Data center storage and networking

The data center storage and networking topic area includes information for every step involved to design, deploy, manage and troubleshoot data center storage resources and data center networks. Data center storage and networking connect workloads on servers to important business data, as well as end users and external customers. New architectures and software-defined options improve data center networks and storage.

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  • October 22, 2020 22 Oct'20

    Dell CEO Michael Dell says customers aren't concerned about his company's plan to possibly spin off VMware shares; VMware's CEO says the companies will continue to 'R&D together.'

  • October 08, 2020 08 Oct'20

    Dell EMC PowerEdge XE7100 seeks to corral unstructured data

    Dell looks to snap server sales slump with two new PowerEdge XE servers. The dense models have flexible configurations of compute, storage and networking, and joint code development with Splunk.

  • April 09, 2020 09 Apr'20

    Revised IDC market forecast predicts a rise in cloud and infrastructure as a service, as organizations reallocate budgets from physical servers and storage hardware.

  • November 14, 2019 14 Nov'19

    Dell's CEO lays out his company's cloud plan, which is to connect on-premises with public, edge and 5G clouds though integrated infrastructure and subscription pricing.

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  • IT infrastructure hardware and services delivered through HPE GreenLake takes the cloud Opex spending model and brings it on premises. Test your GreenLake acumen with this quiz. 

  • When everything goes to cloud, why do you even need HCI? Who cares where server, storage, virtualization and networking are when IT adopts a 'run any app from anyplace' strategy? 

  • NVMe is a storage protocol that has made a difference in the enterprise. When looking into NVMe and its related technologies, it can help to have these basic terms on hand. 

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  • What is edge computing? Everything you need to know

    Edge computing is a distributed information technology (IT) architecture in which client data is processed at the periphery of the network, as close to the originating source as possible. Continue Reading

  • See how Synergy composable infrastructure with VMware Cloud Foundation and ProLiant DX on Nutanix Enterprise Cloud take different approaches to HPE GreenLake pay-per-use IT. 

  • Learn about the features and benefits of HPE's GreenLake Central, an online portal that lets users manage and optimize their on-premises GreenLake systems. 

Manage Data center storage and networking

Learn to apply best practices and optimize your operations.

  • Offloading SAN management to an MSP partner could free IT admins from an infrastructure component that sometimes gets short shrift among other data center priorities. 

  • Read on to learn how data center and storage administrators use cloud services, remote management and automation to overcome today's COVID-19 challenges. 

  • Computational and storage advances are expanding the role of object storage beyond traditional HPC and cloud to emerging data analytics, machine learning and deep learning use cases. 

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  • Does your organization have the right edge storage resources? Here's what you need to focus on to ensure your organization keeps pace with changes at the edge. 


  • Learn how to configure VMware Workstation virtual networks, including connecting guest virtual machines to the Internet, use the Virtual Network Editor and more. 

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  • VDI has specific hardware needs that servers hosting other virtualized workloads may not meet. Learn how to gauge VDI hardware ...

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  • The public cloud providers closed the 2010s as one of the dominant forces in IT, but they'll face competition in the 2020s from ...

  • Put your IT team in the best position to succeed with AI. Develop these machine learning skills and see how they translate to the...

  • Get to know AWS cloud networking services for load balancing, traffic routing, content delivery and more with this overview.