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Achieve New Levels of Automation with Cisco UCS & Tegile

Manually performing actions like creating VMs, provisioning, cloning is time-consuming—especially when you’re operating at “Cloud” scale. So data center automation is a vital step to maximize operational efficiency. To that end, we’ve worked closely with Cisco to integrate Tegile flash storage arrays with UCS Director 6.0, so you can consolidate management and provisioning. This adds… Read more »

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HPE Bought Nimble, But Can They Get Nimble?

HPE is acquiring Nimble Storage for $1.09 billion. Now that caught me by surprise! Before my time at Tegile, I was an HP employee (they weren’t HPE yet back then) by means of their acquisition of 3PAR, so I have some unique perspectives that I would like to share and would love your comments on… Read more »

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Acquiring Customers to Achieve Long-Term Sustainable Scale

Listen to Tegile CEO Rohit Kshetrapal as he reveals his firm’s venture path and growth-versus-scale philosophy that has allowed Tegile to avoid business practices that have frequently tripped up Silicon Valley firms.

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SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2005 End of Life

Where do we go from here? Microsoft ended the Extended Support for SQL Server 2005 on April 12, 2016. For SQL Server 2008, Mainstream Support ended on July 8, 2014, and Extended Support will run out in short order. So what does that mean for IT shops that still have their critical SQL Server databases… Read more »

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Think Different with Microsoft SQL Server

What does a Tesla Model S and an Apple MacBook Air have in common? Apart from being trendsetters in their categories and immensely popular with consumers, they were original products of imagination—not a result of incremental improvement. In that same vein, flash storage has revolutionized the data center. DBAs and IT architects must take that… Read more »

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Delivering a Converged Infrastructure for the DoD Cyber Range

Big data is being used in cyber defense to accelerate recognition of patterns that represent threats to the network. These insights are enabling organizations of all types to predict and prevent potential cyber attacks before they occur. Take for example the Cyber Range, a self-contained virtual computing environment that’s capable of simulating real-life operations so… Read more »

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Bang! WD transforms itself with SanDisk

And the flash industry hits just keep on coming! This morning Western Digital announced they were acquiring Flash industry leader SanDisk for $19 billion. It’s the biggest news since last week when Dell announced they were acquiring EMC for slightly more than three times as much. Considering that WD has a market cap in the… Read more »

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Tim Roche from Boyes Turner LLP

I recently had a chance to speak with Tim Roche, head of IT at Boyes Turner LLC, a full-service, top-200 law firm in Reading, England. While the economy of Reading is diverse, the city has a long history of successful technology businesses and now hosts major sites with both Oracle and Microsoft. When Mr. Roche… Read more »

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Strategic Storage for Hosted DevOps PAAS at CollabNet

DevOps customers know CollabNet as the developer of Subversion, CollabNet TeamForge and CollabNet CloudForge. The list of customers using CollabNet’s products and services is a veritable who’s who in the technology industry and they demand a great deal from CollabNet’s products and services. Naturally, CollabNet’s IT organization has to plan ahead to ensure their operations… Read more »

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Pure Announces Plans To Bake An Even Bigger Pie

Hey Now! Pure Storage just filed for an anticipated IPO this morning and we couldn’t be happier for them here at Tegile. Make no mistake, we compete with Pure, so one might think that we don’t want to see them in the spotlight, but that would just be jealousy. The thing is, even though the… Read more »

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