Deduplication

Deduplication

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
Complexity is Killing Secondary Storage - Most organizations only use their secondary storage infrastructure as protection storage. In some cases, this is because the secondary storage hardware only supports the backup use case. Even if the organization selects more flexible secondary storage hardware, it still primarily
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
Backup as a Service Without Compromise - Protecting an organization’s digital assets is more challenging than ever. Users expect IT to backup all data, retain those backups indefinitely, and be able to recover data quickly with no loss or interruption. At the same time, IT has more
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
How to Meet the New Data Protection Requirements - Data protection, specifically the backup process, is a foundational element of most data center architectures. The requirements of that foundation though are shifting from an insurance policy that the organization hopes it rarely needs to an active component of the
Democratizing In-Memory Computing - The speed and low latency of dynamic access memory (DRAM) are why so many organizations are looking at developing new applications to take advantage of the in-memory computing concept. The problem is that rewriting and migrating to a new application
Overcoming the Real Roadblock to the All-Flash Data Center - All-Flash storage is taking over many, but not all, production storage responsibilities, but because of cost, most organizations can’t justify placing all production workloads on all-flash storage. These organizations then certainly can’t justify placing secondary storage and data protection workloads
Kasten Data Protection and Mobility for Stateful Kubernetes - Serving Enterprise Data Management for Production Container Environments at Scale Containers have a role in enterprise data centers beyond their initial concentration in DevOps use cases. In order to support production workloads such as relational databases, the container environment must
Hitachi Vantara Updates its Content Platform - Going Beyond Archive with Denser, More Intelligent Object Storage Object storage has long been viewed as an archive and long-term retention platform. But in the age of data-driven business intelligence, more frequent and more sophisticated cyberattacks, and data privacy regulations,

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