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Software-defined Storage, Data Infrastructure,
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Drinking our own IT Champagne

May 26, 2017 AT 02:18 PM

Many tech companies are beginning to see that they lose credibility when they don’t use the products they are pitching—and are bringing IT back from external (or outsourcing) providers. The data from recent analysts’ reports strongly suggests...

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Every year since 2011, we’ve asked a sampling of IT professionals about their views on existing and emerging technologies and their related impacts on storage. We recently released the results of our latest survey, “The State of Software-Defined Storage, Hyperconverged and Cloud Storage,” which reveals how these IT professionals are currently using or evaluating software-defined storage, hyperconverged and cloud storage to solve critical business challenges....

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Imagine what it's like to be responsible for an application where performance is a matter of life and death. Well, wonder no more – that’s Corey Nelson who runs IT for Emergency Communications of Southern Oregon (ECSO). DataCore’s very own Sushant Rao and Corey speak with us a little bit about why DataCore’s Hyper-converged Virtual SAN (HVSAN) was the only product suited for ECSO’s application used for 911 operators to get police, fire and health responders out to an emergency as fast as possible....

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On Monday, the WannaCrypt worm (also known as WannaCryptor and WannaCry) brought a spotlight to ransomware attacks in less than 24 hours. The infection spread due to a combination of people clicking on attachments from “sketchy” senders and unpatched systems. But, while trying to educate people to stop clicking on attachments from people they don’t know and keeping systems patched are worthy goals, there is one solution that can ...

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CRN® just announced that it has named DataCore’s vice president, channel sales & enablement Devi Madhavan to its prestigious 2017 Women of the Channel list. In honor of this award, we sat down with Devi to learn more about what drives her, and what advice she has for other women pursuing careers in technology....

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