Today, such things as constant application uptime or stable IT environment under strict budget requirements are being taken for granted. However, every system administrator or IT director will prove it wrong at any time of the day. There were times SMB and Enterprise ROBO IT teams used to be struggling for keeping the wolf from the door. TechHQ explains that all the past troubles are history because StarWind VSAN gives a whole new range of opportunity.
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StarWind Virtual SAN (VSAN): Virtualized solution off the charts
Optimizing CI/CD pipeline – 5 things you should know
CI/CD is kinda a must-do for programmers themselves and their bosses saying how to code faster and better. If you don’t know what it is, well, maybe you do the whole thing wrong. This post discusses this concept in detail, providing useful tips on how to optimize the CI/CD pipeline.
Check out the recent article by Gil Artmoore, a skilled admin with tons of experience in IT departments of small and large companies.
Azure Lab Services: how and why to use it
When it comes to the development of computing services, the sky's the limit. Microsoft Azure never rests, constantly searching for ways to ease the computing processes for their customers. New Azure Lab Services enables you with the possibility to monitor and control the use of your virtual machines with on-demand access. Time to learn how and why to use it!
Read the article by Nicolas Prigent, a System Engineer, to find out how to keep your budget and working hours in check using Azure Lab Services.
Hyperconvergence by 2020? Virtualized storage is the first step
Back in the '50s, the more room computer technology used to take, the more reliable it was. Luckily, it is in the past, and that part of digital technologies past is long gone. You can forget this seemingly inevitable need in shared physical storage as a bad dream. With StarWind Virtual SAN (VSAN), as TechHQ goes, it is possible to have high scalability with a fully virtualized storage. Find out more.
StarWind Success Story: Daikin optimizes its IT infrastructure by 70%
Daikin, a Vietnamese air conditioning manufacturer, had a complex and inflexible IT infrastructure consisted of physical Hyper-V servers, storage, SAN, plus backup software – everything from different vendors. The company intended to create a high availability cluster. Still, it was too costly with their existing infrastructure layout. Thanks to StarWind, Daikin achieved high availability (HA) and scalability with a single flexible and cost-efficient “plug-and-play” building block.
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StarWind Success Story: Neuron Computer Services freed of costly manual backups
Neuron Computer Services, LLC, an American Managed Services IT Provider (MSP), had problems with costly manual sneakernet offsite backups and data integrity due to the possibility of mechanical disk damage. As a possible solution, the company tried the Veeam Backup and Replication app, but it did not have cloud storage options and therefore could not completely exclude sneakernet backups. StarWind eliminated pain points with backing up data to external drives manually and secured the company’s private cloud. Thanks to StarWind, Neuron Computer Services, LLC no longer needs to worry about data loss, shipment errors or drive damages.
Find out how Neuron Computer Services, LLC eliminated the issue of costly sneakernet backups with the help of StarWind.
What are composable infrastructures?
What are composable infrastructures?
Having actual physical resources today as a foundation of IT infrastructure starts to look like an extravagant decision, to say the least. Why bother with extra resources, if you can make things happen faster, better, with less hardware footprint? However, virtualization development is far from the end. The latest idea on the horizon is the concept of composable infrastructures, which is more complicated than it sounds.
Read the article by Andrea Mauro, a Virtualization expert, to find out what composable infrastructures are.
VeeamON 2019: Insight on the status of tape libraries today from StarWind
StarWind participation at the VeeamON 2019 conference was not limited to mere presence. A speaker sheds light on what StarWind, being a leading vendor, has to offer to the customers, discusses the potential future of the tape libraries, and explains the services the company can provide in the sphere of backup and data protection. StarWind has a lot to talk to you about in the interview with Petri at the annual VeeamON cloud conference! Find out more.
Deploy and Configure VMware vRealize Operations Manager 7.5 on vSphere 6.7
Anyone who has ever heard of virtualization technology has heard of VMware. This company is one of the industry leaders, and instead of resting on its laurels continues to develop flagship projects such as vRealize Operations Manager (vROPS). The latest update of this product introduces quite a few new features and enhancements. You can not only find out about the pros and cons of vROPS 7.5 but how to deploy and configure it in the VMware environment!
Read the article by Vladan Seget, a Virtualization consultant, to find out about deployment and configuration of VMware vRealize Operations Manager (vROPS) 7.5 on vSphere 6.7.
Reaching manhood - StarWind is included in Gartner Magic Quadrant!
StarWind is delighted to be included in the November 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
A Gartner Magic Quadrant is a culmination of research in a specific market, giving you a wide-angle view of the relative positions of the market’s competitors. With this recognition, we feel that StarWind takes its place on the HCI stage.
StarWind HCI offering includes StarWind HyperConverged Appliance (HCA), StarWind Virtual SAN (VSAN), and StarWind Virtual Tape Library (VTL).
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