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ChalkTalk Video – The right way to the SMB Cloud

The storage cloud is very appealing to small companies for several reasons. It’s easy to get started – simply install a piece of software on the user’s computer and you’re ready to go – and thanks to the practice of

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Keys to Successful Hybrid Cloud Strategies – Podcast

Avere System’s Mark Eastman and Storage Switzerland Senior Analyst Colm Keegan talk with us about Five Keys to a Successful Hybrid Cloud Storage Strategy. Watch our webinar “Five Keys to a Successful Hybrid Cloud Storage Strategy” and get an exclusive

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The New Storage Center for SMBs – Podcast

Small to medium-sized businesses have special needs for their data centers. I recently sat down with Storage Switzerland Senior Analyst Eric Slack and WD Senior Product Line Manager Paul Chen to talk about how SMBs can use the cloud. Click

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The New SMB Data Center – Podcast

Paul Chen from WD, Eric Slack from Storage Switzerland and I sat down recently to talk about the changing face of IT in small and medium sized businesses. There are a lot of changes taking place as you’ll hear in

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A New Take on SMB’s and the Data Center – Podcast

I just caught up with Eric Slack from Storage Switzerland on a webinar Storage Switzerland is doing with WD on May 21. It will cover SMB’s and the need to update or even build a data center. To register for

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How To Improve Bare Metal Server Performance – Podcast

Think Flash can help improve performance in the Data Center? Think it will only work in a Flash-based server? Think again. To talk about how Flash can help your overall performance, I sat down with Rich Petersen from SanDisk and Eric

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The Next Generation Data Center – Podcast

Changes are coming to the Data Center. It will be highly virtualized with extremely high virtual machine densities. It will thrive on flexibility, cost and efficiency. To talk about The Next Generation Data Center is Jay Prassl from SolidFire and Storage Switzerland

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Fibre Channel vs. Ethernet – Should You Switch?

Depending on which study you read, fibre channel based storage area networks are the topology of choice for somewhere between 40% to 60% of the storage networks in production. The IT professionals that run these networks are besieged with marketing

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Security for File Sync and Share – Podcast

One of the results of a poll on a recent webinar is that many users are concerned about security with file sync and share platforms. To discuss this in today’s podcast are Artie Chang from Panterra and Storage Switzerland Senior Analyst Colm Keegan.

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The DSI can help your career – Podcast

SNIA Chairman Emeritus Wayne Adams and I talk about how the Data Storage Innovation Conference can help you expand your horizons in your current job and how it can help you grow in your career. The DSI is coming up

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