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Time To Control Unstructured Data – NTP Software File Reporter Briefing Note

IT professionals are tired of hearing that the growth of unstructured data is out of control. While attempting to curtail its growth is a noble cause, what IT really needs is the ability to control and manage it. Gaining control

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Taking Advantage of Object Stores Like EMC ECS – Right Now

Object storage is the storage methodology for the future of unstructured data and more. Next generation applications are able to write directly to object storage and take advantage of its sophisticated resource management capabilities. But enterprises have unstructured data problems

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How Data Management Protects Against Cyber-Attacks

The reason that file data is a prime target of ransomware attacks is that most file servers are full of juicy targets that organizations are willing to pay to get back. Payment is, after all, exactly what ransomware is all

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Ransomware – How To Create a Proactive Protection File Strategy

IT needs a proactive way to stop ransomware. It’s here to stay. Most ransomware countermeasures are reactive. The damage is done before IT can deploy their reactive countermeasures. When ransomware gets through an organization’s defenses, it starts to encrypt data,

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How to Stop Ransomware Before The Damage Is Done

NTP Software Defendex™ Product Analysis Ransomware is, for good reason, top of mind right now. Most strategies under discussion now are actually responses, not analysis and elimination. And, because ransomware is such a profitable “business,” new versions will continue to

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ChalkTalk Video: WannaCry, Snowden, Wikileaks… Is Your Data Next?

When IT defenses are compromised, the organization faces one of two challenges. Either the data is encrypted by a ransomware attack or it is copied to the attacker’s servers. In the first case, assuming data protection is in place and

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What if Archive Storage Cost More Than Primary?

Even if archive storage was the same price as primary storage, you’d still want to archive. While most in IT look at archiving as a way to reduce the cost of primary storage there is a lot more to it

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ChalkTalk Video: Archive – It’s About More Than Saving Money

When most organizations consider an archiving project their primary goal is to save money. Basically they are looking to move data off of expensive storage valued at a couple dollars per GB to secondary storage valued at pennies a GB.

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It’s Time To Manage Your Data! – NTP Software Briefing Note

Data is growing, especially file data. This statement should come as no surprise to any IT professional. The response to that growth is typically to keep adding more and more storage capacity. The problem is that most of these additions

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