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Fred Pinkett

Are You Ready?

By on September 5, 2014

Are you ready for some football? Opening day is Sunday and I certainly am. This sign is not just something that I found on the net, it’s on a bookshelf in my living room as (mostly) a joke from my wife. I was not a sports fanatic growing up, but I became a football fan… Continue Reading »

Fred Pinkett

Was Azure Down?

By on September 3, 2014

Was Azure down? This was the reaction of Nasuni customers to the recent azure outage . To be honest, I am speculating as to their reaction because we did not log a single support incident as a result of the outage. This despite the fact that The Nasuni Service uses Azure to provide management services… Continue Reading »

Wayne St. Amand

The Many Faces of Virtualization

By on August 27, 2014

It’s that time of year again, when most of the IT world does one of two things: enjoy a final week of vacation before everything kicks off again after Labor Day … or attend VMworld. VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger opened his keynote with a speech that repeated “brave” as mantra, specifically, “brave new IT.” It… Continue Reading »

Fred Pinkett

Storage that’s bigger on the inside and can travel through time? Must be a TARDIS.

By on August 22, 2014

I recently had the pleasure of being on a panel at the ILTA 2014 Educational Conference. At the conference they open the exhibit hall the first night with a comic-con theme, which is a lot of fun. Exhibitors and attendees dress themselves and their booths like it’s comic-con so there are all sorts of sci-fi and super-hero… Continue Reading »

Wayne St. Amand

And Then There Were Three

By on August 18, 2014

Everyone has a view of the IaaS market as of late, at least if you go by Twitter and the major trades. In particular, a recent Network World story caused quite a stir, because it described Rackspace’s decision to sell “managed services” as a retreat from the commodity IaaS market.   At Nasuni, we see this… Continue Reading »

Ed DeJesus

Cloud Storage: The Most Important Part Isn’t the Storage

By on August 13, 2014

Cloud storage is an amazing technology. The cloud storage provided by Amazon, Microsoft and others offers an unlimited pool of raw storage that can grow on demand and never needs to be backed up. Cloud storage is intrinsically redundant, protected and scalable. You definitely want to consider it for your enterprise. But the most important… Continue Reading »

Louis Abate

Enterprise Cloud Storage Shouldn’t Live in a Box

By on July 24, 2014

It is no secret that enterprises are taking advantage of cloud storage. In 2013 alone, more than one exabyte of data was stored in the cloud. The unique properties of the cloud are attractive in a number of ways. Cloud storage is available on demand, never fills up, needs no backup and is managed by… Continue Reading »

Wayne St. Amand

Never Own Storage Hardware Again

By on July 8, 2014

It sounds like a CIO’s pipe dream. To some hardcore storage geeks, it could sound like a nightmare. But no matter how one feels about it, it’s already the status quo for a growing number of enterprise IT organizations. And given the management efficiencies and cost savings that this storage model delivers, it won’t be… Continue Reading »

Wayne St. Amand

Five Things You Can Do If You Don’t Have to Pay for Backup

By on May 9, 2014

If you’re a typical enterprise IT department, caught between a multi-million dollar backup upgrade and a hard place, this post is for you. No CIO looks forward to spending millions on backup systems, because, at the end of the day, it’s a backup system. It’s guaranteed to be expensive and a pain in the neck… Continue Reading »

Louis Abate

Cloud Storage Security: Who Holds the Keys?

By on April 24, 2014

Box CEO Aaron Levie, announced plans to allow businesses to control cloud encryption keys. Nasuni customers have been managing their keys since 2010. Earlier this month, Box CEO Aaron Levie, announced plans to roll out an update to their storage platform that would allow businesses to generate and control their own encryption keys. With the… Continue Reading »

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