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NVMe Increases Database Transactions in Virtualized Workloads

Recently, we published a Performance Validation paper with the help of analyst firm, ESG. You can read the blog post overview here . To help you visualize the benefits discussed in the technical paper, this Infographic homes in on the numbers behind faster data access with NVMe, compared...

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What does 32G NVMe over Fibre Channel Do For Database Efficiency and Performance in a VMware Environment?

We commissioned Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) to validate the performance of databases running in a virtualized environment. Turns out, 32G NVMe over FC can do a lot for database efficiency and performance. This report documents the details and results of the performance testing of the NVMe...

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The Modern SAN: Furiously Fast and Flexible

Optimal performance and more efficient consumption of system resources are fundamental requirements in the modern SAN infrastructure. Watch this segment from the panel discussion between IBM and Brocade, led by Moor Insights analyst, Steve McDowell, covering the benefits of an NVMe and flash...

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Building an Autonomous Storage Infrastructure

Autonomous infrastructure is becoming part and parcel of a data center design, consisting of autonomous systems that are self-learning, self-automizing, self-tuning and self-healing. At its core, an intelligent storage infrastructure looks at the impact on the application, as the most critical...

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Cyber-Resilient Storage Infrastructure

Cyber Resiliency may be the newest buzz word, but business continuity and disaster recovery, essentially what it boils down to, is something we have always been familiar with, begging the key question: how do you recover your data from a last known, good source? Cyber resilient architectures...

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ESG Tech Validation Paper: Solve Cyber Resilience Challenges with Storage Solutions

Changing organizational mindsets from prevention to preparation for a security incident — cyber resilience — and implementing storage solutions with built-in cyber resilience is key to safeguarding critical data assets and quickly responding to and recovering from cyberattacks. Learn more...

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Enhancing End-to-end Cyber Resilience in IBM Z Environments with IBM Storage and Networking Solutions: Tech Validation

Three key challenges for IT environments all revolve around data: Data security Data replication Data recovery Understanding where data is stored and where the latest valid copy resides is the key to recovery from cybersecurity attacks or any failure or downtime,...

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Tech Validation Paper: Backing Up Data Using IBM Z Mainframe Storage and IBM b-type Networking Switches

Analyst firm ESG conducted a performance test on leveraging IBM Storage with Transparent Cloud Tiering and IBM b-type Storage Networking for mainframe backup. Get the details and results here . #san

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IBM b-type FICON Virtual Fabrics

The next generation of Fibre Channel switching solutions is here! Brocade and IBM announced the introduction of the Gen7 family of products and now is the time to find out what these products bring to mainframe environments. As you endeavor to stay a step ahead of the increasing demands on your...

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IBM SANnav Portfolio: An Introduction

Learn about a new way to manage your SAN with a New SAN Management Tool, IBM SANnav. IBM Network Advisor entered into the end of life process. The modern data center needs a new SAN Management tool to match. Discover how the new IBM SANnav Management product will provide our customers the kind...

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