View this webinar to experience the economic benefits of going-all flash. Falling flash prices combined with new ways to reduce the data actually stored on the flash media, solid state storage can cost significantly less than disk. In this session, Outerwall,the company behind Redbox(r), Coinstar(r), ecoATM(r) and other retail kiosks, discusses storage Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) from a customer point of view -- from initial acquisition, maintenance, and generational upgrades.
Topics covered include:
– What does a strong TCO-centric business case for storage look like?
– What are the main components of cost over the ownership lifecycle?
– What are the underlying technical and business model mechanisms that drive down TCO of all-flash storage?
– What tools are available to help you customize a business case for your environment and needs?
– How Outerwall was able to go from 18 racks to 2 and speed its business analytics reports 20X
In this webinar, we will discuss how Pure1 Meta, the new AI engine announced during //Accelerate 2017, will help further advance Pure's vision of self-driving storage. We will recap our innovation efforts in self-driving storage, including building a global sensor network that collects over 1 trillion data points per day, and we will explain how Pure1 Meta uses machine learning to make workload predictions. Our Chief Data Scientist, Sergey Zhuravlev, will share how we have developed the concept of Workload DNA to help customers make predictions about both capacity and performance - an industry first. We will also show a quick demo of the new Pure1 Meta Workload Planner, the first application of Workload DNA.Read more >
Inaugural episode. Janie & Cody introduce viewers to Smart Storage, including the all-new PB-Scale //m, an Always-On Qos demo, a Private Cloud Automation demo, and redefined six 9’s FlashArray availability.Read more >
Join independent analyst and blogger, Gabe Knuth, as he discusses the current state of storage, how we got there and the benefits of flash storage with the VP and Chief Architect at Pure Storage, Vaughn Stewart. Tune in now and learn what sets one storage vendor apart from its competitors.Read more >
Accurate monitoring and management of storage performance is fundamental to the success of any organization looking to boost efficiency of their IT infrastructure. VMware performance engineer Chethan Kumar and Nimble Storage technologist Wen Yu go deep to discuss the various dimensions of storage performance as it relates to specific workloads and virtualized environments. Join this presentation for insight into storage fundamentals, key performance considerations and best practices to get the most out of storage infrastructure.Read more >
In this session Pure Storage discusses a case study with Kong Yang, Head Geek of Virtualization & Cloud Practice at SolarWinds on why storage monitoring is essential to maximize performance and maintain application uptime. Topics covered include:
– How monitoring an all-flash array is different than monitoring a traditional storage array
– Best practices to optimize your monitoring solutions/processes to deliver expected performance to applications and meet your end users’ Quality-of-Service (QoS) SLA
– How to do forecast capacity requirements and utilization over time with capacity planning tools
Save your seat to filter through the complexities of data storage, all-flash vs. traditional storage arrays, and how to effectively and efficiently manage your storage devices.
It seems like every storage company these days is talking about software-defined storage (SDS)… and for good reason. Software-defined storage provides transformational benefits for companies on a wide scale. For IT organizations, SDS technology enables infrastructure to scale to meet modern data demands, while reducing cost, improving hardware flexibility, speeding deployments, and dramatically simplifying storage infrastructure management.
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As excitement mounts around SDS, a wide variety of storage industry solutions have begun leveraging the term. Some solutions, however, may not deliver all the expected benefits of SDS despite leveraging the name. The result has generated some confusion that in turn may lead some to delay SDS-based deployments. In response, it is important to understand what SDS technology provides in order for the technology to be effectively leveraged to transform IT infrastructure.
In this session, we will discuss:
- What constitutes SDS technology, and more importantly how to identify solutions that may leverage the term but may not meet expectations
- What benefits your organization should expect from SDS technology
- What advanced capabilities and features to look for in order to ensure that your organization is able to maximize the benefits of SDS.
Join Enterprise Strategy Group and Datera to learn how to understand software-defined storage and the transformational benefits it provides.
Storage is being recast as a set of services implemented in software with industry standard servers, allowing a radical simplification of provisioning and management at a significantly lower cost. At the same time, there are significant changes in flash, memory and server hardware architecture that software can take advantage of.
