Networking is the backbone of the data center. It is what allows communication between compute and storage resources. As well as provides an interconnect between physical locations.

ScaleIO Bandwidth Calculation

I was watching some training videos on EMC's new ScaleIO and at one point they briefly talked about calculating Bandwidth for a ScaleIO cluster. The math seems [...]

SAN Replication: Bandwidth Math

A common question I get a lot is, "how much bandwidth will I need to replicate X amount of data". The answer is simple, it depends. It depends on your change [...]

The Bytes and Bits of Storage Capacity

Simple question, how many bytes are in a GB? Any storage professional would say 1,073,741,824 bytes using the 1024 increment scale. It is important to realize [...]

Skyera: 136TB of SSD in 1U for under $3/GB native

Skyera: 136TB of SSD in 1U for under $3/GB native On October 29, 2014 Skyera Inc. introduced its second-generation solid-state array, the Skyera skyHawk [...]

Unisphere Central for the VNX Family

EMC's Unisphere Central is a free virtual appliance that enables you to remotely monitor the status, activity, and resources of most EMC storage systems [...]

XtremIO 3.0 Product Release

It is official, XtremIO 3.0 has been released! For those of you that do not know what XtremIO is, it is an all-flash storage array. It is made up of [...]