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The Storage Management Lifecycle

Predictability, manageability, risk, cost efficiency, and alignment have always been key concerns of the IT executive. Today, with the rapid growth in enterprise storage and the various supporting technologies, the Storage Manager has similar concerns exacerbated by the ever increasing complexity and cost of storage management, even while storage hardware costs are reducing…

A Joint Solution By Riverbed and Infoblox

In typical IT environments, most organizations maintain dedicated servers in remote offices for local delivery of core network services. These services include DNS, DHCP, and RADIUS that help ensure connectivity and performance for remote office users attaching to the network…

Riverbed Steelhead Appliances Accelerate Microsoft Exchange

Microsoft Exchange 2003 has become the corporate standard in email, calendaring, and workforce productivity. As a result, significant time and IT resources go into creating a robust, reliable, high-performance Exchange environment…

Optimizing Microsoft Exchange Traffic Over The Wan

Microsoft Exchange performs poorly on WANs, so much that large enterprises often deploy distributed Exchange servers to support their local users. As a result, maintaining Exchange servers is an expensive and complex process. By deploying Steelhead appliances, users in remote offices can access Exchange servers in a centralized and distant data center with roughly the…

NetApp’s Unified Storage Architecture

The traditional model for enterprise storage requires a different storage system for each storage function. One storage architecture might be deployed for primary network-attached storage (NAS), another for storage area networks (SANs), with additional platforms for secondary storage, archive, and compliance…

Application Acceleration

Distributed organizations come in all sizes and shapes. Even small organizations may have multiple locations connected by data networks around the world. For the largest enterprises, even the simplest usable network is a complicated arrangement, while the most elaborate and sophisticated networks have unbelievable layers of replicated and interlocking functionality….

Comparing HPC Storage Options – Beyond the Hype

Learn how to implement the right HPC Storage to keep up with growing compute power and data volumes without blowing your budget No two HPC storage challenges have the exact same solution. The real bottleneck for many organizations is to keep continually growing amounts of data flowing into and out of their applications. If budget…