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The Business Case for Storage Optimization

Make Your Data Center a Strategic Asset

by Kurt Hildebrand | 12.31.14

The explosion of data triggered by the mobile and social media revolutions have created extraordinary opportunities for enterprises to collect and analyze digital information. Naturally, enterprises also need ways to store that growing amount of valuable data. Between the requirements of the business for scalable data storage and the perpetual constraints of IT budgets, storage management—or storage optimization—is more than a best practice; it’s an imperative.

Tags:AssessmentComplianceDataData CenterEnterprise AgreementFlash DriveHybrid DrivesMobile Device ManagementMobilityStorage


When It Comes to Data, Planning Is Everything

Can You Survive Downtime?

by Kurt Hildebrand | 12.26.14

A recent article in PC Magazine reported that according to the National Archives & Records Administration, 93% of companies that lost their data center for 10 or more days due to a disaster filed for bankruptcy within one year of the disaster. And 60% of companies that lose their data will shut down within six months of the disaster.

So how can your storage strategy play a key role in keeping you safe? Developing and maintaining a relevant and manageable contingency plan for recovering enterprise information is not a nice-to-have aspect of a storage strategy—it’s a must-have requirement for ensuring the ongoing continuity of your business.

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Are All Hard Drives Created Equal?

Get the Scoop on Flash vs. Traditional Drives

by Andy Meehan | 12.18.14

We rely on both flash and traditional hard drives to do the same jobs—store data and applications, boot and run your systems—but each type also has its own specific benefits. If you’re looking to upgrade any part of your storage infrastructure, you might be looking into flash drives since that’s the latest technology available. But when should you stick with the traditional, and when should you turn to flash? Read on to discover more about the benefits of each—and what a combination of the two could do for your organization.

Tags:DataFlash DriveHybrid DrivesTechnologyVirtualization

Cyber Threats

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Has Issued a Cybersecurity Alert for Windows Server 2003

What You Need to Know to Prevent Cyber Threats to Your Organization

by Jonathan Clark | 12.09.14

The US Department of Homeland Security issued a cybersecurity alert this month for Microsoft’s Windows Server 2003, support for which is ending this July 2015. With over 12 million physical servers still running this 11-year-old operating system, organizations will face significant cybersecurity concerns if they continue to run this server OS after July 14, 2015. The impact to both public and private companies running Windows Server 2003 after Microsoft ends support on this product could potentially be astronomical. Are you ready to make the transition? Read on to find out how your business may be affected—and what you can do to prepare.

Tags:CiscoDellHardwareHPHybrid CloudHybrid DrivesIntelLenovoMicrosoftOffice 365SecurityWindows Server 2003Windows Server 2003 EOS

Flash Storage: Solid State Drive (SSD)

Flash: More Data, Faster Access

With the need for high-speed access to large amounts of data reaching a crescendo, and the cost of flash memory steadily falling, it is time to examine new approaches to storage, including hybrid-flash and all-flash arrays.

by Eric Bruno | 06.05.14

Big data, regulatory compliance, and increased security scrutiny have contributed to storage-related issues such as data sprawl and long-term data retention needs. This has placed a huge and ever growing data management burden on business and IT departments. You need to devise a strategy to safeguard your business and customer data, and improve overall operational efficiency while reducing costs. When considering your informational resources strategy, one technology that needs to take center stage is flash storage.

Tags:Big DataFlash DriveHybrid DrivesSecurity