Bring Cold Object Storage to Your Private Cloud

In today’s computing environment, more and more companies are beginning to work with massive datasets, ranging into the hundreds of petabytes and beyond. Whether it's big data analytics, high-definition video, or internet-of-things applications, the necessity for companies to handle large amounts of data in their daily operations continues to grow.

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Practical Benefits Of A Hybrid Cloud Strategy

As more and more companies move to the cloud, one of the first questions they have to answer is which cloud model best fits their needs: public, private, or hybrid. Many are choosing the hybrid model as their best option. The term “hybrid cloud” simply refers to an operational environment that includes both private and public cloud platforms.

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The True “Cost” of Enterprise Storage – Understanding Storage Management

It’s definitely a truism that the absolute cost of storage, measured per GB has continued to drop steadily over the last 15 years. In fact, when I was involved in purchasing storage hardware it was common to put in place a quarterly price reduction of around 5% on any long-term deals. Prices have dropped over time because the disk manufacturers have been able to continue to increase the capacity of data stored in a standard drive form-factor, delivering more capacity for the same physical amount of space, power and cooling.

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The True “Cost” of Enterprise Storage – Understanding Storage Management

It’s definitely a truism that the absolute cost of storage, measured per GB has continued to drop steadily over the last 15 years. In fact, when I was involved in purchasing storage hardware it was common to put in place a quarterly price reduction of around 5% on any long-term deals. Prices have dropped over time because the disk manufacturers have been able to continue to increase the capacity of data stored in a standard drive form-factor, delivering more capacity for the same physical amount of space, power and cooling.

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