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Live Webinar: Will Your Backup Architecture Meet Tomorrow’s SLAs? 3 Steps to Make Sure!

Organizations, application owner and users all have much higher expectations of IT than ever before. They expect IT to recover real-time data instantaneously and recall aged data very quickly. These expectations mean that backup architectures are getting stretched at both

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5 Critical Enterprise Cloud Backup Capabilities – Requirement 3: Flexible Recovery

On-premises backup infrastructure is expensive and cumbersome to manage. At the same time, many enterprises are rapidly running out of available data center floorspace. As discussed on a recent Storage Switzerland webinar with Carbonite, cloud storage services offer a path

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What is the Distributed Cloud?

Simply put, the distributed cloud is the intersection point of edge computing and cloud consumption. It is no secret that IT-as-a-service delivered through the cloud is continuing to proliferate, on the back of business requirements for greater IT agility and

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5 Critical Enterprise Cloud Backup Capabilities – Requirement 2: Complete Platform Coverage

The agility and utility-based cost structure of the cloud makes it an appealing backup target that can help storage managers to keep pace with today’s modern insights and privacy-driven world. However, many cloud backup solutions fall short when it comes

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Dell Technologies World – The Dell Technologies Data Protection Strategy

Dell Technologies is evolving its data protection strategy to emphasize data management. As it does so, it is focusing its portfolio on being both “software-defined” (in that solutions may be deployed on-premises as stand-alone software or pre-integrated into an appliance),

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Bringing the Cloud Model to On-Premises Flash Storage – StorPool Briefing Note

Legacy storage-area network (SAN) architectures are notoriously expensive and complex, leading many enterprises to consider migrating workloads off-premises. However, the public cloud model carries recurring costs that add up over time; with the growing petabytes of data that need to

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Cutting Through Multi-Cloud Complexity – Dell Technologies World Cloud Briefing Note

Multi-cloud is a necessity. To meet varying cost and privacy requirements, data and workloads must exist and be able to traverse across on-premises private clouds that exist in core and edge data centers, as well as externally hosted off-premises infrastructure-as-a-service

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Is Your Data Protection Architecture Holding You Back?

In most organizations the data protection architecture has gone unchanged for almost a decade. It’s true that certain components within the architecture change because of technological advances or forced refreshes but the basic design remains the same. The challenge with

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Artificial Intelligence: Where Does Storage Fit In?

Artificial intelligence (AI) stands to dramatically impact business and IT operations alike, but in these early days, it is difficult for IT professionals to distinguish vendor buzz from reality. This is especially true when it comes to the storage market.

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Taking Hyperconverged Infrastructure Beyond Point Application Hosting – Pivot3 Briefing Note

As we enter the next phase of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) market maturity, it is important for storage managers to be discerning when it comes to infrastructure architecture as well as intelligent management capabilities. The first generation of HCI stands to

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