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Three New Evaluation Criteria for VMware vSphere Backup Software

In the last 20 years, VMware vSphere has expanded from a nascent technology to a staple of data centers worldwide. Right alongside it, backup software that protects applications and data hosted on vSphere virtual machines (VMs) has experienced similar growth. Now as vSphere backup software enters its third decade of existence, new criteria exist for evaluating and selecting these solutions.

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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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TOP 5 Questions to Ask a VMware vSphere Backup Solution Provider

Selecting the best solution for any project, regardless of what it is, starts with asking the right questions. To select the best VMware vSphere backup solution, the process is the same. Begin with a list of questions to ask the provider. These represent the TOP 5 questions organizations should ask to identify the best vSphere backup solution for their environment.

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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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Kubernetes Environment Maturity Influences Backup Choice

One can almost feel the buzz around Kubernetes. Most enterprises plan to implement cloud-native architectures in the coming years using Kubernetes as a foundational technology to do so. As enterprises move down this path, they must protect both their Kubernetes environment and the applications and data in it. Selecting the right backup solution to perform these tasks may well hinge upon the maturity of one’s Kubernetes environment.

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