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In Search of True DRaaS – Datrium Delivers the DRaaS We Expected

Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) burst on the scene about four years ago. However, most DRaaS solutions don’t exactly live up to expectations. Frequently built on backup, these are solutions that try to make recovery act like high availability.

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Why DR Orchestration is a Must Have

Disasters rarely strike at a convenient time, like when recovery polices are all up to date, and when there are plenty of IT staff on hand to deal with any issues that may come up. In most cases, the opposite

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Why VMware Storage is STILL a Problem

Most VMware storage solutions attempt to fix storage pain points with a sledgehammer instead of a scalpel. While the sledgehammer approach does solve or at least mask some VMware storage problems, many still remain. More importantly, the life of the

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Surviving the Multiple Data Protection App Reality

Most organizations have more than one backup application, in fact most have three to four and are finding the number of backup applications they need to protect the organizations assets is increasing. At the same time industry and governmental requirements

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Dell Cloud Snapshot Manager

Embracing SaaS for Multi-Cloud Data Protection Modern cloud workloads exist across heterogeneous, multi-cloud infrastructures, but the cloud services that host them lack rich, native data protection toolsets. While snapshot features typically exist in the cloud they are not automated and

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Meet Application Service Level Agreements (SLAs) Without Breaking Your Storage Budget

Effective application performance management (APM) is fundamental to business success. Businesses are relying on applications for differentiated end customer experiences, smoother internal collaboration, and for innovation. Fundamental to making sure that business critical applications are running smoothly (i.e. they are

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Is it Time for Application-Focused Storage?

Service level agreements (SLAs) for application availability for business continuity, and for performance, are more demanding than ever before. Each application often has specific SLA requirements, which results in multi-vendor, heterogeneous IT infrastructures that are challenging to manage. As a

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How to Facilitate Rapid Recovery

It’s no secret that rapid recovery is a non-negotiable business requirement today. Very few applications can stand even moments of downtime, never mind hours. However, getting there requires multiple steps that are not always immediately clear. The first step to

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HiveIO Debuts Hive Fabric 7.3

More Proactive Infrastructure Operations and Cost-Effective, Granular Application Performance Acceleration Graphics processing units (GPUs), software-defined data center architectures, and more intelligent infrastructure management are important technologies that all stand to help IT professionals meet modern business requirements. These include ever-faster

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Actifio Multi-cloud Mobility and DR Automation

Cutting Vendor Lock-in – as well as costs – from the DRaaS Equation Disaster recovery (DR) is too expensive and too cumbersome to meet the near-zero recovery point objectives (RPOs) and recovery time objectives (RTOs) required by today’s business environment.

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