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What is a Multi-Cloud Data Controller?

Multi-Cloud is real, most organizations have multiple cloud relationships and plan on maintaining them. Even AWS CEO Andy Jassy said in a recent Wall Street Journal Interview, “There will not be only one cloud…but rather a handful of large cloud

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Live Webinar: Data Management vs. GDPR and Data Privacy – How to Solve the Right to Be Forgotten Problem

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) makes specific demands on organizations based in and doing business in the European Union (EU). Now several US states are considering similar legislation and California has already passed a GDPR-like law. Clearly this is

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Live Webinar: Dealing with the Elephant in the Datacenter – How to Protect, Manage, and Leverage Unstructured Data

IT is facing new challenges in managing unstructured data. Organizations want to store more unstructured data and keep it longer for future analysis. However, the protection and retention methods of traditional backup and archive solutions are not keeping pace with

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Building a Better Backup Appliance – iXsystems Briefing Note

When it comes to storing backup data, IT professionals have a lot of options from which to choose. Dedicated backup appliances tend to be the most popular selection. Another option is using the backup software’s built-in storage capabilities and building

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Overcoming The Object Storage Stumbling Block – Complexity – Scality Briefing Note

The case for object storage is compelling. Object stores can scale to store hundreds of petabytes of information very cost-effectively. They also support a variety of unstructured data use cases including replacing NAS for storing home directories, long-term storage of

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Should You Protect Unstructured Data Differently?

The focus of backup is now on unstructured data instead of databases. Indeed, protection of databases is as important as it ever has been, but the backup process is probably not the right way to protect that data. Organizations have

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Fixing the Broken Archive – Archive360 2018 Update

Data Management (archiving) looks good on the IT whiteboard. It is the process of moving old data from existing primary storage systems to an archive system. The process should free up primary storage capacity, simplify the data protection process and

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