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Cloud Compute Needs Enterprise Storage – Nimble Briefing Note - Cloud providers like Amazon, Google and Azure all provide both compute and storage services. Compute is used to host applications and storage is used to store data. The cloud is tailor made for providing compute because applications that are multi-threaded
Do Data Centers have Boundaries Anymore? – CloudVelox Briefing Note - Sometimes you feel like a cloud. Sometimes you don’t. That’s the idea behind the boundary-less data center. Sometimes you want to run a workload in the public cloud and sometimes you want to run it on your hardware. A boundary-less
Got Servers? – Get Storage – NooBaa Briefing Note - One of the requirements facing buyers of software defined storage (SDS) is that, by definition, it still requires hardware. SDS Vendors deliver some solutions in the form of either a dedicated appliance, some offer flexibility by specifying a Hardware Compatibility
The Challenges Facing Docker on Windows – WinDocks Briefing Note - Until containers support persistent storage that can be easily backed-up, their use will be limited to test and development. This is not to say that containers can’t bring significant value to the test and development world. It’s just that they
Cloud Storage: Graveyard to Goldmine – HubStor Briefing Note - The appeal of cloud storage is increasingly hard for businesses to resist. Major providers continue to drive down costs and cloud gateway providers are making it easier and easier to get your data to the cloud. The problem is most
Backup Software, Hardware Integration Challenges – StorageCraft Buys Exablox - Data protection is made of three components; the software that identifies and copies the data needing protection, the hardware that will store the protected copy and the IT professionals that drive the process. When two of these components are combined,
Does Networking as a Service Make Sense? – Datto Briefing Note - The “as a service” moniker is appearing everywhere. Everything from storage to compute to networking is now being offered as a service. More and more companies are opting to have service providers provide their core infrastructure services – as a
Are you buying more Cloud Services than you need? – FittedCloud Briefing Note - People erroneously think that you only pay for what you use in the cloud – and that is technically true. What you might not realize is that what you pay for is what you provision and not what you actually
Solving the Distributed Storage Challenge by Centralizing Your Data – Talon FAST Software Briefing Note - Modern organizations continue to face an uphill battle as they struggle to meet the challenges of storing ever-growing amounts of unstructured data while also cost effectively managing their distributed storage environment. Many organizations are now moving data and operations to
Overcome the Data Protection Dilemma – Vembu Briefing Note - Virtualization through hypervisors like VMware and Hyper-V have simplified the data protection and application recovery processes but they have not made it less expensive. Additionally most of these virtualization-specific data protection solutions are almost too myopic, ignoring physical machines all

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