Louis Abate

4 Features IT Should Expect from a Backup Solution

By on February 21, 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 »

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 »

Louis Abate

Leading Home Audio Manufacturer Turns to Nasuni for File Storage

By on June 2, 2016

Our customers reach out to Nasuni because they either want to solve a very specific pain point – rising backup costs, for example – or address an entire laundry list of problems related to unstructured data growth. D+M Group, a global provider of innovative and high quality sound solutions, belongs to the latter category. They… Continue Reading »

Fred Pinkett

How Snapshots Can Replace Backup as a Primary Data Protection Solution

By on February 23, 2016

The cloud is changing data storage and protection in fundamental ways, and the snapshot is no exception. Snapshots are images of a disk at particular points in time. While the first snapshot generally covers an entire disk, the subsequent ones only capture the changes, ensuring more efficient use of capacity and bandwidth. Snapshots have long… Continue Reading »

Andres Rodriguez

What’s Next For Enterprise Storage? 2016 Predictions

By on January 7, 2016

What an amazing year. In 2015, we doubled our business for the third year in a row. We released UniFS® 7 with all new Sync & Share capabilities. Our refreshed hardware line includes a boost in performance and a new member of the family, the all-flash NF-600. We opened a London office, expanded our worldwide… Continue Reading »

Fred Pinkett

The Slow and Painful Death of Backup

By on September 29, 2015

There is risk in predicting the demise of any powerful and popular technology. Antivirus software and firewalls have hung around far longer than some predicted, for example. The reality is that any successful technological solution, once it has become entrenched in large organizations or industries, acquires a certain amount of stickiness or inertia. Even massively… Continue Reading »

Louis Abate

The Unexpected Benefits of Cloud-integrated Storage

By on September 2, 2015

Enterprises typically start searching for a cloud-integrated storage solution to address a particular problem. It could be the unchecked growth in the size and volume of business files. Maybe the IT staff is looking for a more efficient way to manage storage across the organization. Or they have an informed suspicion, based on all the… Continue Reading »

Fred Pinkett

Groundhog Day – The Storage Version

By on February 2, 2015

We all know the movie – Bill Murray plays an annoyed and despondent weatherman sent to Punxsutawney Pennsylvania to cover Groundhog Day for yet another year! On awaking the ‘following’ day he discovers that it’s Groundhog Day again, and again, and again. There are parallels to Groundhog Day with the way we look at IT… Continue Reading »

Fred Pinkett

File Storage – The Stack is Odd Against You

By on November 19, 2014

Wait what? Isn’t that ‘the odds are stacked against you’? Yes, that too, but actually I wanted to address how odd today’s storage stack has become. It’s a mishmash of technologies layered on one after the other, each designed to address a shortcoming of its predecessor, none fully solving the problem. It reminds me a… Continue Reading »

Fred Pinkett

Storage that’s bigger on the inside and can travel through time? Must be a TARDIS.

By on August 22, 2014

I recently had the pleasure of being on a panel at the ILTA 2014 Educational Conference. At the conference they open the exhibit hall the first night with a comic-con theme, which is a lot of fun. Exhibitors and attendees dress themselves and their booths like it’s comic-con so there are all sorts of sci-fi and super-hero… Continue Reading »

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