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Lightboard Video: Fulfilling The SDS Promise

Central to the promise of software-defined storage (SDS) is the core tenet that organizations have a single interface to manage all of their diverse storage resources. Unlike most SDS solutions, which fail to fulfill this core principle, DataCore Software is

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Lightboard Video: How to Move to HCI while retaining the best of SANs

Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) vendors claim the elimination of Storage Area Networks (SANs) as one of their key advantages. Yet they fail to consider the investments made in those SANs-simply expecting you to disregard those valuable assets and start from scratch.

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In Search of True DRaaS – Datrium Delivers the DRaaS We Expected

Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) burst on the scene about four years ago. However, most DRaaS solutions don’t exactly live up to expectations. Frequently built on backup, these are solutions that try to make recovery act like high availability.

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Special Presentation of Meet The CEOs – Commvault and Hedvig

Commvault has acquired Hedvig. What are the ramifications for the combined companies and the storage industry? Find out in our on demand presentation where we have Sanjay Mirchandani, CEO of Commvault and Avinash Lakshman, CEO of Hedvig in a special

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Commvault Buys Hedvig – Insights and Ramifications

The data protection market is at a crossroads. Traditional software vendors like Commvault, EMC-Dell, Veeam and Veritas provide data protection software that resellers or end-users install on servers and storage they acquire separately. The approach tends to be services heavy.

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ChalkTalking Through Commvault’s Acquisition of Hedvig

Commvault made big news with its first acquisition by acquiring scale-out software-defined storage vendor Hedvig. Adding Hedvig to the Commvault portfolio means that customers can continue to buy Hedvig as a storage solution for container environments and secondary storage use

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Why DR Orchestration is a Must Have

Disasters rarely strike at a convenient time, like when recovery polices are all up to date, and when there are plenty of IT staff on hand to deal with any issues that may come up. In most cases, the opposite

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Streaming Recovery vs. In-Place Recovery – Which is Better?

Server recovery from backup typically means copying data from the backup device over the network back to a production storage system or server. In addition to copying the data across the network, the backup software has to extract it from

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The State of Hybrid-Cloud and Multi-Cloud

Hybrid-Cloud and Multi-Cloud tend to be the direction that most organizations are heading with their cloud strategy. The problem is the path to both of these cloud strategies is full of unexpected twists and turns. What is Hybrid-Cloud? While these

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What is the State of Software Defined Storage?

Software Defined Storage (SDS) abstracts the storage software from the storage hardware. It sounds great on paper and looks great on the whiteboard but in execution it fails to impress. Storage Switzerland finds that the large majority of customers still

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