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September 21, 2022 Nasuni CloudBound22: How to Become a File Data Cloud Expert in 2 Days

In two weeks Nasuni will be hosting Nasuni CloudBound22, our third annual event, and the timing really couldn't be any better. We’re constantly having conversations with IT leaders who’ve learned the hard way that managing and relying on aging, on-prem file storage and backup infrastructure is no longer a viable strategy. We tailored Nasuni CloudBound22 to help IT leaders figure out what to do next.  


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September 13, 2022 The Sanctity of Unstructured Data in the Energy Sector

In my thirty years working as an IT professional in the oil and gas industry, I know first-hand that every energy company has unstructured data in its file management systems. A quick Google search tells us that 82% of CIOs say their organizations are vulnerable to cyberattacks, which begs the question – how prepared is your business to combat an attack?


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July 26, 2022 The Mendacious Magic of Cloud Tiering

In the words of the great Arthur C. Clarke, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” This is a brilliant maxim, but it doesn’t mean that a solution which appears to be magical must be backed by sufficiently advanced technology. Instead, the inverse is often true, and companies develop simple, appealing, even magical taglines to mask the underlying flaws and complexity of their technology.


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June 28, 2022 Why Nasuni Acquired Storage Made Easy

As you may have read in the news, today Nasuni announced an agreement to acquire Storage Made Easy (SME)! It's an exciting time here at Nasuni as this is our second acquisition in 60 days! On behalf of the Nasuni team, I wanted to share with you why we are excited to integrate SME technology to the Nasuni File Data Platform, and what it will mean for our customers and partners.


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June 07, 2022 VMware Highlights Nasuni as Horizon File Data Solution

This has been an exciting year for Nasuni on several fronts. We’ve signed on some of the largest companies in the world as new customers. Our existing customers are expanding their use of the platform. The investment community has given us another huge vote of confidence, our rapid ransomware recovery capabilities are pulling in unprecedented business, and our engineering team continues adding new features to the platform. As the VP of Strategic Alliances, though, I’m particularly excited about how our partnerships with some of the top technology providers in the world continue to get stronger.


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May 24, 2022 The Sanctity of Data: Why I Joined Nasuni

If the energy industry teaches IT professionals one thing, it’s the importance of respecting the sanctity of data. Whether you devote internal resources to acquire seismic data or purchase it from another organization, this data is gold. Highly paid geoscientists and engineers need to be able to analyze it quickly and securely, wherever they might be in the world. If this data is lost, corrupted, or incomplete, these professionals can’t do their jobs, and the company loses money.


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May 17, 2022 One Global Customer’s Cloud Journey

Our customers typically come to us with an eye on solving one or two major, pressing problems. Maybe a StorSimple array is approaching EOL or they need to exit a handful of data centers. A ransomware incident may have sparked their interest. Or it could be that the high costs and extreme hassle of managing backup across multiple locations sent them searching for a more efficient cloud alternative.


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May 10, 2022 You Asked, We Listened:  Nasuni File Data Platform 9.7 Delivers Ransomware Detection & Performance Dashboards

The product team at Nasuni is constantly working to make the platform simpler, faster, and more powerful, but our new 9.7 release reflects one of the company’s larger guiding principles: at Nasuni, we truly listen intently to our customers. On the product team, we want to understand what’s important to them and what they would like to see from the platform.


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May 04, 2022 What We Get Wrong About Ransomware

Information security focuses its efforts around three pillars: prevention, detection and recovery. With ransomware, the first two receive far more attention than the third. This misguided focus results from a lack of understanding about how ransomware really works. This article will explain how ransomware operates at the file system level, how this impacts ransomware recovery and why paying the ransom is not a viable option.


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May 03, 2022 Accelerating Multi-Cloud Migrations at the Petabyte Scale

The UniFS cloud-native file system, the Nasuni Analytics Connector, Global File Acceleration and the many other tools that power our file services platform have all been conceived and built in-house. But, as we continue to grow our base of multi-PB customers, and more of these large global companies adopt multi-cloud strategies, Nasuni made the unusual but exciting decision to accelerate our capabilities through an acquisition. The product team is extremely excited to onboard the technology of DBM Systems and expertise of Dr. Joseph Slember to ramp up our cloud-to-cloud migrations.


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April 26, 2022 Simple Migrations, Scale & Savings with Google Cloud

A year has passed since we announced our strategic partnership with Google Cloud and I’m thrilled to report that the first 12 months have been a tremendous success. The goal of the partnership was to provide more organizations with simple, reliable, low-cost enterprise file storage, and we truly hit the ground running. We recently achieved Premier Partner Status within the first twelve months and our deal flow has exceeded our expectations.  


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