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Elastic Storage for Physical, Virtual and container environments

Elastic Storage for Physical, Virtual and container environments 12 JANUARY, 2016 Your business adapts to demand, your storage should too. Explosive growth and unstructured data, anywhere anytime access across on-premise, virtualized container and cloud environments....
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Backup and Disaster Recovery – On premise and Cloud

Backup and Disaster Recovery – On premise and Cloud 23 JANUARY, 201 If you’re in charge of your company’s IT, you’ll know that data is your most important asset. To ensure your data remains protected, you should always make three backup copies – using two types...
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What is Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI)

What is Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI) 20 JANUARY, 2017 iSCSI is an acronym that stands for internet Small Computer System Interface. It is a storage area networking protocol used to send block storage from storage arrays or devices to client...
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Containers Made Easy

Containers Made Easy 27 December, 2016 About a decade ago and it’s still true for many applications being deployed today, Apps were usually monolithic, they were contained in one large blob of binaries and libraries, they were usually built in a single stack...
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Scale-Out NAS is The Way IOT and Big Data Storage Can Move Forward

Big data is helping shape the future of the world. Smart cities are appearing on the world map, with amazing innovations automating and regulating a number of things. In order to achieve efficient automated operations and processing, the main challenge becomes of data storage…

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Best Backup Appliances for Small Business and Enterprise

backup appliances enable you to restore individual files, data or entire volumes from any point in time. The backup images created can be mounted as a drive. You can even restore a single file from a specific instance in time. When you acquire VMware and Hyper-V licenses, you automatically get specialized backup agents…

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Comparing Hadoop and SQL

Comparing Hadoop and SQL 26 July, 2017 If you have been familiar to working with conventional SQL-databases, hearing someone talk about Hadoop can sound like a crazy mess. In this blog, we are going to try and simplify three of the many differences between...

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Cloud Data Protection for VMware Environments

An organization’s data protection and disaster recovery (DR) strategy often consists of many disparate recovery and backup “solutions,” which may or may not be compatible with each other. As a result workloads are often isolated and it becomes difficult to be migrated across systems and geographies, leaving organizations at risk of failing to meet data security needs and losing business continuity…

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Why FedRAMP is Important?

The Federal Risk & Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) is a government-wide program that provides a standardized-approach to continuous monitoring, authorization and security assessment for cloud services and products. This allows Cloud Security Solutions to be assessed and that assessment can be used across multiple organizations…

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Ransomware is dangerous; but StoneFly has your ‘Back’

Ransomware has become a serious epidemic affecting businesses of all shapes and sizes. Protecting your business is a serious ‘business’ now, more than ever before. According to a U.S interagency report, there have been 4000 daily ransomware attacks since 2016. The increase is not limited to just the number; the attack continues to become more lucrative and more sophisticated…

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Understanding The StoneFly Cloud Service Models

Cloud service models are essentially a set of IT-related services offered by a cloud Provider to provide IT resource to a consumer. Many cloud Service-Providers offer a wide spectrum of cloud services such as Storage, Content Management, CRM, Social Computing and Collaboration and much more.

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StoneFly and Big Data Solutions for the Internet of Things

Internet connected devices that make the Internet of Things accumulate petabytes of data. There is more data to store from user smartphones such as images and videos or log file data captured from millions of sensors. As a result, datacenters get all this information and the question becomes: How do they store all this data in a scalable architecture?

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Microsoft Azure cloud and StoneFly Cloud Storage

Microsoft Azure cloud and StoneFly Cloud Storage 24 FEBRUARY, 2017 There’s a lot to think about, when we talk about running applications on the internet. We need to think about the operating system we’re going to use and how to keep that patched and up to...

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What is Microsoft Azure Cloud Storage

What is Microsoft Azure Cloud Storage 23 FEBRUARY, 2017 Microsoft Azure Cloud consists of three main components. The first is something called the fabric. The fabric is the abstract set of compute resources in the data center. Inside are many computers running virtual...

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What is an Azure Stack instance or installation?

What is an Azure Stack instance or installation? 16 FEBRUARY, 2017 If we refer back to the ARM instance, we have a single ARM instance that manages, or essentially is that portal for the instance of Azure-Stack. Then you can have 1 or more regions below it. The same...

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Overview of the Azure Cloud Stack Architecture

Overview of the Azure Cloud Stack Architecture 16 FEBRBUARY, 2017 Below we can see the classic diagram of the azure stack architecture. We have the ARM, the PR and the infrastructure control layers. Let’s take a look at the functionality of each layer in the Azure...

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Life Cycle of The Azure Stack Integrated System

Life Cycle of the Azure Stack Integrated System 15 FEBRUARY, 2017 There’s a variety of reasons why you want to have the full ecosystem in place for Azure Stack in your data center. It’s not just a software solution but it’s also a set of hardware...

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Internet Networking Problems

Internet Networking Problems 10 FEBUARY, 2017 Today’s internet is experiencing considerable problems and growing pains and it’s worth bearing some of these in mind and thinking about them, as many of them give rise to interesting research problems to think...

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Deep Dive in Virtualization

Deep Dive in Virtualization 10 FEBRURAY, 2017 One idea for the virtualization framework is what is called Full Virtualization. In full virtualization the idea is to leave the operating system pretty much untouched so you can run the unchanged binary of the operating...

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How and What to move to the cloud

How and What to move to the cloud 9 FEBRUARY, 2017 Imagine you are the IT professional. You keep your organization’s machines running. Every bite and bit of data, every key element depends on you. Sure to the inexpert eye you might just fix the internet, but everyone...

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Five Stages of Security for Incident Response

Five Stages of Security for Incident Response 3 FEBUARY, 2017 How many of you have a really strong security program where you have security incident response and things like that going? How many of you are still using the help desk to let you know when Ransomware...

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Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) at a Glance

Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) at a Glance 30 JANUARY, 2017 You have production datacenters, you have a number of servers that are direct or network attached as primary storage.  You need to have disaster recovery plan. You would do this through Backup and...

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Ceph Storage for Object Storage Workloads

Ceph Storage for Object Storage Workloads 20 JANUARY, 2017 This is the story of data. It takes place in a mobile world that is growing every day. Where the demands for larger file sizes and greater file quantity are constantly increasing. Enterprises are trying to...

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Containers Made Easy

Containers Made Easy 27 December, 2016 About a decade ago and it’s still true for many applications being deployed today, Apps were usually monolithic, they were contained in one large blob of binaries and libraries, they were usually built in a single stack...

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