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How hybrid cloud file services solve AEC’s file problems

Files are the main assets of modern organizations. By combining the benefits of cloud and on premises file systems, hybrid cloud file services are increasingly being used to efficiently manage and share files on a global scale.

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Google cloud storage gets a boost with managed NAS service

Google is adding to its cloud storage options with the debut of a network attached storage (NAS) service called Google Cloud Filestore. Also, Los Angeles is the newest site for Google Cloud Platform in the U.S.

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HPE adds GreenLake Hybrid Cloud to enterprise service offerings

With its new GreenLake Hybrid Cloud offering, HPE's message to the enterprise is simple: Your cloud, your way.

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The evolution of storage from on-premises to cloud

As hybrid cloud storage architecture continues to proliferate, it’s important to understand how we got to this point, as it informs where the industry is going.

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6 trends shaping IT cloud strategies today

From multi-cloud strategies to cost containment and container orchestration, CIOs are getting more pragmatic and prudent when taking advantage of the cloud’s economies of scale.

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Server vendors push flex pricing to challenge cloud providers

As enterprises adopt cloud services, hardware vendors are fighting back with long-term payment plans that avoid capital outlay.

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What the storage industry’s inevitable transition to the cloud means for your business

Incorporating the cloud model into a storage strategy helps IT meet its overarching goals. This column spells out how and why, as well as what to expect from the industry in 2018.

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2 myths I believed about Disaster Recovery as a Service

I didn't think Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) was a good fit for SMBs until I embarked on a journey to educate myself on the service and spoke with approximately 20 cloud service providers about their DRaaS offering. I learned...

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Easy data storage services are like fast food

Cloud storage is the fast-food way of storing data, and it will give you the IT equivalent of gastronomical distress. You’ll wish you took time to set up your own server.

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7 reasons mid-size tech companies should reconsider going all-in on public cloud

From security to staffing, a hybrid model provides more flexibility for companies in growth mode.

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Google develops high-capacity cloud data transfer device

With a Google Transfer Appliance you can transfer up to 480TB of data relatively quickly to Google Cloud.

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What is Microsoft Azure Stack? | Tech Talk Pilot Episode, Pt 1

Learn the ins and outs of Microsoft's upcoming private cloud offering, Azure Stack, as editors discuss its expected benefits and drawbacks.

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Mingis on Tech: The lowdown on Cisco Live

Network World's Brandon Butler checks in from Las Vegas, where this week's Cisco Live is under way. The big story: Cisco's efforts to move from hardware to software, security and "intent-based networking."

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Microsoft rolls out its first Azure container tool from Deis

Just one month ago, Microsoft acquired Deis, an open source software developer focused on making Kubernetes easier to use. One month later, the acquisition pays off in the form of the first product from the group, called Draft.

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Is protected health information safe in the cloud?

More healthcare providers are storing protected health information (PHI) in the cloud, and certain actions must be taken to secure it.

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6 steps for a future-ready cloud storage strategy

Growing storage demands are prompting many enterprises to move to the cloud, but ensuring that cloud storage is properly architected regarding security, performance and scalability is critically important.

BackupAssist takes a step back in time with a SME backup tool

BackupAssist's new version targets SMEs, allowing customers to use their preferred public cloud vendor to store their data. But is it really needed?

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Red Hat nicely positioned for the turn to cloud

Red Hat CEO James Whitehurst kicked off the company’s Summit meeting in Boston this week, which attracted more than 6,000 people, up 20% from last year. Network World Editor in Chief John Dix caught up with Whitehurst at the show for...

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