Deduplication

Deduplication

Solving The Challenge with Endpoint Data Strategies - Applying data center data management best practices to endpoints is particularly challenging. As discussed in our prior post, there is the physical challenge that most organizations have hundreds if not thousands of endpoints and those endpoints are mobile. Managing and
Endpoints – From Laptop Backup to Total Data Management - Today, even basic and consistent backups of endpoints are a rarity. Given all the threats that an organization faces, and the uniqueness and value of the data found on user devices like laptops, tablets, and smartphones, endpoint protection is critical
What Ever Happened to the Software Defined Data Center? - About a decade ago, VMware introduced the vision of a software-defined data center (SDDC). Unlike data centers of yesteryear, a software-defined data center was supposed to leverage intelligent software and commodity hardware to create a flexible data center that could
Designing an All-Flash Data Management Strategy - Thanks to decreasing flash media pricing and data efficiency technologies like deduplication, all-flash arrays are now commonplace in many data centers. In most cases though, the purchases of first generation all-flash arrays were to solve a specific performance problem. Now
Utility vs. Solution – What’s Best for Enterprise Cloud Migration? - When IT needs to get something done once, or just occasionally, software utilities are a quick and easy way to accomplish the task at hand. Sometimes though, IT needs something more, a solution that will become part of the data
How Do You Manage Petabytes of Data? - Managing petabytes of data is fundamentally harder than managing terabytes. Getting management wrong could cost the company thousands or worse lead data lost that could cost the company millions. Problems that you can ignore or confront with brute-force techniques with
What Storage Product Should You Use in the Cisco UCS Storage Server? - Customers of Cisco’s UCS 3260 Storage Server can run any software defined storage product that is available as a software-only product. The question is how does one pick amongst the many that are available? Understanding the performance and functionality needs
Is There A Better Option Than DRaaS? - Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) is very appealing to data center administrators looking to meet ever tightening recovery objectives but still reduce costs. By leveraging DRaaS, organizations can eliminate the cost of a secondary site and buying stand-by equipment
The Impact of Big Backup on Disk Backup Appliances with Data Deduplication - Thanks to data efficiency, disk is the primary backup target in most data centers. However, with backup, weeks, months and years of retention are kept and therefore the cost of straight disk is untenable. However, with data deduplication, which compares
Copy Data Management is Ready for Prime Time - The data center’s biggest challenge is not dealing with the capacity growth of the primary data set, it is dealing with the growth of the secondary data set. The secondary data set is copies of data it creates from primary

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