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Struggling with Data Privacy? Consider Intelligent Data Management

Regulations have proliferated beyond a concentration in a single industry (such as the financial community) or geographical region (such as Europe). Companies do business globally, and the importance of data is causing new regulations like the California Consumer Privacy Act

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What Constitutes a Complete Data Protection Platform?

Endpoint protection has frequently been treated as an expensive hassle that is not worth it. However, for a number of reasons, organizations can no longer risk leaving employees’ laptops, tablets and other devices unprotected. The major concern is that data

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Meet Application Service Level Agreements (SLAs) Without Breaking Your Storage Budget

Effective application performance management (APM) is fundamental to business success. Businesses are relying on applications for differentiated end customer experiences, smoother internal collaboration, and for innovation. Fundamental to making sure that business critical applications are running smoothly (i.e. they are

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Rethinking Your Data Governance Strategy for Compliance

In today’s era of regulations, the role of archive and long-term retention data is changing dramatically. No longer can data simply be shipped off to a “cheap and deep” repository with the hope that it will never need to be

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Key Security Features to Evaluate in Your Cloud Provider

Cloud storage services have evolved significantly in terms of their ability to provide data security, as well as their ability to comply with data privacy regulations such as the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer

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How Ransomware and GDPR Break Image Based Backups and How to Fix It

Image based backups, after the initial backup is complete, only backup change blocks within the item they are protecting. The technology enables organizations to frequently backup critical servers and applications. It also enables the protection of file servers with millions

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Data Management vs Data Protection

Storing data comes with responsibilities, two of which are managing that data and protecting it. Many organizations however, focus most of their attention on protecting the data and almost no attention to managing it. However, focusing attention solely on data

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How are the Benefits and Challenges of the Cloud Evolving?

As the cloud continues to mature, organizations are also increasing their sophistication in terms of how they leverage the cloud. A survey by Osterman Research corroborates what Storage Switzerland is hearing from end users – where previously the cloud was

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How to Make One Thousand Snapshots Useful

Almost every modern storage system claims to support “thousands” of snapshots of production data without impacting performance. While some of the lack of performance impact claims have proven to be suspect, there is little doubt that today’s storage solutions support

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