A Piecemeal Approach to Sending and Receiving Data from the Cloud: Interview Series with BridgeSTOR CEO John Matze Part V

Archiving or backing up large amounts of data to the cloud is very appealing until one starts to examine the mechanics of actually sending or retrieving that data from the cloud. Waiting minutes or hours to send or retrieve data is no longer acceptable to today’s end-users who are rapidly becoming accustomed to near-instant response times. In this fifth and final part of my interview series with BridgeSTOR’s CEO John Matze, he explains how sending or retrieving data in a piecemeal fashion to the cloud is the fastest and most effective way to do so.

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CommVault and STORServer Poised to Deliver the Best Backup Appliance Experience Possible

CommVault – the #1 solution in Virtual Server Backup Software. STORServer – the #1 solution in Backup Appliances. Putting these two together would, on paper, create a very powerful data management and protection solution for organizations. Now it is no longer on paper but "for real." Today CommVault and STORServer jointly announce the availability of a new series of STORserver backup appliances powered by CommVault Simpana that are poised to deliver a better backup appliance experience for organizations.

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Press Release

Tegile Systems Hybrid Arrays named ‘Best in Class’ by Research Firm DCIG (in new 2014 Hybrid Storage Array Buyer’s Guide)
Newark, CA – November 12, 2013 – Tegile Systems, the leading provider of flash- driven storage arrays for virtualized server and virtual desktop environments, today announced its hybrid arrays were named ‘Best in Class’ by information industry research firm DCIG in the 2014 DCIG Hybrid Storage Array Buyer’s Guide.
The DCIG Buyer’s Guide ranks, scores and contains data sheets for …

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HC3 vs VMware vs. Hyper-V for SMBs: Part 3 – VMware and the VTAX

VMware clearly is the 800 lb gorilla in the virtualization hypervisor space given their early entry into the market and foothold in large enterprises.  However, since leveraging most of the “advanced” capabilities that VMware provides such as live migration (vmotion) and VM HA failover have required users to purchase and manage external shared storage systems …

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To Boldly Go Where No Other Analyst Firm Has Gone Before

DCIG has been something of an SSN-1701 Enterprise in recent years as it set forth on its journey to create and publish its Buyer’s Guides. In 2010 Jerome Wendt and I were the original crew on board this new journey of exploration. He was DCIG’s version of Captain Kirk, and I was a combination of Commander Spock/Scotty. He would set the destination and I would provide the market analysis and the ability to hit warp factor 10 when we needed to get them licensed and marketed.

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The Five Features that Distinguish Hybrid Storage Arrays from One Another

DCIG has concluded our analysis of 41 hybrid storage arrays for the forthcoming DCIG 2014 Hybrid Storage Array Buyer’s Guide, As we reflected on the data we had collected, there were five features that stood out as distinguishing hybrid storage arrays from one another, and from all-flash arrays or traditional arrays.

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A Move from VMware to HC3

Many of Scale’s HC3 customers are coming to us from a traditional Do-It-Yourself virtualization environment where they combined piecemeal parts including VMware’s hypervisor to create a complex solution that provides the high availability expected in their infrastructure.  Fed up with the complexity (or more often the vTax on a licensing renewal) associated with that setup, …

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