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Buying storage? 5 New decision criteria from Gartner

Once, there was a single element that could make or break the success of a storage solution: a “killer feature.” Vendors worked to perfect these high-value capabilities for their products and establish themselves as the …

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Disruption can take you places you weren’t expecting

When we began our journey, we had a vision of how data-aware storage would change how companies protect and gain valuable insights from their data. We thought we were thinking big. We spent the last …

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Take note from HSBC: Compliance is more critical than ever

The only thing worse than discovering your data violates an industry regulatory compliance standard is having a third party break the news. In many industries, including financial services, legal, healthcare and education, organizations are required …

SANS THIR and BSides NOLA recap

This past week I had the pleasure of heading to New Orleans, LA to speak at two exciting conferences: The SANS Threat Hunting and Incident Response Summit and Security BSides NOLA. SANS Threat Hunting and Incident …

Quiz: Are you a data detective?

More than ever, data security has been a prevalent media topic in recent years. Between customers burned by big-name brands (Target, Home Depot, and others you likely know all too well), and data breaches hitting …

Why IT is overdue for monumental change

Recently, a few tech industry trends have reached their tipping points. After steadily gaining momentum over time, each one is now directly changing the way consumers and vendors consume and interact with IT. While a …

3 Types of data that may not belong in the cloud

There’s no question that the public cloud has opened new doors for many companies. Multi-tenant cloud services make necessary functions – such as storage, backup and recovery – more economically viable and flexible than ever. …