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The Architectures behind Cloud Storage

Each of the major cloud providers deliver at least three different types of cloud storage; high performance, archive and cold storage. Each of these storage types share the pay-as-you-go cloud expectation but each differ in terms of cost and performance.

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The Top 5 Reasons VMware Backups Still Break

Lack of Auto-Discovery Lack of auto-discovery is an issue for most backup solutions. As virtual machines and physical hosts are constantly being added to a VMware environment, many backup applications can’t auto-discover them. This means a new VM can go

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The Math Behind Storage Architecture Design

The speed at which the data center is evolving is forcing IT to sacrifice proper storage architecture design. IT is just trying to keep its head above water; it doesn’t have time to swim. This reality leads to a primary

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Securing Backups from Ransomware

Ransomware “developers” know that organizations are likely to count on their backups as a primary point of recovery if they are infected. As a result, these malware programs attempt to encrypt or disrupt backup operations. Other cyber attacks may even

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Next Generation Networks Are Faster

The modern data center is very demanding of its network infrastructure. Next-generation networks need to be more than fast. They also need to be smarter and provide deep insight. Speed seems like an obvious requirement, but there is more to

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