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Protecting Distributed File Data

Where previously unstructured data comprised a minority of the business’s data and was not strategic to the organization, that scale has tipped dramatically. Unstructured data may account for two-thirds or more of the data that businesses are collecting, storing, and

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SlideShare: Overcoming the Shortcomings of Legacy NAS with Microsoft Azure

Most organizations use Network Attached Storage (NAS) to store data, but the modern workforce and organization expect more capabilities than what the typical NAS can provide. Also, as organizations themselves become more distributed, the idea of a single centralized file

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The Requirements of Next Generation File Servers

File servers used to be a way for users to share information within the organization, typically within the same building. Organizations of all sizes use Windows File Servers to meet this requirement. Times have changed and the need to collaborate

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What to Look For in a Modern Global File Collaboration Solution

Exponential growth of unstructured data and the advent of the distributed enterprise push the boundaries of traditional network attached storage (NAS) arrays. The need for more scalable and less expensive storage capacity that is centralized and globally accessible is driving

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Webinar: Overcoming the Shortcomings of Legacy NAS with Microsoft Azure

Most organizations use Network Attached Storage (NAS) to store data, but the modern workforce and organization expect more capabilities than what the typical NAS can provide. Also, as organizations themselves become more distributed, the idea of a single centralized file

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Creating Enterprise Ready Global File Collaboration – Nasuni Briefing Note

There are several global file collaboration vendors on the market today. These solutions are designed to replace legacy network attached storage (NAS) systems. As the global file collaboration moniker implies, these systems allow the widespread distribution of files. The solutions

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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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