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What’s The Best Way To Rapidly Recover Data?

There are more methods to recover data than ever. It used to be that recovery meant loading a tape drive, scanning the whole tape to find the job that had the needed data, extracting that data from the job and

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Ready for an All-Flash Comeback – Violin Systems Briefing Note

Violin Systems was one of the first storage vendors to bring an all-flash storage system to market. While the company had early success in the market, a combination of fierce competition and poor management decisions lead to the company filing

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What is Ransomware?

Ransomware is one of the biggest threats facing IT. What exactly is ransomware? Ransomware is a program that once installed in a system encrypts an organization’s data and the only way to get it unencrypted is to pay a fee

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SlideShare: Storage Refresh? 3 Capabilities Primary Storage Must Have (but probably doesn’t)

If your organization is embarking on a refresh of your primary storage system this year, this is the one webinar that you will want to attend. IT evaluators that haven’t looked at storage in a few years will be impressed

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How to Solve Storage Challenges in Software as a Service (SaaS) Data Centers – Kaminario Briefing Note

The software as a service (SaaS) market is projected to be a $117 billion dollar market by 2019. While most of these solutions incubate in the public cloud, successful SaaS providers reach a point where the disadvantages of renting the

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StorageShort: Are All-Flash Arrays Really the same Price as Hard Disk Arrays?

A claim that many all-flash vendors are making is they reached price parity with hard disk based arrays. If that is true, then organizations would be crazy to buy any storage system with a hard disk in it. But it

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What are the Advantages of a Purpose-Built Cloud?

Some cloud backup providers are starting to build their own clouds for their purposes. Is that a good idea? Shouldn’t they use more general-purpose cloud providers like Amazon, Google, or Microsoft? What value can be derived from having your backup

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