SAN or NAS: Ways to Connect Your Data

SAN or NAS: Ways to Connect Your Data

When building a storage network, your basic decision is SAN vs. NAS. The choice will impact how you access your data. You must think about your network that is right for you is critical to providing the right level of capability without overburdening your business...
Infrastructure Choice is Best for Your SAN

Infrastructure Choice is Best for Your SAN

What Infrastructure Choice is Best for Your SAN? The storage array OEM, Dell EMC, HPE, Hitachi, IBM and NetApp are primarily offered as all-flash storage, with hybrid flash and spinning disk. The flash with non-volatile memory express (NVMe) flash drives available in...
HPE SAN STORAGE

HPE SAN STORAGE

HPE SAN STORAGE 3PAR:  These enterprise storage arrays come in three models, with SAS drive connectivity for flash and spinning disk distinguished by capacity, and range with claimed IOPS between 1 million and 3.4 million. StorServ 8000 series SAN arrays –...
Dell EMC SAN STORAGE

Dell EMC SAN STORAGE

Dell EMC SAN STORAGE VMAX and PowerMax: Dell EMC’s enterprise storage arrays with the full range of advanced storage functionality are aimed at high end SAN storage for block and file in open and mainframe environments. Dell EMC part re-branded VMAX as PowerMax for...
NetApp SAN STORAGE

NetApp SAN STORAGE

NetApp SAN STORAGE Netapp AFF Series: NetApp’s AFF series ( All-Flash FAS) comes in five models. Scale from clusters of two to 24 nodes (12 HA pairs) with maximum effective capacities that run up to 700-plus TB per node and the low hundreds of PB (after data...
IBM SAN STORAGE

IBM SAN STORAGE

IBM SAN STORAGE FlashSystem: IBM’s FlashSystem products all comes with TLC flash drives. FlashSystem V9000:   Scales out to eight controllers and disk shelves from 43TB to 1.7PB, with IOPS of between 1.3 million and 5.2 million. Connectivity is up to 16Gbps Fibre...