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  • NetApp Realigns Channel Program to Reward Services Partners

    The data storage and management vendor repositions for a channel shift to services and a spending rebound. NetApp has updated its Unified Partner Program to offer rewards to partners that consume its platform or influence the sales process. The data storage and management company is also aligning the incentives it provides partners that resell its platforms with…

  • Kubernetes Comes to the Channel

    Within application development circles, containers such as Docker are taking the world by storm. Surveys typically find that the majority of IT organizations have deployed at least one container application in production. Naturally, there’s a fierce battle under way between proponents of Docker and an open-source Kubernetes project led by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation…

  • Flash Solutions Taking the Data Center by Storm

    Flash solutions offer a study in contrasts. The flash memory market is rife with opportunities but also complexity and challenges. As flash solutions have taken the data center by storm, most IT organizations have taken a “flash-first” approach to data storage. Assuming the price is right and the workload they need to deploy can fit…

  • Lenovo Partners With Nexenta for Open-Source Storage

    In a development that portends significant changes to the way storage is acquired and managed, Lenovo and Nexenta have agreed to bring to market open-source software-defined storage (SDS) offerings under the auspices of a broader industry initiative led by Intel. Lenovo will bring Nexenta SDS software to market in the form of servers loaded with…

  • Data Management Opportunities Abound for Channel

    Data management Data Management Opportunities Abound for Channel Poor data management practices may cost organizations more than $3 trillion by 2020. This creates significant data management opportunities for the channel. The Growth of Data On average, IT executives report data is growing at a rate of 39% per year. Average File Size The average size…

  • Revenge of the Hyperconverged On-Premise Server

    Much of the attraction of public cloud services can be attributed to how comparatively simple it is to spin up and then manage virtual machines. In contrast, much of the management of on-premise systems is downright manual. For that reason, interest in the rise of software-defined data centers is high, even though actual adoption of…