When you ask IT professionals what they fear the most from an operational perspective, most say the same thing: downtime. Consistent uptime can make or break businesses of all sizes. Although we all love the latest and greatest hardware, software and components, legacy infrastructure doesn’t have to threaten uptime and keep you up at night. Not if you have a formal maintenance strategy.

Q&A: Pro tips on avoiding legacy infrastructure failure

Avoid infrastructure failure with these tips.
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Just how much corporate faith is being put into SSD technology? Gartner predicts that up to 25% of data centers may use all-flash arrays for primary storage by 2020, with ROI of under six months in some cases.

4 SSD predictions for 2018 and beyond

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Is your data center stuck on 1 or 10 Gbps when it really requires 40 or 56? Are you missing out on the benefits of a hybrid cloud strategy? Do you think beyond spinning disks?

5 ways to update your old-school data center

Hybrid cloud strategies, SSDs, software-defined infrastructure …
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Gartner projected that hyperconverged integrated systems would deliver bimodal infrastructures in 25% of large enterprises this year. That’s noteworthy, considering that number sat at less than 1% in 2016. Now that hyperconvergence has our attention, let’s explore the technology that’s tempting global IT leaders with software-defi­ned storage and scale-out infrastructure.

5 things you should know about hyperconvergence

5 things you should know about hyperconvergence and what types of organizations should be considering it?
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In the summer of 2016, Southwest Airlines’ website went down for three hours due to a technical glitch. This glitch caused the cancellation of nearly 2,000 flights and delayed hundreds more over three days. This put a massive strain on the airline’s reservation lines and caused problems for customers, resulting in not just the loss of hard-earned customer confidence; it also cost Southwest big money: $5 to $10 million alone in lost bookings. Another carrier—Delta Air Lines—lost a whopping $100 million after a similar outage.

Southwest’s $10 million lesson: The cost of legacy infrastructure

Learn how to ensure your data center can handle the demands of advancing technology before it’s too late.
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