Category: Cloud Storage

Hybrid Cloud Products Maturing to Become Hybrid Multi-cloud

Many data protection and data storage providers highlight and promote their products’ hybrid cloud capabilities. However, their products continue to evolve to deliver more robust cloud functionality. As they do, the term ‘hybrid cloud’ fails to fully capture their increased functionality. Many have become hybrid multi-cloud offerings that manage, support, and work across multiple different providers’ clouds.

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Fujifilm Object Archive Software – An Optimum Solution for Digital Preservation

For digital preservation, public cloud storage does not scale effectively. Many institutions find it beneficial to implement on-premises object storage for storing their digital collections. Fujifilm Object Archive Software brings the advantages of S3-compatible object storage togther with the advantages of tape technology for an optimum solution for preserving our digital heritage.

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Digital Preservation and its Challenges

Today, nearly all vital information or expression of historical, educational, scientific, or cultural significance is created or distributed digitally through computer technology and the Internet. Where meaningful, this digital heritage needs to be preserved. Digital preservation faces threats and risks different from its analog counterparts.

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2022-23 DCIG TOP 5 Storage for Healthcare Solutions Report Now Available

DCIG is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the 2022-23 DCIG TOP 5 Storage for Healthcare Solutions report. DCIG evaluated sixteen providers offering healthcare storage solutions across six different categories.  This report provides guidance on the TOP 5 vendors providing storage solutions organizations should consider for the unique storage solutions healthcare organizations require. 

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Nasuni – A DCIG TOP 5 Enterprise Cloud-based NAS Consolidation Solution

Many enterprises struggle with managing expanding volumes of unstructured data throughout the organization. Storing, protecting, and securing this data creates challenges around cost, complexity, and scalability. Cloud-based NAS consolidation offers a solution for providing fast, flexible, usable access to all of an organization’s file data for all of its end users. DCIG ranks Nasuni as a TOP 5 solution for the cloud-based NAS consolidation use-case.

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Immutable Storage for Ransomware Protection and Recovery

All organizations need to face an unpleasant truth: It is not a question of “If” they will experience a ransomware attack; it is a matter of “When.” While cybersecurity software serves as a first-line defense against ransomware, IT leaders recognize cybersecurity software alone does not thwart all ransomware attacks. And as an assumption an attack may succeed, these leaders also recognize they must protect their production and backup data. Immutable storage can help.

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Four Cloud-to-Cloud Data Migration Options

If you already use cloud storage to store some or all your archival or backup data, you are in good company. A recent survey of nearly 600 companies found that over 80 percent of them already use the cloud. This potentially creates a new challenge. They find their cloud storage needs change and they must migrate their data from one cloud to another.  When this infrequent situation arises, they will find four cloud-to-cloud data migration options available to them.

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