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Network Entropy is Decomposing Memory

The article title, “Network Entropy is Decomposing Memory” may call up ghoulish images from a B-Horror movie, but it shouldn’t. It refers to a positive dynamic described by Rob Gingell, former chief engineer at Sun Microsystems. He said that, “Over time networks have this property of wanting to decompose things into constituent parts, have those parts get specialized and then reintegrated.”

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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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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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Make the Best Choice between Hybrid Cloud NAS Architectures

Organizations of all sizes want to incorporate the cloud as part of their networked attached storage (NAS) strategy. Using hybrid cloud NAS solutions, they obtain the performance of on-premises storage with the virtually unlimited scalability of cloud storage. However, not all organizations have the same file storage needs. This has resulted in the emergence of at least three hybrid cloud NAS architectures to meet these various organizational needs.

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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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The Compelling Economic Benefits of OpenZFS Storage

Have you had a key software vendor go from support increases of 3-5% to more than 20% annually? Have you had your key software vendor acquired and the acquirer then end development of the product? Have you had a key technology vendor exit your region at a time you were planning to expand your facilities? As an IT Director, I endured all these untimely and costly outcomes of vendor decisions. And then I discovered how to mitigate these risks through Open Source software such as OpenZFS, which solves these problems for software-defined storage.

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