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Lightboard Video: Accelerating AI by Solving the Storage Challenge

Artificial Intelligence workloads push current IT architectures to their extremes. For the first time both computing horsepower and All-Flash Storage I/O can be overwhelmed by AI demands. GPUs from companies like Nvidia have largely solved the computing problem but the

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Lightboard Video: What is the Next Generation of NAS?

Unstructured data continues to grow unabated and traditional network attached storage (NAS) systems simply can’t keep pace. These systems are often cloud ignorant, can’t deal with the growing population of small file workloads and provide almost no insight into the

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The Changing Role of Data Protection in the Modern Data Center

For decades, data centers have tried to use the data protection process to not only provide the organization with rapid recovery capabilities but also long-term data retention. Many organizations go so far as to use the backup process as an

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Tape is Dead Throw Everything into the Cloud

The cloud is a valuable tool that almost every data center should leverage. It is, however, just that, a tool. The cloud is not the be all end all answer to all of IT’s problems. It can solve many of

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The Requirements of Next Generation File Servers

File servers used to be a way for users to share information within the organization, typically within the same building. Organizations of all sizes use Windows File Servers to meet this requirement. Times have changed and the need to collaborate

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What to Look For in a Modern Global File Collaboration Solution

Exponential growth of unstructured data and the advent of the distributed enterprise push the boundaries of traditional network attached storage (NAS) arrays. The need for more scalable and less expensive storage capacity that is centralized and globally accessible is driving

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Enhancing the Hybrid Cloud Data Fabric for Mission-Critical Applications – Rubrik Briefing Note

Businesses are working with a fragmented application landscape today. They are leaning on tried-and-true, traditional mainstays such as Oracle databases as well as on newer, modern workloads such as NoSQL databases and cloud-based productivity suites. The number and variety of

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Keep Your Disaster Recovery Budget in Check with Object Storage

Storage managers face the paradox of needing to store seemingly unlimited pools of data for business analytics and compliance, and at the same time enabling recovery of Tier One applications instantaneously and with zero data loss. Against this backdrop, a

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Webinar: Overcoming the Shortcomings of Legacy NAS with Microsoft Azure

Most organizations use Network Attached Storage (NAS) to store data, but the modern workforce and organization expect more capabilities than what the typical NAS can provide. Also, as organizations themselves become more distributed, the idea of a single centralized file

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Solving the Right to be Forgotten Problem with Intelligent Unstructured Data Management

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has contributed to an overall greater awareness among both consumers and enterprises of the value of data. As discussed in a previous Storage Switzerland blog, the value of and requirement for

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