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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 […]

What Do You Do After Your Cloud Migration?

What comes after you complete your move to the cloud? It isn't time to relax: now there's work to do to make sure you get all the benefits you expect from cloud.

Make Your Transition to Infrastructure as a Service Successful With These Tips

When you choose Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) as your cloud model, you keep more ownership and more control over your infrastructure than when you choose Platform as a Service (PaaS) or […]

Many Conversations Are Needed to Achieve Compliance

Backups are crucial to meeting your compliance obligations to protect and retain data, but the technology itself can't ensure compliance. You need strong communication between your IT team, your […]

5 Tools To Help You Achieve GDPR Compliance

One of the most important data protection regulations companies need to comply with will take effect in May 2018. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) means all companies that collect […]

IaaS and PaaS Solve Different Problems

There are three main flavors of "as a Service" (aaS) information technology (IT) offerings on the market: Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, and Infrastructure as a Service. For […]

Can You Manage Your Data Center Without Thinking About Servers?

Simplifying server management started by reducing the number of servers in the data center. With the introduction of virtual machines (VMs), a "server" didn't have to correspond to a device in the […]

Leverage Storage Administrator Knowledge After Switching to Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Whenever there's a technology change, there's a human impact. When you plan to bring a new technology into your data center, you need to consider how it will affect the operations team that […]

3 Steps to Getting the Hybrid Cloud Performance You Need

While many tasks are simpler in a cloud-based infrastructure, a few become more complex. Performance monitoring in a hybrid cloud requires monitoring the individual and combined functioning of two […]

3 Business Benefits of Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Technical decisions should never be driven by technical factors alone. Technology needs to fit within the context of the business, including how it conducts its current operations, the types of […]

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