Monthly Archives June 2021

Change Management is Difficult for Many Organizations. Think of a time when you implemented a new piece of technology in your office or at home, whether it was software, hardware, or even something as simple as finally switching to the latest version of your operating system that you’ve put off updating until you had to. That leap from old to…

Before 45Drives became its own company, its sister company, Protocase, began working with Backblaze, a cloud storage provider. Backblaze prototyped a large, wooden open design storage pod and engaged the services of Protocase to help bring their concept to reality. As a result, they had a functioning storage pod made from cold-rolled steel ready for their data centers within a year.…

Before we dive into why we decided to use direct-wired architecture - let's talk about what direct-wired actually is. So, what is a direct-wired architecture? In a server with direct-wired architecture, there is a 1 to 1 connection for the drive to the system with the full throughput of each drive in the server. The drives connect through a card called…

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