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Storage Switzerland - experts on storage, server virtualization, cloud

Tune into Storage Switzerland's channel to learn from this analyst firm focused on storage, virtualization and the cloud. Storage Switzerland’s goal is to provide unbiased evaluations and interview content on sponsoring and non-sponsoring companies through articles, public events and product reviews.

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Avoid the Waste of a VDI-only Storage Solution Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) places unique performance demands on storage. During the course of the day the I/O traffic changes from heavy read, to heavy write and then ends with a mixture of read and write requirements. This workload profile is so unique that many VDI planners end up selecting a dedicated storage solution for their VDI environment.

Join Storage Switzerland and Fusion-io for the live webinar event "Avoid the Waste of a VDI-only Storage Solution”.

In this webinar, you will learn:
1. The challenges associated with deploying storage for VDI
2. How current solutions attempt to solve these problems
3. How to save money by supporting VDI and other application workloads on the same storage
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Apr 15 2014
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  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) places unique performance demands on storage. During the course of the day the I/O traffic changes from heavy read, to heavy write and then ends with a mixture of read and write requirements. This workload profile is so unique that many VDI planners end up selecting a dedicated storage solution for their VDI environment.

    Join Storage Switzerland and Fusion-io for the live webinar event "Avoid the Waste of a VDI-only Storage Solution”.

    In this webinar, you will learn:
    1. The challenges associated with deploying storage for VDI
    2. How current solutions attempt to solve these problems
    3. How to save money by supporting VDI and other application workloads on the same storage
  • Join us for the live webinar on April 10th at 11:30AM ET - 8:30AM PT to discuss the importance of business class file sync, share and collaboration and why the storage team should lead the effort. The webinar will feature George Crump, Founder and Lead Analyst at Storage Switzerland and Soonr’s VP of Products and Security Ahmet Tuncay. The key points they will discuss are:
    1.Why IT Can’t Ignore The File Sync and Share Demand
    2.What to Look For in a Business Class File Sync and Share Product
    3.Why Empowering Collaboration is a Key Next Step for File Sync and Share

    All Pre- registrants will receive an exclusive copy of Storage Switzerland’s latest white paper, “Are File Servers Holding Users Back?”
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) places unique performance demands on storage. During the course of the day the I/O traffic changes from heavy read, to heavy write and then ends with a mixture of read and write requirements. This workload profile is so unique that many VDI planners end up selecting a dedicated storage solution for their VDI environment.

    Join Storage Switzerland and Fusion-io for the live webinar event "Avoid the Waste of a VDI-only Storage Solution”.

    In this webinar, you will learn:
    1. The challenges associated with deploying storage for VDI
    2. How current solutions attempt to solve these problems
    3. How to save money by supporting VDI and other application workloads on the same storage

    All pre-registrants for this webinar will receive an exclusive, advanced copy of Storage Switzerland's latest white paper "VDI Storage Should do More than Just VDI" emailed right after they sign up.

    The live event will be held on April 9th at 1PM ET, 10am PT so sign up now and get your exclusive white paper today!
  • Enterprises are overwhelmed with potential solutions to the corporate file sync and share dilemma. In this live webinar George Crump, Lead Analyst at Storage Switzerland and Arthur Chang from PanTerra Networks will discuss the three requirements that IT professionals should look for when selecting a enterprise class file sync and share solution.
  • Dramatic changes are underway in storage infrastructure. Extreme data growth, for business intelligence and unstructured data, has led many organizations to consider object storage as a scalable solution to the problem that this growth has caused. Additionally, many companies use the cloud, to gain the flexibility and speed of deployment which business requires.

    Join Storage Switzerland’s founder and lead analyst, George Crump and Cloudian’s Chief Marketing Officer, Paul Turner, for an informative webinar that will do more than just describe the benefits of object and cloud storage but also describe how they can work together to solve your data problem once and for all. In addition, you will learn the specific next steps to begin implementing a hybrid cloud storage solution in your data center.

    Learn:
    - What Hybrid Cloud Storage Is
    - How It Can Solve Data Storage Problems
    - How To Start Building Your Hybrid Cloud Storage System
  • Can't make our other live web cast? Then catch us for this one. All-Flash Storage Systems promise denser virtual environments and faster database servers as well as real time data deliver. But there are roadblock to all flash storage that need to be overcome. In this webinar learn how to over come the three key roadblocks to All-Flash Storage: Expense, Reliability and Lack of Features. Then experts from Storage Switzerland and Nimbus Data Systems will be on hand to answer your questions about moving to All-Flash Storage.
  • One of the seemingly endless tasks of today’s IT professional is finding more ways to squeeze costs out of the data center environment. With data growth soaring across all industries, it is not surprising that storage is often at the top of the list for shedding costs. Join Storage Switzerland senior analysts, Eric Slack and Colm Keegan for a webinar on February 26th which details how organizations can reign in their data center storage expenditures while meeting business data retention objectives.
  • Disk Backup Appliances have traditionally featured deduplication as the primary selling point. While efficiently storing protected data is critical, the ability to scale your systems to meet rampant data growth – while maintaining backup windows and meeting recovery objectives – separates the innovators from the traditional appliances. Add virtual, and the demands become even greater.

    In this webinar, George Crump, Lead Analyst at Storage Switzerland, and Kevin Russell,_VP Systems Engineering of ExaGrid, will lead an interactive discussion about the four changes disk backup appliances need to make to:

    - Support the demands of growing virtual server environments
    - Meet server backup windows
    - Achieve recovery objectives
    - Handle ongoing data growth


    All pre-registrants will receive an advanced copy of Storage Switzerland’s latest white paper, “Disk Backup Is About More Than Deduplication".
    Register for the live event and receive your copy of the report today! By registering, you will not only get the report but you will also have access to over 80 on-demand Storage Swiss webinars without having to re-register ever again.
  • Storage in the data center has evolved from islands of server attached storage to shared networked storage. But in both cases storage needed to be specifically designed for the workload it was on. This has lead to storage hardware sprawl.

    In this webinar will be an interactive discussion on what hardware sprawl is and how you can stop it.

    Learn:
    1. What is causing hardware sprawl?
    2. What is the risk of silo'd storage systems?
    3. How storage systems need to evolve in order to stop Hardware Sprawl.
  • Does Server Side Caching and Shared SSD Arrays need to be an either or proposition? No! The two technologies can compliment each other. Whether you are adding flash to your current storage system or buying a new flash optimized array, server side caching can help you extract more value from that investment.

    In this webinar you will learn how to:
    1. Extend the life of current storage!
    2. Make New Storage Investments Even Faster!
    3. Make Write Caching Safer!

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