Storage Executive Commentary
4 Tips For Disaster-Proofing Your Customers’ Businesses
Are you confident that your customers’ backup and recovery solution will protect business-critical operations in a disaster? Are they confident?
Why Are Channel Partners Closing Multiple Deals Within The Cloud?
The channel industry is evolving – it’s no longer focused on pushing boxes, but selling solutions. Channel partners need to ensure they can provide the end customer with solutions currently in customer demand.
The 6 Stages Of Effective Incident Management
The incident management life cycle begins long before an incident. Effective incident management begins with pre-incident planning, which includes mitigation and preparation.
Using Storage QoS To Accelerate, Control And Guarantee Performance
Last week I had the opportunity to meet with a customer who is considering deploying a virtual infrastructure. Their existing deployment consists of high-performance servers connected to direct-attached storage (DAS). Ensuring adequate application performance has always been the key driving factor for their infrastructure strategy, but with 26 servers and more coming online this year, footprint, power and cooling are becoming huge issues.
How Channel Partners Can Help Customers Take Advantage Of the Open Cloud
As open cloud technology gives customers unprecedented choice and freedom, channel partners are in a position to also benefit from changes to the business landscape. By Chris Rajiah, VP of worldwide partner sales, Rackspace
Storage Blade Arrays Enable Benefits Of Converged Infrastructures
There are many different definitions, types, and solutions for converged infrastructure, but storage innovations – like storage blade arrays – are a key enabler for reducing overall IT complexity in converged environments. By Travis Vigil, executive director, Dell
2013 Cloud Computing Outlook
CenterBeam forecasts 5 enterprise tech trends: burgeoning BOYD, VPN extinction, Apps-as-a-Service, big data big headache, and BI & analytics “make it work”. By Shahin Pirooz, CTO and CSO, CenterBeam
Avoiding A Data Disaster: Part 2
Virtualization offers many compelling benefits to IT operations, including lower capital and operational expenses, simplified administration and boosted availability. However, for all of its advantages, virtualization does create some unique power management opportunities. By Jim Tessier, Eaton Power Quality Division
HaaS: The Next Step In Your MSP Business Evolution
Selling HaaS (Hardware as a Service) solutions can help you overcome your customers’ resistance to large capital investments, while also ensuring they never need to worry about aging hardware.
4 Cloud Storage Questions Your Customers Demand Answers To
Understanding your customers’ cloud computing fears and objections plays a big part in being able to win their trust — and their hybrid storage business. By Frank Gurnee, VP of channel services, ExchangeDefender