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Aligning Data and Business Strategy: Navigating the Cloud for Success

In this Technology Dossier from Western Digital Corp., you’ll gain insights into a more nuanced view of cloud environments. Discover how integrating data across multiple environments is changing business and IT strategies, and how to align cloud strategy with the emerging mandate for a holistic data strategy.

eBook | Presented by Western Digital

Storage Designs for Big Data and Real-Time Analytics

In this guide you'll gain in-depth understanding for how recent trends have led us to the need for flash-based systems to support big data efforts, learn about the evolution of big data systems and how infrastructure architecture is being reshaped for these workloads, and discover the key technical characteristics behind flash storage.

Data Interaction is Driving the Next Generation Data Center

As organizations do their best to gain value from their unique data assets and unlock critical information, the way data interacts is changing. Nowhere is this revolution having a greater impact than in the data center.

Riding the Data Wave: How The Explosion of Information will Shape the Data Center of the Future

Learn how data-driven digital transformation is reshaping infrastructure.

The Rise of NVMe

ESG asked a series of questions to get insights into the growth and acceptance of solid-state storage, including new technologies like NVMe. Read the report to see where the industry is heading, the key drivers for deployment, and benefits realized from solid-state storage.

Gartner: 2019 Strategic Roadmap for Storage

Improvements in performance, scale and ease of use are driving down the cost of on-premises storage while enabling agility.

eBook | Presented by Western Digital

Modern Storage Strategies for SQL Server

Written by David Klee, Microsoft MVP and VMware vExpert, and James Green, VMware vExpert, this free ebook discusses how SQL Server and storage interact, complement each other, and potentially compete with each other.

CIO Report: Business Impact of Rapid Application Response Time

This white paper will examine how to measure the actual costs and benefits of flash storage systems; how hybrid and AFA storage systems, like those from Tegile Systems, deliver lower costs than traditional storage systems; and how Tegile gives organizations measureable financial benefits that greatly exceed the costs.

‘Voice of the Customer’: Solid-State Arrays

Gartner Peer Insights provides reviews and ratings of IT products and services contributed by enterprise professionals. Contributors share their firsthand experience of vendors and products through the various stages of the IT life cycle, from evaluation through deployment.

State of NVMe: Perceptions and Misconceptions

In our first-ever study around knowledge and perceptions of Non-Volatile Memory express (NVMe), ActualTech Media and Western Digital sought to assess people’s thoughts, opinions, and understanding of this evolving protocol.

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