Data Infrastructure IT Industry Related Resource Links K to O

February 22, 2017 – 6:34 pm

Data Infrastructure IT Industry Related Resource Links K to O

IT Data Center and Data Infrastructure Industry Resources

Updated 2/20/2018

Following are some useful Data Infrastructure IT Industry Resource Links K to O to cloud, virtual and traditional IT data infrastructure related web sites. The data infrastructure environment (servers, storage, IO and networking, hardware, software, services, virtual, container and cloud) is rapidly changing. You may encounter a missing URL, or a URL that has changed. This list is updated on a regular basis to reflect changes (additions, changes, and retirement).

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  •    Scale out high performance database server
  •    Chineese cloud provider
  •    IT Infrastructure resource management tools
  •    Data Protection Solutions (Bought by EMC)
  •    Data and information security solutions
  •    eDiscovery, search, indexing, classification (Bought by EMC)
  •    eDiscovery tools
  •    Cloud storage
  •    Business analytics tools
  •    Storage and data protection solutions
  •    Memory manufacturer
  •    Data protection solutions
  •    Archiving solutions
  •    Archiving solutions
  •    Linux management tools
  •    Virtualization management tools
  • KVH Co. Ltd.    AWS connect parter, Hosting/cloud/access services
  •    Email archiving and compliance software
  •    Consumer, SOHO and SMB NAS and DAS storage (Bought by Seagate)
  •    Cloud security and storage
  •    Environmental and data center protection
  •    Managed services provider
  •    Analyzers, probes and diagnostics
  •    iSCSI clustered storage (Bought by HP)
  •    Storage management software (Bought by EMC)
  • Lenovo   Servers, storage, workstations
  • Level 3 Communications    AWS connect parter, Hosting/cloud/access services
  •    Flash memory
  •    Data center power and cooling systems (Bought by Emerson)
  • Lightower    AWS connect parter, Hosting/cloud/access services
  •    SAN connectivity
  •    Open backup software for macs/Linux/windows
  •    High density servers
  •    Liquid cooled servers
  • Liquidware Labs   Desktop management solutions
  •    Cloud storage and backup
  •    Cloud and Email hosting
  •    Online cloud backup service (Bought by IronMountain)
  •    Security and network management
  •    Backup and data protection tools
  •    Hard drive copy tools
  • LoginVSI   VDI Testing solutions
  •    Portal pertaining to lost magnetic tape information
  •    Storage and networking chips and controllers (Bought by Avago)
  •    Information about LTO tape media
  •    Networking components
  •    Compliance management tools
  •    S390 IBM Mainframe to open systems gateways
  •    High speed network and storage interconnects
  •    VAR
  • MagePlace Backup    Backup and data protection solutions
  •    Storage for virtual environments
  •    PCIe and storage solutions
  •    VAR
  • Maintech    Infrastructure services
  •    IT Servers and solutions
  • Maldivica    Cloud and object storage gateway
  • ManageEngine    DCIM, data center and networking management
  •    Mapping data solutions
  • MAPR   Hadoop and Big Data Tools

