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The Security Advantage of Cloud Bursting

The result of a poll in our latest webinar, “How to Quickly Shift Big Data Processing to the Cloud“, indicates security remains a concern of organizations looking at leveraging the cloud. In the poll, 46% of respondents chose security as

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StorageShort: Overcoming Cloud’s Data Gravity Problem

Access to almost limitless, on-demand compute and storage means public cloud providers like Amazon, Google and Azure should be a factor in the strategy of almost any sized enterprise. Most experts recommend a hybrid approach, but the problem is data

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Big Data for Small Enterprises

Big Data is not just for big enterprises. Small to medium-sized enterprises (SME) can reap the same rewards. But SMEs can’t build a Big Data infrastructure like larger enterprises. The good news it they don’t have to, they can leverage

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Webinar: 10-Minutes to Cloud: How to Quickly Shift Big Data Processing

Enterprises aren’t the only organizations that can benefit from big data. Medium and large businesses can too. The challenge is, can these businesses build the same big data infrastructure enterprises do? The short answer is, they can’t. But the secret

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SlideShare: Sizing Up Object Storage for the Enterprise

Object Storage promises many things – unlimited scalability, both in terms of capacity and file count, low cost but highly redundant capacity and excellent connectivity to legacy NAS. But, despite these promises object storage has not caught on in the

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How do Object Storage Systems Protect the Data they Store?

The value of object storage is that it can be the storage backend to a variety of unstructured data use cases, ranging from primary file stores, to unstructured data archives to a backup target for the protection of transactional primary

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Is a Cloud Gateway Enough?

The ability for a storage system to store data in the cloud via an NFS or SMB connection – often referred to as a cloud gateway – is becoming table stakes. At this point in IT infrastructure development, we still

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