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NAS vs. The Unstructured Data Vault

There are two primary use cases for NAS. The first demands high performance when using NAS as primary storage to host application data and virtual machines. Modern NAS systems address this use case. The second, and more common, use is

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Do You Still Need a Dedicated Backup Server?

For over a decade the classic data protection architecture included a server whose sole purpose was to receive data from endpoints. This server was responsible for pulling data from the endpoints or receiving data from the endpoints. It might also

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SlideShare: Three Steps to Eliminating Storage Silos

As an organization grows the number of use cases the data center needs to support increases with it. What starts out as a NAS for file sharing, moves to a SAN for database applications, and then storage for data protection.

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Preventing S3 Data Leaks With a NAS

It seems like every week there is news of another Amazon S3 Bucket being left wide open and its data exposed to anyone that figures out the bucket’s URL. Companies experiencing these data leaks include large Fortune 500 organizations and

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Time for a Storage SOFTWARE Refresh – StorONE Briefing Note

When the storage software becomes more efficient, the hardware it runs on suddenly loses the significance it once did. In other words, storage can then truly become software-defined. The problem is so-called software-defined vendors have to pre-configure their software on

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Live Webinar: Solving the NAS to Object Storage Challenge

The ideal first step for enterprise adoption of object storage is the replacement of NAS and file servers. Object storage is suitable for unstructured data storage; it supports almost limitless capacity and file counts, it can better protect and maintain

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Why Do Primary Storage Providers Resist the Public Cloud?

Public cloud storage is highly scalable and very cost effective. It also happens to be located next to an almost infinite supply of compute. Why then do most primary storage vendors pretend the resource doesn’t exist? The answer is quite

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