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Why Data Management is Failing

Data management companies are struggling to gain adoption. These companies offer to save customers money by moving data to the most appropriate tier of storage based on current needs. The thought is to have only a small fraction of data

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How to Improve Recovery Confidence

Almost every recent survey done on the state of backup indicates a very low level of confidence in an organization’s ability to recover in the event of a disaster. There are three reasons for this result. First, the management may

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Can Hyperconverged Work in the Enterprise?

Hyperconverged architectures have an enterprise problem because while they start off simple enough, as they scale they becoming increasingly complex and waste resources. Storage capacity and performance are particularly difficult to use efficiently. Also, intra-networking, when there are a dozen

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How to Protect a Global VMware Environment

Most enterprises have not virtualized their data center; they have virtualized their data centers (plural). The software most organizations choose as their virtual foundation is VMware. Protecting a multi-site VMware environment has unique challenges that IT needs to address. Three

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Six Things Your Boss Needs To Know About DRaaS

Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS), the ability to outsource an organization’s recovery site, typically to the cloud, is rapidly gaining in popularity. The executive team may assume the solution can do no wrong and encourage IT professionals to pursue

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White Paper: Is Your DR Plan Ready for 2018?

When was the last time you looked at your disaster recovery plan? The beginning of a new year is an excellent time to review it and make sure it is ready for changes within your data center, and changes to

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Why Don’t Cloud Backup Solutions Leverage Cloud Compute?

The first iterations of cloud backup solutions were designed primarily to protect individual consumer laptops. Those solutions evolved and eventually were scaled to protect an organization’s laptops. The next logical step was to use the cloud for server and virtual

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