This report examines Quantum’s DXi6900 deduplication disk backup appliance, powered by Quantum’s StorNext 5 data management technology, with a focus on how the DXi6900 fits into Quantum's broad and deep data protection portfolio. ESG Lab examined the performance, deduplication, replication, data availability, scalability, and encryption capabilities of the DXi6900. Additional testing included virtual machine backup and archiving with Quantum’s vmPRO, disaster recovery solutions with Quantum’s Scalar tape libraries and Q-Cloud services, management with Quantum Vision software, and integration with independent software vendor (ISV) offerings such as Symantec's NetBackup OpenStorage (OST) and Auto Image Replication (AIR).
ESG Lab performed hands-on evaluation and testing of Hitachi Content Platform (HCP), focusing on Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere (“HCP Anywhere”) online file sharing, and Hitachi Data Ingestor remote server (HDI). Testing focused on integration of the platforms, global access to content, public and private cloud tiering, and the ease of deployment and management of the solution.
This ESG Lab Validation documents hands-on testing of the EMC Data Protection Suite for protecting NAS environments. Testing focused on the ability to streamline the backup and archiving processes using a suite of consolidated EMC tools including NetWorker, Avamar, Avamar NDMP Accelerator Node, SourceOne, and Data Domain systems.
This report provides a first look at the key features and functions of Smart Information Server, the latest technology from Acaveo that provides visibility and control over growing, unstructured datasets.
This ESG Lab review documents hands-on testing of the SIRIS 2 solution from Datto, with a focus on assured protection and flexible architecture.
This ESG Lab review documents hands-on testing of the Vblock Specialized Systems for High Performance Databases with EMC VNX storage focusing on high performance in an Oracle 11g RAC Release 2 environment.
Organizations are challenged in today’s online file sharing and collaboration market to combat rogue usage and determine which OFS solution will best meet their needs. This ESG Lab review documents hands-on testing and analysis of Syncplicity by EMC, examining the ease of deployment, management, and use of a secure enterprise online file sharing service using both on-premises and cloud storage.
This report provides a first look at the key features and functions of X15 Enterprise, the latest technology for large-scale machine- and log-data management from X15 Software.
The EMC VSPEX End-user Computing Proven Infrastructure is a reference architecture (RA) designed to reduce the complexity of design and configuration for all aspects of a virtual desktop environment, while providing scalability and consistent performance to support thousands of virtual desktops. This report summarizes ESG Lab’s audit and testing of a real virtual desktop environment built on the EMC VSPEX End-user Computing Proven Infrastructure, including XtremIO all-flash storage and EMC Connectrix B-Series networking.
This ESG Lab review documents hands-on testing of the ability of the VCE technology extension for EMC Isilon storage to drive value from enterprise Hadoop as part of a business analytics strategy. Testing focused on the functionality, security, simplicity, and performance of the converged VCE solution, which provides unstructured data analytics with Hadoop.