Sanity News

2017 VMWorld Recap

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Over 500 breakout sessions, keynotes, boot camps and roundtables covering all things virtualization over 5 days in Vegas can only mean one thing; VMWorld is in town! Along with thousands of the sharpest industry experts and practitioners, Sanity Solutions also had a team roaming the halls taking in everything the conference had to offer; we caught up with a few of them to get the download. Read More

Sanity Product Brief: Dell EMC's 14G Servers

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

In May, Dell EMC announced the availability of their next generation of servers, the fourteenth generation. The initial release of servers includes the PowerEdge C6420, Dell EMC PowerEdge R640, Dell EMC PowerEdge R740, Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd, Dell EMC PowerEdge R940. Each of the new generation of servers will also feature the updated idrac9.  Read More

10 Data Virtualization Myths

Thursday, July 27, 2017

When server virtualization first emerged, it was a hard sell to many administrators. Consolidating all of your servers into an emulated software environment was unappealing for several reasons. Building a server through software sounded like complete science fiction at the time and that consolidation of servers onto fewer physical platforms increased the size of a failure domain. Today, server virtualization is pervasive throughout IT Infrastructures.  Read More

Active/Active Clustering 101

Monday, July 24, 2017

When setting up a server infrastructure, there are several options available to deploy a fault tolerant design that can sustain a node failure or multiple node failures. Many system administrators use an Active/Active clustering model since it eliminates downtime experienced by customers in the event of a node failure. Is Active/Active clustering right for your infrastructure? This guide is designed to help you learn more about this topology and its benefits. Read More

Is Artificial Intelligence the Future of IT?

Monday, July 10, 2017

Many of us are familiar with depictions of artificial intelligence (AI) in movies, from humanity’s machine overlords in The Matrix to rebelling machines in i, Robot. However, we’re now seeing AI appearing in the real world. In our day to day lives AI is becoming prevalent. Applications such as Siri and Amazon's Alexa are automating our homes. Our viewing habits influence both the development of new content and recommended content on Netflix. Both Pandora and Netflix leverage predictive technology based on customer's listening or viewing patterns. Both companies analyzes billions of records to suggest content that you might like based on your previous reactions and choices. Read More

Flash Part 2: How Flash contributes to a hyper-converged environment

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

flash_stroage_pt_2_iconIn Part 1 of our Flash series, we explored how this storage technology contributed efficiencies in both time and cost. Click here to revisit that story.  Read More

Sanity Solutions Ranked 388 on CRN SP500

Thursday, June 01, 2017

Sanity Solutions, Inc. Named to CRN’s 2017 Solution Provider 500 List Denver, Colorado, June 5, 2017 – Sanity Solutions, Inc., announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Sanity Solutions to its 2017 Solution Provider 500 list. The Solution Provider 500 is CRN’s annual ranking of the largest technology integrators, solution providers and IT consultants in North America by revenue.  Read More

6 Cloud Storage Security Best Practices

Thursday, June 01, 2017

Cloud Storage is best described as data storage that is presented as a service via a network. While the methodology of presentation varies from traditional storage, the implementation of sound and secure practices is key when protecting your critical data. The fundamental and essential practices of patching software, implementing multi-factor authentication, encrypting critical data and instituting the segmentation of your network are all basic building blocks in an overall strategy to protect your most valuable asset, your data.
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Flash Part 1: Addressing the increasing demands of the business environment

Friday, May 26, 2017

Flash technology answers the question of "How can I modernize my IT infrastructure to keep up with demands for more
agility, efficiency, and speed?”  Read More

Dell EMC World Rewind

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Last week, Las Vegas hosted the first ever showcase of the newly merged Dell EMC. Dubbed “Dell EMC World,” the event didn’t disappoint and Sanity Solutions was in attendance to take it all in.  Read More