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The State of the Software-Defined Data Center

The concept of the “software-defined data center” (SDDC) emerged around 2012, and since then the term has been adopted by nearly all vendors and heavily debated by analysts. While some argue that it is nothing more than a “marketecture,” and

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Three Steps to Simplify Your Transition to the Hybrid Cloud

The hybrid cloud, whereby data and workloads can exist, be migrated and orchestrated across on-premises private and off-premises clouds, is by and large the end goal of most IT organizations today. One size does not fit all when it comes

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Tired of Backup Storage Capacity Planning? Look to the Cloud

As recently discussed by Stephen Aldous, Principal Product Manager for Carbonite, and George Crump, Storage Switzerland’s Lead Analyst, backup purchases are difficult to budget for and are often an afterthought. Additionally, backup infrastructure typically jumps from periods of underutilization, to

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White Paper: Protecting the Distributed Enterprise

Organizations, thanks to mergers and acquisitions, are becoming more global. The problem is that a global organization means distributed data centers. It is not uncommon for an organization to have multiple data centers, remote offices with applications and thousands of

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How to Avoid Cloud Backup Pitfalls

Data protection becomes more challenging as enterprises become more distributed. Data is distributed across core and edge data center environments, and on and off-premises applications and infrastructure resources. This data must be readily accessible by users regardless of their location

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Infinidat Introduces Elastic Data Fabric

More Efficient NVMe-oF at Enterprise Scale For large enterprises, data stores continue to grow into the petabytes (PB), and increasingly need to operate across on-premises infrastructure and cloud services in order to balance cost, control and performance needs. Meanwhile, the

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Overcoming Shortcomings of SaaS Based Data Protection

Most organizations don’t make money off their data protection process; instead they view it as an insurance policy in case something goes wrong. These organizations, however, do make sporadic investments in the data protection infrastructure and these investments consume a

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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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