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Moving Data Is Today's Biggest Data Management Challenge

Data has become central to business success today as businesses use data and analytics to drive both operations and strategic decision-making. At the same time, the data itself has become more […]

Finding Backup Solutions That Work for Your Physical and Virtual Servers

Backing up virtual machines (VMs) requires choosing an appropriate strategy. It's possible to back them up similarly to the way physical servers are backed up, but that isn't an optimal solution. […]

5 Tips for Making Multiple Clouds Manageable

More and more companies are finding themselves using more than one cloud vendor. Using multiple cloud vendors reduces risk by adding redundancy and reducing vendor lock-in. Companies may also need […]

Build a Compliance Culture to Make Sure You Meet GDPR's Mandate

The deadline for GDPR compliance is May 25, 2018. Many companies are feverishly working to get appropriate data protection policies and tools in place. The bigger issue is that maintaining […]

Both Hyperconverged Infrastructure and Disaggregation Can Simplify Data Center Management

Nearly everyone uses hyperconverged infrastructure, or plans to. A survey by InteropITX found that only 20 percent of survey respondents had no plans for using hyperconverged infrastructure. The […]

Choose the Right Approach to Meeting Recovery Objectives

Satisfying business needs for minimal downtime is a challenge for most IT teams. Despite tight recovery point and recovery time objectives (RPOs and RTOs), restoring operations often takes longer […]

Get Ready for Hybrid Cloud By Planning for These 5 Challenges

Planning to use hybrid cloud? Get your data center ready by preparing for these 5 challenges.

Use Amazon's Tools to Monitor Amazon Web Services Infrastructure

It's important to monitor your Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment to make sure that you get the performance you need, security is maintained, and developers are able to be productive. AWS […]

3 Ways Data Governance Benefits Your Bottom Line

There is an ever-increasing alphabet soup of regulations that place controls on how businesses protect and utilize data. The data governance teams that form as a result are an unavoidable cost of […]

5 Changes to Plan for When Switching to Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Gaining the benefits of hyperconverged infrastructure requires more than plugging it in. Using hyperconverged infrastructure effectively requires rethinking your approach to how you manage your […]

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