Cloud Storage

Cloud Storage

Enterprise Class Open SDS – SUSE Enterprise Storage 5.5 Briefing Note - Software Defined Storage (SDS) promises to free organizations from storage hardware lock-in, and to some degree that is true. The problem is SDS then locks the customer into the storage software. Moving from one SDS solution to another is a
What is Intent Based Data Management? – Hammerspace Briefing Note - Data management is moving to the top of many IT project whiteboards and the reason why is simple, organizations are drowning in unstructured data. There is too much data, too many files and organizations store it in too many locations.
How to Prevent Data Leaks in a Collaborative World – MyWorkDrive Version 5 Briefing Note - Collaboration and Data Leak Prevention (DLP) seem to be at odds with each other. Collaboration requires sharing data and it seems like copying that data to a sharing service is the only viable alternative. The only way IT can protect
A Collective Hive for HCI – Maxta MxIQ Briefing Note - Hyper-converged Infrastructure (HCI) simplifies many things for busy IT professionals. As their environment grows, HCI automatically scales with it, adding performance and capacity with each additional node. However, an area where HCI falls short, along with many other storage systems,
Creating a Data Center Compatible Cloud – Elastifile Briefing Note - Organizations spend months creating a “cloud strategy,” and then spend many more months attempting to execute that strategy, sometimes to successful completion but many times the project is abandoned. There are a multitude of problems when transitioning applications to the
Using Machine Learning to Eliminate Data Center War Rooms – Virtual Instruments Briefing Note - According to Dimensional Research, over 60% of enterprises experience two or more significant application performance issues per month. In the modern data center, most users equate poor performance the same as application downtime. Performance issues, though, are usually much harder
Understanding the AWS Data Protection Market – Cloud Daddy Briefing Note - Organizations should keep a backup of applications running on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Unlike on-premises applications where the primary concern is disaster recovery, the primary motivation for protecting cloud-native applications is recovery from cyber-attacks, rogue users or application faults. Each
Enabling a Multi-Cloud Reality – Scality Zenko Briefing Note - Most organizations today, whether they realize it or not, are already multi-cloud. They may be using one cloud to host cloud-native applications, another cloud to store backups of on-premises data, and using software as a service (SaaS) offerings, which may
Modernizing NAS Instead of Replacing It – Qumulo Briefing Note - Organizations are almost universally struggling with storing and managing their unstructured data. From a storage system perspective, vendors offer legacy NAS systems, object storage systems and cloud storage services, all trying to convince IT professionals that they are the best
Making Storage for AI and DL Turnkey – DDN – NVIDIA Briefing Note - When an organization moves Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Deep Learning (DL) projects from the test and design phase to production, the responsibility for maintaining that project often lands in IT’s lap. IT then has to put together an architecture that

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