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Addressing Bandwidth Challenges in the Hybrid Cloud

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Any application infrastructure that relies on a single data center is only as safe as that data center’s physical resources and the competence of its staff.  Witness the recent S3 outage at Amazon. When you choose to deploy in a single public cloud, you are delegating infrastructure management to your provider. When you’re exclusively running in-house, private cloud infrastructure, you’re entrusting that management to your own organization.  Either way mistakes…

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Reduce Cloud’s Highly Redundant Data

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Storage is the foundation of cloud services. All cloud services – delineated as scalable, elastic, on-demand, and self-service – begin with storage. Almost universally, cloud storage services are virtualized and hybrid cloud architectures that combine on-premise resources with colocation, private and public clouds result in highly redundant data environments.  IDC’s FutureScape report finds “Over 80% of enterprise IT organizations will commit to hybrid cloud architectures, encompassing multiple public cloud services,…

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Transparent Data Reduction in the Private Cloud

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Tom Cook, Permabit’s CEO, recently discussed how to control private cloud infrastructure and software costs by utilizing data reduction software. Data reduction makes private cloud more affordable than ever. This is why, as you’re readying your private cloud deployment, you should be sure it has data reduction capabilities from the get-go. How should you implement data reduction as part of your private cloud deployment? If you’re implementing on Linux, the…

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Controlling Infrastructure and Software Costs in the Private Cloud

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Organizations choose private cloud deployments over public when they want to combine the increased flexibility of the cloud model with the privacy and security of their own control. Private cloud is also more scalable, flexible, agile, easy and efficient than traditional IT infrastructures of the past. As a result, IDC predicts in 2017 there will be $17.2B in infrastructure spending for private cloud, including money spent for on-premises and hosted…

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Effective use of data reduction in the Public Cloud

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  Permabit CEO, Tom Cook recently wrote about how data reduction technology can simplify the problems associated with provisioning adequate storage resources in the public cloud, while balancing performance and efficiency.  The good news is, taking advantage of data reduction software in the public cloud is easier than ever. For example,Permabit’s Virtual Disk Optimizer (VDO) is a pre-packaged software solution that installs and deploys in minutes on Red Hat Enterprise…

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Data Efficiency in Public Clouds

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Public cloud deployments deliver agility, flexibility and elasticity. This is why new workloads are increasingly deployed in public clouds.  Worldwide public IT cloud service revenue in 2018 is predicted to be $127B.  It’s powerful to spin up a data instance instantaneously, however managing workloads and storage still requires analysis, planning and monthly provisioning.  It would be extremely advantageous if public cloud storage capacity could automatically grow and condense to optimize…

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Latest VDO Performance Results – High-end Performance Meets Software Defined Storage

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Today Permabit announced that our Virtual Data Optimizer (VDO), using HIOPS Compression, achieved 8 GB/s throughput when tested on the Samsung NVMe Reference Design platform from Samsung Electronics, Ltd.  This is astounding performance from a single node Intel server platform, particularly one that has no custom hardware acceleration feature for compression. As a follow on, I wanted to provide some background on why we wanted to collect these numbers, how we…

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Data Center Predictions for 2017

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As the end of the year approaches, I’ve been thinking about trends we are seeing today and how they will impact data center purchase decisions and the storage industry in 2017.  I’ve been following three industry shifts this year and I believe they will have major impact in 2017. Cost of Capacity over Performance For decades, data center managers have focused on the need for speed. As a result storage…

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CalSoft Joins the Permabit Integration Partner Program

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Last week Permabit announced a reseller partnership with Calsoft, Inc, a leading IT services company specializing in storage, networking, virtualization and cloud business verticals.  What may not be obvious from that announcement is that CalSoft is not new to Permabit.  They’ve been offering consulting services to OEMs integrating Permabit products for over five years!  With this announcement, they are extending the availability of their integration services for Permabit-enabled data reduction…

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Why Data Reduction Belongs in the Linux OS

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Data Reduction technologies (compression and deduplication) have been around for many years. Initially applied to backup storage environments, data reduction has more recently been applied to primary storage, where it’s heavily leveraged in flash arrays. The latest and most innovative application for data reduction, however, can now be found in the OS where it can be universally applied across IT environments to achieve greater data density and to meet cost…

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