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Storage Q&A: “The New Requirements of Backup Hardware” with Drobo and StorageSwiss

Backup, backup, backup: it’s what everyone’s talking about these days. You have to save all those files, for one reason or the other, and probably because someone is telling you that you have to save those files. I recently sat

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Storage Q&A: An SMB NAS that brings the Cloud to Small Businesses

For many small to medium sized businesses (SMBs), the cloud may be intimidating. It sounds appealing but they think it’s too expensive or too complex for their business. WD is trying to dispel those notions with a line of products

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Storage Q&A: Three keys to choosing the right Server Flash

Need flash? Think all flash is the same? You might want to read the Q&A from a recent webinar we did with Doug Rollins at Micron. People attending the webinar asked the questions and Doug provides the answers, along with

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Storage Q&A with Jay Prassl, VP of Marketing at SolidFire

The Next Generation Data Center is a concept that companies like SolidFire use to describe an ideal of storage performance, scale, efficiency and management in multi-tenant cloud environments – public and private clouds. But more than an ideal, companies in

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Storage Q&A: Can File Sync and Share be made secure?

Data security has taken on a whole new level of importance in light of recent events like the Heartbleed bug and revelations that major cloud sites have had millions of user credentials compromised by hackers. Recently I sat down with

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Storage Q&A: with Ron Bianchini, CEO of Avere Systems

Recently we had a very well-attended webinar with the CEO of Avere Systems, Ron Bianchini, “Five Keys To A Successful Hybrid Cloud Storage Strategy”. The following excerpt from the Q & A portion of the webinar discusses how businesses can

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Storage Q&A: How to improve Bare Metal Server performance

When people have issues with performance on a server, the first thing they think about is adding flash to that server for tiering or caching. It’s a logical first step. For most companies these servers are hosting their VMware environment,

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Storage Q&A: on the waste of VDI only Storage

Charlie: A lot of webinars coming up with Storage Switzerland. George Crump is with us to talk about these. George, we have everything from server-side flash, to stopping performance sprawl, 5 keys to successful hybrid cloud strategy, and avoiding the

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Storage Q&A: Is Virtualization Breaking Disk Backup?

Charlie: I recently sat down with Storage Switzerland Lead Analyst and Founder George Crump and Senior Analyst Colm Keegan to talk about one of our recent webinars; “How Server Virtualization is Breaking Disk Backup”. We had a large attendance for

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