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Are Instant Recovery and Inline Deduplication Compatible? – Altaro Briefing Note

Is instant recovery compatible with inline deduplication? That’s the question I found myself asking after listening to the briefing for Altaro VM Backup 7, since Altaro announced the addition of both features in this version. I’m a fan of instant

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How to Solve Storage Challenges in Software as a Service (SaaS) Data Centers – Kaminario Briefing Note

The software as a service (SaaS) market is projected to be a $117 billion dollar market by 2019. While most of these solutions incubate in the public cloud, successful SaaS providers reach a point where the disadvantages of renting the

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Datrium Adds Data Protection Features – Datrium Briefing Note

What if you could have the performance advantages of local flash storage and the data protection advantages of hyperconverged infrastructure without the limitations of either? That is the goal of Datrium DVX, a unique product to say the least. We

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Realizing the Promise of HSM – Komprise Briefing Note

Organizations have always struggled with the cost and complexity of maintaining sufficient storage for all their data. Instead of getting better, the problem just gets worse. Those of us who have been in IT for longer than a decade probably

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Solve Your Storage Headache – Unlimited Scale but Controlled – Qumulo Core 2.6 Briefing Note

Then and Now Over the last decade, organizations have experienced massive changes in the data center and the storage industry. Workloads found in modern data centers today are vastly different from what was common back in the days of dedicated

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How to Enable the Cloud to Master Physics – SwiftStack Briefing Note

The problem with the public cloud has always been physics. We like the idea of being able to access our data anytime anywhere, but the reality often falls short. It takes a lot of horsepower to get data from point

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Object Storage Maturing – Scality Briefing Note

When private cloud object storage vendors first started appearing on the market, many of them were missing many core features. Some did not have any concept of enterprise access control, encryption or versioning, while others did not have multi-region support.

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