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Fed Up with Legacy NAS? Look to the Cloud for Help

Cloud object storage services stand to alleviate many of the challenges associated with on-premises file storage. The storage manager no longer needs to worry about capacity planning, storage systems do not need to be purchased and deployed every three to

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SlideShare: Cloud Archiving – Amazon Glacier, Microsoft Azure or Something Else?

Amazon Glacier seems like the ultimate archive; capacity costs are impressively cheap, it never has to be upgraded or replaced and all the data is off-site. The problem is at some point the organization is going to need to recover

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Podcast: Is Cloud Storage the Perfect Archive?

IT has a lot of questions about archiving. Is it really worth it? What should I use for archive storage? Will users embrace it? In our latest video podcast, Storage Switzerland Senior Analyst George Crump and I sit down with

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What Is The Best Way to Tier Within The Cloud?

The major public cloud storage providers now all offer multiple tiers of storage. Like in the data center each successive tier becomes less expensive per GB. But unlike the data center it becomes more costly per access. IT should look

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Can the Cloud Get IT Archiving?

The ROI of an archive project sounds good on paper. Implement archive, get near instant recalls of moved data, and reduce storage footprint by 85% or more. The problem is no archive implementation really does that. In our latest white

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Webinar: Cloud Archiving – Amazon Glacier, Microsoft Azure or Something Else?

Amazon Glacier seems like the ultimate archive; capacity costs are impressively cheap, it never has to be upgraded or replaced and all the data is off-site. The problem is at some point the organization is going to need to recover

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How Tape Protects Data Integrity

In a previous article, “What is Tape? – A History and a Future”, we examined some of the basics of tape technology, past and present. We saw how new developments in the electromagnetic coatings used on tapes has resulted in

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