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Slow Recovery from Backups Is No Longer an Option

Online systems and data are intricately woven through today's businesses. Sales can't be closed, products can't be designed, and decisions can't be made without access to data and applications. […]

Hybrid Cloud Means Data Is In Multiple Separate Environments

One of the promises of cloud is that it makes data accessible from anywhere, potentially breaking down the data silos that limit companies' ability to get the most value from their data. Yet if […]

Migrating to Cloud Means Planning How to Handle Your Applications, Data, and Network

Moving to the cloud isn't about replicating your existing environment and dropping in your applications. A true cloud migration requires designing a completely new architecture and adapting your […]

5 Storage Problems You Can Solve With Hyperconverged Infrastructure

It's often the case that one technology can solve multiple problems. This is particularly true for hyperconverged infrastructure, which is a technical solution that brings together multiple […]

One Big New Data Protection Regulation Makes Getting Control of Your Customer Data Even More Important

One of the challenges of running an international business is satisfying the many regulations that differ among countries. Many of the members of the European Union have their own data protection […]

Update Your Disaster Recovery Plan to Match Your Changing Needs

Is your disaster recovery plan as up to date as your technology? With the rapid pace of change in both business and technology, the hardware in your data center, the applications running on that […]

Get Your Hyperconverged Inspiration from Web-Scale Giants

Who's your IT role model? There are companies that achieve levels of excellence with their IT that most companies can only aspire to.

Microsoft Security Patch Interferes With Enterprise Vault Shortcuts

Keeping up with security patches is unquestionably important. Unfortunately, sometimes patches have unintended side effects. That's the case with a recent Microsoft patch that's interfering with […]

Should You Rely on Cloud Bursting to Handle High Application Demand?

One of the most popular use cases for hybrid cloud is cloud bursting. This allows you to keep data and processing on your internal servers during normal workloads, while accessing additional […]

Data Protection Challenges and Benefits in the Cloud

Switching to cloud-based infrastructure changes many aspects of your data center operations. When it comes to data protection, the cloud brings some challenges and also offers some potential […]

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