Seven Basic Questions to Screen Cloud Storage Offerings

Using cloud storage often represents the first way that most companies adopt the cloud. They leverage cloud storage to archive their data, as a backup target, share files, or for long term data retention. These approaches offer a low risk means for com…

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The Journey to the Cloud Begins by Speaking the Same Cloud Language

Every company wants to make the right cloud decision for their business. As a result, more companies than ever ask their vendors to describe the cloud capabilities of their products. However, as you ask your vendors cloud questions, verify that you def…

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Four Ways to Achieve Quick Wins in the Cloud

More companies than ever want to use the cloud as part of their overall IT strategy. To do so, they often look to achieve some quick wins in the cloud to demonstrate its value. Achieving these quick wins also serves to give them some practical hands on…

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Five Reasons Why Organizations Choose DCIG to Create Competitive Intelligence Reports

At a high level, anyone can prepare a competitive intelligence report. All one needs is an Excel spreadsheet, a web browser, access to the Internet, a list of your competitors, and a list of product features. Then, boom, just like that, you have a repo…

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Best of Show at Nutanix .NEXT

Every time DCIG attends a conference, we attempt to meet with as many exhibitors as possible to get an overview of their solutions and the key business challenges they solve. We then identify three that best address these challenges. In attending the N…

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HYCU Continues Its March Towards Becoming the Default Nutanix Backup Solution

Any time a new operating system platform comes to market, one backup solution tends to lead in providing a robust set of data protection features that companies can quickly, easily, and economically deploy. It happened with Unix. It happened with Windo…

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Breaking Down Scalable Data Protection Appliances

Scalable data protection appliances have arguably emerged as one of the hottest backup trends in quite some time, possibly since the introduction of deduplication into the backup process. These appliances offer backup software, cloud connectivity, repl…

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Convincing a Skeptical Buyer that Your Product is the Best

Every company tends to believe that its products are the best in whatever market it services. Nothing wrong with that mindset – it helps your company sell its products and succeed. However, convincing a skeptical buyer of the superiority of your compan…

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DCIG 2019-20 Enterprise Deduplication Backup Target Appliance Buyer’s Guide Now Available

The DCIG 2019-20 Enterprise Deduplication Backup Target Appliance Buyer’s Guide helps enterprises assess the enter­prise deduplication backup target appliance marketplace to help them identify which appliance may be the best fit for their environment. …

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Analytics, Microservices and Scalable Storage Finding Their Way onto Backup Appliances

Companies of all sizes pay more attention to their backup and recovery infrastructure than perhaps ever before. While they still rightfully prioritize their production infrastructure over their backup one, companies seem to recognize and understand tha…

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