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How Next-gen HSM Solutions Complement Backup

Organizations need to backup their data, but if you view backup as a one-size-fits-all job, where all data is treated equally, you’re missing an opportunity for substantial cost savings. Ideally, you could tier storage and create an “active archive” that

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Responsiveness: THE Storage Watchword for 2016

In our last entry we published our top 25 most read articles of 2015. Analysis of that list shows five key trends that IT professionals are trying to wrap their heads around as we enter 2016, but these trends can

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Analyst Blog: NetApp/SolidFire – Playing it Safe and Wasting $870 Million

Last week, ahead of the acquisition, we gave suggestions to NetApp on what it should do if it acquires SolidFire. This week NetApp moved forward with the purchase, and now $870 million later owns one of the better all-flash array

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ChalkTalk Video: Maximizing the Potential of NVDIMM Storage Class Memory with Software Defined Memory

Delivering Real-time Application Performance Without Breaking the Bank Traditional flash storage provided a much-needed performance boost to legacy applications. There is a new breed of real-time applications however that are demanding even lower latencies and higher throughput. Delivering a real-time

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The Next Generation File Server

For years, IT professionals have struggled with managing file data. This dataset has become increasingly problematic, often filling up file servers and breaking data protection processes. In recent years, organizations have asked for the distribution of file data to remote

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The Challenge of Protecting Next Generation Databases

Database Technology Evolves Beyond Traditional Data Protection For over three decades, relational databases like Oracle, MS-SQL, DB2, MySQL, Sybase, and Informix have been primary databases for core business applications. They are used to store and analyze what used to be

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ChalkTalk Video: Leaping to the Next Generation of Storage – SDS or Full Featured Arrays

As IT professionals begin to refresh or upgrade their storage infrastructure, they are faced with a new set of choices during that process. Do they stick with full featured arrays or do they begin investing in software-defined storage? Join Storage

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