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Can a Data Warehouse in the Cloud Help You Manage Your Big Data?

Whether you're building a data lake or using a traditional data warehouse, the cloud is the place for big data. With its pay-per-usage model, it's a cost-effective location for storing large […]

Don't Let the Cloud Keep You From Seeing Your Data

The very name "cloud" implies a lack of visibility. While using cloud gives companies important benefits, it can be harder to keep an eye on your resources, data, and costs in the cloud than it is […]

Don't Let Configuration Errors Expose Your Data in the Cloud

Security in the cloud is a partnership between you and the cloud provider. Cloud providers like Amazon Web Services (AWS) offer many features to ensure the security of the services they offer, […]

Use Secondary Storage to Find More Value in Your Backed Up Data

Do you think of your archived backup data as a waste of space? It's time to change your perspective: backup data is the most important data you have. Far from not being useful, it's the most […]

5 Challenges in Keeping Hybrid Cloud Data Safe

The defining characteristic of hybrid cloud is the need for data to be transferred between public and private clouds on an ongoing basis. That means choosing the right data transfer methods and […]

Knowing Your Data is the Key to Success in the Cloud

One of the most important keys to achieving success in the cloud is understanding your data. How can you know what the cost will be and how will you protect it when 52 percent of data is dark? A […]

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 […]

5 Steps to GDPR Compliance

Next year brings a major new compliance regime into effect in the European Union. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be effective starting May 2018. The regulation places strict […]

Hyperconverged Infrastructure Supports Digital Transformation

Almost every company is now working on a digital transformation. This means that data is no longer just a by-product of business processes. The generated data informs smart business decisions, […]

Hyperconverged Infrastructure Supports High Availability and Data Protection

Hyperconverged infrastructure can help companies reduce their costs and simplify management of their data center. One of the ways it does this is due to built-in support for high availability and […]

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