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Consumption-Based IT with No Minimum Commitment – Lenovo TruScale Briefing Note

The modern data center infrastructure market is characterized by the need for improved agility and responsiveness, and to make more strategic use of IT budgets. Cloud computing has introduced the concept of subscription-based IT service delivery, but it lacks on-premises

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Abstract Applications from Infrastructure for Better Business Outcomes

The number of applications requiring high availability (HA) for business continuity and Tier 0 levels of performance is growing. For IT professionals, delivering on these demanding service level agreements (SLAs) is no easy task as IT environments grow more complex

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Unlimited Licensing for More Profitable MSP Growth – Asigra Briefing Note

Many IT organizations are turning to managed service providers (MSPs) to offload the burden of protecting against the growing number and sophistication of malware attacks, and the increasing volume of data that must be protected. MSPs have an opportunity to

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Modernizing Data Management for a SaaS-driven World – Odaseva Briefing Note

Applications such as Salesforce.com are becoming increasingly data-driven, as businesses seek to harvest and analyze as much data as possible to drive customer satisfaction, maximize productivity of employees, and make more informed business decisions. These applications are delivered through a

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Analysis of Actifio’s Results in Gartner’s Critical Capabilities of Data Center Backup and Recovery

The definition of backup is always changing. Backed up files or databases were typically put into some type of container, such as tar. When backups started being stored on disk, the tradition of putting backed up data into a container

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Can the Cloud Solve the Archive Problem?

The cloud seems like an ideal place to archive data. It provides a pay-as-you-grow model and enables the organization to begin to shrink the size of its on-premises storage footprint. The problem is, though, the three big providers (Amazon AWS,

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Storage Architecture 3 – Composable Storage

The data center needs a new storage architecture. The first architecture, dedicated scale-up storage, provides high performance and efficiency but is operationally complex at scale. The second architecture, scale-out shared everything architectures provides operational simplicity at scale but is less

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What is Enterprise Data as a Service

The IT “as a service” model is working well for organizations. It enables them to start small and scale quickly as IT demand increases. And IT as a service’s value is not limited to start up companies. Organizations of all

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On-Premises, in the Cloud, or Both?

If you ever ask someone whether your data should be on-premises, in the cloud, or both, the answer is often different depending on the source. Cloud vendors think you should store all of your data in the cloud. Traditional storage

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What is a Cloud Ready Platform?

Once an organization has carefully considered all the various factors, requirements and ramifications of a cloud first strategy and has decided to implement it, they need the means to accomplish the migration of their selected data, applications and processes to

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