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Overcoming the Data Problem with Multi-Cloud

Multi-Cloud is a hot topic right now in IT circles. Instead of being locked into a single cloud, organizations can shift workloads between clouds as needed. Multi-cloud enables them to receive the best pricing possible on cloud services and resources.

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Is Best of Breed the Next Generation of Cloud?

The cloud provider landscape is dominated by a few large mega-cloud providers that attempt to provide a wide range of applications, services, compute, and storage to their customers. However, a new wave of cloud providers is emerging that focus on

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15 Minute Webinar: Implementing and Leveraging Multi-cloud and Second Generation Cloud Strategies

Many businesses are eager to initiate a cloud migration strategy and take advantage of the economic benefits that clouds offer. However, concerns regarding vendor lock-in, proprietary technology, and hidden costs have served as a deterrent for a large number of

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Dell Cloud Snapshot Manager

Embracing SaaS for Multi-Cloud Data Protection Modern cloud workloads exist across heterogeneous, multi-cloud infrastructures, but the cloud services that host them lack rich, native data protection toolsets. While snapshot features typically exist in the cloud they are not automated and

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Breaking Backup with SaaS

Backup is the one process that almost everyone in IT would opt out of if given the choice. In addition to the IT management burden there is often the burden of the infrastructure itself, a never ending need for more

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Is it Time for Application-Focused Storage?

Service level agreements (SLAs) for application availability for business continuity, and for performance, are more demanding than ever before. Each application often has specific SLA requirements, which results in multi-vendor, heterogeneous IT infrastructures that are challenging to manage. As a

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How to Avoid Cloud Pitfalls to Obtain an Infrastructure-Less Backup Strategy

Meeting requirements for infinite data retention and always-on business continuity is, practically speaking, not possible without using cloud resources in some way. On-premises backup and disaster recovery infrastructures are fraught with unpredictable costs and heavy operational overhead. At the same

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Data Management vs Data Protection

Storing data comes with responsibilities, two of which are managing that data and protecting it. Many organizations however, focus most of their attention on protecting the data and almost no attention to managing it. However, focusing attention solely on data

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How are the Benefits and Challenges of the Cloud Evolving?

As the cloud continues to mature, organizations are also increasing their sophistication in terms of how they leverage the cloud. A survey by Osterman Research corroborates what Storage Switzerland is hearing from end users – where previously the cloud was

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MeetTheCEO: Actifio’s Ash Ashutosh

Enterprises are dealing with a constant tide of copy data sprawl. More copies are being created to serve secondary business processes like analytics, test and development, and frequently with limited oversight or governance from IT. Meanwhile, regulations like the European

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