INTEL® STORAGE BUILDERS NEWSLETTER

MAY 2017

What's New?

What's New?

Welcome New Intel Storage Builders members

We are pleased to welcome new members to the Intel® Storage Builders program. Program membership connects you to Intel technologies to drive time-to-market solutions, a rich ecosystem for strategic matchmaking, and Intel go-to-market channels in which to spotlight your solutions. Get to know these members and more by visiting their individual microsites posted on our membership page, as well as technical papers published in Solutions Library.

  • Locuz Enterprise Solutions
  • OnApp
  • SIOS
  • Zebware

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Intel® Builders Developer Summit

Our recent Intel Builders Developer Summit was a big success, with engaged participants hearing from instructors on topics such as SPSK, ISA-L, and more. If you missed the Summit, presentations are available for download on the event page.

 

 

Expanding the Intel Builders Program – Intel® Fabric Builders

The Intel Storage Builders team is pleased to announce the launch of a new website for our sister program, Intel Fabric Builders. The new and improved Fabric Builders website features full integration with the other Intel Builders websites, useful information on Intel® Omni-Path Architecture, and information on how partners and end users are using Intel Omni-Path Architecture to solve real world issues.

 

Intel Storage Builders University

Intel Storage Builders University

The Intel Storage Builders University is designed to assist technical professionals in understanding and implementing storage solutions for enterprise and cloud data centers. Explore the latest storage topics including Intel® Solid State Drives, SPDK, ISA-L, Intel® CAS, new storage architectures and industry trends with Intel Storage Builders University training materials.

Featured Classes from Intel Storage Builders University

Virtualization 101: Server Ingredients

In this course, Petar Torre, Intel Lead Architect, Service Provider Group, provides an introduction to virtualization, cloud principles and key open source projects for building NFV platforms.

Virtualization 102: Server Ingredients

Intel's Lead Architect, Service Provider Group, Petar Torre, and Market Development Manager, Jordan Rodgers, provide an introduction to server-based virtualization technology, including Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT), virtual networking topologies and network virtualization overlays (NVO).

 

Partner News & Collaboration

Partner News & Collaboration

Featured Collaboration – Nutanix and Intel

Is Your IT Infrastructure Ready for Digital Transformation?

Traditional data-center architecture can make every step of the infrastructure lifecycle complex and time-consuming. This can make it difficult for CIOs to guarantee the service-level agreements (SLAs), compliance, and security that their organizations require. This solution brief, highlights how hyper-converged solutions from Nutanix, powered by Intel® technologies, help modernize your data center to ensure that it is ready to support your company's future success.

 

 

Intel Storage Builders Solutions Library

The Solutions Library houses storage related content from our member community. It offers reference architectures, whitepapers, and solution briefs to help build and enhance your storage solutions.

Visit the Solutions Library to search the more than 50 pieces of technical collateral currently available.

Featured Publications from the Storage Builders Solutions Library

Intel® Data Center Blocks for Cloud – Red Hat* OpenStack* Platform with Red Hat Ceph* Storage

This reference architecture provides assistance to Intel channel partners deploying private clouds using Intel ingredients, including guidance on server, network, and software configurations. The document explains how to successfully deploy a Software Defined Infrastructure on a private cloud based on Red Hat OpenStack Platform using Intel® Server Products such as server boards, chassis, solid state drives, network interface cards, and RAID controllers. | Download the PDF

Software-Defined Storage for Next-Generation Data Centers

This solution brief highlights how DataCore SANsymphony enterprise-class software-defined storage on Intel® Xeon® processor-based servers provides a high-performance, highly available, and agile storage infrastructure with low total cost of ownership. | Download the PDF

Software Defined Storage for Media and Broadcasting Industry in China

The media and broadcasting industry in China has grown significantly in recent years, which has a substantial impact on IT requirements, as stations have outgrown their traditional infrastructures. Bigtera VirtualStor Converger offers a software-defined, hyper-converged appliance that integrates hypervisor and storage in a single box. Powered by Intel® Xeon® processors E5-2600 v3 and v4 families and Intel® SSD Data Center family drives, the solution tightly integrates the compute and storage environments, and can scale out capacity and performance as needed. | Download the PDF

Powering Business Transformation through Infinite Datacenter

BookMyShow, the largest online entertainment ticketing platform in India, records millions of transactions each month for movies, sports, and live events. The company's platforms often experience record traffic during movie releases and major events, and used to be occasionally overwhelmed by the increased traffic. To help mitigate this issue, BookMyShow worked with NxtGen to integrate a highly converged, agile and scalable virtual IT infrastructure. | Download the PDF

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Social Hub

Social Hub

For our ecosystem's latest news, podcasts, webinars, blog posts, and more, visit the Storage Builders Social Hub. Recent contributions from our community include the following:

Podcast: Levyx and Intel: Real-Time Persistent Computing for Big Data

Bernie Wu, Chief Business Development Officer at Levyx, joins us on this episode to discuss how Levyx's software and Intel® Optane™ technology can help usher in this new age of real-time persistent computing. Levyx aims to enable big data operations/analytics to run faster, simpler, and cheaper, using persistent computing. – Listen now

Podcast: Accelerating Applications and Connecting to the Cloud with Intel and Primary Data

In this episode, Douglas Fallstrom, VP of Product Management at Primary Data discusses accelerating applications and connecting to the cloud. Douglas explains that Primary Data was founded to address data management challenges; their new product called DataSphere, which is coupled with Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2640 v3-based servers, is ideal for optimizing storage environments. – Listen now

Webinar: Burst from On-Premises to the Cloud with NetApp StorageGRID & Intel Servers

With the advent of Software, Platform, and Infrastructure-as-a-Service offerings in the public cloud, many enterprise IT organizations have a mandate to leverage the public cloud to deliver applications and services. This webinar will detail how to evolve in the data-powered digital era utilizing flexible deployment options, multi-tenant global namespaces, automated data policies, and ease of configuration, all powered by NetApp StorageGRID Webscale software and Intel servers. – Watch on demand

Webinar: DataON MUST Provides Infrastructure Visibility & Management for Windows Server

DataON MUST provides infrastructure visibility and management for Microsoft's new suite of software-defined storage stack technologies like Storage Spaces Direct (S2D), Storage Replica, and Storage quality of service (QoS). This webinar discusses how MUST provides on-demand access to curated collections of hyper-converged clusters, storage performance, and capacity metrics. – Watch on demand

Video: Driving Performance with the GIGABYTE MA10-ST0 and Intel® Atom® Processor

This video discusses GIGABYTE's new MA10-ST0 motherboard featuring the next generation of Intel Atom processor C3000 product family. – Watch Now

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