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Beating Down The Local SSD Myth – E8 Storage Briefing Note

The All-Flash Array market is at a crossroads. The SSD drives they use are getting faster but the systems that hold those drives are not. Today a single NVMe SSD is capable of greater than 700k IOPS, but most AFA

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How To Network All-Flash Arrays

All-Flash arrays, or almost any array that leverages flash, creates a problem for the rest of the storage infrastructure. It exposes weaknesses in storage software, internal storage system networking and external connectivity. In the past these architecture components hid behind

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What’s Wrong with a Cloud First Strategy – Velostrata Briefing Note

The problem with a cloud first strategy is organizations assume clouds are the ultimate data centers, that the organization can’t do it better themselves. The reality is that there are some functions where the cloud is more optimal. Then there

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SlideShare: 15 Minute Ransomware Survival Guide

Ransomware is a new threat, and new threats require new strategies. Within the first 15 minutes this webinar will provide you key strategies for surviving a ransomware attack. During the event Storage Switzerland and Commvault cover the three P’s of

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How To Design a Hyper-V Disaster Recovery Plan

Server Failure, Storage System Failure and Data Center Failure are all forms of disaster that will impact the Hyper-V environment. Now IT planners should add ransomware to that list. How does the Hyper-V Administrator design a disaster recovery plan? Disaster

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Why is Operational Recovery Needed?

The reason backup strategies exist is to ensure operational continuity after someone makes a mistake, purposefully corrupts data, or hardware or software component runs afoul. Operational recovery is the day-to-day reason you backup data. It is the recovery of specific

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New Threats Require Better DR – CloudEndure Briefing Note

Despite the rising concerns over cyber-attacks like ransomware, humans are still the number one cause of disasters. We need to look no further than the Amazon “typo error” of 2017 that knocked out service on AWS for proof. According to

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