How To Find Out If Your Servers Have an I/O Performance Problem

Stop The Frustration! IT pros know all too well the pain and frustration due to I/O performance problems such as users getting disconnected and complaining, SQL reports or queries taking forever or timing out, annoyingly slow applications causing users to wait, lose productivity and complain, [...]

Is Fragmentation Robbing SAN Performance?

This month Condusiv® announced the most significant development in the Diskeeper® product line to date – expanding our patented fragmentation prevention capabilities beyond server local storage or direct-attached storage (DAS) to now include Storage Area Networks, making it the industry's first real-time fragmentation solution for [...]

The Gartner Cool Vendor Report in Storage Technologies: Vanity or Value

We all like lists that rank who is cool, best in class or top score in a buyer’s guide. Every year, Gartner releases their prized "Cool Vendor" selection. But is it just vanity for the vendor selected or is there actual, tangible value to the [...]

When Dave Cappuccio of Gartner Speaks, People Listen

As others entered the stage, there was perfunctory applause. However, when Dave entered a roar of applause erupted, and the event ground to a halt for several minutes. Sitting in the audience at Gartner Symposium 2013 over the next several days I saw this reaction [...]

The Real Meaning of Disruption

Disruption is a popular word these days. Is it the replacement for innovation, which we’ve overused into pointlessness over the past ten years? Maybe, but disruption means more: it carries the weight of shaking up the status quo—of not only creating something new—but creating something [...]

V-locity version 5 – The Director’s Cut

As you know, we just released V-locity version 5. Here’s the director’s cut.We committed a slew of engineers to several months of development to build an enterprise-class management console for V-locity. In a world where a couple developers with a few pizzas can create a [...]

V-locity version 5 – The Director’s Cut

As you know, we just released V-locity version 5. Here’s the director’s cut.We committed a slew of engineers to several months of development to build an enterprise-class management console for V-locity. In a world where a couple developers with a few pizzas can create a [...]