Product Briefings

How Do You Search an Amazon S3 Bucket? – Scality Briefing Note - With Amazon S3’s native search capabilities, users are limited only to searching the name of the object. Most people however, want to search by many things in addition to the name of the object. Specifically, they would like to be
Is Now The Time for Software Defined Storage – SUSE Briefing Note - Storage remains the thorn in the side of IT as it attempts to meet the expectations of the organization. According to a study commissioned by SUSE, 70% of IT departments say their current storage strategies are not keeping up with
Can You Actively Protect Against Ransomware? – Acronis Backup 12.5 Briefing Note - It is possible to identify and stop ransomware in its tracks. It’s also possible to recover from the damage that ransomware attacks cause. It requires a multi-level approach using intrusion detection systems, ransomware detection systems, and a backup and recovery
Beating Down The Local SSD Myth – E8 Storage Briefing Note - The All-Flash Array market is at a crossroads. The SSD drives they use are getting faster but the systems that hold those drives are not. Today a single NVMe SSD is capable of greater than 700k IOPS, but most AFA
Overcoming the Storage Challenges of Hyperscale Data Centers – Excelero Briefing Note - A hyperscale data center may have hundreds of instances of multiple applications. At any point in time one of these instances may peak and demand a much higher than normal amount of CPU and storage IO, starving other instances and
How To Solve the Unstructured Data Paradox – WekaIO Briefing Note - There is a capacity and performance paradox to unstructured data that wastes IT budget and resources as IT tries to find the perfect solution. In terms of capacity, the organization has more and more data to store each year, and
Refining The Virtualized Backup Process – NAKIVO Briefing Note - The backup software market is very mature. Even virtualization specific backup software solutions have been available for over 10 years. But there is still work to do. In some cases, new releases are taking advantage of new technologies elsewhere in
Integration Primary and Secondary Storage – Reduxio Briefing Note - In most data centers, there are two distinct types of storage. Primary storage to respond to the needs of performance demanding applications and secondary storage to maintain a backup and provide secondary copies of the primary storage. These two tiers
What’s Wrong with a Cloud First Strategy – Velostrata Briefing Note - The problem with a cloud first strategy is organizations assume clouds are the ultimate data centers, that the organization can’t do it better themselves. The reality is that there are some functions where the cloud is more optimal. Then there
Data Center Modernization Needs a Fabric – MapR-XD Briefing Note - There are four storage trends driving data center modernization. These trends are enabling storage architectures that are both dense and have massive scale, while also providing rapid response to applications and analytics. At the same time organizations are global and

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