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Commvault Data Storage: Product Overview and Insight

Commvault is a recognized global leader in enterprise class backup, recovery, and data management across cloud and on-premises environments. The company contends that its converged data management solutions redefine what backup means for the progressive enterprise. With Commvault, enterprises are empowered to protect, manage and use their most critical asset—their data. Commvault software, solutions and …

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VMware opens, reinforces hybrid-cloud migration software

VMware customers can now  migrate non-vSphere as well as incresed amounts of on-premises application workloads to a variety of cloud services with a new release of the company’s Hybrid Cloud Extension (HCX) application-mobility software. Introduced in 2017, VMware HCX lets vSphere customers tie together on-premises systems and applications with a variety of cloud services.  vSphere …

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When converged and hyper-converged — and cloud — converge

The difference between converged and hyper-converged is becoming less clear cut. My advice is to beware of hyper-converged infrastructure products with “HCI” in their names. They may not be hyper-converged. NetApp HCI is a converged infrastructure that combines separate servers and SolidFire flash storage. Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s Nimble Storage dHCI is a similar setup, except …

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HPE Emerges to Rescue MapR Customers

Weeks after it missed deadlines for winning additional funding or getting acquired, embattled Hadoop and big data pioneer MapR was acquired by Hewlett Packard Enterprise. HPE described the deal, announced this week, as an acquisition of business assets that includes MapR’s technology, intellectual property, and domain expertise in artificial intelligence and machine learning, and analytics …

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Network Security: Keys to Adopting Zero-Trust, Micro-segmentation

Adopting zero-trust and micro-segmentation as core design principles can help improve the security posture of your network and attached systems. However, it is important to understand how we got to our current state to understand how these principles can help us. First, a quick review of current network security architecture. Many organizations have adopted some …

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