The Total Truth About Hybrid Cloud Security

Posted by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on Jun 26, 2020 6:44:00 PM

Curious about hybrid cloud solutions? You’re not alone.

82 percent of polled enterprises either have deployed or are looking to deploy a hybrid storage strategy, compared to 9 percent of organizations that use or plan to use a single public cloud. Only 6 percent use or are searching for a single private cloud solution. So only a mere 3 percent of enterprises aren’t planning to use the cloud. The clear takeaway here is that we live in an overwhelmingly cloud-based world.

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Topics: cloud

The Irreplaceable Value of Data Replication

Posted by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on Jun 17, 2020 1:02:17 PM

What Is Data Replication?

You may have heard your IT team referring to data replication. But what is it really, and why is it so beneficial to your essential operations?

Data replication refers to the process of storing data by copying data from your database from one server to another. This data usually is stored across multiple nodes to improve the availability of your data. Sharing the data across servers means that all users can share the data without inconsistency.

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Topics: Big Data, Computer Data Storage

A Comparison Guide: Flash Systems vs. Solid-State Drive

Posted by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on Jun 12, 2020 10:40:00 AM

All-flash array systems seem to be taking off. Just how much of an increase are we seeing? 

In 2018, the all-flash array market was valued at around $5.9 billion. In 2023, that market value is expected to more than triple with an estimated value of $17.8 billion. So why are we seeing such an increase in all-flash storage? How does it compare to other kinds of solid-state drives?

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Topics: Flash Array

Everything You Need to Know About Data Reduction

Posted by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on Jun 3, 2020 1:05:09 PM

It seems like our entire lives -work and personal- are composed solely of data. There’s just so much of it. With the use of big data analytics on the rise, there’s more data than ever before. In fact, each day, users generate 2.5 quintillion bytes of data. When we talk about big data analytics, this is a massive volume of structured and unstructured data– sometimes petabytes- or exabytes-worth of information to be processed.

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Topics: data reduction

Digital Transformation for CIOs During COVID-19

Posted by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on May 28, 2020 9:37:01 AM

We still don’t know what things will look like once we get past this pandemic, and we don’t even know what our workplaces will look like a few weeks or months from now. One thing we do know? The way that we are doing business will be forever changed by the COVID-19 coronavirus and its effects on our economy and how our systems operate.

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Software Defined Storage: How it Works and Why You Need It

Posted by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on May 20, 2020 8:30:35 AM

One of the benefits of moving from spinning-disk data storage to all-flash storage is the opportunity for businesses to move away from the traditional commitment to hardware.

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Topics: SDS, Software Defined Storage

What Is All-Flash Storage? Here’s What You Need to Know (2020)

Posted by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on May 12, 2020 4:28:27 PM

Leaders across countless industries are working to figure out the best solutions for high capacity data storage management. In order to stay relevant, data storage companies have to provide products that are effective, efficient, and innovative. Falling back on data storage solutions that are years out of date simply isn’t an option.

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Topics: flash storage

Living in an Active World: Why You Need an Active-Active High Availability Cluster

Posted by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on May 4, 2020 7:00:00 PM

Can you imagine a world in which you only use half your brain’s processing power or half the chocolate chips in a chocolate chip cookie recipe or a world where you only fill half your gas tank— even on long road trips?

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The Scoop About Virtual Private Clouds

Posted by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on Apr 3, 2020 2:21:20 PM

Cloud usage is at an all-time high for consumers and businesses alike. We upload our personal pictures and videos from our phones to the cloud, we share information with friends via the cloud, and businesses are opting for cloud data storage solutions more and more.

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Everything You Need to Know About Hybrid Cloud Storage

Posted by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on Apr 3, 2020 2:21:04 PM

Increasingly, companies are choosing hybrid cloud storage solutions to keep their data secure, current, and backed-up. Is this hybridized option popular because people aren’t willing to switch fully to the cloud, or because they are afraid data shared in the cloud is at risk for cyberattacks?

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