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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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SDS Object Storage – 7 Key Data Security and Protection Features

Object storage used to be just the slow final resting place for archive data. That is no longer true. As enterprises shift to cloud-native technologies, object storage is often used for active data. With the growing importance of object storage in the enterprise, and the trend toward software-defined storage solutions, organizations would do well to pay special attention to the data security and data protection features of SDS object storage solutions.

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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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7 Storage Considerations for Enterprise AI

Until recently, data-intensive analytic workloads were mostly the domain of large-scale research and educational institutions. However, many commercial enterprises are now adopting these AI-driven workloads to enhance the value of their business data. As organizations embrace these workloads they should be aware of 7 storage considerations for enterprise AI.

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5 Benefits of an Effective Multi-site File Collaboration Solution

In many organizations, core business processes rely on effective file-based collaboration. With an organization’s users now spanning the globe, legacy systems fail to meet the collaboration needs of a distributed workforce. Many SDS-based file storage solutions offer features that enhance multi-site file collaboration. This article describes 5 capabilities enterprises should evaluate when selecting a solution.

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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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DCIG Researching Object and Universal Storage Solutions

DCIG is expanding its software-defined storage (SDS) research to include object and universal storage solutions. It invites solution providers to participate in the survey research taking place through June 2021. DCIG will publish results beginning in the 3rd quarter. These DCIG TOP 5 reports help IT decision-makers save valuable time through a succinct analysis of available solutions.

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