Join this live streaming session from SDC 2015 as Richard McDougall surveys and contrasts the popular software architectural approaches and investigate the changing hardware architectures upon which these systems are built.
Pure Storage's Evergreen™ Storage has changed the way organizations view, pay for, and even think about their storage. Evergreen Storage applies a cloud-like approach to on-premise storage, enabling you to simply subscribe to a storage experience that keeps getting better with age. Imagine buying your storage once, and upgrading it as needed, all without any disruption, and without rebuying any TBs you already own*. Evergreen Storage subscriptions mean you can frequently harness rapid software, hardware, and flash innovation – annually or even faster – with no need to wait for a 4-5 year refresh. In this session we'll go over the basics of Pure's Evergreen Subscriptions and how they can save any organization 30% and more over traditional storage.
In this webinar you will learn:
- Get a subscription to innovation and a storage experience that keeps getting better with age
- Buy your storage once, upgrade it as needed without disruption, and without rebuying any TBs you already own
- Frequently harness rapid software and hardware innovation, with no disruptive refresh cycles
- Learn the basics of Pure's Evergreen Subscriptions and how you can save 30% and more over traditional storage
Most industry analysts agree that big data warehouses, built on a relational database, will continue to be the primary analytic database for storing much of the company’s core transactional data. These data warehouses will be augmented by big data systems. Even though this new information architecture consists of multiple physical data repositories and formats, the logical architecture is a single integrated data platform, spanning the relational data warehouse and the data lake.
Join the discussion to find out more about how high performance, high density all-flash storage can help.
If you're like most organizations we work with, your IT budget is not increasing at the same rate that your data needs are expanding. With the storage industry in considerable turmoil and the rise of the cloud, it's time to consider new technologies. Pure Storage is putting data to work by delivering a data platform powered by cloud-era flash. With explosive growth in data, increasing constituent demands, and the need for real-time analysis, Pure is helping organizations across the country accelerate into the future. Join us and learn:
· How flash is impacting state and local government organizations
· Discovering savings: a look at the total cost of ownership
· A data platform for the cloud era
This webinar discusses how advances in all-flash storage technology can help improve the acceleration of Electronic Design Automation (EDA) and high performance workloads. It highlights current issues with storage bottlenecks in these environments and its impact on productivity. And then it covers a quick overview of FlashBlade, a revolutionary new storage system for high performance and high concurrency workloads that will drive tomorrow's next generation chip designs.Read more >
In the age of applications where design, simulation, visualization and interpretation can all be performed digitally on high-powered servers and networks, eliminating the big data storage bottleneck has become imperative for high performance computing users.
What’s needed is a new, innovative storage architecture to support advanced applications while providing best-of-breed performance in all dimensions of concurrency – including IOPS, throughput, latency, and capacity – while offering breakthrough levels of density. A flash storage solution with an elastic scale-out system can deliver all-flash performance to petabyte-scale data sets, ideal for big data analytics.
Join this webcast for a technical deep-dive into why storage is becoming increasingly important in the age of applications, big data, and HPC.
The reality in healthcare IT today is that we are fighting a day-to-day battle to keep up with demands for new apps, analytics, performance and mobility.
This webinar features Doug Robertson, Manager of Data Center Solutions for TriHealth, a five-hospital health system headquartered in Cincinnati, OH. Doug will tell his story of data center transformation in just two years with all-flash storage solutions and virtualization of the health system’s Epic EHR environment.
Attendees will gain understanding of the growing importance of all-flash storage is a critical element to support simplification of the datacenter environment, even amidst the complexity added by virtualization, analytics, productivity and resiliency requirements.
When it comes to repurposing and accessing data for test/development and file sharing services, how do you ensure data protection and instant, reliable recovery while maintaining speed and efficiency? The best of both worlds is all-flash storage performance for mission-critical applications, as well as flash-driven consolidation of your secondary storage needs. With everything from seamless snapshot integration to safe and secure storage, your data and your application teams will thank you.Read more >
The tables have been stacked against storage buyers for decades, but a change is coming. Forget the endless refresh treadmill of monolithic storage systems, and licensing models that are not just inflexible, but also force you to pay again and again for the same technology. Join this webinar to learn how to liberate your storage budget, and pay for storage the way that suits your business rather than the vendors, with 451 Research senior analyst Tim Stammers, and NetApp SolidFire’s Vice President & General Manager, Dave Wright.Read more >
Current storage solutions have served our IT community well since the late 1970s, but the needs of today are quickly revealing their shortcomings. The world is changing. Isn't it time to change your storage solution?
