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ChalkTalk Video: How To Overcome the All-Flash Let Down

All-flash arrays are the performance sledgehammer, often obliterating the storage performance problem organizations hoped to resolve when buying them. The challenge is as the organization adds additional workloads to the array, its low latency exposes other bottlenecks in the environment

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How Do You Protect An All-Flash Array?

Technically, an organization can protect a new all-flash array the same way it protects its current hard drive based array – use backup software to access the hypervisor, have it trigger a snapshot and then backup all the blocks that

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Datrium Adds Data Protection Features – Datrium Briefing Note

What if you could have the performance advantages of local flash storage and the data protection advantages of hyperconverged infrastructure without the limitations of either? That is the goal of Datrium DVX, a unique product to say the least. We

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DR Ready Storage Must Be Cloud Aware

The success of cloud providers like Amazon, Azure and Google is forcing the data center to re-think various aspects of their IT infrastructure. There are cases where a cloud provider can enhance typical on-premise storage to be DR Ready and

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The Role of Backup in a Disaster Recovery Operation

Almost anything that interrupts users from accessing their applications or their data is, to them, a disaster but for most IT Professionals a true disaster is an event that causes the loss of the entire data center. Disasters of this

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Preparing a Site for a Disaster

Preparations for your next disaster can’t start next week, next month or right before the disaster. It has to start now. There are a lot of things you must think about and implement before the disaster strikes. You need to

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Are Snapshots and Replication Enough for VMware DR?

Most of the environment in a majority of data centers is now virtualized, often using VMware as the primary hypervisor. These organizations have also virtualized mission critical applications which need to be recovered quickly in the event of a disaster.

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