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SMB3.0 - a double edged sword for storage vendors?

By Ashish Nadkarni – 1 Comment

With Windows 8 off to a slow start, Microsoft may have inadvertently given storage players additional time to offer support for SMB3.0. Meanwhile with Microsoft Storage server 2012, Microsoft has opened up a front to compete with these storage players - especially in the lower end of the market.


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Scale-out meets virtualization

By Ashish Nadkarni – 2 Comments

For the longest time (and even now) most virtualization deployments occur on scale-up storage platforms. However in the past few months several vendors have announced support for virtualization platforms such as vSphere/ESX (as a starting point) and RHEV on their scale-out file and object based platforms. Is this trend here to stay? What is driving this trend? Let's explore.


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