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StorageShort: How to Overcome the Fear of File Deletion

The statistic that 85% of data in most data centers has not been accessed in the last year is often cited, and for the most part it is very accurate. Organizations create more data than ever and retain that information

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A File System in the Cloud vs. A Cloud File System

There are two types of cloud based file systems. One is designed to extend cloud storage into the organization. The other is designed to allow organizations to run applications in the cloud but use more traditional file protocols like NFS

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SlideShare: The Four Requirements of a Cloud-Era File System

File systems are the heart of most organizations. They’re how critical unstructured data assets are stored, organized, and shared. But with files exploding in size and quantity as well as the cloud offering potentially cheaper and more scalable storage than

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Scaling Unstructured Data in the Cloud Era

Unstructured data presents two scaling challenges to the data center. The first is capacity. It comes as no surprise to any IT professional that unstructured data is growing at an alarming rate. The second is performance, which may take some

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Webinar: The Four Requirements of a Cloud-Era File System

File systems are the heart of most organizations. They’re how critical unstructured data assets are stored, organized, and shared. But with files exploding in size and quantity as well as the cloud offering potentially cheaper and more scalable storage than

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The VMware File Services Problem

One of the challenges facing virtualized environments, especially hyperconverged ones is how to provide file services to their users because after virtualization users still need to share data. One method is to select a storage system for the virtual infrastructure

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SlideShare: Do Hyperconverged Systems Need File Services?

Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) products have significantly grown in popularity in the last few years, leading many vendors to adopt a hyperconverged approach. VMware is adding to its portfolio a series of products that make its product more suitable to hyperconverged

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