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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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Tape vs Cloud for Archive and Cold Data

As my colleague, George Crump, discussed in a previous article, “What is Better than Cloud Storage for Cold Data”, cloud storage is great for processing active data but becomes increasingly expensive for storing cold data that is seldom accessed. While

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WOS Access S3 creates Private Cloud with DDN Object Storage

Object storage was designed to support environments like the cloud that can have open-ended scaling requirements. Amazon developed the S3 interface to connect their object-based storage infrastructure to applications running in their own cloud. Now, enterprises can do the same,

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