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Integrating Data Value into Primary Storage

Briefing Note: DataGravity Discovery Series V2 Data is an asset and for many organizations it is more valuable than the hardware on which it resides. Despite its value, few storage systems do anything to help IT professionals understand what is

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Analyst Opinion: Analyzing the Niche section of the Gartner Magic Quadrant

In my last three columns I have analyzed the Leader, Visionary, and Challenger sections of the Gartner Magic Quadrant. In this column we will take a look at the most confusing part of the Gartner chart, the Niche section. Section

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The role of Tape in Primary Storage Data Protection

Recently I discussed how primary storage, thanks to the use of replication and snapshots, can take a larger role in the data protection and application recovery process. We call this the “Primary Storage Data Protection Strategy”. But, to be effective,

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Top Backup Takeaways from 2013

As we usher in 2014, industry prognosticators are publishing their predictions about what will be the hot trends in the New Year. While backup technology may not be towards the top of this list, there were some interesting developments that

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The Storage Hypervisor

Flexibility is a key objective for many data centers. They want to respond to the needs of the business without having to slow the business down. Flexibility like this is a primary deliverable of server virtualization and one of the

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