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Protecting the Multi-Cloud Data Center Without Losing Your Mind

Multi-cloud isn’t a future architecture, it is a reality right now. Organizations have on-premises clouds (virtualized infrastructures) and are hosting applications in multiple cloud providers. The problem is the multi-cloud situation these organizations find themselves in is ad-hoc, not part

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Meet Application Service Level Agreements (SLAs) Without Breaking Your Storage Budget

Effective application performance management (APM) is fundamental to business success. Businesses are relying on applications for differentiated end customer experiences, smoother internal collaboration, and for innovation. Fundamental to making sure that business critical applications are running smoothly (i.e. they are

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MeetTheCEO: Promethium’s Kaycee Lai

Kaycee Lai appeared on Storage Switzerland’s Meet The CEO series of webinars. Lai and Promethium have a unique vantage point into the key bottleneck that is greatly slowing down the time it takes to arrive at data-driven business intelligence: data

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How Can I Cut Storage Costs?

Cutting storage costs is not a straightforward equation. There are many variable factors that impact the total cost of ownership (TCO) of a storage infrastructure. In this blog, we will provide a few things that IT professionals can do to

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Knee (or Neck) Deep in Storage Systems Management? Try a More Intelligent Approach

Minimizing the total cost of ownership (TCO) and maximizing the uptime of storage infrastructure has never been more important. More data is being captured and utilized by the business, and a new tier of premium-priced non-volatile memory express (NVMe) arrays

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How to Backup Google Cloud SQL – HYCU Briefing Note

Each of the major cloud providers, Amazon, Google and Azure, provide SQL as a service. While these providers offer data protection, that protection is more for high availability (HA) rather than backup. Most cloud providers leverage replication to protect against

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How to Avoid the Storage Refresh

IT professionals look forward to storage refreshes as much as they look forward to a trip to the dentist. In fact, the dentist may be preferable. There are certainly times where storage needs to be upgraded but IT should do

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Lightboard Video: Optimizing NVMe with Intelligent Management

Getting the most out of premium-priced NVMe and SSD storage implementations in terms of utilization and supporting mixed workloads is challenging against a backdrop of continually fluctuating business requirements. Storage Switzerland’s Lead Analyst, George Crump, and Western Digital Product Manager,

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SlideShare: 3 Steps to be a Storage Superhero – How to Slash Storage Costs

Reducing or a least slowing the growth of storage costs is a top priority facing IT organizations in 2019. In this live webinar with Storage Switzerland and SolarWinds, you will learn the three steps IT professionals can take to lower

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Consolidation: The Key to Early NVMe Success

As Storage Switzerland previously blogged, non-volatile memory express (NVMe) access protocols stand to add value to a host of applications, ranging from the performance-intensive newer workload set (e.g. artificial intelligence) to more traditional Tier 1 applications (e.g. Microsoft SQL Server).

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