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The Public Cloud’s Role in Unstructured Data Management

Organizations are now drowning in unstructured data. Addressing the growth and managing this data is increasingly a high priority for organizations. The public cloud has a role to play and vendors must carefully integrate it into their unstructured data protection

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SlideShare: Dealing with the Elephant in the Datacenter – How to Protect, Manage, and Leverage Unstructured Data

IT is facing new challenges in managing unstructured data. Organizations want to store more unstructured data and keep it longer for future analysis. However, the protection and retention methods of traditional backup and archive solutions are not keeping pace with

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Overcoming the Unstructured Data Management Gap

Hardly a week goes by where an IT professional doesn’t hear “storage is growing,” to which they probably roll their eyes and think “no kidding.” What IT needs is more than just appreciation of the problem is a solution to

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Do You Need to Re-Prioritize Unstructured Data Management Priorities?

In our on demand webinar “The Elephant in the Data Center – Protecting, Managing and Leveraging Unstructured Data”, Storage Switzerland and Igneous discuss the recent 2018 State of Unstructured Data Management report. The report is available as an attachment to

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Lightboard Video: Managing Unstructured Data at Scale

Unstructured data as it scales from terabytes to petabytes creates a massive problem for organizations as they attempt to protect and manage that data. IT struggles with gaining visibility into the state of their unstructured data, which often requires multiple

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Webinar: Dealing with the Elephant in the Datacenter – How to Protect, Manage, and Leverage Unstructured Data

IT is facing new challenges in managing unstructured data. Organizations want to store more unstructured data and keep it longer for future analysis. However, the protection and retention methods of traditional backup and archive solutions are not keeping pace with

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True WAN Optimization is not Deduplication – Bridgeworks Briefing Note

The four walls of the data center no longer confine users, applications, and data. Organizations are multi-site, and users want to work from anywhere. Making “work from anywhere” a reality still requires data and data still has gravity. Data has

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Hyperconvergence is NOT Backup

One of the riskiest claims a vendor ever makes is “we’ve eliminated the need for backup” and hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) vendors make this claim frequently. Good data resiliency is not good backup, and in fact, some of the work that

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Why Do Point Products Break Backup

One of the most alarming trends in data protection is the number of different solutions data centers are deploying and managing so they can keep up with the organization’s recovery expectations and budget realities. The demands for rapid recovery are

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Overcoming Backup Appliance Conventional Wisdom – ExaGrid Briefing Note

There are two key assumptions when it comes to purpose-built backup appliances. First, they must have inline deduplication and second, they will all be replaced by backup software solutions as they add deduplication functionality to their software and start selling

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