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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 »

Wayne St. Amand

How To Take Advantage of the Microsoft Azure, Amazon S3 Cloud Storage Price War with Storage-as-a-Service

By on April 9, 2014

 But the question is, what is the easiest, least disruptive and most cost-effective way to take advantage of the falling prices of cloud storage? Is now the time for storage-as-a-service?  Cloud Uncertainty? Most cloud service providers (CSPs) require the use of RESTful application programming interfaces (APIs), like Amazon’s S3, to interface with their storage resources…. Continue Reading »

Louis Abate

Cut the Fat Out of Your IT Budget With This One Neat Trick

By on April 2, 2014

Take a look at your IT budget. Take the cap off your red pen. Run a line straight through all backup costs. Doesn’t that look better? This isn’t a self-actualization exercise. It’s something that can be a reality. And it’s easy. How many things in life are easy, and worthwhile, and save you a ton… Continue Reading »

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