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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 »

Andres Rodriguez

Consumers Lead Rise Of Connected Storage

By on March 11, 2014

Connected storage may mean the end to backup and recovery as enterprise systems follow the pattern consumers established with Box and DropBox. Everything is connecting. Cheap, portable computing combined with the sprawling reach of the Internet is breathing new life into even the most mundane artifacts. Look at Nest, which transformed the thermostat into a… Continue Reading »

Louis Abate

Don’t Put the Data Center in the Cloud – Bring the Cloud into the Data Center

By on March 6, 2014

“Glitch trips up Google Drive, Docs for hours” – that was the headline from IDG News Service last month, but it’s a familiar story. A popular free cloud storage/collaboration service goes down, sending users into a panic as they wait impatiently until they can access their files again. If the files are wedding pictures or… Continue Reading »

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