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MSP Agent or Provider – What Do Customers Want?

In the Lightboard Video below, Eran Farajun, Executive Vice President at Asigra, and I discuss the business of being a managed service provider (MSP). In the video, we discuss how MSPs can build value into their businesses by investing in

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Lightboard Video: MSPs Need to Build Value

Managed Service Providers (MSP) are survivors of the reseller purge seen in the early 2000s, or their founders are trying to be careful to avoid the mistakes made in that era. These organizations prevent the sale of one-time solutions and

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MeetTheCEO: Druva’s CEO Jaspreet Singh

Recently George Crump and I sat down with Jaspreet Singh CEO of Druva, a data protection software company that provides data center class availability and governance for both the mobile and distributed enterprise. We talk to Jaspreet about Druva’s converged

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Podcast: Do you know what High-Value Data is?

High-Value Data is different from mission critical data. Mission critical data ensures the operation of the data center hour by hour. High-value data is critical data that organization has created but is not actively using but still needs to retain

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Securing High-Value Data in Mid-Tier IT

Despite its name, high-value data is often mishandled in many organizations. Often the backup process is counted on to secure and retain this information, but while some of the software has basic archive functionality it was neither intended nor designed

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Webinar: Triple Play Storage Security for High-Value Data

Optimization, compliance, and security come together in a single stack Today’s data-intensive organizations are struggling to confront the rising costs and risks resulting from global growth in information assets, difficulty in complying with new regulations, and the increasing threat of

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SlideShare – Why 2015 is the Year of Copy Data – What are the requirements

Data is the new currency of business. To fully protect and exploit this data requires that it be copied to various backend processes like data protection, compliance and data analytics. The problem is that primary data is growing by 35

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Analyst Blog: Why Design a Forever Retention Strategy?

In 2015 Storage Switzerland is again partnering with Storage Decision / TechTarget to deliver a 13 city road tour on data protection, entitled “Backup 2.0”. As I discussed in a previous column, in these sessions we are going to break

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