Storage Virtualization

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Flocker rounds up storage hardware support to bolster Docker

Can Docker handle third-party storage devices as flexibly as it handles software, too? Flocker is out to prove it can

Wozniak aims to simplify all of enterprise storage

Woz has joined former Fusion-io colleagues at Primary Data, a startup that virtualizes data

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Review: VMware Virtual SAN turns storage inside-out

VMware's VSAN 1.0 combines easy setup and management with high availability and high performance -- and freedom from traditional storage systems

Build your own private cloud

Borrowing from public cloud architecture and technologies, the private cloud weaves a new management layer around virtualized data center systems

One enterprise tech trend to rule them all

It's turning enterprise IT on its head. It promises vast cost savings, shorter time to market, and continuous technology improvement. And it can't be stopped -- at least not for long

IBM's software-defined storage rides Watson's coattails

The company is announcing storage virtualization that helped Watson win on Jeopardy

Cloud, virtualization take front seats in EMC storage debuts

ECS and ViPR are mostly advances in software, the company says

EMC's software-centered future will be focus of EMC World

Software-defined storage initiatives are likely to be a big part of EMC World this week

EMC's Project Liberty could free storage software from hardware

The company will demonstrate the emerging software-defined storage technology at EMC World next week

Dell launches virtual storage accelerator, aims to boost SAN performance

New Dell virtual appliance called Fluid Cache for SAN aims to speed up storage I/O for data-intensive applications

Big data needs software-defined storage

With demands for agility and capacity, storage systems can't be islands. IBM's Ronald Riffe explains how software-defined storage provides a broad, hardware-independent solution

How VMware wants to reinvent the SAN

Virtual SAN software runs on x86 servers that an enterprise may already have and can be deployed as an overlay approach without the need to invest in new hardware

VMware's Virtual SAN to address software-defined storage

Storage software turns internally attached server storage into a shared, protected storage pool

VMTurbo drives the software-defined data center

Company expands Operations Manager across storage with support for NetApp and FlexPod, across compute fabric with support for Cisco's UCS platform

VMware adds more scale to Virtual SAN beta

The updated beta version allows users to add more drives to their servers

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