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The Reasons and Risks of Multiple Clouds

Some companies struggle with cloud, hesitating to add any cloud into their technology mix. Others accept and embrace cloud to the point of having multiple clouds. Multi-cloud isn't a hybrid cloud […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

More Than One Cloud May Be A Good Idea, But Needs Careful Planning for Success

In an attempt to gain the benefits of cloud while minimizing the risks, many companies end up with multiple clouds. This can be due to a desire to avoid vendor lock in and minimize the risks of […]

Address 6 Integration Challenges to Achieve Hybrid Cloud Success

The hybrid cloud is all about blending your on-premises equipment, data, and applications with equipment, data, and applications in the cloud. Optimizing the functioning of this hybrid cloud […]

Get Your Data Where You Need It With NetApp's Data Fabric

Companies have more data today than ever. There's data on desktops, on servers in the corporate data center, in the public cloud, and moving back and forth between them to take advantage of a […]

Master Data Management Plans Need a Strategy for Sharing

Master data management projects are largely viewed as data consolidation projects. The efforts replace separate, scattered departmental databases of key business data such as customer information […]

Managing Data in a Hybrid Cloud Requires Support for Data Mobility

One of the challenges companies face when using the cloud is managing their data. Since the cloud is outside of the data center, that means data needs to move from the on-premises data center to […]

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