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Complexity is Killing Secondary Storage

Most organizations only use their secondary storage infrastructure as protection storage. In some cases, this is because the secondary storage hardware only supports the backup use case. Even if the organization selects more flexible secondary storage hardware, it still primarily

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Automating Hybrid Cloud

Creating a hybrid cloud is much harder than organizations expect. Cloud infrastructures run different hypervisors than on-premises, which means it’s necessary to transform the workloads before they can run in the cloud, and then transform them back if the organization

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The State of Disaster Recovery Planning

Disaster Recovery Plans (DRP) are supposed to be an organization’s playbook if they need to recover critical data center operations after a disaster. The issue is that in most organizations, the DRP is outdated if it exists at all. Disaster

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Why Don’t Cloud Backup Solutions Leverage Cloud Compute?

The first iterations of cloud backup solutions were designed primarily to protect individual consumer laptops. Those solutions evolved and eventually were scaled to protect an organization’s laptops. The next logical step was to use the cloud for server and virtual

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ChalkTalk Video: Introducing Enterprise Data As A Service

As IT organizations attempt to modernize, they continue to look for ways to offer more of their capabilities as a service. Good examples of this are software as a service and infrastructure as a service. The problem is one of

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Do Data Centers have Boundaries Anymore? – CloudVelox Briefing Note

Sometimes you feel like a cloud. Sometimes you don’t. That’s the idea behind the boundary-less data center. Sometimes you want to run a workload in the public cloud and sometimes you want to run it on your hardware. A boundary-less

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Copy Data Management for Oracle and the Cloud

Catalogic Briefing Note Managing all the copies of the data in your environment is one of the keys to managing cost and making dev/test and analytics more efficient. Most organizations do a very poor job of managing their copies. A

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The Turnkey Private Cloud

ZeroStack Briefing Note It is hard to argue with the flexibility of Amazon Web Services and similar offerings. With just a few mouse clicks or API calls, customers can have a completely operational database or web server ready for development

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Copy Data Management: In-Place vs. Rip and Replace

Copy Data are the copies of production data made for various business functions. It is growing at an alarming rate as IT and business processes beyond data protection demand access to versions of production data. Copy Data Management (CDM) has emerged to manage this data, creating two sub-categories reflective of their approach; “in-place CDM” and “replace CDM”. In this article StorageSwiss explains the differences in these approaches and how to select the one that is best for your data center.

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