Warren Arnold, Author at Nasuni

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Warren Arnold
19
Apr

Cloud Storage Security: The Cloud vs. The Data Center

Say “cloud storage” and some IT professionals think only of the public cloud – massive data centers around the world owned and operated by Amazon,...
14
Mar

Cloud Storage Security – Who Should Hold the Keys?

Say “cloud storage” and some IT professionals cringe. The thought of using the cloud to store enterprise data evokes security, privacy, and compliance concerns. But...
09
Jan

Why Meltdown and Spectre Present Low Risk to Nasuni Customers

Recently discovered security threats known as “Meltdown” and “Spectre” are getting a lot of attention. Both exploit common features of modern microprocessors used in computers,...
18
Oct

Azure Files and File Sync vs Nasuni

Is Azure File Sync an alternative to Nasuni? I’m hearing this a bit more since Microsoft announced Sync at Ignite. The answer is no, but...
Dell EMC ECS and Nasuni
28
Sep

EMC Constellation (Maginatics) Alternative – EMC ECS and Nasuni

Many technology vendors have a “coopetition” relationship, sometimes partnering and sometimes competing. Recently, I’ve been doing more partnering with my Dell EMC solution engineer counterparts,...
Engine
20
Jul

Nasuni Under the Hood – Providing Scalable NAS “Muscle”

I may be dating myself but I grew up in the era of muscle cars, and no social gathering was complete without everyone popping the...
UniFS new approach to file systems
13
Jun

Nasuni UniFS®: A New Type of Global File System Designed for the Cloud

A file system is a file system is a file system, right? Well, not really. While any short list would include FAT, NTFS, NFS, ZFS,...
Compare Nasuni and EMC Isilon
05
May

Comparing Nasuni and EMC Isilon

Is Nasuni an Isilon Competitor? When I talk to IT organizations about scalable NAS, I find many either own or are considering Dell EMC Isilon....
23
Jan

File Locking in the Distributed Enterprise

File locking has existed since the first generation of NAS and file systems.  It prevents multiple writers from modifying the same file at the same...
17
Mar

Dirty Secrets: 5 Weaknesses of Cloud Storage Gateways

A cloud storage gateway has limitations that vendors don’t talk about. In this blog post, you’ll hear the 5 weaknesses of cloud storage gateways and...