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Live Webinar: Hitting Your Data Protection Sweet Spot

The data protection process sometimes has objectives that seem to be in opposition to one another. On one side, the organization needs rapid and frequent data captures so that RPOs and RTOs are met. On the other side, there is

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Realizing The Full Potential of VMware – Blue Medora Briefing Note

Virtualization is supposed to do so much more than just consolidate servers. It was supposed to allow IT to become more service oriented, essentially becoming the organization’s cloud, provisioning IT resources on the fly. Moving beyond simple server consolidation to

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Adding Object Storage Capabilities To NAS – iXsystems Briefing Note

Object storage is rising in popularity in data centers of all sizes. While many object storage vendors try to position it to be a replacement for NAS, doing so requires the vendor to provide some form of emulation so the

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Data Center Modernization Needs Modernized Servers

Cisco UCS M5 Today’s data center is made up of hypervisors that control and provision compute resources and software that defines and allocates storage capacity. The software defined data center still needs an engine – and that engine is the

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A Hybrid Cloud is not Two Clouds

VMware starts the organization on the journey to the software defined data center. With their workloads freed from the bounds of physical hardware they look for ways to take advantage of the newfound application mobility. Destinations under consideration include both

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How To Simplify Branch Office Connectivity – Silver Peak Briefing Note

The modern data center enterprise is made up of mobile workers and many offices of different sizes. The problem is branch connectivity is left out of the modernization effort. The days of a single main headquarters data center location are

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