures Allows You To Give And Take From Broader Expertise
Partner Perspectives  |  12/14/2016
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.
The Case For OpenStack And Ceph Subscriptions: Supporting The Community In More Ways Than One
Partner Perspectives  |  12/8/2016
As more of the world moves to build data centers with OpenStack as the core, a comprehensive support program for this environment is crucial.
Building MySQL DBaaS on OpenStack And Ceph Clouds
Partner Perspectives  |  12/5/2016
A cloud-based database-as-a-service offering can relieve the overwhelming burden of supporting today's scale of computing with yesterday's architectures.
Redefining The Criteria For A Unified Storage Platform
Partner Perspectives  |  11/22/2016
As more companies move to a software-defined data center, their reliance on unified storage is fundamental to success.
Parallel VM Creation: Scaling Your OpenStack Cloud In Real-Time
Partner Perspectives  |  11/2/2016
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.
Big Value From Software-Defined Storage Requires New Skills
Partner Perspectives  |  6/29/2016
As software-defined storage continues to emerge in the enterprise, the enterprise itself will need to become more capable.
OpenStack And Storage -- Flowing Downstream With Openness
Partner Perspectives  |  6/20/2016
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.
How The Symbiotic Relationship Between Persistent Storage And Containers Can Benefit Developers
Partner Perspectives  |  6/9/2016
You wouldn't drive a car without wheels. Why would you run stateful apps in containers without persistent storage?
Great Apps Adapt -- Will Your Storage Adapt With Them?
Partner Perspectives  |  6/7/2016
Software-defined storage provides flexible capacity and performance levels that can be tuned to specific requirements.
The Fundamental Components Of Object Storage
Partner Perspectives  |  6/2/2016
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.
Using Object Storage To Deliver The Agility Today’s Big Data Apps Require
Partner Perspectives  |  5/25/2016
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.
Containers + Microservices + Software-Defined Storage = Virtualized Everything
Partner Perspectives  |  5/24/2016
The road to virtualized everything is paved with open everything.
Using Containers To Make App Dev Easier
Partner Perspectives  |  5/16/2016
Containers facilitate increased utilization at lower cost with a single control plane. The result is increased efficiency.
What Large Storage Vendors Aren’t Telling You About OpenStack And Software-Defined Storage
Partner Perspectives  |  5/11/2016
Simple, low-cost commodity storage devices can be used just as effectively, if not more so, than traditional proprietary, high-cost options.
How ReST Simplifies Object Storage
Partner Perspectives  |  5/2/2016
ReSTful APIs make it easy for applications to manage data and metadata on a global basis without intense recoding of applications.
Containers Help IT Move From Pet Mode to Cattle Mode
Partner Perspectives  |  4/26/2016
Microservices are a fundamentally different way of developing code. IT can increase operational resilience with containers.
Standardizing Cloud Computing With OpenStack And Software-Defined Storage
Partner Perspectives  |  4/14/2016
Companies choosing to take the flexible, scalable OpenStack approach have sought a similarly open architecture for their storage to keep it as responsive and resilient as possible.
How Data Storage Is Changing And How To Change With It
Partner Perspectives  |  4/12/2016
Beyond text we're now dealing with more and more video, audio, and other data types that defy structure.
The Rise Of Object Storage
Partner Perspectives  |  4/6/2016
Scale storage with more flexibility without sacrificing performance (or adding complexity).
The Path To Software-Defined Storage
Partner Perspectives  |  3/23/2016
The inevitability of containers and microservices will pave the way to Storage as a Service.

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