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High-End Storage for Everyone: Exablox OneBlox

Reliable storage is critical to the lifeblood of every data-driven business, and operational storage capabilities like non-disruptive scalability, continuous data protection, capacity optimization, and disaster recovery are not just desired, but required. But enterprise-class storage features have long been out of reach of organizations that don't have enterprise-sized budgets, storage experts and large data centers. Instead, they make do with low-end disk arrays or even just a box of disks patched together with a minimal amount of data protection in the form of manual backups. The problem is that disks fail, organizations change, and data continues to grow – organizations that pile up disks under the desktop are taking big risks for significant business failure while those that pay up for traditional arrays and even cloud storage incur significant cost and management overhead.


Having to step up to deliver these advanced storage requirements challenges growing organizations with big adoption hurdles, not the least of which is both OPEX and CAPEX cost. Far too many organizations struggle along with high-risk storage or feel forced to allocate significant energy, cost, and staff time into acquiring, deploying, and operating high-touch storage arrays with layers of complex add-on software. Even larger enterprises with expert storage gurus and big data centers can feel the weight of managing complex SAN’s for departmental, ROBO, and other practical rubber-meets-road storage scenarios. What’s really needed is a new approach to storage - an affordable, expandable array solution with advanced storage capabilities baked in. Ideally it should be simpler to operate than even setting up a file system on raw drives and it should be available at a justifiable cost for even small data driven businesses.


In this solution brief we are going to look at what SMB and departmental storage buyers should both require and expect from storage solutions to meet their business goals, and how traditional mid-market storage based on old technologies can fall short. We will then introduce Exablox’s new OneBlox storage array to highlight how purposefully designing storage from the ground up can lead to a simple but powerful hardware design and software architecture that features built-in high availability, easy scalability, and great data protection. Along the way we’ll see how two real-world users of OneBlox experience its actual benefits, cost effectiveness and true ease of management in their live customer deployments.
 

Publish date: 04/24/13
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Exablox Brings It On - Enterprise Features for Everyone

Exablox announced their OneBlox storage system today which is sure to grab the attention of any non-storage expert who has ever struggled with more than one drive. What they've basically done with OneBlox is implemented an enterprise featured CIFS/SMB file system on top of an embedded object storage platform. It's dead simple to use with built-in backup, DR, and capacity optimization integral to affordable 8 drive-bay nodes. With this design, OneBlox is aimed at SME markets and larger enterprise departmental scenarios.

  • Premiered: 04/24/13
  • Author: Mike Matchett
Topic(s): Exablox OneBlox Storage
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Tricks of the Trade: Building a Big Data Storage Strategy [Live Roundtable]

It’s the year 2013 and the problems facing storage professionals are not getting smaller. The data and its complexity continue to increase, and the business wants to use it all. How can you make a big data storage system scalable, available, and reliable? How can you predict your storage needs down the road? 

Join this live panel of experts to learn: 

•How to assess storage needs and create a storage strategy for big data growth
•What technologies and tools to use to storage more efficient
•Secrets and tips of creating powerful storage systems

Speakers include: Mike Matchett - Taneja Group (moderator), Douglas Brockett - Exablox, Brian Mitchell - Avnet, & Patrick Osborne - HP

REGISTER HERE.

  • Premiered: 09/12/13 at Live on 9/12 @ 10am ET (7am PT)
  • Location: OnDemand
  • Speaker(s): Mike Matchett (moderator)
  • Sponsor(s): BrightTalk, Taneja Group
Topic(s): TBA Topic(s): HP Topic(s): TBA Topic(s): Exablox Topic(s): TBA Topic(s): Avnet Topic(s): TBA Topic(s): Mike Matchett Topic(s): TBA Topic(s): Big Data Topic(s): TBA Topic(s): scalable Topic(s): TBA Topic(s): Storage Topic(s): TBA Topic(s): storage systems
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New scale-out NexentaEdge storage supports object, block

Nexenta's new scale-out object storage product supports object and block services and inline deduplication across a petabyte-scale cluster.

  • Premiered: 05/18/15
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: TechTarget: Search Storage
Topic(s): TBA Nexenta TBA NexentaEdge TBA scale-out TBA Storage TBA cluster TBA object TBA Block TBA Inline TBA Deduplication TBA OpenStack TBA Amazon S3 TBA Amazon TBA EMC TBA IBM TBA NetApp TBA Cleversafe TBA Caringo TBA Exablox TBA Scality TBA Ceph TBA Red Hat TBA ZFS TBA API TBA iSCSI TBA object storage TBA Jeff Byrne
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Object-file system combo rapidly expands

Object-based storage adoption took longer than expected, so object vendors have added file systems to their products to make them look more familiar to users.

  • Premiered: 04/27/16
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: TechTarget: Search Storage
Topic(s): TBA object TBA object storage TBA Storage TBA Caringo TBA Caringo Swarm TBA FileFly TBA Windows TBA NTFS TBA Network File System TBA NFS TBA scale-out TBA scale-out storage TBA Scality TBA all-flash TBA SSD TBA AFA TBA Pure Storage TBA SAN TBA elasticity TBA Data reduction TBA Encryption TBA erasure coding TBA Metadata TBA metadata engine TBA Exablox TBA OneBlox TBA latency TBA Arun Taneja TBA Amplidata TBA Cleversafe
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What options exist for IT infrastructure management services?

What kinds of as-a-service IT management options are available? Are IT management services only coming from startups, or do established management software vendors have options?

  • Premiered: 10/18/16
  • Author: Mike Matchett
  • Published: TechTarget: Search IT Operations
Topic(s): TBA Cloud TBA Multi-tenancy TBA Hybrid Cloud TBA Storage TBA Private Cloud TBA ROBO TBA Exablox TBA Virtual Machine TBA Virtualization TBA VM TBA CloudPhysics TBA Galileo TBA Performance Explorer TBA Big Data TBA big data analytics TBA Machine Learning TBA Perspica TBA Microsoft TBA HPE TBA BMC TBA Riverbed TBA SteelCentral TBA IT Management TBA VMworld 2016 TBA VMWorld TBA VMWare TBA ServiceNow TBA HyperGrid TBA Provisioning TBA Galactic Exchange