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Lightboard Video: 5 Essential Storage Needs for Global 1000 Cloud Deployments

As the large enterprises look to the cloud to deliver agility and remove complexity and cost, data requirements and storage infrastructure often stands right in the way of achieving organizational goals. To get storage out of the way so IT

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Lightboard Video: Data Protection and Mobility for HCI and the Public Cloud

Organizations are evolving their data centers to be more cloud-like. A significant component of these initiatives is to invest in hyperconverged infrastructures (HCI). Organizations are implementing HCI at multiple locations and, at the same time, are moving some workloads to

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Understanding the Problem of Unification in Most Software-Defined Storage Solutions

The promise of software-defined storage (SDS) aims to unify all of your organization’s storage assets through a single user interface. But that interface is supposed to do more than provide a single pane of glass for monitoring. It is also

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Overcoming the DRaaS Time Compromise

Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) looks great on paper. DRaaS vendors tell organizations that they can eliminate their disaster recovery site and recover on-demand, in the cloud. The potential for cost savings abounds. Organizations have the potential to reduce

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Purpose-Built versus Consolidated Backup

The number of data protection applications designed to back up a specific application or environment is increasing dramatically. These purpose-built backup applications have an almost unfair advantage over legacy solutions and customers seem more than willing to deal with the

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New White Paper: Simplifying Multi-Cloud Data Protection

Organizations are already multi-cloud. They almost always have an on-premises cloud that leverages virtualization like VMware or Nutanix AHV. They also typically have some cloud-native applications or have the desire to migrate some applications to the cloud. Data protection continues

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Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing? Beware of Backup Software Claiming to provide Cloud Data Management

Organizations are already multi-cloud. They often have a cloud-like infrastructure on-premises like VMware or Nutanix. They may also have cloud-native applications based on SQL, SAP HANA or PostgreSQL. Even if the organization doesn’t have a cloud-native application, they may want

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A Better Convergence for Converged Data Protection?

Converged data protection solutions attempt to manage all backup software and protection storage management operations from a single interface. These solutions also tend to be scale-out, addressing another big backup pain point, scaling and managing the backup repository. The challenge

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Overcoming HCI Transition Problems

As they consider a potential transition to a hyperconverged architecture (HCI), organizations need to decide how to migrate data to the HCI platform. They also need to decide what to do with their legacy storage infrastructure that still will be

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15 Minute Webinar: Do You Really Need to Consolidate Backup?

IT Professionals have been on a life-long mission to find a backup solution that can do everything. The goal is to back up the entire data center to a single backup target, all controlled by a single application. Is it

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