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Embracing Cloud Storage Services for Data Durability and Availability

Legacy storage architectures are notoriously expensive and complex. Factor in the blazing pace at which data growth is accelerating, alongside rising pressure from the business for ubiquitous and always-on data availability, and a new nightmare is brewing for IT –

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The State of Enterprise Cloud Storage

Cloud storage is typically known for its seemingly infinite capacity and low upfront costs. It also is operationally more economical since the organization does not need to house all the gear in its data center. The outsourcing of the hardware

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Disaster Recovery with Cloud as Primary Storage

The first blog in this series discussed initially using a Cloud as Primary Storage solution for data protection and then in the second blog in the series, transitioning to using the Cloud as Primary Storage to store production data. In

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How to Go All-In with the Cloud as Primary Storage

In our on demand webinar, “Eliminate Backups and Simplify DR with Hybrid Cloud Storage“, we discuss how IT can use the cloud as primary storage to improve their data protection process while dramatically reducing their investments in secondary storage. Since

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SlideShare: Eliminate Backups and Simplify DR with Hybrid Cloud Storage

The cloud should be a valuable ally in helping organizations eliminate backup infrastructure and increase their disaster recovery (DR) confidence. The reality is that current cloud backup and DR solutions fall short because they don’t fully exploit cloud resources. Most

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Understanding the ROI of Cloud as Primary Storage

As we discussed in our recent webinar, “Eliminate Backups and Simplify DR with Hybrid Cloud Storage,” IT planners can start small, sending backups to the “Cloud as Primary Storage” solution but where the ROI gets powerful is when the organization

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Making Primary Storage Fulfill the 3-2-1 Rule

The 3-2-1 rule states that an organization should have three copies of data on two different types of media, with IT storing one copy off-site and preferably offline. Traditionally, organizations count on the backup process to meet the 3-2-1 rule’s

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Webinar: Eliminate Backups and Simplify DR with Hybrid Cloud Storage

The cloud should be a valuable ally in helping organizations eliminate backup infrastructure and increase their disaster recovery (DR) confidence. The reality is that current cloud backup and DR solutions fall short because they don’t fully exploit cloud resources. Most

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Not all Cloud NAS are the Same – Understanding Cloud NAS Architectures

Unprecedented data growth, increased demands for performance and new use cases like analytics and IoT are pushing Network Attached Storage (NAS) to the breaking point. Organizations are looking to cloud storage to help them solve the problem and stop the

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Cloud NAS vs. Large Files – How Cloud NAS can Win

Many Cloud NAS solutions leverage a local cache to get around the latency problem when retrieving data from the cloud. If the requested file is on the local cache the user will notice no performance difference than before they had

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