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Solving the Media and Advertising Firm Storage Challenge

Many media and advertising firms require multi-site collaboration and external file sharing. Like most industries, these firms are also facing unprecedented data growth both within their core data center and at the edge. They, like the larger media and entertainment

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Solving the Right to be Forgotten Problem with Intelligent Unstructured Data Management

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has contributed to an overall greater awareness among both consumers and enterprises of the value of data. As discussed in a previous Storage Switzerland blog, the value of and requirement for

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GDPR is for Everyone – Why All Businesses Need A Data Privacy Policy

Many IT Planners look at the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as a distinctly European problem. The reality is the GDPR and regulations like it, impact businesses around the world. GDPR impacts any business that does business

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How To Leverage Cloud Storage With VMware

VWware, for the most part, is an on-premises infrastructure and that typically means there is an on-premises storage architecture to support it. How, then, can organizations leverage cloud storage in support of their VMware infrastructure? Cloud Storage for VMware Backup

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Archive Lessons from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

SPOILER ALERT!!! If you have not seen Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and don’t want me to ruin the most crucial part of the climax, and you are craving a blog on archiving then go read this blog. You’ve

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ChalkTalk Video: Finally Solving Backup’s Four Biggest Problems

Getting data off-site, managing long term data retention, providing business continuity and backup verification have been some of the hardest problems for backup professionals to solve. The cloud provides some relief but it, by itself, is not enough. The right

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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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Analyst Blog: Data Protection Workshops become Design-shops in 2015

Our second year of Data Protection Workshops, in conjunction with TechTarget/Storage Decisions, are underway and coming to a city near you. The theme of this year’s sessions will be breaking the rules of data protection to meet the stricter and

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Analyst Blog: Why Cloud File Sync and Share is not Backup

In a recent briefing note we discussed the need for backing up cloud-based productivity applications, also called Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), such as GoogleDocs, Office365 or SalesForce.com. People often assume that because these services are storing their data in the cloud, that

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