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Primary Storage Deduplication is Here

In our recent webinar, “The Truth About All-Flash Deduplication”, which is now available for on-demand viewing, we asked attendees where are they applying deduplication technology to improve storage efficiency. It was little surprise that backup storage, at 36% of the

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Correcting EMC – Tape is More Innovative Than Disk

It happened again, another industry veteran has dismissed tape as an obsolete technology. This time it was an EMC executive responding to the tired question “is tape dead yet?”, posed in a recent TechTarget interview. His response was “There is

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VMware Storage Problems Not Just Performance Related

A discussion about the storage infrastructure supporting virtual servers or virtual desktops almost always starts with a focus on performance. After all, solving the much talked about I/O Blender problem often takes center stage. But according to a poll conducted

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The TCO of Meeting a Backup Window

Backup is a budget area that’s considered an expense, one for which investment is typically minimized. When money is spent it often goes to short-term fixes for the most essential parts of the process, like meeting the backup window. This

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Online Analytics Company Leverages Isilon’s Scale Out Storage for Big Data and Virtualization

One of the big challenges faced by today’s data center is dealing with the mixed workloads that applications like analytics, back-office operations and server virtualization present to the storage infrastructure. In many instances IT professionals are faced with having to

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