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Why is Encryption Key Ownership So Important?

When it comes to encryption, IT is constantly being told to “own the keys.” But why? Isn’t it OK if your provider owns the keys? Encryption keys are how you unlock encrypted data. Whoever or whatever owns the keys has

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Does All-Flash Eliminate the need for Database Tuning?

Database administrators (DBAs) spend a large portion of their day optimizing databases. Do all-flash arrays eliminate that need? While in most cases, the answer to any IT question is “it depends”, in this instance the answer is an emphatic NO!.

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Enterprise File Sync and Share Panel Discussion

The mobile ”work from anywhere” workforce creates new challenges for IT. Users not only need to sync and share data, they need to have data protected and need efficient storage in remote offices. IT can no longer let users establish

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How to Get More from All-Flash Using Software Defined Storage

Flash often makes the hardware selection less important, but makes the software selection very important. The right software can not only ensure optimal flash performance, but also extend flash implementation beyond the typical high-transaction database use cases and into modern

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How To Solve The Three Biggest HCI Adoption Challenges

Guaranteeing application performance, creating a cloud like consumption model and timing the simultaneous replacement of three data center architectures are the biggest hindrances to HCI adoption. Hyperconverged infrastructures (HCI) promise to simplify a data center, making it more cloud like.

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What is Enterprise File Sync and Share?

Enterprise file sync and share brings file synchronization and file sharing under IT control. Its competitor is public offerings that are outside of the oversight of the organization and puts corporate data at risk. For an enterprise file sync and

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Deep Dive XtremIO X2 – Dell EMC World 2017

The press releases are out there but they only cover the XtremIO announcement at a high level. It’s time for a deeper dive. At Dell EMC World, Storage Switzerland spent quality time on the XtremIO X2 update. It promises increased

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