Microsoft Announces General Availability for the Microsoft Azure StorSimple Virtual Array

March 2, 2016 By Meghan Liese, Senior Product Marketing Manager, StorSimple   Today’s enterprises are embracing digital transformation and are strategically defining revenue generating experiences as a key strategy to their growth. A byproduct of this rapid transformation is massive amounts of business data that is experiencing a double digit increase every year. This has…

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Data Mobility: Defying The Law of Data Gravity With StorSimple

October 22, 2015 By Tom Trainer, StorSimple Product Marketing Lately, I have been thinking a lot about Microsoft Azure StorSimple 8000 series and a whole lot about hybrid cloud storage and the revolutionary innovation that StorSimple has delivered to the storage market.  I’ve also been thinking about data and how data is very much like…

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Whiteboard video overview of the Microsoft hybrid cloud storage solution

Here’s a whiteboard video I made introducing the Microsoft hybrid cloud storage solution. It’s based on the technologies Microsoft acquired with StorSimple and their integration with Windows Azure Storage. Here’s a link to our web page at Microsoft if you want to find out more. [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xxi6FBJQA_M]

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Hybrid cloud storage with an object storage back end

I attended the Object Storage Summit last week in San Francisco. It was an excellent event with lots of good discussions about object storage – what it is, how people are using it, how is it being sold, is it a feature or a market? In short all the necessary navel-gazing that goes on when a technology…

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Storage from the other end of the telescope

If you are involved with managing your company’s storage infrastructure, you might be tired of hearing about how your company can use IaaS to improve software development. It might sound promising, but as a storage person they won’t help you solve your worst storage problems such as backup and data growth.    It’s probably not…

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Cloud-integrated Storage: a Breakthrough Enterprise-level Storage Plug-in

The term “hybrid cloud” has been defined many different ways. At Microsoft hybrid cloud refers to data center functionality that spans on-premises and cloud service boundaries. At least that’s how I’m understanding it now after having been part of the company for a few weeks. To clarify my perspective, my appreciation of cloud is slotted narrowly…

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