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DataGravity Gives Thanks For a Year of Abundance

It’s easy to get caught up in the bustle of the holidays and forget what they’re actually about. As Thanksgiving approaches, for example, most of us are busy trying to hit our 2014 professional goals before the year winds down, while also pursuing all of the personal goals we have for the next few weeks, […]

How to Get the Search Capabilities That Matter Most for Business Users

I wish someone would create a “Find my everything” app. It would save my family (and no doubt yours) a lot of time if we only had to say aloud “find remote control” and the app would instantly locate where we had misplaced the TV remote (I should have thought to check in the refrigerator, […]

WIST FIRST: The Diverse Places Computer Science Can Take You

I recently had the opportunity to participate in a panel for a WIST FIRST event at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) Manchester. WIST stands for Women in Science & Technology Forum, and the audience was made of up of high schools students (freshmen to seniors), with a few moms thrown in to keep us […]

Using Data to Find Answers to Practical Questions: Part 2

Your staff has practical questions about the data you store, and you can make it easy for them to find their own answers. We covered some in my last post. Now, let’s consider some additional scenarios: Q: Are customers’ Social Security and credit card numbers stored in places we shouldn’t have? The DataGravity Discovery Series file […]

How to Lead the Next Data-Aware Channel Opportunity

Looking back, we’re not surprised by how early we noticed a data-driven shift in IT. Companies have long faced challenges created by unstructured data and storage solutions that lacked the ability to derive insights from it. However, as technology became data-aware, and new solutions that encompassed storage, data intelligence and analytics were introduced to the […]

Why Data-Aware Storage and Virtualization Make a Winning Team

In an evolving industry like IT, collaborating with other advancing technologies is almost as important as the innovation in your own technology. From the beginning, DataGravity has cooperatively worked with VMware to enhance data management, insight and governance within virtualized environments for the benefit of our mutual customers. As a VMware Elite Technology Alliance Partner, […]

Using Data To Find Answers To Practical Questions

Your staff has practical questions about the data you store, and you can make it easy for them to find their own answers. Consider these scenarios: Q: What percentage of my data has not been accessed over the past year? The dormant data view within the DataGravity Discovery Series file analytics provides a fast and […]

Data Governance: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

The media has known for generations that the old adage, “what you don’t know, can’t hurt you” is dead wrong. Local newscasts tease stories with headlines like, “Do you know what’s lurking in your kitchen cabinets?” Newspapers ask, “What’s lurking in your community pool?” National broadcasts make us wonder, “What chemicals are lurking in your […]

The Top 10 Data Protection Features of Data-Aware Storage

I have always been an avid fan of the 451 Group’s annual surveys, which highlight the perspective of IT users.  One topic – data protection – consistently ranks in the top three challenges these IT professionals face (as highlighted again in this year’s survey). So, it is with good reason that one of the defining technology […]