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How to Use Copy Data Locally, Regionally and Globally

Copy Data is secondary copies of data that already exists on primary storage. These copies are used for recovery, reporting, analytics and testing. Most copy data management solutions are really just advanced snapshot management tools. They don’t provide a robust

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Getting More Out of Your Storage with Copy Data Management

Copy data sprawl is quickly getting out of hand. Enterprises are spinning up multiple copies of data to meet growing needs around processes such as retention, test and development, analytics and legal discovery without impacting the production storage system. These

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Adopting Value-Based Data Governance to Meet Modern Data Privacy Needs

Data privacy is a universal concern for enterprises, and not only because of the rise of regulations such as the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). By and large, consumers have higher expectations in terms of how businesses are

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SlideShare: Designing Storage Architectures for Data Privacy, Compliance and Governance

Managing data is about more than managing capacity growth; organizations today need to adhere to increasingly strict data privacy, compliance and governance regulations. Privacy regulations like GDPR and California’s Consumer Privacy Act place new expectations on organizations that require them

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StorageShort: Copies Aren’t Bad but Managing Copies Is Critical

Organizations need to make copies of data for a lot of excellent reasons, and it’s better to make a copy than to impact production performance. The challenge is managing those copies. Organizations without proper control over copy data find that

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Can Copy Data Management Replace Backup?

Backup makes a copy of primary data on a secondary storage tier. It then tries to isolate that copy so that it can’t be changed either from external forces like ransomware or internal influences like users. For the most part

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What is the Data Governance Gap?

In the past most data related regulations focused on data protection and disaster recovery. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), as well as other soon-to-come regulations, continue to have data protection and

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How the Rights of the Digital Citizen Impacts Storage Infrastructure

In our on demand webinar, “Designing Storage Architectures for Data Privacy, Compliance and Governance” we discuss the impact of regulations like the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) on storage architectures. One of

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The Anatomy of the Copy Data Problem

Countless IT processes count on copies of data. Backup is an obvious example, but test/dev, analytics processing, reporting, and file auditing are others. Various studies have indicated that copy data can consume as much as 10X the space consumed by

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SlideShare: Evolving Data Protection from Backup to Copy Data Management

Copy Data Management promises to not only improve the data protection process, it promises to provide value to the organization even without a looming disaster. It can reduce storage costs by presenting virtual copies of data to test/dev, analytics and

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