Category: Cloud Storage

Four New Requirements for Modern Backup Software Solutions

All enterprises contain multiple applications, databases, operating systems, hypervisors, and data types in their data centers. As such, enterprises minimally expect any modern backup software solution to protect those items. However, protecting them only scratches the surface of the needs that enterprises expect modern backup software solutions to meet.

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Storing Files in the Cloud: Strategic and Tactical Considerations

DCIG will share conclusions from its independent research into software-defined storage as part of the Festival of Big Data and Cloud. This live panel discussion with Nasuni founder and CTO Andres Rodriguez, Nasuni VP of Product Strategy John Capello, and DCIG Lead Analyst for Storage Ken Clipperton will provide insight into the strategic and tactical considerations driving the cloud file storage marketplace.

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Two Recommendations to Make Cloud Storage Simple Again

Cloud storage initially emerged to provide organizations with access to simple storage services (S3). The more organizations adopted S3 object storage, the more storage choices they requested of those who provided it. However, all these choices had unexpected side effects. Simple storage services became increasingly complex and costly to manage. To put the simple back in simple storage service, here are two recommendations for organizations to follow.

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5 Challenges of Managing Unstructured Data

Organizations struggle with managing expanding volumes of unstructured data. Storing, protecting, and providing secure access to this data creates challenges around cost, complexity, and scalability. A new generation of software-defined storage (SDS) products offer solutions to these challenges.

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Three New Rules for Selecting Scalable Storage Solutions

Cloud providers, healthcare, media and entertainment, government, and other enterprise organizations increasingly generate and store multiple petabytes (PBs) of data. This prompts many of them to seek out and obtain scalable storage solutions to host these amounts of data. As they do so, they should follow new rules when acquiring modern scalable storage solutions.

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