  •    Storage systems
  •    Networking equipment
  •    Data storage components
  • Masergy    AWS connect parter, Hosting/cloud/access services
  •    eDiscovery
  •    HA tools for IBM iSeries
  •    Data storage media
  •    Data storage components and solutions
  •    Web infrastructure scale out file system
  • Maxta   Virtualization storage
  •    Disk drives (Bought by Seagate)
  •    Storage systems (Now Ciphermax)
  •    Switches, WAN gateways, software (Bought by Brocade)
  •    HD Video streaming appliance
  •    Medical information technology software
  • Megaport    AWS connect parter, Hosting/cloud/access services
  •    Ethernet and InfiniBand technology
  •    Data and content management tools
  •    CDP and data protection (Missing in Action)
  •    Sharepoint archiving solutions
  •    Storage networking transceivers
  •    Cloud storage management tools
  •    SSD storage solutions
  •    Storage solutions
  •    Hyper-V virtualizaiton, Windows Storage Server, Azure Cloud, Storsimple, SkyDrive (aka OneDrive) and more
  •    Var
  • Mimecast email management including archiving
  •    Email protection and archiving (Bought by Iron Mountain)
  •    Testing services
  • Mirantis    OpenStack tools, downloads, service and support
  • Miray HDClone    Storage clone and data protection tools
  •    SMB storage sharing
  •    VAR
  • Modius    DCIM power, cooling and monitoring
  •    VDI tools
  • MongoDB    Open source document optimized database
  •    IT Monitoring and services (applications, systems, clouds and more)
  •    Storage planning and usage software (Bought by Quest)
  •    HSM, ILM and data management software
  •    Dense converged server platforms
  •    Value added reseller (VAR)
  •    High density memory components
  •    Cloud storage and orchestration software
  •    VAR
  •    European VAR
  •    Solid state storage devices
  • My Digital SSD    SSD solutions
  • NAKIVO    Backup and data protection tools
  •    Network tools and analysis
  •    System administrator’s user group
  •    Cloud storage access appliance
  •    Banking and financial deployment platform
  •    Data protection and security solutions (Bought by Thales)
  •    VAR and services firm
  •    Servers and storage solutions
  •    Data conversion services
  •    Trade organization for NDMP backup protocol
  •    VTL software (Bought by EMC)
  •    Security and data protection
  •    Servers and storage
  •    Network file management solutions (Bought by Cisco)
  •    Storage networking security (Assets Bought by nCipher)
  •    Cloud and object storage
  •    Cloud IaaS solutions
  •    Performance and capacity planning tools
  •    North American Electrical Reliability Council
  •    WAN File system caching and acceleration
  •    Broadband service provider
  •    VAR
  •    High performance iSCSI and Ethernet 10Gb technology Bought by Exar)
  •    IP compression and channel extension
  •    Big Data – Data warehouse storage solutions (Bought by IBM)
  •    SOHO and SMB storage and networking
  • NetIQ    Data center, security, identify and data protection management
  •    Memory solutions
  •    Network monitoring
  •    Network and I/O optimization technology
  •    Network security and digital forensics
  •    Storage sub-systems, management software
  •    Network and application monitoring
  •    Network test and diagnostic and performance monitoring
  •    Enterprise systems management tools
  •    High performance 10Gb Ethernet chips and NICs
  •    Energy management organization
  •    File compression and data reduction
  •    HA software
  •    Caching and application acceleration
  •    IT policy management and IRM tools
  •    Storage enclosures
  •    Web, cloud and application management
  •    ZFS based storage management solutions
  •    Storage with PCIe flash card
  •    SAS/SATA and MAID storage subsystems (Bought by Imaiton)
  •    SSD and application acceleration solutions
  • NexusMN / Computex    VAR (e.g. Formerly Nexus MN and Stratos – now Computex)
  •    National Fire Protection Association
  •    Software defined networking and IOV (Bought by VMware)
  •    Converged iSCSI SAN, backup and DR
  •    Cloud and application orchestration management tools
  •    iSCSI storage
  •    Cloud storage provider (Ceased operations)
  •    Cloud and technology service provider
  • Nylte    DCIM software tools
  •    Intel Recommended Reading List
  •    Cloud application management tools
  •    Data communications and services
  •    Networking products
  •    Optical networking
  •    Medical software
  •    Backup and cloud data protection tools
  •    Server software vendor (Bought by Attachmate)
  •    Storage management and services (Bought by IBM)
  • Nomura Research Institute (NRI)    AWS connect parter, Hosting/cloud/access services
  •    National Storage Industry Consortium
  •    Storage Management Software
  • NTT Communications Corporation    AWS connect parter, Hosting/cloud/access services
  •    IT Resource management, asset tracking tools
  •    SSD memory solutions
  •    Converged server and storage VM platform
  •    Caching IO performance tools
  •    Graphics and visualization tools
  •    Data reduction and compression tools (Bought by Dell)
  •    SSD drives and PCIe cards (Bought by Toshiba after bankruptcy)
  •    Online and cloud backup solutions
  •    Removable storage for backup and data protection
  •    Archiving and fixed content storage solutions
  •    Cloud, CDN and storage tools
  •    Storage and Storage Network Management (Bought by NetApp)
  •    Various online backup reviews
  •    Various online education courses for various topics
  •    Physical layer networking
  •    Clustered NAS storage including NAS gateways (Bought by LSI)
  •    Email and data protection software
  • OO Software   Windows management and data protection tools
  •    Virtual data center management tools
  • OpenCompute   OpenCompute consortium
  •    Open Data Center Alliance
  •    iSCSI and NAS storage
  • Open.IO    Application aware object and bulk scale out software defined storage
  •    Open Fabric Alliance
  • OpenNebula    Open source cloud software
  •    Open Networking Foundation
  •    Data storage solutions
  • OpenStack   Open source cloud compute and storage software
  •    Application and network performance management
  •    Network and storage management (HP)
  • Optica Tech.    Server and storage connectivity including FICON
  •    Mainframe and ESCON encryption
  •    Data management software, hardware and services (Bought Sun/STK and others)
  •    Performance monitoring and management
  • OSNEXUS   Quantstor ZFS based Storage management solutions
  • Outsource Data Recovery   Data Recovery services
  •    Tape and backup, data retention, NAS solutions
  •    Cloud infrastructure tools

Where To Learn More

View additional NAS, NVMe, SSD, NVM, SCM, Data Infrastructure and HDD related topics via the following links.

Additional learning experiences along with common questions (and answers), as well as tips can be found in Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials book.

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What This All Means

Visit the following additional data infrastructure and IT data center related links.

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Links F-J
Links K-O
Links P-T
Links U-Z
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Ok, nuff said, for now.


Greg Schulz – Microsoft MVP Cloud and Data Center Management, VMware vExpert 2010-2017 (vSAN and vCloud). Author of Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials (CRC Press), as well as Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking (CRC Press), The Green and Virtual Data Center (CRC Press), Resilient Storage Networks (Elsevier) and twitter @storageio. Courteous comments are welcome for consideration. First published on any reproduction in whole, in part, with changes to content, without source attribution under title or without permission is forbidden.

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