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Reintroducing Tape to the Modern Data Center – Myth Busting Tape’s Shortcomings

To many IT professionals, tape media and tape libraries seem like an ancient technology used by the “old” IT guys. The reality is tape as a technology can be of significant value to the organization. Almost every data center is

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How to Meet the New Data Protection Requirements

Data protection, specifically the backup process, is a foundational element of most data center architectures. The requirements of that foundation though are shifting from an insurance policy that the organization hopes it rarely needs to an active component of the

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Special Presentation of Meet The CEOs – Commvault and Hedvig

Commvault has acquired Hedvig. What are the ramifications for the combined companies and the storage industry? Find out in our on demand presentation where we have Sanjay Mirchandani, CEO of Commvault and Avinash Lakshman, CEO of Hedvig in a special

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Commvault Buys Hedvig – Insights and Ramifications

The data protection market is at a crossroads. Traditional software vendors like Commvault, EMC-Dell, Veeam and Veritas provide data protection software that resellers or end-users install on servers and storage they acquire separately. The approach tends to be services heavy.

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ChalkTalking Through Commvault’s Acquisition of Hedvig

Commvault made big news with its first acquisition by acquiring scale-out software-defined storage vendor Hedvig. Adding Hedvig to the Commvault portfolio means that customers can continue to buy Hedvig as a storage solution for container environments and secondary storage use

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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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For All-Flash Performance, Hardware vs. Media

In recent years the industry has seen the evolution of flash media from Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) and Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) based interconnects to Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) based interconnects. And now, PCIe interconnect is standardized around

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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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Surviving the Multiple Data Protection App Reality

Most organizations have more than one backup application, in fact most have three to four and are finding the number of backup applications they need to protect the organizations assets is increasing. At the same time industry and governmental requirements

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