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Should Experts Convince You to Pay for Ransomware?

I may be an analyst for Storage Swiss now, but for 30 years I’ve also been in the news business. So with the emergence of “WannaCry” I’m seeing my two worlds collide. And it’s no surprise it’s over ransomware. We’ve

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What Does The Next Generation of DRaaS Look Like?

Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) solutions are inundating the market. Most vendors added the feature to their existing solutions as an afterthought by including the cloud – not integrating it. But DRaaS is maturing and customers are looking for

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Does Your Copy Data Solution Play Checkers or Chess? – Catalogic Briefing Note

A copy data management solution should save organization’s money in two areas. First, and most obvious, physical capacity consumption by creating virtual copies instead of actual copies, but any storage system with snapshot capabilities can at some level claim that

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ChalkTalk Video: How To Overcome the All-Flash Let Down

All-flash arrays are the performance sledgehammer, often obliterating the storage performance problem organizations hoped to resolve when buying them. The challenge is as the organization adds additional workloads to the array, its low latency exposes other bottlenecks in the environment

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Podcast: Copy Data Management vs. DR Ready Storage

There are a lot of options available to IT professionals looking to improve their ability to recover from a disaster. One is copy data management, very popular in the press. The other is DR Ready Primary Storage, something that Storage

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Does Recovery and Performance Have to be a Compromise?

The ability to quickly resume operations after a severe disaster is critical for organizations of all sizes. Fortunately, disasters don’t occur every day, in fact they are actually pretty rare. It is their severity that makes organizations plan for them.

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How Do You Protect An All-Flash Array?

Technically, an organization can protect a new all-flash array the same way it protects its current hard drive based array – use backup software to access the hypervisor, have it trigger a snapshot and then backup all the blocks that

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