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Developing a Practical Cloud Strategy for Traditional Data Centers

Many organizations want to develop a cloud strategy, but most don’t know where to begin. As a result, the organization stumbles into the cloud, often starting with using the cloud as a secondary backup storage area, with the hope that

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Any Cloud Strategy Requires Understanding On-Premises Workloads

Is a Cloud First Strategy Right for IT? The cloud is a resource that most data centers are trying to factor into their future IT planning. Early adopters have found though that not all their workloads work properly, or at

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Enterprises, You Want Object Storage But Not For Objects

The industry has been espousing the merits of object storage for years now and cloud providers have been quick to adopt the technology. The enterprise, on the other hand, is more cautious, partly because the object storage alternative, Network Attached

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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

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NVMe Details & Capabilities

The next step in all-flash performance is NVMe. Systems equipped with NVMe support promise to increase performance and lower latency. But, IT professionals want to know if their data centers can take advantage of NVMe and how they should plan

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5 Key Trends that Could Challenge Your Data Protection Plan in 2018

The goal of data protection is to protect the organization from outages. The scope of these outages can impact an application, a server, a storage system or an entire data center. IT faces the challenge of restoring the most recent

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