Cloud Storage

Cloud Storage

Why is Unstructured Data So Important? - A lot of the advancements happening in storage seem to be for unstructured data. Why is that? Have all of the problems for databases been solved? It’s not like databases are no longer important. But what does seem to be
The Security Advantage of Cloud Bursting - The result of a poll in our latest webinar, “How to Quickly Shift Big Data Processing to the Cloud“, indicates security remains a concern of organizations looking at leveraging the cloud. In the poll, 46% of respondents chose security as
Why Enterprise File Sync and Share is Broken - It seems like every CIO has enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) on their project whiteboard. The problem is that it is stuck there and the alternative, users doing their own thing, seems sort of acceptable. Most EFSS solutions are
Data Preservation vs. Data Archive - Eighty percent of an organization’s data is active and 15% of it really matters. Archiving is the management of the 80%. Data preservation is the management 15%. While organizations often need help identifying the 80% of data that is not
Can The Storage Channel Solve The Cloud Storage Latency Problem - While cloud storage has plenty of benefits, its biggest weakness, latency, keeps it from receiving full adoption. The solution may be found in a group of businesses that many think cloud storage replaces, storage resellers. If they can solve the
The Storage Refresh Needs to Become a Process - Times have changed. Data centers must refresh storage more frequently than ever. The organization wants faster application response to more sophisticated queries across more users. Or it wants to start a totally new endeavor, like better decision making driven by
Is it Time to Retire Your NAS? - It’s time to retire Network Attached Storage (NAS) – at least as we know it. These systems, glorified file servers, are over two decades old. In that time, users have become more mobile, and organizations more diverse. What seemed like
What Happened to the All-Flash Data Center? - About the same time all-flash arrays appeared on the market, pundits started to predict the coming all-flash data center. In the all-flash data center, IT would finally find storage nirvana. There will be no performance issues, the days of tuning
NAS 2.0 Needs To Manage Capacity Differently - Being able to store terabytes or even petabytes of data is table stakes. It’s how data is managed that determines how effective a data driven organization will be in delivering value and controlling costs.The problem is most file systems and
Does The Cloud Need Backup? - There is no such thing as the cloud; there is only somebody else’s computer. Data stored in the cloud (i.e. on someone else’s computer) needs to be protected just like data stored on your own computer. No one would question

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