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Live Webinar: The Three Reasons Cloud Backup is Broken and How to Fix It

The cloud was supposed to be the answer to IT’s backup dilemma; instead, it in some ways has made the situation worse. In this live webinar join Storage Switzerland and Microsoft Azure for a roundtable discussion on what’s gone wrong

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What is Software Defined Networking?

Like other software defined initiatives, software defined networking (SDN) abstracts the networking operating environment from the hardware switches and controller. The SDN promise is to reduce costs and improve operational efficiency by managing a set of physical top of rack

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Why Data Management is Failing

Data management companies are struggling to gain adoption. These companies offer to save customers money by moving data to the most appropriate tier of storage based on current needs. The thought is to have only a small fraction of data

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Can the Cloud Solve the Archive Problem?

The cloud seems like an ideal place to archive data. It provides a pay-as-you-grow model and enables the organization to begin to shrink the size of its on-premises storage footprint. The problem is, though, the three big providers (Amazon AWS,

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Unstructured Business Continuity

When IT planners think of business continuity they often think of databases and applications the organization needs to sustain operations. But what about unstructured data? Does unstructured data need the same level of business continuity that structured data does? How

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