A virtual storage area network (SAN) is a software-based component that provides a virtualized ‘pool’ of storage to multiple virtual machines (VMs) and applications. In order to achieve this, data is passed (shared) between servers over a network using a protocol such as iSCSI or fibre channel.
There are a number of benefits associated with transitioning from traditional, physical storage infrastructure and switching to a virtual SAN (virtual storage network). However, one of the most notable and advantageous for organizations, at the edge and beyond, is the significant cost savings delivered by making the switch. Traditional datacenter models require a physical NAS […]
Distribution Agreement Adds Virtual SAN and Security Software Solutions to General Procurement’s Portfolio and Expands StorMagic’s Presence in Mexico BRISTOL, England – 28 May, 2020 – StorMagic®, simplifying storage and security from the edge to the core, announced today a new distribution agreement with General Procurement, Inc., who selected StorMagic SvSAN and SvKMS as its […]
Organizations across all verticals are finding that their need to locate compute and storage resources at their edge locations is increasing, and they are therefore faced with selecting a solution to meet these new requirements.
Your old physical SAN might be trusted and familiar. However, technology has advanced to meet the needs of the edge, and physical SAN may be burdening your organization with unnecessary cost, time, and energy.
This DCIG Competitive Intelligence Report examines the differences between VMware vSAN and StorMagic SvSAN, offering a comparison of the two solutions and an assessment on their capability for edge computing use cases.
Formula 1 auto racing relies on gifted drivers in peak physical condition, paired with extremely advanced technology. In a sport where every hundredth of a second counts, decisions such as when to pit the car are crucial and require very fast decision-making and data processing. Can that capability be delivered by using a virtual SAN […]
In this blog, we’ll discuss six reasons why you should consider implementing virtual storage appliances (VSAs), sometimes also known as virtual SANs, across your branch office sites. 1) VSAs Provide Cost-Effective Shared Storage Virtual storage appliances are extremely cost-effective – not only from a point of sale aspect, but also from the perspective of daily […]
Over the years, mindsets towards onsite IT have changed drastically — particularly when it comes to retail store infrastructure. Retail businesses are moving away from traditional storage infrastructure and instead focusing on implementing virtualized storage solutions that are de-centralized in application control, yet centralized in management. Ensuring high availability of critical applications across stores is […]
Aging SANs put your business at risk Is your SAN getting old? Is the maintenance becoming increasingly expensive and time-consuming? Has it failed recently? Are you running out of much-needed capacity? If the answer to any of the above questions is ‘yes’, then perhaps you’re already looking into replacing your old SAN with a newer […]
One of Europe’s largest supermarket chains had been searching for the right IT solution for its edge sites, to help enable a superior shopping experience for its customers. Recently, the company implemented SvSAN and s842 solid state drives (SSDs) from HGST. The combination has produced a tremendous return…
Managing multiple branch offices presents unique IT challenges for organizations as management complexity and often a lack of IT resources can make it difficult to maintain continuous up time.