Data Infrastructure IT Industry Related Resource Links U to Z

February 22, 2017 – 6:34 pm

Data Infrastructure IT Industry Related Resource Links U to Z

IT Data Center and Data Infrastructure Industry Resources

Updated 2/20/2018

Following are some useful Data Infrastructure IT Industry Resource Links U to Z 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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Links A-E
Links F-J
Links K-O
Links P-T
Links U-Z
Other Links

  •    Opensource Linux software and cloud tools
  •    Server, storage and managed services
  •    Collocation and hosting services
  •    Data protection solutions
  •    WordPress Updraft Cloud Backup Plugin
  •    Uptime Institute
  •    Capacity management tools
  • Logicalis   IT solutions and managed services
  •    Cloud, managed and data center services
  •    USB trade association
  •    Co-location facility and hosting service
  •    LISA and data center forums
  •    United States Green Building Council
  •    VDI and desktop cloud solutions
  •    Security and encryption tools
  •    Unstructured data management and protection
  •    Cloud encryption for hosted exchange
  •    Cloud backup, file and data sharing
  •    Data protection and cloud storage services
  •   Cloud, colo and manged service hosting –
  •    Virtual desktop management tools
  •    Converged infrastructure solutions
  • vdbench     vdbench storage testing/workload generation tool
  •    Virtual server data protection, reporting, monitoring, cap planning
  •   Cloud infrastructure technology solutoins –
  •    SSD cache software (Bought by WD)
  •   VM performance management tools Added 11/30/10
  •    Backup data protection tools
  • Venus   Venus    AWS connect parter, Hosting/cloud/access services
  •    Cloud hosting
  •    Blade servers and blade storage
  •    Infrastructure Resource Management (IRM) and energy reporting tools
  •    Network monitoring software
  •    Third party testing service

  •    Data search, discovery, classification
  •    Object database management solutions
  •    Server I/O virtualization
  • Vibe    AWS connect parter, Hosting/cloud/access services
  •    Swiss army knife and USB thumb drive
  •    Rights management, audit and compliance
  •    Security management tools
  •    FLASH SSD storage solutions
  •    FLASH SSD storage solutions
  •    Value added reseller
  •    Security, data loss, data leak prevention
  •    SSD based database management solutions (Bought by WD)
  •    Data center and infrastructure resource management (IRM) tools
  •    Server virtualization management tools (Bought by VMware)
  •    Virtual I/O and I/O virtualization (IOV)
  •    SAN probes/analyzers (Formerly Finisar Analyzer tools)
  •    Server virtualization (Bought by Oracle)
  • VirtunetSystems    Storage I/O acceleration and cache tools for VMware
  •    Cloud, virtualization IT consulting and staffing
  •    Managed service provider, cloud and hosting service
  •    BC, DR and data protection solutions
  •    Cross vendor cloud storage reporting and srmprovider
  •    Storage networking component supplier
  •    eDiscovery and search
  •    Virtualization tools and data protection for virtual servers
  •    Video management software tools
  •    VM performance tools (Bought by Quest, bought by Dell)
  •    Cloud consulting and outsourcing
  •    Cloud and virtualization workload management
  •    Server virtualization software (Bought by EMC)
  • Vocus   Vocus    AWS connect parter, Hosting/cloud/access services
  •    InfiniBand Technology
  •    Data loss prevention tools (Bought by Symantec)
  • Vormetric   Data security solutions
  •    Specialized network service provider
  •    Virtual and converged networking and consulting
  •    Network monitoring
  •    Backup and data protection solutions
  •    Cloud and virtual networking, IOV
  •    Desktop management solutions
  •    iSCSI storage
  •    Western Digital Disk drives
  •    Security solutions
  •    Flash SSD solutions (Bought by Cisco)
  • Microsoft Skydrive   Cloud storage
  •    Data management and DFR for mobile access
  •    Business services
  •    VAR
  •    High speed networking switches
  •    VAR/Systems integrator
  •    SRA and DPM management tools (Bought by EMC)
  •    Various open tools
  • XenData   Digital Archive solutions
  •    Archive and data footprint reduction solutions
  •    10Gb multi-source trade group
  •    Renamed XIO: Storage sub-systems and software
  •    Storage adapter (iSCSI) and chip vendor
  •    BC/DR and data protection replication tools (Bought by CA)
  •    I/O virtualization and service oriented connectivity – (Bought by Oracle)
  •    scaleout filesystem
  •    SSD startup – Bought by EMC
  •    Storage enclosures, subsystems, test equipmen, Lustre software (Bought by Seagate)t
  •    Networking technologies for cloud and consumer
  •    video solutions
  •    Backup software (Bought by Barracuda)
  •    Cloud backup, storage and file sharing
  •    iSCSI cloud storage
  •    Converged, Virtual systems and cloud monitoring, DCIM
  • Zentera   Private cloud and IaaS solutions
  •    Data protection for virtual environments
  •    Storage over IP alternative to iSCSI
  •    Cloud storage solutions
  •    Database management tools
  •    Systems development
  •    VDI management tools and platform
  •    Email archive and management solutions
  •    Open source data backup
  •    Online and cloud management solutions
  •    Network and systems monitoring and management

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.

Links A-E
Links F-J
Links K-O
Links P-T
Links U-Z
Other Links

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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