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The Paris Accord: Data Reduction Impact on the Environment

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You’re not going to see the environmental impact of data centers as an election day issue.  It’s just not something that galvanizes the public because it’s so removed from everyday life.  But, with US election day just around the bend, in an article over on LinkedIn,  Lynn Renshaw of Peerless Business Intelligence is thinking about how our increasing appetite for data will impact the Paris Accords on climate change, and…

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How to Save Over $370,000 with Permabit VDO and Red Hat Ceph Storage

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Over the last couple of weeks, Permabit has seen a huge outpouring of interest in our Red Hat Storage partnership announcement. Much of the interest, to date, has been around VDO with Ceph. We’ve seen some of the biggest names in finance, communications and technology starting trials with VDO and Red Hat Ceph Storage.   A recently published IDC paper examines The Economics of  Software Defined Storage. In it, the…

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Unified Deduplication at SNIAs Software Development Conference

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Last week I attended the SNIA Software Development Conference (SDC) in Santa Clara, CA.  Some of the most interesting sessions included discussions about new erasure codes, new techniques for hardware accelerated data reduction, and several advancements developing storage stacks compatible with the latest technologies from Microsoft.  I led a session on Unified Deduplication at SDC.  In a room packed to the brim with storage developers, my SDC talk focused on…

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Oracle Cloud Changes Everything – Just ask Larry Ellison

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At Oracle OpenWorld last week, the company proudly proclaimed: “We will lead cloud SaaS, PaaS and now IaaS”. According to Larry Ellison, the #1 objective for Oracle is to be the lowest cost IaaS provider with the highest margin. As you may have guessed, their new target for leadership is IaaS and Amazon. You’ve got to admire Larry Ellison; he goes all in. Whether he is buying an island, taking…

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Increasing Density of Red Hat Storage with Permabit VDO

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Last week Permabit announced that it is collaborating with Red Hat to support our Virtual Data Optimizer (VDO) software under Red Hat Storage.  As part of this collaboration, Permabit Labs tested and certified VDO data reduction for Linux® with both Red Hat Ceph Storage and Red Hat Gluster Storage software. The purpose of this testing was to demonstrate how data center IT organizations can use the combination to reduce storage…

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VDO comes to Ubuntu Linux Server

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Permabit launched the latest release of our Virtual Data Optimizer, VDO 6, in July. VDO 6 is the only data reduction software for modern data centers deploying Hybrid Clouds with Linux.  At launch, the product was only available on Red Hat Enterprise Linux.  This week, we’re excited to announce our support on Ubuntu Server from Canonical.  Ubuntu extends the market for VDO, enabling many thousands of additional customers and service…

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VDO Bandwidth Optimization for the Hybrid Cloud

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I’ve spent most of the past 11 years talking about addressing problems such as the high cost of storage and, more recently, issues around data center density. There is another, equally important, area where data reduction can have a huge impact — that’s network bandwidth. Many organizations don’t consider  how moving to a hybrid cloud will impact their bandwidth consumption until it’s too late.  Network bandwidth challenges are often listed…

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Linux storage software innovations at Red Hat Summit 2016

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  A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend the Red Hat Summit. The summit highlighted many important Red Hat products that  received major updates. More on these below. At the Summit, Permabit announced the latest release of our Virtual Data Optimizer, VDO6, an exciting new product geared toward modern data centers deploying Hybrid Clouds with Linux. You can view the press release here or learn more about the application…

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The only comprehensive data reduction solution for Linux at Red Hat Summit ’16.

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      Yesterday we announced VDO for Hybrid Cloud, the only comprehensive data reduction solution for Linux, at Red Hat Summit ’16.  VDO is now available to REHL users and it’s so simple that you can install it and be up, running and saving space in minutes. VDO lowers TCO and makes OpenStack, Atomic containers and REV run better with typical 6x or more data reduction.  It is the…

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$1.5 Trillion Reasons Cloud with Data Reduction Wins

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Experts say the hybrid cloud will house 80% of world data by 2020 and that Linux will be the leading OS – making open source THE platform of choice for the cloud era.  From our interactions with large enterprise customers as well as with telco/service providers, we can confirm that both trends are happening in the market. One metric we have for this is demand for data reduction in the…

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