11
Jul

Customer Lifecycle Management at Nasuni

How many times have you made a technology purchase without knowing whom to call or who your main point of contact was after your agreement...
24
Apr

Who’s Responsible for Protecting Data Stored in the Cloud?

With cloud comes the notion of liberation. Cloud is the natural evolution of the data center. It’s easy to deploy, infinitely scalable, and highly redundant....
17
Apr

In Apple’s iCloud, One Key to Rule Them All

Earlier this month it became widely publicized that Apple maintains complete control over the master encryption key to their marquee cloud offering, iCloud. Now, to...
10
Apr

Data in the Cloud: Ebbs and Flows – Part 4

Migration scenarios Part 3 in our series examined the performance of Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure and Rackspace Cloud Files during different bulk migration scenarios. In...
05
Apr

Data in the Cloud: Ebbs and Flows – Part 3

Part 3: CSP Performance Measurements Part 1 of the series looked at the importance of performance in trying to avoid vendor lock-in. Part 2 established...
29
Mar

World Backup Day

According to Wikipedia, the term “Hallmark holiday” is used predominantly in the United States to describe a holiday that is perceived to exist primarily for...
27
Mar

Data in the Cloud: Ebbs and Flows – Part 2

Migration Scenarios In part 1 of the series we looked at the significance and some of the criteria that needs to be considered when executing...
22
Mar

Data in the Cloud: Ebbs and Flows

Part 1: Understanding transfer speeds and avoiding vendor lock-in In the last few posts we spoke about a couple of the requests we had from...
15
Mar

Turtles All the Way Down

Building storage systems that scale forever After giving a public lecture on astronomy a brilliant English scientist was challenged by an old lady, “What you...
23
Feb

Top 5 Reasons for Disaster Recovery

With our guaranteed 15 minute disaster recovery and several years under our belt with our product, we’ve gotten an understanding of the top reasons for...
21
Feb

Nasuni’s Disaster Recovery to the Rescue (Again)

We’re never happy when one of our customers goes through a disaster or work disruption of any kind. Several months ago we heard of another...
07
Feb

Storage as a Service for Legal Businesses

To: IT professionals working in the Legal Industry Does any of this remind you of your situation? You struggle to forecast data & file growth...
02
Feb

Storage as a Service, is it SaaS?

I was recently reading a Blog posting titled “SaaS Makes Good Sense, Even in a Recession” by a group called Montclair Advisors. It struck me...
27
Jan

Nondisruptive Cloud-to-Cloud Migration – Part 2

In part 1 of this series I outlined the considerations and process required to perform nondisruptive upgrades and migration. In part 2 I describe our...
26
Jan

AWS Storage Gateway

What Is the AWS Storage Gateway – and What It Isn’t Yesterday Amazon introduced the AWS Storage Gateway. This move further legitimizes the general approach to...
24
Jan

Nondisruptive Cloud-to-Cloud Migration

Storage services have the potential to spare customers from the hassle and risks associated with bulk data migration.  Enterprise customers demand nondisruptive upgrades to their...
01
Dec

Archive vs. “Archive-ish” Data

Ask anyone in IT to define “archive data” and chances are it would go something like this: “Data that is no longer active, but still...
29
Nov

Cloud Storage as a Component in Infrastructure

At Nasuni we treat cloud storage as a component for our enterprise storage solution rather than infrastructure. This begs the question of what makes something...
23
Nov

Solving Pain of Global Data Access: How Secure Multi-Site Access Works

When Andres and I founded Nasuni we set off with a simple mission: solve a big problem for IT, completely. That was the mission. Being...
02
Nov

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Providers and Scheduled Outages

At Nasuni, we have a pretty fundamental view of infrastructure providers. While everyone understands that disasters can strike and take down pieces of the infrastructure...
27
Jan

Data Migration Tool: Best Practices for Migrating Data to the Nasuni Filer

Most seasoned network or systems administrators have done their share of server migrations. For the vets among you, the process of moving data to our...
20
Jan

Introducing the Data Migration Service: Moving Data in Bulk to the Cloud

We’ve built digital archives in the past, so it came as no surprise to us that one of the most frequent questions our customers ask...
15
Dec

Bringing Cloud Storage Down to Earth: Top 5 Ways IT Managers are Using Nasuni

We recently asked our customers how they are putting Nasuni to use in their businesses. Five themes emerged as ways that IT infrastructure managers are...
14
Dec

Webinar Recap: Is Adding a NAS Storage Device the Best Way to Conquer File Growth?

Last week our CEO, Andres Rodriguez, joined Storage Switzerland analyst George Crump for a webinar discussing how to add NAS services to an existing SAN....
03
Dec

Cloud Storage Webinar: Adding NAS to Your Virtualized SAN by Leveraging Cloud Storage

Choosing a Storage Area Network (SAN) to host your virtualized environment can be difficult. One of the big questions IT managers face is how to...
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