Server and StorageIO Update Newsletter

December 2014

Hello and welcome to this December Server and StorageIO update newsletter.

Seasons Greetings

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Commentary In The News

StorageIO news

Following are some StorageIO industry trends perspectives comments that have appeared in various venues. Cloud conversations continue to be popular including concerns about privacy, security and availability. Over at BizTech Magazine there are some comments about cloud and ROI. Some comments on AWS and Google SSD services can be viewed at SearchAWS. View other trends comments here

Tips and Articles

View recent as well as past tips and articles here

StorageIOblog posts

Recent StorageIOblog posts include:

View other recent as well as past blog posts here

In This Issue

  • Industry Trends Perspectives
  • Commentary in the news
  • Tips and Articles
  • StorageIOblog posts
  • Events & Activities

    View other recent and upcoming events here


    December 11, 2014 - BrightTalk
    Server & Storage I/O Performance

    December 10, 2014 - BrightTalk
    Server & Storage I/O Decision Making

    December 9, 2014 - BrightTalk
    Virtual Server and Storage Decision Making

    December 3, 2014 - BrightTalk
    Data Protection Modernization

    November 13 9AM PT - BrightTalk
    Software Defined Storage

    Videos and Podcasts

    StorageIO podcasts are also available via Gregs StorageIO Podcast on Apple iTunes and at

    From StorageIO Labs

    Research, Reviews and Reports

    StarWind Virtual SAN for Microsoft SOFS
    Starwind virtual SAN and Hyper-V white paper
    May require registration
    This looks at the shared storage needs of SMB's and ROBO's leveraging Microsoft Scale-Out File Server (SOFS). Focus is on Microsoft Windows Server 2012, Server Message Block version (SMB) 3.0, SOFS and StarWind Virtual SAN management software

    View additional reports and lab reviews here.

    Resources and Links

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    Enjoy this edition of the Server and StorageIO update newsletter and watch for new tips, articles, StorageIO lab report reviews, blog posts, videos and podcasts along with in the news commentary appearing soon.

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