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Windows is still Windows Whether in the Cloud, on Hyperconverged or All-flash

Let me start by stating two facts – facts that I will substantiate if you continue to the end. Fact #1: Windows suffers from severe write inefficiencies that dampen overall performance. The holy grail question as to how severe is answered below. Fact #2: Windows is still Windows whether running [...]

By |November 17th, 2020|Categories: Application Performance, Cloud, SAN, SQL Server, SSD, Solid State, Flash|3 Comments

How to Recover Lost or Deleted Files BEFORE Resorting to Outsourced Data Recovery

Here’s a nightmare scenario…a user accidentally deletes irreplaceable or valued files from a network share, and there is no way to recover the data because: >The file was created or modified then deleted AFTER the last valid backup/snapshot was taken. >There is NO valid backup or snapshot to recover the [...]

By |November 13th, 2020|Categories: Data Protection and Recovery, Undelete|3 Comments

Undelete Can Do That Too?

Can Undelete® really securely delete files and ensure data you want gone is unrecoverable? Yes. You may have already heard countless customers tout the file recovery features of Condusiv’s Undelete and how IT Pros use it as a recycle bin on file servers for real-time protection, so they don’t have [...]

By |November 10th, 2020|Categories: Data Protection and Recovery, Undelete|0 Comments

A Simple Trick on Maintaining Your Storage Performance – Maintain Your Free Space

In the last couple of months, I was approached by three different companies that were frantic because they were experiencing an EXTREME fragmentation issue. Not just files that were in hundreds or thousands of fragments, but in millions! Of course, this was causing performance issues but even worse, the fragmentation [...]

By |September 30th, 2020|Categories: Storage Performance|0 Comments

How to Get the Performance of a “Premium” Cloud Instance at Much Lower Cost

The WSJ ran an article recently on cloud cost inefficiencies that said “costs can spiral if they aren't closely managed. There are lots of inefficiencies.” In moving to the Cloud, you need to choose the optimum Cloud instance and “add-ons” that will provide the highest IOPS and data transfer [...]

By |August 5th, 2020|Categories: Cloud, Cost Reduction, DymaxIO, IOPS, Performance|0 Comments

Do SSDs Degrade Over Time – Part 2

In Part 1, I explained how SSDs can degrade over time and the reason for it was associated with an undesirable SSD phenomenon called the Write Amplification Factor (WAF). This is a numerical value that indicates the actual amount of data that was written to an SSD in relation to [...]

Do SSDs Degrade Over Time?

You bought SSDs to increase your system performance, but you noticed that the performance has degraded since you first bought them. Can SSD performance degrade over time and is there a way to prevent this? The answer is YES and YES. The reason for this degradation is an undesirable SSD [...]

IntelliWrite® – Behind the Magic Curtain

IntelliWrite is one of a suite of technologies that optimize the Windows Storage I/O subsystem so that Applications can get to and from the Storage layer much faster and process a lot more data.  Remember when we used to talk about Data Processing?  Processing data is WHY you bought your [...]

Increasing VDI Density with V-locity or new DymaxIO

Many people find themselves in the position of having to quickly increase the number of VDI instances on their existing infrastructure to support remote users.  You may be asking yourself the question: How can I do this without having to roll out a bunch of new hardware? The answer is: [...]

Professional Distancing, How To Succeed

In our daily conversations with IT professionals, one recent recurring theme is that many of them are busy setting up their employees to work from home. In addition to “social distancing”, “professional distancing” is becoming the order of the day. Condusiv Technologies went through this evolution back in 2017 when [...]

By |March 25th, 2020|Categories: Cloud, General|Tags: , |0 Comments
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