The IT ecosystem is made up of interrelated mechanisms that need to work in concert to deliver services to the business. But if most of the ecosystem evolves to help make the organization more adaptable and competitive, one unchanged layer can hold back all of the potential benefits. We are fast approaching that point with storage. Petabyte scale, reliability, performance, and efficiency are the order of the day, and this requires a change in our current storage paradigm.
Join IDC research analyst, Eric Burgener, and Sandeep Singh from Pure Storage to learn more about the emergence of flash-optimized tier 1 enterprise storage platforms. These platforms marry the rich multi-tenant management capabilities of legacy tier 1 arrays with the features necessary to succeed in the cloud era – performant, in-line data reduction, autonomous (self-driven) storage management, an ability to extensively integrate with pre-existing datacenter workflows and with cloud – in an open, NVMe-based platform that can evolve and enhance non-disruptively and without data migrations.
Attend this webinar to learn:
- Current Tier 1 enterprise storage options
- Considerations when evaluating platforms
- Pure Storage’s data platform solution
Since the launch of Windows Server 2016, Microsoft has transformed the software-defined data center landscape with Storage Spaces Direct and SMB3 RDMA networking for optimal hyper-converged infrastructure deployments.
Storage Spaces Direct enables building highly available and scalable storage using servers with local storage. It simplifies the management of software-defined storage systems and allows the use of new storage devices such as SATA SSDs and NVMe disk drives. Storage Spaces Direct takes advantage of SMB3 RDMA networking technology for high-speed, low latency, CPU efficient storage.
Strategic Online Systems (SOS) is a Managed Service Provider that chose a DataON and Windows software-defined solution to replace an aging SAN for one of their non-profit customers.
The webcast will explore the following topics:
•How Storage Spaces Direct enables service providers and enterprises to use industry-standard servers with local storage to build highly available and scalable software-defined storage.
•How Mellanox 10/40/100GbE solutions for Window Server 2016 provide end-to-end support for RoCE, delivering high bandwidth and low latency networking via SMB3 RDMA.
•Best practices on how to deploy Storage Spaces Direct with a Mellanox SMB RDMA network, with real-world examples from SOS.
•DataON’s latest WSSD-certified platforms for Windows Server 2016.
Howard Lo, VP of Sales and Marketing, DataON
Steven Ekren, Senior Program Manager Windows Server, Microsoft
Motti Beck, Sr. Director, Enterprise Market Development, Mellanox Technologies
Benjamin Clements, President, Strategic Online Systems
The deployment of SAP infrastructure can be complex, time consuming, and costly. Unfortunately, existing storage solutions are based on old, slow, inefficient disk storage that result in expensive architectures that perform poorly and have significant downtime windows – making them unsuitable for the consolidation of business-critical applications and databases.
There is a better way! Run SAP on all-flash storage architecture and achieve immediate performance benefits, and operational, management and disaster recovery benefits.
Join this webinar to learn how all flash storage from Pure Storage can:
- Enable 3x faster deployment of SAP Systems
- Reduce SAP backup operations by nearly 5x compared to traditional mechanical disks
- Boost SAP performance up to 30% with no tuning
- Slash Snap-Clone-Sid change from 6+ hours to under 15 seconds
John Karagozian, SAP Solutions Manager, Pure Storage
Krishna Satyavarapu, SAP Solution Architect, Pure Storage
Pure Storage FlashArrays have revolutionized the performance and cost economies of the enterprise storage tier. As the ever-increasingly complex waves of virtualization and private cloud abstract the upper layers of the stack, resource alignment in compute and network- in addition to storage- are imperative to guaranteeing consistent Quality of Service to business and users.
View this webinar to hear experts from Pure Storage and VMTurbo discuss the benefits that numerous customers have reaped from combining the two technologies to guarantee full-stack QoS adherence.
Craig Halliwell, Emerging Alliances, Pure Storage
Chris Graham, Marketing Director, VMTurbo