Mesabi Group Blog

Ericsson Faces Tough Economic Realities Head-on

 Telecommunications-gear giant Ericsson was adversely affected economically in 2016 by slow capital spending on network upgrades and expansion among telecom carriers. Even though mobile data usage is growing exponentially that has not translated into wireless providers’ sales growth. As a result, cost disciplines, albeit painful, have resulted in necessary budget cutting. However, cutting alone does […]

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IBM Keeps a Sharp Storage Edge

IBM Edge is the company’s annual systems conference with a focus on servers (namely z Systems and POWER) and storage solutions. As you well know, such a conference is an immersive experience with the overwhelming amount of information that is presented within a few days. As an industry analyst with a strong focus on storage, […]

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IBM Continues to Drive Software-Defined Storage and All-Flash Storage

 IBM continues to play a key leadership role in two trends that are transforming computer storage — software-defined storage (SDS) and all-flash storage systems. This week’s Q3 storage announcement focused on IBM’s virtualization-driven SDS product, IBM Spectrum Virtualize, both as standalone software and in its powering IBM’s all-flash solutions. Those include the FlashSystem V9000, the […]

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IBM DeepFlash 150 for Big Data and Capacity-Driven Production Storage

Enterprises run on production storage that enable the execution of key business processes. Typically, this is thought of as Tier 1 primary storage. However, some capacity-driven secondary storage also supports these use cases, including big data where high-velocity capture, discover and/or analysis of data is critical.Now, while standard all-flash storage solutions play very well with […]

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Datera Democratizes Elastic Block Storage

 Major public cloud providers, notably Amazon, have led a transformation in information technology architectures in recent years. That transformation can be called many things, including hyperscale computing, a scale-out distributed computing model for clouds where the orchestration, operation, and economics of the resulting infrastructure is fundamentally different (and generally considered to be substantially improved) from […]

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