EDITORIAL CALENDAR

Publishing Pipeline

The editorial calendar for the remainder of 2018 and 2019 currently includes white papers, vendor reports, briefing documents and blog posts.  Here are the major areas of focus and timeline for reports publishing to the end of 2019.

BRKWP0120 – NVME IN THE DATA CENTRE

Status: Published (Release 1.0, September 2018)

This report looks at the implementation of NVMe technology in the data centre, focusing on the use of NVMe in servers, storage appliances and as a network protocol.  Vendors included: Dell EMC, E8 Storage, Excelero, IBM, NetApp, Pure Storage and Vexata.

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BRKWP0121 – CLOUD STORAGE SOLUTIONS

Status: Publication date: 1 November 2018

This report looks at the options for deploying storage in public cloud.  This includes a review of the main hyperscaler platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP) and third-party solutions available from storage solution vendors.

BRKWP0122 – MODERN DATA PROTECTION

Status: Publication date: 1 January 2019

Data protection is changing, moving from traditional backup to new solutions that deploy appliances, work as pure software and can run in and on public cloud.  This report reviews the deployment models and major players in the industry.

BRKWP0123 – MODERN STORAGE ARCHITECTURES

Status: Publication date: 1 March 2019

As storage vendors look to adopt new technologies like NVMe, storage solutions are evolving from the traditional dual-controller architecture.  This report takes a look at some of the newer designs, including disaggregated and scale-out file system solutions.

BRKWP0124 – SOFTWARE DEFINED STORAGE

Status: Publication date: 1 May 2019

Software-defined Storage (SDS) was set to revolutionise the storage world, using commodity components and eliminating the need to buy traditional architecture.  What has been achieved and how much of the dream and revolution has been realised?  This report looks at some of the new players in the market, looking to make storage more accessible to developers and end users. 

BRKWP0125 – DATA MOBILITY

Status: Publication date: 1 July 2019

Hybrid cloud introduces the capability to move applications around the infrastructure.  Without data, applications can’t run, so how is the mobility problem being addressed?  This report looks at the issues and how the industry is addressing the challenges of ubiquitous data.