The Nasuni Cloud Storage Blog

Joe Gately

Are You Paying Too Much for File Storage?

By on January 12, 2017

I’ve never met a CFO who feels he or she is paying the right amount for file storage. In fact, over the last decade, storage has become an ever-increasing share of IT spend, and everyone is trying to get it under control without hampering the business. Some costs are hidden, buried in IT budgets for… Continue Reading »

Louis Abate

The Future of the Data Center: Can Hyperconvergence Survive Hypergrowth?

By on January 4, 2017

The enterprise data center has undergone tremendous change over the last few decades. The move from standalone servers to virtualization, for example, reduced hardware sprawl by allowing IT to deploy multiple workloads as VMs on the same hardware. But it also meant more work for IT, more silos and VM sprawl. The latest trend to… Continue Reading »

Louis Abate

How Storage Can Be Transformed into a True Enterprise Asset

By on December 29, 2016

Before cloud, the storage refresh cycle was an unfortunate reality for every enterprise. At some point, as you started to fill up your local disk space, you’d need to buy more expensive hardware, then deal with licensing, migration and other upgrade-related headaches. All the while you knew you’d have to revisit the process in three… Continue Reading »

Louis Abate

The Field Museum Improves Agility and Saves 60% by Switching to Nasuni

By on December 15, 2016

A little more than a year ago, The Field Museum found itself in an extremely difficult position. The nonprofit, a leading exhibitor and an active scientific research institution, is in the process of digitizing its entire collection of 30 million items. But the IT group found that file storage and data protection costs were rising… Continue Reading »

Bill Fields

Confessions of a Former Tape Jockey: The Evolution of Data Protection in the Cloud Era

By on December 7, 2016

In the early 1980s, my first job out of school was in IT. As the minion in the group, I had the thankless role of managing the tape backups, and I’m constantly amazed at how much data protection has changed. What used to take an entire day’s work is not only automated, it’s faster, more… Continue Reading »

Fred Pinkett

Three Ways to Archive Files in a Cloud Storage World

By on December 1, 2016

Cloud storage poses a serious threat to traditional archive solutions. Organizations that rely on tape face the same old challenges around tape management and reliability. Enterprises that have opted for disk have their own struggles, including dealing with the added on-site hardware and management costs. The cloud offers enterprises a chance to archive files indefinitely… Continue Reading »

Louis Abate

Overcoming The Data Deluge [Infographic]

By on November 23, 2016

You’ve heard it before: data is growing at an exponential rate. This isn’t news to most individuals in the IT space, but the extent at which all this data is growing is simply astounding. It is predicted that by the year 2020 we will have seen a 4,300 percent increase in annual data generation. Not only are devices,… Continue Reading »

Fred Pinkett

How to Deal with Rapid File Growth in Hyperconverged Environments

By on November 15, 2016

When you look at the evolution of the data center over the last few decades, the emergence of hyperconverged systems seems inevitable. Enterprises do not want to maintain larger, more expensive and more complex data centers. They want to be able to do more with less. Nutanix, SimpliVity and other leading hyperconverged solution providers are… Continue Reading »

Joe Gately

How to Stop See-Sawing Between Centralized and Decentralized File Storage

By on October 26, 2016

Recently, a Senior IT Director at a major real estate company was telling me about a painful and all-too-common storage problem. I hear it from enterprise IT leaders and CIOs across industries. In the effort to balance the needs of the business against the needs of end users, most large organizations have spent the last… Continue Reading »

Joe Gately

12 PBs of File Data and Growing: Key Takeaways from the 5th Annual Nasuni Customer Summit

By on October 20, 2016

It wasn’t just the unexpected summer days in Boston last week that made our 5th annual Summit a huge success. A mix of new clients, longstanding customers and prospects got together with Nasuni engineers and executives to learn more about the future of Enterprise File Services, preview the key features coming in our next major… Continue Reading »

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