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How cloud providers' data-migration appliances stack up

Amazon, Google, IBM and Microsoft have stepped up with physical devices that can store bulk content and then be shipped via commercial package-delivery services for on-site upload to the cloud.

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Seagate announces new flash drives for hyperscale markets

Seagate is expanding its Nytro portfolio of SSD products for read-intensive workloads such as big data and AI, and it is updating its Seagate Secure data protection tool.

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SSDs poised to get a lot cheaper

Oversupply and seasonal weakness combine for a potential big drop in prices on solid-state drives (SSD).

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How disaster recovery can serve as a strategic tool

5 ways that disaster recovery (DR) can strengthen your organization.

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Why NVMe? Users weigh benefits of NVMe-accelerated flash storage

IBM storage customers expect to benefit from the FlashSystem 9100's NVMe- (Non-Volatile Memory Express) accelerated speeds, predictive analytics, resource management software, and smaller form factor.

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Rating the best converged infrastructure systems

Converged infrastructure systems are pervasive in the enterprise. But how do you best evaluate these complex, yet promising, platforms? This report highlights 10 leading offerings and rates them based on user reviews.

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Backup vs. archive: Why it’s important to know the difference

Backing up and archiving data have distinct functions, and not recognizing that it’s important to have both can lead to access problems and even legal troubles.

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While no one was looking, California passed its own GDPR

The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 is similar to the EU's GDPR. Companies that hold data on more than 50,000 people and do business in California must comply.

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Using a hybrid cloud file system to meet your storage needs

Looking for the benefits of cloud storage while resolving the problems that are typically associated with it.

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The Lustre HPC file system has another new home -- and it’s the right one

The Lustre file system, which is popular in high-performance computing, is finally in the hands of a company that makes sense: enterprise storage company DataDirect Networks.

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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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How to plan a software-defined data-center network

Architectures for software-defined data centers can address the need for flexibility and agility, but implementing them is difficult and calls for coordinating a host of complex features including containers, security, provisioning,...

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Plan now for your migration to Windows Server 2019

A smooth transition to Windows Server 2019 should start with implementing native components, then data-center features, then Windows Admin Center management tools.

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HPE puts enterprise software applications at the edge network

HPE moves to certify complete enterprise software stacks, allowing enterprises to run the exact same applications in the data center, in the cloud or at the network edge.

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What is NVMe, and how is it changing enterprise storage

Non-Volatile Memory Express, or NVMe, is a protocol for accessing high-speed storage media that’s designed to reduce latency and increase system and application performance. NVMe is optimized for all-flash storage systems, and it’s...

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What is Cohesity and why did it just pull in $250M in venture money?

Cohesity says it has the solution to storage siloing headaches, and organizations are putting big money behind it.

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Intel launches Optane, the go-between for memory and storage

Intel introduced Optane DC persistent memory modules, a new class of memory and storage that stores frequently accessed data in its memory rather than forcing the server to fetch it from a hard disk.

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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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