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SlideShare: Data Center vs. Cloud: Advantages of On-Premise Storage

A compelling reason to move applications to the cloud is how easy providers make storage management. To the users, cloud storage seems frictionless. They just “order-up” the capacity and performance they need, and the cloud gives it to them. Behind

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The Problems with Big Box Storage Consolidation

Big box storage consolidation aims to eliminate all of an organization’s storage systems. A big box consolidator is a single system with both flash and hard disk drive media. These systems also leverage DRAM as an acceleration tier. A single

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Do You Need Multi-Cloud Backup?

During our recent webinar, “Three Reasons Cloud Backup is Broken and How to Fix it“, an attendee asked “should I have a multi-cloud backup strategy?” Many organizations use multiple clouds for their production workloads. Moving a workload between clouds to

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The Architectures behind Cloud Storage

Each of the major cloud providers deliver at least three different types of cloud storage; high performance, archive and cold storage. Each of these storage types share the pay-as-you-go cloud expectation but each differ in terms of cost and performance.

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SlideShare: 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 on demand webinar Storage Switzerland and Microsoft Azure have a roundtable discussion on what’s gone wrong

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Webinar: How To Make Data Center Storage Better Than The Cloud

A compelling reason to move applications to the cloud is how easy providers make storage management. To the users, cloud storage seems frictionless. They just “order-up” the capacity and performance they need, and the cloud gives it to them. Behind

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The Math Behind Storage Architecture Design

The speed at which the data center is evolving is forcing IT to sacrifice proper storage architecture design. IT is just trying to keep its head above water; it doesn’t have time to swim. This reality leads to a primary

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