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Veeam and HPE Consumption-Based Data Management

Consumption-based IT enables the customer to obtain the pay-as-you-go cost effectiveness of cloud services while retaining an on-premises footprint. It also dramatically simplifies IT infrastructure management and planning. Data protection administrators in particular can benefit from this method of acquiring

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Consumption-Based Data Protection Brings Predictability

Bringing predictability to the data protection process is not a lost cause. The problem is that IT lacks a purchasing model to make data protection predictable and a software/hardware stack that works well with that model. As discussed in the

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Lightboard Video: Creating a Universal Infrastructure to Manage High Availability

Applications have seen explosive growth in the enterprise. Where just a few years ago there were three or four mission critical applications now there could be dozens. The organization is also more dependent on these applications than it has ever

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How to Use Copy Data Locally, Regionally and Globally

Copy Data is secondary copies of data that already exists on primary storage. These copies are used for recovery, reporting, analytics and testing. Most copy data management solutions are really just advanced snapshot management tools. They don’t provide a robust

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Lightboard Video: Addressing Data Protection Sprawl with Containers

Enterprises are dealing with the sprawl of data protection services, which adds cost in the form of redundant and underutilized infrastructure as well as management complexity. George Crump, Lead Analyst for Storage Switzerland, and Roger Stein, solutions marketing manager for

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Three Things Missing From Your Enterprise Cloud Backup Solution

Many organizations are considering switching to a cloud backup solution to meet their data protection needs. Cloud backup promises to reduce the data protection headache by reducing the investment in on-premises infrastructure. And while cloud backup does provide almost automatic

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Getting More Out of Your Storage with Copy Data Management

Copy data sprawl is quickly getting out of hand. Enterprises are spinning up multiple copies of data to meet growing needs around processes such as retention, test and development, analytics and legal discovery without impacting the production storage system. These

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Using the Cloud to Improve Compliance

The modern era of stricter compliance regulations and more privacy savvy consumers changes the backup and disaster recovery paradigms. It necessitates that enterprises obtain a complete, centralized and searchable data repository – as well as more sophisticated risk monitoring, management

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How Can On-Premises Data Protection Make Business Sense?

Cloud-based data protection is appealing and many IT planners are considering it as an option. Can on-premises data protection infrastructures still compete? An on-premises infrastructure still has some technical competitive advantages and with consumption based IT the cloud business model

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Consolidation: The Key to Early NVMe Success

As Storage Switzerland previously blogged, non-volatile memory express (NVMe) access protocols stand to add value to a host of applications, ranging from the performance-intensive newer workload set (e.g. artificial intelligence) to more traditional Tier 1 applications (e.g. Microsoft SQL Server).

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