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Why Now is the Time for an SDS First Strategy
Why Now is the Time for an SDS First StrategyServer virtualization transformed the datacenter and radically simplified server and application deployment. Server utilization became much more efficient, and provisioning new systems much simpler. Because it brought so many benefits to IT, companies began adopting a virtualization first policy as early as 2007. Big organizations like the State of California CIO’s office implemented a virtualization […]Read More
Software-defined storage goes mainstream with the release of Windows Server 2016 – Part 3
Software-defined storage goes mainstream with the release of Windows Server 2016 – Part 3StorMagic CEO, Hans O’Sullivan, examines the release of Windows Server 2016 and with it, Storage Spaces Direct in this three part series of blogs. Part 3 explores where StorMagic and other vendors fit now that Microsoft have entered the market. Software-defined storage (SDS) solutions have been around for several years and with Microsoft’s Windows Server […]Read More
Software-defined storage goes mainstream with the release of Windows Server 2016 – Part 2
Software-defined storage goes mainstream with the release of Windows Server 2016 – Part 2StorMagic CEO, Hans O’Sullivan, examines the release of Windows Server 2016 and with it, Storage Spaces Direct in this three part series of blogs. Part 2 delves into the details of Storage Spaces Direct. Software-defined storage (SDS) solutions have been around for several years and with Microsoft’s Windows Server 2016 launch that includes Storage Spaces […]Read More
Software-defined storage goes mainstream with the release of Windows Server 2016 – Part 1
Software-defined storage goes mainstream with the release of Windows Server 2016 – Part 1StorMagic CEO, Hans O’Sullivan, examines the release of Windows Server 2016 and with it, Storage Spaces Direct in this three part series of blogs. Part 1 focuses on the history of software-defined storage. Software-defined storage (SDS) solutions have been around for several years and with Microsoft’s Windows Server 2016 launch that includes Storage Spaces Direct, […]Read More
StorMagic’s SvSAN – Targeting HCI’s ROBO Sweet Spot
StorMagic’s SvSAN – Targeting HCI’s ROBO Sweet SpotHoward Marks from Deep Storage and frequent writer for Network Computing discusses how StorMagic’s approach to software-defined storage is designed to keep costs low while improving performance and maintaining highly available clusters. Over the past ten years hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) has gone from leading edge technology to become the fastest growing method for building an IT […]Read More
StorMagic joins The Home Depot Foundation in supporting veterans and their families
StorMagic joins The Home Depot Foundation in supporting veterans and their familiesStorMagic’s CEO and Technical Services Director lend a hand to Home Depot’s charity initiative. As part of The Home Depot Foundation’s work to improve the homes and lives of U.S. military veterans and their families, StorMagic recently sent CEO, Hans O’Sullivan and Technical Services Director, Luke Pruen to help construct playhouses for veterans’ families as […]Read More
SvSAN 6.1 Launch Announcement
SvSAN 6.1 Launch Announcement2nd May 2017 StorMagic is delighted to announce the full release of StorMagic SvSAN 6.1, available now to purchase and upgrade. Additionally you can test and evaluate it immediately with our free trial download. SvSAN 6.1 takes the impressive capabilities of SvSAN 6.0 and augments it with a host of new features including predictive caching, automated […]Read More
Managing IoT Data at the Edge of the Enterprise
Managing IoT Data at the Edge of the EnterpriseStorMagic chairwoman Sally Duckworth explains why the masses of data generated by the Internet of Things matters for data storage and management – both at the edge of the enterprise in remote and branch sites, and within the datacenter. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the networking of physical devices, vehicles, buildings and other items […]Read More
What to Expect in 2017 for Software-Defined Storage
What to Expect in 2017 for Software-Defined StorageStorMagic CEO Hans O’Sullivan offers his insight into what he believes will be the trends in software-defined storage over the course of 2017. The storage market is in the midst of a revolution: the biggest shift in storage technology since networked attached storage was introduced over 30 years ago. Software-defined storage (SDS) — a technology […]Read More

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