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Where Is The Copy of Record in a File Sync & Share Service? – CTERA Product Spotlight

When assessing Enterprise File Sync and Share services (EFSS), it’s essential to understand the concept of the copy of record. What is the “copy of record?” The term is borrowed from the legal world, and it refers to the original

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Finding Object Storage’s Missing Link

Object storage is an excellent secondary tier of storage. It can drive down the cost of storage, improve the quality of data retention and ensure that data is safe in the event of a disaster. Unlike other forms of storage,

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Why Enterprise File Sync and Share is Broken

It seems like every CIO has enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) on their project whiteboard. The problem is that it is stuck there and the alternative, users doing their own thing, seems sort of acceptable. Most EFSS solutions are

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Does The Cloud Need Backup?

There is no such thing as the cloud; there is only somebody else’s computer. Data stored in the cloud (i.e. on someone else’s computer) needs to be protected just like data stored on your own computer. No one would question

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Why is Encryption Key Ownership So Important?

When it comes to encryption, IT is constantly being told to “own the keys.” But why? Isn’t it OK if your provider owns the keys? Encryption keys are how you unlock encrypted data. Whoever or whatever owns the keys has

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Enterprise File Sync and Share Panel Discussion

The mobile ”work from anywhere” workforce creates new challenges for IT. Users not only need to sync and share data, they need to have data protected and need efficient storage in remote offices. IT can no longer let users establish

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What is Enterprise File Sync and Share?

Enterprise file sync and share brings file synchronization and file sharing under IT control. Its competitor is public offerings that are outside of the oversight of the organization and puts corporate data at risk. For an enterprise file sync and

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SlideShare: Storage Refresh? 3 Capabilities Primary Storage Must Have (but probably doesn’t)

If your organization is embarking on a refresh of your primary storage system this year, this is the one webinar that you will want to attend. IT evaluators that haven’t looked at storage in a few years will be impressed

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Enterprise File Sync and Share vs. A File Strategy

Users want their files available to them at all times, on any device and at any location. Organizations are scrambling to implement enterprise file sync and share products answer the demand before users go off and do it themselves with

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Has All-Flash Really Reached Price Parity on NAS?

Flash has reached the same price as disk! At least that is what all flash vendors want you to believe. But is it true? Has flash really reached price parity with disk? As is often the case it depends on

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