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How to Protect a Global VMware Environment

Most enterprises have not virtualized their data center; they have virtualized their data centers (plural). The software most organizations choose as their virtual foundation is VMware. Protecting a multi-site VMware environment has unique challenges that IT needs to address. Three

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Why Don’t Cloud Backup Solutions Leverage Cloud Compute?

The first iterations of cloud backup solutions were designed primarily to protect individual consumer laptops. Those solutions evolved and eventually were scaled to protect an organization’s laptops. The next logical step was to use the cloud for server and virtual

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What is True Cloud-Based VMware Backup?

VMware specific backup solutions have been around for years, and most of them have added some form of cloud connectivity to their feature set. But, most of these options simply use the cloud as a digital dumping ground and don’t

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Webinar: The Best VMware Public Cloud Backup & DR Options

5 Requirements for True Cloud Based VMware Backup & Disaster Recovery Managing data center infrastructure can be costly and complex. VMware continues to push the envelope of infrastructure efficiency through virtualization that enables customers to deploy infrastructure when needed in

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Ceph: Roll Your Own or Turnkey?

Ceph offers an open source storage alternative to those who need object, block, and file services. Initially developed at UC Santa Cruz and funded by a number of government agencies, Ceph has grown into a very interesting solution for a

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StorageShort: How to Overcome the Fear of File Deletion

The statistic that 85% of data in most data centers has not been accessed in the last year is often cited, and for the most part it is very accurate. Organizations create more data than ever and retain that information

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A File System in the Cloud vs. A Cloud File System

There are two types of cloud based file systems. One is designed to extend cloud storage into the organization. The other is designed to allow organizations to run applications in the cloud but use more traditional file protocols like NFS

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SlideShare: The Four Requirements of a Cloud-Era File System

File systems are the heart of most organizations. They’re how critical unstructured data assets are stored, organized, and shared. But with files exploding in size and quantity as well as the cloud offering potentially cheaper and more scalable storage than

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Webinar: The Four Requirements of a Cloud-Era File System

File systems are the heart of most organizations. They’re how critical unstructured data assets are stored, organized, and shared. But with files exploding in size and quantity as well as the cloud offering potentially cheaper and more scalable storage than

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MeetTheCEO of CloudLanes

CloudLanes CEO, Asif Moinuddin is our guest on this LIVE MeetTheCEO with Storage Switzerland’s George Crump and Charlie Hodges. The team discusses Mr. Moinuddin’s background, introduces listeners to CloudLanes creators of the Cloud Data Platform, which enables enterprises to responsibly

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