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Fred Pinkett

8 Reasons to Choose Cloud-Scale NAS Over EFSS (Dropbox and Box)

By on June 27, 2017

I’m often asked about the differences between Nasuni and enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) solutions such as Box and Dropbox. This is understandable, since Nasuni, Box and Dropbox deliver some of the same file storage and sharing capabilities. However, scalable NAS and global file system solutions such as Nasuni are designed for very different… Continue Reading »

Dezie Okpoebo

Nasuni Completes the JPMorgan Corporate Challenge, Gives Back to the Boston Community

By on June 21, 2017

For the 3rd year in a row, Nasuni employees have banded together to run in the JPMorgan Corporate Challenge, an annual footrace held in Boston. This year, a sold-out crowd of 9,000 runners from 361 companies participated in the 3.5 mile race that started at Boston common, continued up Commonwealth Avenue to Kenmore Square, and… Continue Reading »

Warren Arnold

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

By on June 13, 2017

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, XFS, OneFS, WAFL and, Nasuni UniFS®, all these file systems are not created equal. Upon closer inspection, you see there are two fundamentally different design methodologies. The “old school” traditional… Continue Reading »

Fred Pinkett

When Vendors Talk Snap(shots) – The Truth About Panzura’s Claims vs. Nasuni

By on June 8, 2017

Cloud gateway vendor Panzura recently posted a blog comparing their snapshot methodology vs. the technical approach used by Nasuni enterprise file services. While they got some of it right, there were some blatant falsehoods. One that stood out was their claim Nasuni is limited to 256 snapshots per volume. Nasuni is known for our global… Continue Reading »

Louis Abate

200+ Site Construction Firm to Share File Storage Transformation Journey with Nasuni and Azure in Live Webinar

By on June 6, 2017

For today’s enterprise IT organizations, the need to collaborate across multiple offices, manage the rapid growth of file data, and scale with the needs of the business have quickly become must-have requirements. Couple these needs with “cloud-first” initiatives and the omnipresent goal of lowering costs, and you get the reality facing most IT teams today…. Continue Reading »

Louis Abate

The State of Backup in 2017: New Nasuni eBook

By on June 1, 2017

No IT group loves their backup. It’s expensive. It’s difficult to manage. And it often fails to come through when you need it most. So how has backup survived? The answer is simple. Despite all of its flaws, backup is still absolutely necessary. To maintain business continuity in the event of local hardware failures, power… Continue Reading »

Andy Hardy

6 Requirements of Scalable Cloud File Storage for the Global Enterprise

By on May 25, 2017

An increasing number of global enterprises are adopting a cloud-first strategy in search of a better way to store, protect, share and manage their growing volumes of unstructured file data. A recent Gartner report outlines the trend, detailing key factors driving the rapidly increasing rate of cloud adoption in 2017. However, some global enterprises are… Continue Reading »

Tom Rose

Fast Ransomware Fix: Nasuni Continuous File Versioning

By on May 16, 2017

The new Ransomware “WannaCry” is wreaking havoc, and every news outlet from CNN to the NY Times to the London Telegraph is reporting its business impact. The Telegraph reports the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) is one of the worst victims, with 40 NHS trusts forced to postpone operations and procedures. Antivirus, endpoint and network… Continue Reading »

Louis Abate

Nasuni Named a Network World 2017 “Fave Rave” by IT Pros

By on May 12, 2017

It’s that time of the year again, when tech pros let their voices be heard and vote for their favorite IT products and services. The Network World “Fave Raves” feature has been in print for over a decade now and it’s always interesting to see what the hot new products are based on actual submissions… Continue Reading »

Warren Arnold

Comparing Nasuni and EMC Isilon

By on May 5, 2017

When I talk to IT organizations about scalable NAS, I find many either own or are considering Dell EMC Isilon. Since Nasuni provides a unified set of enterprise file services that encompass scalable NAS, the question of Dell EMC Isilon vs. Nasuni often comes up. Nasuni’s marketing people will say Nasuni is the next-generation platform,… Continue Reading »

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