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SlideShare: Hyperconvergence is Broken, Learn How to Fix it!

While hyperconverged infrastructures (HCI) offer rapid startup they lock organizations into a specific set of vendor compute, storage, networking and hypervisor configurations. And, as the infrastructure scales it becomes increasingly difficult to deliver workload specific levels of performance and data

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Hyperconvergence Has To Scale Better – Scale Computing Briefing Note

Hyperconverged architectures are a natural fit for medium to large size businesses that can house all or most of their applications within their environment. But hyperconverged vendors need to help businesses get started and help them extend the hyperconverged use

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The Security Advantage of Cloud Bursting

The result of a poll in our latest webinar, “How to Quickly Shift Big Data Processing to the Cloud“, indicates security remains a concern of organizations looking at leveraging the cloud. In the poll, 46% of respondents chose security as

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StorageShort: Overcoming Cloud’s Data Gravity Problem

Access to almost limitless, on-demand compute and storage means public cloud providers like Amazon, Google and Azure should be a factor in the strategy of almost any sized enterprise. Most experts recommend a hybrid approach, but the problem is data

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How To Solve the Unstructured Data Paradox – WekaIO Briefing Note

There is a capacity and performance paradox to unstructured data that wastes IT budget and resources as IT tries to find the perfect solution. In terms of capacity, the organization has more and more data to store each year, and

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New White Paper – Can You Use The Cloud for Long Term Data Preservation?

Most organizations have a subset of data they need to preserve. Preservation is different than archiving. Preservation means that the data can’t be changed, must always be readable and the organization needs to know who is accessing it. Often there

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Does Object Storage Make Sense for Backups?

Object storage is not only perfect for backups – it seems designed for it. It’s safe, economical, and scalable – everything backup storage needs to be. Specific features in object storage make it perfectly suitable for the task of holding

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