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Getting Data Off a Filer and Living to Tell About It

Network Attached Storage (NAS) systems are primary storage systems, which are ideal for providing very fast access to “hot” (active) data sets that change frequently. Organizations have continuously added capacity to these systems to keep pace with the ever-rising tide

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The Elephant in the Data Center

Briefing Note: Introducing infinite io There is little argument among IT professionals that at least 80% of data is never accessed again after creation. In fact, Storage Switzerland finds that three months after a one week creation-edit cycle as much

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Briefing Note: DataGravity – Intelligent Primary Storage

There is no question that data centers need to provide faster access to ever increasing volumes of data, and do so at increasingly lower price points. To accomplish this storage vendors are focused on integrating flash based storage as well

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Business Outcome Driven Storage

The new mantra for IT is to focus the technology and services their data centers provide on business outcomes. That concept seems more easily applied to front-line and customer-facing applications, like customer relationship management, decision support and Web servers that

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The 3 Problems With Adding Capacity To Your NAS – And How To Solve Them

Disk based Network Attached Storage (NAS) systems have become the workhorse of the data center. These systems are the first responders to the rampant growth of unstructured data facing organizations of all sizes. As a result, these organizations need to

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