SAN Can Scale, But There’s a Catch

Since Storage Area Networks (SAN)  were introduced in the mid-90s, they have been the storage solution of choice for IT admins looking for fast storage that could scale with their organization’s capacity requirements. SAN vendors around the world promise the ability...
Performance Series: SAN Speed, NAS Simplicity

Performance Series: SAN Speed, NAS Simplicity

It’s an all-too-common question for IT professionals: How can they get both speed and simplicity from their storage? Until recently, for the most demanding workloads like uncompressed 4K video playback, they’ve had to make a choice: An extremely fast Storage Area...