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How to Make Data Archiving Easier Than Expanding Primary Storage

Most IT professionals will admit that most of their data is inactive and hasn’t been accessed in years. Storage Switzerland finds that over 80% of the data in most data centers falls into this category. There are viable solutions to

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What is Data Center Transformation?

“IT transformation” is among the most commonly-used (and arguably the most over-used) term in the industry today, but no matter how you define it, one thing is clear: almost universally, enterprises are revamping their IT infrastructure to better meet modern

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Snapshots: Your Data Protection Budget Killer

The modern business relies on copy data for a number of mission-critical functions. As a result, more copies must be created, and they must be stored for a longer amount of time. In the event of an outage, data loss

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Using Copy Data Management to Bolster Compliance

As Storage Switzerland frequently blogs, the future is compliance-heavy. The European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is just the start, influencing the formulation of other regulations such as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) as well as a

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Struggling with Data Management and Protection? Consider Data Management-as-a-Service

Previously in this blog series, Storage Switzerland discussed the roles of data protection and data management in the modern data center. Each adds unique value when it comes to cost-efficiently facilitating data availability and privacy, but most software solutions on

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How to Design a Modern Architecture for Data Management and Data Protection

Today’s organizations look at data differently: It’s seen as an asset that can be mined to improve product creation and delivery as well as improve customer satisfaction. External forces also see data differently: Governments and customers expect organizations to maintain

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What is Data Management?

A smart and holistic data management platform is the linchpin to enterprise competitiveness, but at this point in time, it remains largely a nirvana that storage managers are chasing. In this article, Storage Switzerland explains what constitutes data management, how

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What is an Endpoint Strategy?

By and large, endpoints (laptops, smartphones, tablets, etc.) are the core vehicle through which employees complete their work every day. These endpoints are also highly susceptible to malware, theft, loss, damage and accidental data deletion – creating a significant business

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The Increasing Importance of Data Management in the Modern Data Center

Storage Switzerland recently wrote about the need for enterprises to move away from using backup processes for long-term data retention use cases. Backup implementations add value in providing high availability and fast (or instant) recovery of the enterprise’s most critical

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Meet SLAs Cost-Effectively with Application-Consistent Recovery

Modern businesses rely on a large number of divergent applications. As previously blogged by Storage Switzerland, this application sprawl creates the need for a tiered, service level-driven approach to data protection. While the organization’s most mission critical applications require a

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