What is your Data Amplification Ratio (DAR)?

It’s time to think differently about how you measure the efficiency of your Data and the technology that underpins it! For many years we Storage Vendors have continuously challenged each other for supremacy in the amount of Storage efficiency that we could give you, starting with SnapShots as a way of reducing backup overheads, then on to Deduplication, Compression, Compaction,[…]

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Data Fabric Part 2 – Enabling the Hybrid Cloud

This is part 2 of my 3 part series on the NetApp Data Fabric, you can view part 1 here. The rapid evolution that we’re seeing across all industries today is placing greater demands on IT than ever before. IT is truly at the heart of todays increasingly digital business and it’s an exciting place to be, but what are the key business objectives and what do[…]

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The new Hybrid; Flash to Disk to Cloud

Hybrid has evolved. When we consider Hybrid in terms of storage it’s very often in the context of mixing different media types inside the same array, which is okay for many traditional workloads but, in a world of scale out and cloud scaling, does this still make sense? Some would say that to truly make use of Flash you need[…]

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