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How to Get On-Premises NAS Performance with Cloud Storage

Unstructured data is a big problem for IT professionals. They have to wrestle with serving, storing, protecting and retaining all the information within that unstructured data set. Legacy NAS solutions simply can’t keep up. Cloud storage seems like an ideal

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For SDS on NAS, Hardware Matters – iXsystems Briefing Note

A well established concept in the Network Attached Storage (NAS) market is Software Defined Storage (SDS). SDS is tailor-made for NAS, as a file system is, after all, a software construct and it should run on any hardware. While SDS

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Enterprises, You Want Object Storage But Not For Objects

The industry has been espousing the merits of object storage for years now and cloud providers have been quick to adopt the technology. The enterprise, on the other hand, is more cautious, partly because the object storage alternative, Network Attached

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SlideShare: NAS Refresh? – 5 Reasons to Consider the Cloud

Storage refreshes are something that every data center goes through. However, the most painful are NAS refreshes. It is not just the painful migration of data from the old NAS to the new NAS but also the tedious process of

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What Went Wrong with Enterprise File Sync and Share – MyWorkDrive Briefing Note

Sometimes IT vendors are guilty of answering questions that no one is asking. Such is the case with enterprise file sync and share (EFSS). For the most part, users just want to share office files with other colleagues and occasionally

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3 Reasons Why Networking Breaks HCI Scalability

One of the most appealing aspects of hyperconverged Infrastructures is their ability to scale. When IT needs more compute or storage resources to keep up with their rapidly growing enterprise, they are told to “just add a node”. There is

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Solving NAS Migration Pain – Komprise 2.7 Briefing Note

Every few years an organization needs to purchase a new network attached storage (NAS) system. The old system either has reached its capacity limits or no longer meets the performance expectations of new users and applications. The options for a

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