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Why Data Management is Failing

Data management companies are struggling to gain adoption. These companies offer to save customers money by moving data to the most appropriate tier of storage based on current needs. The thought is to have only a small fraction of data

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Live Webinar: Cloud Storage vs. On-Premises Storage

Enterprise IT managers know the pain of explosive growth in unstructured data. Managing that data requires an “all hands-on deck” strategy. It is imperative that IT tame this data beast by using every tool at its disposal, including the cloud.

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SlideShare: Amazon RE:Invent for Storage Professionals – Three Capabilities to Look For

This was the sixth year of Amazon RE:Invent. In this webinar listen to Storage Switzerland, Avere Systems and SwiftStack for a storage professional’s guide to the event. Learn about: The different tiers of the Amazon storage offering How to create

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How Concerned Should US Data Centers Be About GDPR?

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to go in effect in a matter of months, yet according to a SpiceWorks Survey, only 9% of US IT professionals feel they have a good understanding of the regulation.

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How to Prevent a Cloud Migration Boomerang

Recent studies indicate that as many as 50% of cloud migrations need to move back into the data center. While there are many reasons for this boomerang effect, lack of data consistency is one of the most common. The CAP

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NAS vs. The Unstructured Data Vault

There are two primary use cases for NAS. The first demands high performance when using NAS as primary storage to host application data and virtual machines. Modern NAS systems address this use case. The second, and more common, use is

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Can Primary Storage Help Meet the GDPR Challenge?

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is forcing IT organizations worldwide to pay careful attention to their backup and recovery processes. The problem is most of these processes are already fragile and adding more responsibility may cause

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