What is NVMe? Solution Overview

What is NVMe? Solution Overview

Following a recent discussion with some customers, the conversation drifted towards NVMe. I was surprised to hear that people considered NVMe to simply be a new type of SSD. Read on as I address this misconception and give an overview of NVMe and why its so much more...

Not all Dedupe is equal

Not all Dedupe is equal

There is a saying we use in IT “not all data is equal” that we use to in relation to datasets for both primary storage location and backup policies.  This can be reused when we are talking about deduplication – “not all deduplication is equal” The goal of this blog is...

VMware HCI – An engineer’s learning path

VMware HCI – An engineer’s learning path

Hyper converged infrastructure has become well established in many enterprises today. As an engineer it is our passion to become skilled in knowing new technology and how to leverage it to help our customers grow and solve their business case demands. HCI is a term...

Why You Need a Dedicated Renewals Manager?

Why You Need a Dedicated Renewals Manager?

The Asystec Renewals team have transformed how hundreds of organisations manage their IT assets and maintenance contracts. Having a dedicated and highly trained Renewals Specialist to provide you with tailored recommendations can ensure compliance, cost reduction,...

The Importance of Backup and Disaster Recovery

The Importance of Backup and Disaster Recovery

Today organisations need a lot more than traditional backup/restore in their data management arsenal. Most companies have realised that their Data is a real tangible asset to the business, they’ve gained value from this data and their business would simply not...

Challenges with Unstructured Data

Challenges with Unstructured Data

With the exponential growth of data, unstructured data organisations are facing a big challenge to manage this growth and the underlying risks. These risks include how to protect their data, meet regulatory requirements while also extracting value from the data. Data...

The Persistency Question with Virtual Desktops and Applications

The Persistency Question with Virtual Desktops and Applications

It’s a question that comes up a lot in discussions with customers: ‘Should I use persistent or non-persistent desktops?'. It is a question that has been around for well over a decade but as technologies in this area improve the question re-emerges.   Quick...