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Data Management as a Service – Igneous Briefing Note

Data management is a project that many IT professionals and application owners feel they are too busy or don’t have enough expertise to undertake. Most data management tasks are big projects that take a lot of planning and continuous care

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Bringing an OpEx Model to the Data Protection Service Provider

A managed service provider (MSP) that offers a data protection service typically provides backup, recovery and high availability capabilities to their customers in the form of a subscription based service. In some cases those providers enjoy a similar pricing model

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How to Stay IN the Data Center Business

Experts claim that organizations want to “get out of the data center business” as one of the reasons that organizations want to move to the Cloud. While that justification does come up occasionally, in most cases top organizations are quite

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What is a Cloud-Like Storage Experience for On-Premises Applications?

The public cloud is often described as “just a business model” that provides organizations with the ability to pay for storage and compute resources as they need them. If that were true then the public cloud providers could be easily

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Kaminario Drives Composable Storage 2.0

Accelerated performance and usage-based storage for business critical applications A new generation of composable infrastructure that is truly software-only is required to deliver the levels of multi-cloud data mobility, automation, efficiency and flexibility, which are required by modern workloads. These

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Multi-Cloud Needs Composable Infrastructure

Most organizations now live in a multi-cloud world. Workloads can run on-premises one day and then in the cloud the next, only to return back to on-premises soon after. A challenge for organizations looking for this type of workload mobility

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Alternatives to the Public Cloud

As discussed in our previous blog, cloud computing is commonly heralded as the future, in large part due to the ability to procure and to pay for IT infrastructure resources on demand. The problem is that the cloud does not

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15 Minute Webinar: What Are Composable Infrastructures?

IT professionals are hearing a lot about composable infrastructures and many vendors are claiming to offer a solution, but only a few have truly composable solutions ready for deployment today. The goal of composability is to bring the cloud like

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The Requirements of a Cloud-Like Experience for On-Premises Mission Critical Workloads

The cloud provides computing, networking and storage resources on a pay-as-you-go basis. IT resources become an operational expense. Most on-premises data center resources need to be purchased up front. IT resources are a capital expense. The challenge with purchasing hardware

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ChalkTalk Video: Migrating From VMware to The Google Compute Platform

At the top of most IT project whiteboards is “cloud”. Whether cloud compute or cloud storage, organizations are trying to figuring out how to move their applications or data to these no CapEx environments. One of the most popular is

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