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Data Preservation vs. Data Archive

Eighty percent of an organization’s data is active and 15% of it really matters. Archiving is the management of the 80%. Data preservation is the management 15%. While organizations often need help identifying the 80% of data that is not

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The State of Storage Architectures

Storage architectures evolved from the legacy scale-up architectures to scale-out architectures. Scale-out architectures evolved into hyperconverged architectures. The data center is also evolving, of course, but at an even faster pace. The problem is all this storage evolution has not

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StorageShort: What Services Should MSPs Add To Their Portfolios?

Managed Service Providers (MSP) are under pressure to add more services to their portfolios. Most started with backup and now are looking to add services like application hosting and virtual desktop as a service. Not only are these services complicated

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Integration Primary and Secondary Storage – Reduxio Briefing Note

In most data centers, there are two distinct types of storage. Primary storage to respond to the needs of performance demanding applications and secondary storage to maintain a backup and provide secondary copies of the primary storage. These two tiers

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New White Paper – Can You Use The Cloud for Long Term Data Preservation?

Most organizations have a subset of data they need to preserve. Preservation is different than archiving. Preservation means that the data can’t be changed, must always be readable and the organization needs to know who is accessing it. Often there

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Is it Time to Retire Your NAS?

It’s time to retire Network Attached Storage (NAS) – at least as we know it. These systems, glorified file servers, are over two decades old. In that time, users have become more mobile, and organizations more diverse. What seemed like

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A Private Cloud That’s More Than A Backup Appliance – Cloudian Product Analysis

An organization’s backup storage target options have changed from simple tape to an almost bewildering number of options such as fully integrated backup appliances, secondary storage systems, cloud storage, object storage and various other software defined storage (SDS) systems. An

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