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The Impact of Extremely High Density SSD Drives – Viking Technology Briefing Note

The next generation of solid state drives (SSD) are coming to market. Some are focused on performance and are leveraging NVMe connectivity to reduce latency. Others are focused on extremely high capacity (50TBs+) and are designed for dense data center

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Integration Primary and Secondary Storage – Reduxio Briefing Note

In most data centers, there are two distinct types of storage. Primary storage to respond to the needs of performance demanding applications and secondary storage to maintain a backup and provide secondary copies of the primary storage. These two tiers

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Product Analysis – How Rubrik Handles Ransomware Recovery

A ransomware attack puts IT in a battle against the malware author. To the victor goes the data. Every organization needs a prevention strategy. It also must realize that at some point the virus will get through, and at that

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Flash for Files

Flash-based storage systems continue to make inroads into the enterprise. Initially those inroads started as flash systems targeted at improving database response time. Then it spread to virtual workloads to alleviate the IO blender. Now, flash storage is on the

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Heterogeneous Storage Analytics Difficult to Gather

Knowledge is power. But knowledge in a heterogeneous storage environment can be difficult to come by. Modern data centers often have a mix of software-defined storage, traditional proprietary storage, all-flash or hybrid storage arrays, and even cloud storage – all

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NAS vs. Object: Protecting High File Count Systems

The modern data center today is faced with storing, managing and protecting an ever-increasing torrent of data, most of which needs to be stored for indefinite periods of time due to various government rules, regulations and laws. File counts have

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