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SlideShare: Tips for The Weekend – Stop the Unstructured Data Madness

Most organizations are not satisfied with their ability to backup, recovery and correctly retain unstructured data. The combination of unprecedented growth and increased scrutiny caused by regulations like GDPR and CCPA is pushing organizations to the brink. It’s time to

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Does NVMe Flash Mean the End of SAS Flash?

Before NVMe, most flash systems were either serial attached SCSI (SAS) or Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) based. In all-flash arrays, SAS was the preferred protocol because of its higher bandwidth and ability to support multi-port connections. NVMe is the

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Fifteen Minute Friday: Designing Cloud Storage for the Data Center, the Edge, and the Cloud

When most vendors talk about solving an organization’s storage problems, they typically are talking about solving their challenges in one of three categories: the data center, the edge or the cloud. The reality is that even within these three categories,

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How Data Centers Can Implement Open Networking Now

The use of Open Networking promises operational value, data center flexibility and a reduction in the cost of network infrastructure. Next Generation SDN (Software Defined Networking) promises automation, increased agility and a reduction in operational costs of data center networking

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HCI 2.0 Delivers Enterprise Class Performance

One of the initial appeals of hyper-converged infrastructure is its use of commodity hardware which in theory lowers costs. The reality is that most commodity hardware isn’t able to fully utilize high-performance CPUs, internal connectivity and high-performance NVMe media, which

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Is the Cost of Switching Backup Solutions Worth the Cloud Gains?

Organizations look to change data protection software for a variety of reasons. Two of the most popular involve the cloud; cloud backup storage and disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS). There are many problems though with switching software and the

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Protection Service Levels – Sometimes OK is OK

In my last blog “The Problem with Gold-Only Data Protection Service Levels” we looked at how to design a gold service level for data protection and what the pros and cons of that approach are. In this entry, we look

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How to Evolve From Unstructured Data Protection to Unstructured Data Management

A recent report from Igneous, “The State of Unstructured Management 2018,” indicates that most IT professionals are not satisfied with their ability to meet organizational expectations about the backup, recovery, and retention of their unstructured data sets. The value that

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Live Webinar: Designing a Storage Consolidation Strategy for Today, the Future and the Cloud

Most storage consolidation strategies fail because they attempt to consolidate to a single piece of storage hardware. To successfully consolidate storage, IT professionals need to look at consolidation strategies that worked. Server consolidation was VMware’s first use case. It was

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eBook: Are You Evolving Your Unstructured Data Management Strategy?

Unstructured data is changing. What was once a relatively small data set made up mostly of user home directory data is now a massive data set that is proliferating and is made up of much more than just user data.

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