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eBook: If You Can’t Consolidate Storage Manage It

According to several surveys, most data centers have at least six storage systems, and multiple vendors are supplying those systems. If consolidating storage systems is on your IT whiteboard this year, then our new eBook, “Overcoming the Problems with Storage

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Friday Flash Webinar: Talking Storage Consolidation vs. Storage Sprawl with SolarWinds

Join Storage Switzerland and SolarWinds for our Friday Flash webinar. In 15 minutes our panel of experts provide you the information you need so you can better deal with storage sprawl in your data center. Storage Switzerland finds that most

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StorageShort: Copies Aren’t Bad but Managing Copies Is Critical

Organizations need to make copies of data for a lot of excellent reasons, and it’s better to make a copy than to impact production performance. The challenge is managing those copies. Organizations without proper control over copy data find that

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Can Copy Data Management Replace Backup?

Backup makes a copy of primary data on a secondary storage tier. It then tries to isolate that copy so that it can’t be changed either from external forces like ransomware or internal influences like users. For the most part

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What is the Data Governance Gap?

In the past most data related regulations focused on data protection and disaster recovery. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), as well as other soon-to-come regulations, continue to have data protection and

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Have We Reached VMware Backup Parity?

There was a time not too long ago where the state of VMware backups was bad. It was so bad in fact that entirely new companies emerged to address the problem. These companies took the approach of ignoring the then

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Video: Open Hyperconvergence – Reporting to Duty!

Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) integrates compute virtualization, storage, and networking to provide a cost-efficient deployment platform with a reduced footprint. HCI is increasingly popular in industries like energy, banking, telecommunications, and the public sector, for a variety of use cases including

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How the Rights of the Digital Citizen Impacts Storage Infrastructure

In our on demand webinar, “Designing Storage Architectures for Data Privacy, Compliance and Governance” we discuss the impact of regulations like the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) on storage architectures. One of

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The Anatomy of the Copy Data Problem

Countless IT processes count on copies of data. Backup is an obvious example, but test/dev, analytics processing, reporting, and file auditing are others. Various studies have indicated that copy data can consume as much as 10X the space consumed by

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SlideShare: Evolving Data Protection from Backup to Copy Data Management

Copy Data Management promises to not only improve the data protection process, it promises to provide value to the organization even without a looming disaster. It can reduce storage costs by presenting virtual copies of data to test/dev, analytics and

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