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SlideShare – The 7 Key Reasons why Object Storage lowers Storage TCO

Unstructured data is growing at a staggering rate. It is breaking traditional storage and IT budgets and burying IT professionals under a mountain of operational challenges. Join Cloudian and Storage Switzerland for a panel-style discussion about the seven key reasons

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The Best of both worlds – Cloudian HyperStore Appliance

In our prior article, we discussed how enterprise data centers have a need for software defined object storage technology that can leverage commodity hardware to drive down data center costs and to enable businesses to refresh their storage infrastructure with

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Is Converged Storage right for you? Four questions to ask

If you’re an IT pro who is wearing a lot of hats, simplicity is the name of the game. Virtualization technology has made server management simpler, but storage infrastructure management still lags behind. Converged storage solutions promise ease of implementation

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The two worlds of Private Cloud Storage

Various industry sources estimate that unstructured data (user files, PDFs, email, rich multimedia, machine sensor data, etc.) accounts for upwards of 90% of all new data growth. Software-defined object storage offers an alternative approach to NAS/SAN systems. But many organizations

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How Hyperconvergence can Hyper-drive Virtualization

During a recent Storage Swiss webinar, “Is Convergence Right For You? 4 Questions To Ask”, we polled our audience and asked what percentage of their environment is virtualized. Over half of the respondents selected 25-50% of their environment is virtualized.

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Virtualization made simple with Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Across many data center environments, business data and new applications are rapidly proliferating. In large part, server virtualization has contributed to this growth since it removes many of the logistical barriers for bringing new business systems online. And while there

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Is Convergence Right for You? – Podcast

Just as virtualization created a huge change in the data center, we are on the cusp of consolidation creating major changes in how we operate our facilities. To look at convergence and examine if it’s right for you is Craig

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How File Virtualization and Hybrid Cloud can solve the Copy Data dilemma

“The biggest risk to success is perpetuating the status quo.” So said VMworld CEO, Pat Gelsinger, during his keynote address at VMworld.  He went on to say that, “Today’s world is stuck in silos. Developers against IT, on-premise against off

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Reducing Storage TCO with Private Cloud Storage

With the burgeoning growth of data, many legacy storage systems simply struggle to keep the total cost of ownership (TCO) in check. This article will look at the ways that Private Cloud Storage can address the TCO shortcomings of legacy

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Will your Converged Infrastructure reduce operational costs?

Some manufacturers have developed converged offerings that make the deployment of server compute, networking and storage resources more streamlined by pre-integrating each component into a rack enclosure. While this reduces deployment time, it doesn’t necessarily mean that the ongoing operational

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