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Check out our latest insights for your enterprise IT team.

2508, 2021

The Storage Capacity Design Dilemma

August 25th, 2021|

Designing effective and efficient storage environments may feel akin to a balancing act. On the one hand, inadequate planning can lead to unplanned downtime and bottlenecks, while on the other, over-provisioning can result in overspending and unnecessary costs. This can result in IT leaders finding themselves trying to juggle capacity management, performance, and operating within [...]

1808, 2021

Ransomware Can Be Devastating: Protect Your Business with Smarter Infrastructure Monitoring

August 18th, 2021|

Storage managers can be the unexpected heroes who detect ransomware before it strikes. Ransomware cyberattacks are on the rise, with thousands of companies being targeted each year. According to reporting from the FBI, ransomware attacks rose by 62 percent between 2019 and 2020 - making them the fastest-growing cybercrime threat for businesses. No company, big [...]

2607, 2021

SRM-as-a-Service: a Strong Defense Against Ransomware

July 26th, 2021|

Even more than in recent years, ransomware is one of the top threats facing organizations. An organization is significantly more likely to suffer a ransomware attack than the natural disasters they typically plan for like earthquakes, hurricanes, fires, and floods. Ransomware, unlike traditional disasters, can impact any organization, any place, and at any time. More [...]

2007, 2021

Models and Forecasts are the Key to Successful Capacity Planning

July 20th, 2021|

Mistakes can be costly, and inefficient capacity management can leave businesses vulnerable to unnecessary spending and emergency storage purchases. Stop letting storage purchases become reactive decision-making processes, filled with frustration and uncertainty, preventing successful capacity management. You need to supplement multi-level capacity management with forecasting models and what-if scenarios. Forecasting helps IT leaders both plan [...]

1507, 2021

Obstacles to Effective Storage Capacity Planning

July 15th, 2021|

In the ever-changing world of data storage, capacity planning is an essential process for anticipating what you will need, where and when you'll need it, and how much it will cost. Between potential budget cuts, the recent pandemic, and competitive challenges facing businesses worldwide, it's more important than ever to develop an accurate budget and [...]

2206, 2021

Finding Free Space: Finding Hidden Storage

June 22nd, 2021|

Successfully managing your storage capacity requires the ability to see the entire picture, as well as understanding all of the individual pieces that are part of the whole. While it’s easy to think that the answer to ever-expanding quantities of data is simply to increase storage capacity, that certainly isn’t how to maximize your current [...]

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