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Nimble Storage Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant
By Nimble Storage | 28/11/2016

A new Gartner Magic Quadrant report shows Nimble solidly in the “Leaders” category for General Purpose Disk Arrays – in fact, Nimble is the industry leader in “Completeness of Vision”.

Download the full report and find out why Gartner is so positive about Nimble’s vision and execution. You will learn:

· Gartner’s opinion about the 3 key attributes upon which Nimble’s success is based

· What Gartner has to say about Nimble’s InfoSight Predictive Analytics capabilities

· Gartner’s assessment of the overall strengths of Nimble’s Flash offerings

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Nimble Storage Labs: Can Machine Learning Prevent Application Downtime?
By Nimble Storage | 28/11/2016

Business users expect immediate access to data, all the time and without interruption. But reality does not always meet expectations. IT leaders must constantly perform intricate forensic work to unravel the maze of issues that impact data delivery to applications. This performance gap between the data and the application creates a bottleneck that impacts productivity and ultimately damages a business’ ability to operate effectively. We term this the “app-data gap”.

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Nimble Storage Labs: Mapping the Demands of Real-World Apps — One IO at a Time
By Nimble Storage | 28/11/2016

Anyone who has purchased hardware for business applications knows that determining the needs of a deployment can be a complex process. While different applications are known to have different needs, even deployments of the same application can differ from one another, making the standardization of benchmarks difficult. There are more benchmarking tools and guidelines continue today than ever before, some of them directly contradictory.

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ESG Solution Showcase: Machine Learning Delivers Better IT Insights
By Nimble Storage | 28/11/2016

The performance of enterprise applications will have a direct impact on business activities and outcomes. The quality of the delivery of applications will depend on how smoothly the underlying data infrastructure operates. Common issues include:

• Optimal application performance and delivery is difficult to achieve in complex environments.

• Many IT infrastructure and operations teams are stretched to the breaking point.

• Predictive analytics and machine learning can be applied to great effect.

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eGuide - Hybrid Flash vs. All-Flash Arrays: Does Performance Justify Cost?
By Nimble Storage | 10/6/2016

The choice between buying a hybrid flash and all-flash array (AFA) usually comes down to whether the all-flash system gives enough of a performance bump to justify the extra cost. This e-guide from searchSolidStateStorage.com examines this claim and provides readers with insight into which option may be the best route for their business.

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eGuide: Flash-Only Arrays Replacing Hybrids For Primary Storage
By Nimble Storage | 10/6/2016

Judging by the recent flood of flash-only storage launches, you can expect to see the primary storage hybrid array on the endangered species list rather soon. Flash only platforms are replacing HDDs – and quite frankly, it’s only a matter of time before all HDDs are gone. In this expert guide, discover and prepare for the future of storage. Not only will you learn how to shift your storage infrastructure to fit all-flash arrays, but also find a new home for HDDs in cold storage, backup, and archive.

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eBook: Overcoming the Obstacles to the All Flash Data Center
By Nimble Storage | 10/6/2016

Getting to all flash is one of the most important strategic initiatives that your organization will take in the next few years. This eBook outlines concrete steps that you can take that will move you closer to your goal of all flash in a cost-effective and non-disruptive way.

By following these recommendations, your organization can avoid the missteps that others are making, for example, ripping out existing storage before you have realized the full return on your investment or introducing storage siloes that increase complexity. Achieving the all flash data center is like climbing a mountain: it takes planning, organization and hard work— but it doesn’t have to be painful. If you’re ready to set out for the summit, keep reading.

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Gartner: Magic Quadrant for General-Purpose Disk Arrays
By Nimble Storage | 10/6/2016

The storage vendor landscape is rapidly changing as established vendors reorganize and emerging storage vendors grow their market credibility. We outline vendor product and marketing strategies, their strengths and weaknesses, and their ability to meet the expectations of I&O leads for GPDAs.

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Can Machine Learning Prevent Application Downtime?
By Nimble Storage | 10/6/2016

Business users expect immediate access to data, all the time and without interruption. But reality does not always meet expectations. IT leaders must constantly perform intricate forensic work to unravel the maze of issues that impact data delivery to applications. This performance gap between the data and the application creates a bottleneck that impacts productivity and ultimately damages a business’ ability to operate effectively. We term this the “app-data gap.”

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Mind the Gap: How Application Delays Affect Company Performance
By Nimble Storage | 10/6/2016

In an innovation-powered economy, ideas need to travel at the speed of thought. Yet even as our ability to communicate across companies and time zones grows rapidly, people remain frustrated by downtime and unanticipated delays across the increasingly complex grid of cloud-based infrastructure, data networks, storage systems, and servers that power our work.

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