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3 Ways Software-Defined Networking Meets Cloud Challenges

The cloud is only as good as its supporting network. Data needs to be transmitted from endpoints where it is generated to the cloud and to and from cloud environments and on-premises resourcesIn particular, hybrid cloud and multicloud environments benefit from a fast, responsive, and reliable network that connects different cloud instances.  

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How to Take the Guesswork out of Data Management

Meeting data storage capacity needs is only half the battle when working with data-intensive applications and workloads. Data management is necessary before companies can access the information needed for advanced analytics. Managing data is also the key to cost-efficient data storage.  

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How to Right-Size Storage With Software-Defined Data Center

Never before has it been more necessary to be able to allocate storage quickly and efficiently. However, provisioning storage resources can be a guessing game. When a company uses physical storage, provisioning it takes time and planning. IT leaders must estimate how much storage they need based on projected data capacity needs, which tend to grow exponentially. Time needs to be allotted for requisitioning the storage resources and implementing them. 

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How to Support the Cloud With Software-Defined Networking

The way companies use cloud has been evolving. Organizations are turning to new types of cloud services and branching out into hybrid cloud and multicloud environments. This transformation in the way the cloud is being leveraged puts greater demands on the supporting network infrastructure. 

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Nutanix .NEXT 2020 Conference Highlights

Global leader in enterprise cloud solutions and hyperconverged infrastructure Nutanix just wrapped up its .NEXT 2020 Conference. This year’s conference was available for free in the comfort of your own home and offered live streams of keynotes, virtual breakout sessions, hands-on product demos, and new product announcements.

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Why You Should Run SAP HANA on IBM FlashSystems

SAP HANA combines SAP’s enterprise applications with HANA’s in-memory database, allowing companies to make complex business decisions based on advanced analytics. How your business runs SAP HANA makes a difference in how much you can get out of the platform.

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What Your Company Needs to Know About Today's Flash Storage

Flash storage is known for its ability to store tons of data while reducing your company’s data center footprint. However, today’s flash storage is capable of much more than meeting capacity needs and cutting infrastructure costs.

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5 Technology Challenges Met With Flash Storage

Flash storage is known for providing top capacity and high performance in a small package. However, flash storage has evolved over the years to offer much more. Current flash storage solutions, such as IBM FlashSystem Family, can help companies meet many of today’s technology challenges. 

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HCI Industry Shake-Up: Acquisitions, Mergers & Expansions

The Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) industry has been hopping with news the last month. VMware acquired Datrium, HPE is merging SimpliVity with their up-and-coming Nimble-oriented dHCI product, and per Forrester, Nutanix took a big leap ahead of the competition in the latest HCI Q3 2020 report.

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How to Overcome IT Security Complexities

Developing an effective IT security strategy has become increasingly difficult because of the ever-changing threat landscape. Cyberattacks are growing in frequency and sophistication. For example, ransomware has evolved so that attacks no longer rely on phishing emails to infiltrate company systems. Not only that, but the malware can delete on-site backup files.

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