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ChalkTalk Video: How Can Object Storage Solve The Ransomware Problem?

Ransomware is one of the biggest challenges facing organizations, regardless of size. It breaks backup because the data you are most likely to pay to un-encrypt is the data that your organization has been changing since the last backup occurred.

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Can Your Server Survive a Fire or Flood? – ioSafe Briefing Note

My dad always said, “The best fight is one you don’t have.” In the same way, the best restore is one you never have to do. We all believe that, and we do our best to avoid every restore we

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Has All-Flash Really Reached Price Parity on NAS?

Flash has reached the same price as disk! At least that is what all flash vendors want you to believe. But is it true? Has flash really reached price parity with disk? As is often the case it depends on

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StorageShort: Are All-Flash Arrays Really the same Price as Hard Disk Arrays?

A claim that many all-flash vendors are making is they reached price parity with hard disk based arrays. If that is true, then organizations would be crazy to buy any storage system with a hard disk in it. But it

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What is Data Management Sprawl?

Data Management is the art of intelligently moving data to the tier of storage that best balances the performance requirements with the cost of storing it and stage of its life cycle. In a perfect world, organizations would put all

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Is it Time to Reboot Primary Storage?

Primary storage has remained the same for quite some time. It comes in two primary forms: block or file, also known as SAN or NAS. Yes, each of these two forms can be filled with a mix of ingredients, including

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Why Should You Optimize File Servers?

Windows file servers remain one of the most popular ways for an organization to store and share data between employees. One of the reasons for this popularity is when a server reaches capacity or starts to suffer performance problems it’s

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