Chi Connect is a newsletter designed for tech professionals who want quick updates on news that pertains to data networking, security, backup, storage, disaster recovery, and virtualization. That’s a lot of information to cover in a newsletter, so each edition will have a different focus and we encourage your comments and input. If you have a story, news or blog you’d like to share on Chi Connect, please contact our editor, Christine Thome, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Below is the October/November 2018 edition – enjoy!
Is Your Network at a Crossroads? Mobile First is Best Choice
The Rising Costs of Cybersecurity Breaches
From malware to ransomware,
What is Thin Provisioning and Should You Use It?
There are two places where thin provisioning can come into play. The first is at the VMware level and the second at the SAN level. Both of these places can specify thin or thick provisioning independently of the other, assuming your SAN has the ability to do thin provisioning.
Violin Systems is Back on Top with XVS 8
Vendors like Violin Systems are targeting this space with solutions that far outrun the ability of SCSI-based all-flash platforms. But what is interesting about Violin’s new XVS offering is that they combine this class of performance with a full complement of mature, enterprise data services that can be selectively applied at the volume level, allowing it to be used to cost-effectively host mixed workloads that include a variety of tier 0 as well as other primary storage environments.
Meet the Violin Team at Tap into Tech November 14
Join us Wednesday, November 14 for Tap into Tech at the Winking Lizard in Independence, OH.
Bring your IT colleagues and stop by anytime between 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm for drinks, appetizers and casual conversation – no lectures!