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The State of Hybrid-Cloud and Multi-Cloud

Hybrid-Cloud and Multi-Cloud tend to be the direction that most organizations are heading with their cloud strategy. The problem is the path to both of these cloud strategies is full of unexpected twists and turns. What is Hybrid-Cloud? While these

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Preparing Object Storage for the Cloud Data Management Avalanche

Hybrid Cloud, thanks to its flexibility when deploying compute and storage, is the deployment architecture that most organizations are choosing for their cloud strategy. The challenge is that hybrid cloud, by its very nature, means that data is distributed across

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Why Self-Protecting Production Storage at the Edge?

Enterprises are relying more and more on edge data centers to collect and process critical data in real time. Increasingly, edge data centers require bare metal-levels of performance – but at the same time, these important data streams must be

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Applying the 3-2-1 Backup Rule to Self-Protecting Primary Storage

Primary storage has two key functions, to deliver data as fast as possible to the applications and users requesting it, and to maintain data accessibility in the event of a hardware failure. Primary storage vendors have attempted to expand their

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Meet The CEO: ClearSky Data’s Ellen Rubin

Join us live at 2:15 p.m. EST on Monday, July 8 for a unique opportunity to hear ClearSky Data’s CEO, Ellen Rubin, share her perspective on how combining the cloud and the edge can help IT professionals to mitigate –

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Reducing the Cost of Scaling Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solutions start innocently enough. The organization starts with two or three nodes and initially it handles all their compute, and storage needs quite well. As the environment scales because of the growth of the initial workloads or

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Can the Cloud Cut Data Protection Costs?

Data protection, including backup and disaster recovery, has always been expensive and a hassle. In fact, it was so much of a hassle that some organizations did not protect their applications. This was because they considered that the cost and

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Paper: How to Reduce the Cost of Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Hyperconverged Infrastructures (HCI) promise affordability and simplicity because they are created with commodity servers which are clustered together. These servers are called nodes and the infrastructure expands by adding additional nodes to the cluster. Additional nodes though, mean making space

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What is Automatically Archiving Primary Storage?

A recent Storage Switzerland Webinar “How to Design Self-Protecting Production Storage and Gain Backup Independence” introduced the concept of self-protecting primary storage but what about self-archiving primary storage? The value of self-protecting primary storage is that it improves the quality

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Avoid Cache Misses to Accelerate Application Performance

Backup storage infrastructure is notoriously expensive and cumbersome, but data accessibility and retention is needed to address business intelligence, test and development, malware protection and data privacy regulation compliance requirements. Storage professionals should consider developing a primary storage protection that

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