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Where Should Copy Data Reside?

Copy data is getting a lot of attention and solutions to manage it are flooding to market. But a question few of these solutions let you ask is, “WHERE should that copy data reside?” For the most part, they assume

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Are Snapshots and Replication Enough for VMware DR?

Most of the environment in a majority of data centers is now virtualized, often using VMware as the primary hypervisor. These organizations have also virtualized mission critical applications which need to be recovered quickly in the event of a disaster.

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Does Data Management make Data more Mobile?

Proper data management can indeed make data more mobile. Put another way, it can appear to make data more mobile by making it appear to be in multiple places at the same time without consuming capacity. One of the key

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What is a Cloud Ready Platform?

Once an organization has carefully considered all the various factors, requirements and ramifications of a cloud first strategy and has decided to implement it, they need the means to accomplish the migration of their selected data, applications and processes to

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Bats Aren’t Blind & IT Shouldn’t be Either

Bats aren’t blind. They just can’t see. The term “blind as a bat” could just as well be “blind as a person driving in the dark without headlights.” The reason bats are “blind” is that they hunt at night and

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Open Platform Docker simplifies Software Development Cycle

At VMworld we spoke with Docker, an open software platform designed to simplify the building, shipping and running of distributed applications. Similar to the way VMware virtualizes the hardware, Docker essentially virtualizes the operating system. This results in greater standardization

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The 3 Problems With Adding Capacity To Your NAS – And How To Solve Them

Disk based Network Attached Storage (NAS) systems have become the workhorse of the data center. These systems are the first responders to the rampant growth of unstructured data facing organizations of all sizes. As a result, these organizations need to

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