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The Three Steps to an All-Flash Data Center you can afford

Most data does not need to be on flash storage. It is either seldom accessed, or improving the speed of its access won’t impact application performance or user productivity. But there is a core set of data in the data

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How Snapshots CAN Be Backups – Podcast

Snapshots have been part of the backup process for years, enabling traditional backup systems to reduce their impact on operations. But can you use snapshots to replace the backup itself? Historically, the answer has been “no”. But now, with new

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SlideShare – How to Overcome the Four Obstacles to VDI Love

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) promises ‘IT utopia’ by eliminating one of the biggest operational costs in the enterprise, supporting end-user desktops. But to reach this nirvana two major requirements need to be met. First, the cost per virtual desktop has

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Storage Q&A: “The New Requirements of Backup Hardware” with Drobo and StorageSwiss

Backup, backup, backup: it’s what everyone’s talking about these days. You have to save all those files, for one reason or the other, and probably because someone is telling you that you have to save those files. I recently sat

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The ROI of Dense Virtual Machines

Organizations that have fully embraced virtualization are buying host-class servers to put their VMs on. This equipment is “richer” in its configuration, with more processing power, more memory and higher quality components than the typical server designed for a single

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Storage Q&A: on the waste of VDI only Storage

Charlie: A lot of webinars coming up with Storage Switzerland. George Crump is with us to talk about these. George, we have everything from server-side flash, to stopping performance sprawl, 5 keys to successful hybrid cloud strategy, and avoiding the

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Stopping Storage Performance Sprawl

Flash storage is often the solution of choice for accelerating business applications. But with flash popping up all across the data center in various places – server-side flash, array based flash and even network based flash – organizations may be

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Webinar – The Four NEW Requirements of Backup Disk For Veeam Success

Veeam and other virtualization specific backup solutions change the game when it comes to data protection. They provide the capability to backup virtual machines rapidly and repeatedly, thanks to change block backups. Second, they provide the ability to recover virtual

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Storage Q&A: Is Virtualization Breaking Disk Backup?

Charlie: I recently sat down with Storage Switzerland Lead Analyst and Founder George Crump and Senior Analyst Colm Keegan to talk about one of our recent webinars; “How Server Virtualization is Breaking Disk Backup”. We had a large attendance for

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Webinar Preview: Picking the right SSD for the job – Podcast

Micron’s Doug Rollins and Storage Switzerland Senior Analyst Eric Slack talk about SSD and how to pick the right SSD for a specific job in your data center. This is a preview of a webinar coming up on May 14

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