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NAS Storage

Building a Better Backup Appliance – iXsystems Briefing Note - When it comes to storing backup data, IT professionals have a lot of options from which to choose. Dedicated backup appliances tend to be the most popular selection. Another option is using the backup software’s built-in storage capabilities and building
Backup Software Needs to Provide Freedom of Choice – Nakivo Backup and Replication 7.5 - Backup software used to be a conduit through which data moved from primary storage to some form of protected storage. Today though, backup software vendors are increasingly forcing customers down a pre-selected path. Vendors are now bundling their solutions with
Overcoming The Object Storage Stumbling Block – Complexity – Scality Briefing Note - The case for object storage is compelling. Object stores can scale to store hundreds of petabytes of information very cost-effectively. They also support a variety of unstructured data use cases including replacing NAS for storing home directories, long-term storage of
How to Protect the Entire Hybrid Cloud – Druva Briefing Note - Most organizations use the cloud in a hybrid manner. Some applications and workloads remain on-premises, while some are transitory between on-premises and the cloud, and still others are cloud only. The distributed IT model puts a new strain on the
For SDS on NAS, Hardware Matters – iXsystems Briefing Note - A well established concept in the Network Attached Storage (NAS) market is Software Defined Storage (SDS). SDS is tailor-made for NAS, as a file system is, after all, a software construct and it should run on any hardware. While SDS
What Went Wrong with Enterprise File Sync and Share – MyWorkDrive Briefing Note - Sometimes IT vendors are guilty of answering questions that no one is asking. Such is the case with enterprise file sync and share (EFSS). For the most part, users just want to share office files with other colleagues and occasionally
Solving NAS Migration Pain – Komprise 2.7 Briefing Note - Every few years an organization needs to purchase a new network attached storage (NAS) system. The old system either has reached its capacity limits or no longer meets the performance expectations of new users and applications. The options for a
Creating a Cloud Extension Instead of a Cloud Migration Strategy – Nexenta Briefing Note - As data centers consider the role cloud compute and storage will have in their organization’s IT strategy, they look for solutions to extend what they already have, not solutions that require them to start over in the cloud. One of
Protecting The Data-Driven Organization – Imanis Data Briefing Note - Most organizations make decisions based on data. In recent years, the amount of data that these organizations can access to help make those decisions has exploded. More data, though, won’t help unless the organization can analyze that data. It became
Creating a Tape Exit Strategy – BridgeSTOR Briefing Note - While one can argue the pros and cons of a tape exit decision, no one can argue the fact that organizations are making that decision every day. If an organization decides to eliminate tape from its data protection strategy it

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