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Arrcus Brings Network Automation and API Accessibility to the Edge

Arrcus, a well-funded edge network software startup that is working to make a name for itself in the expanding multicloud arena. But even as enterprise adoption of multicloud and hybrid cloud strategies continues to rise, he sees the future being at the network and compute edge. “Everybody talks about how you can get benefits from large pools of centralized capacity in the public cloud,” said Ayyar, whose was announced as chairman and CEO on Sept. 15. “What I feel very, very confident about is that this action is almost passé in terms of the clouds, and it’s moving a lot more into the edge. The pendulum is swinging from consolidated and large data centers doing everything to highly distributed and disaggregated infrastructures doing things that are point of consumption, point of sale, Continue reading

Hybrid Disk/Flash Storage Isn’t New, But It Is Getting Better

Five years ago, Western Digital, known for its hard disk drive (HDD) storage technologies, doled out $19 billion in cash and stock for SanDisk and its solid state drive (SDD) product portfolio, giving it deep expertise in the non-volatile flash memory space at a time when enterprises were looking for expanded storage options in the wake of the rise of the cloud and the edge.

Hybrid Disk/Flash Storage Isn’t New, But It Is Getting Better was written by Jeffrey Burt at The Next Platform.

Separating Compute And Storage In Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Back in its earliest days, hyperconverged infrastructure was seen primarily as a consolidation play, a way to bring together compute, storage, networking and management together into a single package and offset some of the rising costs and complexities in enterprise datacenters.

Separating Compute And Storage In Hyperconverged Infrastructure was written by Jeffrey Burt at The Next Platform.

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