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Cloud Storage

Overcoming the DRaaS Time Compromise - Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) looks great on paper. DRaaS vendors tell organizations that they can eliminate their disaster recovery site and recover on-demand, in the cloud. The potential for cost savings abounds. Organizations have the potential to reduce
File Servers; Is It Time to Say Goodbye? - Unstructured data is the fastest-growing segment of data in the data center. A significant portion of data within unstructured data is the data that users create though office productivity and other specialized applications. User data also often represents the bulk
Does Cloud-Native Mean Cloud Protected? - As organizations migrate applications to the cloud, they sometimes assume that data protection is built-in to the service. However, what cloud service providers offer is high availability and durability, not backup. But organizations, whether their applications are in the cloud
Veritas Flex 5150 Briefing Note – Solving the Edge Data Center Protection Challenge - Organizations are no longer all centrally located at a single headquarters. They are not even a collection of three or four locations. Instead, the modern organization can have dozens of sites. In specific industries like retail, these organizations can have
Is Your Storage Ready for the Data-Driven Economy? – SwiftStack Briefing Note - Organizations need to re-think their storage architectures for the data-driven economy. How an organization captures, stores, and analyzes data, can dictate how successful it might be in this new economic model where data drives organizations. The data-driven economy is not
Virtual Instruments Briefing Note – Virtana Announcement - The data center, in most cases, is a mixture of legacy and modern applications that exist, both on-premises and in the cloud. To provide organizations with a competitive advantage, IT needs to use and manage these resources efficiently. IT professionals
A Better Convergence for Converged Data Protection? - Converged data protection solutions attempt to manage all backup software and protection storage management operations from a single interface. These solutions also tend to be scale-out, addressing another big backup pain point, scaling and managing the backup repository. The challenge
How to Make HCI Work Like the Cloud - Increasingly, organizations are looking to hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) to simplify their on-premises architectures to make them more cloud-like. Obvious considerations for IT professionals looking to move to HCI are Cisco HyperFlex, Dell EMC, Nutanix, and VMware HCI. This writeup is
Purpose-Built Backup for Unstructured Data - Unstructured data has grown dramatically in terms of total capacity, the number of files, and criticality to the organization. Home directories now represent the bulk of the organization’s creative output, and losing or not being able to find that data
Integrating On-Premises SDN with Cloud VPC - One of the best examples of software defined networking (SDN) in action is in the cloud. When organizations use compute and storage resources from Amazon, Google and Microsoft clouds they don’t get to go into those data centers and configure

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