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Live Webinar: Cloud Archiving – Amazon Glacier, Microsoft Azure or Something Else?

Amazon Glacier seems like the ultimate archive; capacity costs are impressively cheap, it never has to be upgraded or replaced and all the data is off-site. The problem is at some point the organization is going to need to recover

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Will There Be Another Great Storage System Company?

For a new storage company to stand above the rest it has to, within its category, provide better performance, better cost or simplify management. Over the past two and a half decades we’ve seen many companies deliver these requirements. Is

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What is a End-User Data Management Strategy?

Users are more mobile than ever and while devices like tablets and smartphones are commonplace, most road warriors get most of their work done on laptops. A lot of the data on these laptops is unique and is never stored

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Unified Storage 2.0

There are so many ways that organizations use data and for the most part each use case needs a different storage system. The problem is a “storage system for every use case” strategy is expensive, complex to manage and very

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Storage Architecture 3 – Composable Storage

The data center needs a new storage architecture. The first architecture, dedicated scale-up storage, provides high performance and efficiency but is operationally complex at scale. The second architecture, scale-out shared everything architectures provides operational simplicity at scale but is less

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Understanding The AWS Storage Portfolio – Amazon Briefing Note

Amazon Web Services (AWS) support a large number of use cases, ranging from high transactional applications to analytic processing applications, as well as backup and archiving solutions. As vendors and data centers decide on how they will use Amazon they

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ChalkTalk Video: Merging Storage Silos

It seems like today’s data center has a storage system for every occasion. There is NAS for unstructured data, block for databases, archive systems to meet compliance demands, data protection storage to store backups and now mobility storage to meet

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