Author Archives: Industry Perspectives

A Distributed Caching Approach to Server-based Storage Acceleration


Storage I/O is the primary performance bottleneck for most virtualized and data-intensive applications. While processor and memory performance have grown in step with Moore’s Law, storage performance has lagged far behind. This performance gap is further widened by the rapid growth in data volumes that most organizations are experiencing today, writes Marc Leavitt of QLogic. Read More

Disaster Recovery in the Cloud Age


Disaster recovery procedures are nothing new, but the evolution of cloud hosting allows organizations to leverage aspects of physical and virtual technologies to ensure their information systems and internal business practices remain operational in the event of any type of disaster, writes Robert Offley of CentriLogic. Read More