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Guaranteeing Application Storage Performance When Virtualizing

It’s no surprise that traditional storage performance falls off a cliff in heavily virtualized server environments. Originally designed to interface with a limited number of hosts, legacy dual controller storage architectures simply cannot meet the I/O workload demands of multiple

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Copy Data in the Cloud

While industry pundits and analysts yammer on about the unrelenting growth of data, the real issue for enterprise data centers and Cloud Service Providers (CSPs), is keeping a lid on the extensive number of redundant copies of information that propagate

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Storage Management – It’s Back on the Shopping List

Storage management tools have sometimes been viewed as a “nice to have” tool by many IT infrastructure planners, however, given all the complexities with efficiently managing resources in today’s highly virtualized server environments, it is quickly turning into a must

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Neos Ventures Helps Enterprises To The Cloud

You can’t get enough good help these days; particularly when it comes to deploying and managing virtualized cloud infrastructure. IT global solutions provider, Neos Ventures, is positioning themselves as a leading player in the burgeoning cloud infrastructure services market to

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A Different Risk from Cloud-based Services

Recently, reports started coming out of the IT press that a well-known cloud provider had announced it was closing its doors, giving customers 30 days to move their data. For most of their clients, this would be an inconvenience, for

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Scale Data Protection With Your Virtual Environment

Thanks to an easy-to-measure return on investment (ROI) most data centers’ virtual server environments are growing rapidly. Many organizations have implemented a “virtualize first” policy, where all new servers are virtualized. In addition, legacy servers are being migrated to virtual

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White Paper – Defining Enterprise Archive

Archiving is the process of moving inactive data from primary disk-based storage to an easy-to-access secondary storage tier. The objective of archiving is to gain cost and operational efficiencies while reliably protecting information for the long-term. An Enterprise Archive is

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What Does It Mean When A Startup Changes CEOs?

In almost every instance the first CEO of a storage startup is the guy with the brilliant idea. When a start up changes CEOs it generally means one of two things; either the company is in trouble or things are

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Cloud Backup Requires Intelligent Recovery

Using the cloud as a destination for backups has evolved from a consumer solution into a viable option for many small businesses and larger enterprises. Today production applications and even entire virtualized environments are leveraging the cloud to augment their

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Optimizing MS-SQL AlwaysOn Availability Groups With Server SSD

Medium- to large-sized data centers count on applications like Microsoft’s SQL Server to support applications that users need to become more productive so that the business can be more competitive. As these applications move into production the businesses become dependent

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