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Why Backup is Breaking Hyper-Converged Infrastructures and How to Fix it

The goal of a hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) is to simplify how to apply compute, network and storage resources to applications. Ideally, the data center’s IT needs are consolidated down to a single architecture that automatically scales as the organization needs

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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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A 3 Step Cloud Storage Strategy

The desired final step of a cloud strategy is to use the services available in the cloud to the fullest extent possible. The problem is for most organizations the first step, leveraging the cloud for backup or archive, which typically

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What’s Next in Enterprise Backup Appliances? INFINIDAT Backup Appliance Briefing Note

Backup Appliances come in two forms. Integrated appliances that have the backup software pre-installed on them and appliances that act as stand-alone systems so they can accept input from a variety of backup sources. The second type is probably more

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Live Webinar: Solving the NAS to Object Storage Challenge

The ideal first step for enterprise adoption of object storage is the replacement of NAS and file servers. Object storage is suitable for unstructured data storage; it supports almost limitless capacity and file counts, it can better protect and maintain

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Why Do Primary Storage Providers Resist the Public Cloud?

Public cloud storage is highly scalable and very cost effective. It also happens to be located next to an almost infinite supply of compute. Why then do most primary storage vendors pretend the resource doesn’t exist? The answer is quite

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