Choosing a Dynamic Storage Foundation for OpenStack

Learn why choosing a dynamic storage foundation for OpenStack® is important. The current plight of the storage professional and the push towards robust cloud environments and software-defined datacenters invites a new type of storage—software-defined storage, the kind delivered by Red Hat.

This 451 Research report explains the forces driving enterprise storage, today's user pain points, the disruption on traditional storage by these factors, and how a more modern storage approach is required by cloud and the OpenStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) framework.

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Is open, software-defined storage right for your enterprise?

The journey toward software-defined storage is different for each IT organization. When choosing a storage solution, it’s important to consider flexibility, availability, and agility. And of course—don’t forget cost. This infographic can help you determine if your IT organization is ready to make the shift to open, software-defined storage.
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OpenStack Storage for Dummies

OpenStack Storage for Dummies outlines OpenStack and Ceph basics, configuration best practices for OpenStack and Ceph together, and why Red Hat Ceph Storage is great for your enterprise. OpenStack is scale‐out technology that needs scale‐out storage to succeed. Red Hat Ceph Storage is a software‐defined storage solution that provides this scale‐out capability with an extensible architecture that integrates more tightly with OpenStack than traditional storage solutions.
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Red Hat Named a Visionary in Gartner Magic Quadrant for File Systems and Object Storage

In its first-­ever Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage, Gartner places Red Hat storage solutions in the Visionary quadrant. Download this complimentary report to:

  • Discover the role of file systems and object storage as part of a software-­defined infrastructure 
  • Evaluate strengths and weaknesses of different vendors 
  • Review analysis of each vendor's solutions, vision, and ability to execute
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Software-­Defined Storage for Persistent Containers

Containers require less overhead than virtualized environments, and instantiate quickly, offering better isolation and easier scalability. However, while run­time containers are intended to be disposable, their data is definitely not. Despite their light­weight nature, containers still require reliable and available storage so that data is persistent—in the event of failed containers, failed disks, or crashed servers.
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The Storage Automation Report

See how IT professionals in your industry are leveraging automation in the next generation data center. Download The Storage Automation Report to find out:

  • 300 IT professionals' drivers behind storage automation and the benefits they've realized
  • How the rise of the DevOps approach has fueled the need for automation at the storage layer
  • Preferences around storage management plug-ins and software development kits
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IDC Lab Validation Brief: EMC Isilon Scale- Out Data Lake Foundation- Essential Capabilities for Building Big Data Infrastructure

IDC validated three key aspects of the Isilon Data Lake Foundation: performance, availability and security/compliance and offered this essential guidance for buyers:

  • HDFS Performance in Data Lake and NFS Performance during multi-protocol ingest
  • Data Availability
  • Secure Multi-tenancy

Download the white paper now to learn more about how to leverage EMC Isilon as your foundation for Hadoop analytics with Pivotal and Cloudera.

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Scale-Out Data Lake Solution Built on EMC Isilon

Organizations are faced with the challenge of handling large quantities of unstructured data that is growing rapidly, is needed by more employees for business operations, and must meet stringent security and compliance mandates. This level of enterprise data growth is best addressed by consolidating storage into one single central repository of persistent data—a data lake—that simplifies the IT architecture, is efficient, and scales as business needs change.
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Top Reasons to Adopt Scale-Out Data Lake Storage

A modernized data warehouse, a Data Lake is scale-out storage for data consolidation. It allows for Big Data accessibility using traditional and next-generation access methods to gain value through analytics.

  • Meet the demands of your storage growth with massive capacity
  • Expand to a public or private cloud
  • Deploy seamless replication of the data to the core
  • Derive business value through analytics
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DCIG Integrated Backup Appliance Buyer’s Guide 2016-17

Compliments of Unitrends. This Buyer’s Guide highlights the most robust and feature rich integrated backup appliances available on the market today. These backup appliances have many if not all of the features needed to protect both physical and virtual environments and will give you visibility into the new set of features that will define the next generation of integrated backup appliances.
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Solved: Common Database Challenges

Want to join your peers in database storage nirvana? Learn how many organizations have benefited from the Dell EMC All-Flash portfolio, powered by Intel® Xeon® processors—and how it can help you solve the most common database storage challenges: Time-to-market, consolidation, and complexity.

Intel Inside®. Powerful Data Center Outside.

Intel, the Intel logo, Xeon, and Xeon Inside are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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