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The Secret Bottleneck of VDI

by Mark Lockwood  |  October 10, 2014

For years, organizations deploying VDI for the first time have felt the sting of the most common issue that plagues virtual desktops: inadequate performance from shared storage.  The storage infrastructure...

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The real cost of VDI storage

by Gunnar Berger  |  April 18, 2014

Anyone that has seen me present in the past two years has listened to me rant about the high cost of desktop virtualization and I did not hesitate to put...

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When Cloud Storage Protects Your Data From Yourself

by Angelina Troy  |  March 25, 2013

There are many benefits to using a cloud service for personal file storage, such as the ability to access your data from most any internet-connected device or, in many cases,...

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Yes, Virginia, there are single points of failure

by Jay Heiser  |  May 30, 2011

The Commonwealth of Virginia has recently announced that they have settled up with their service provider, Northrup Grumman, over an incident last year that apparently brought down 3/4 of state...

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Dell: Play it Again Sam

by Drue Reeves  |  August 31, 2010

OK, most of you might think this is crazy, but Dell should raise their bid for 3Par one more time. Why? Isn't this madness? Isn't HP already overpaying for 3Par...

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Anti-virus integration with cloud storage

by Lydia Leong  |  December 12, 2008

Anti-virus vendor Authentium is now offering its AV-scanning SDK to cloud providers. Authentium, unlike most other AV vendors, has traditionally been focused at the gateway; they offer an SDK designed...

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Amazon SimpleDB, plus a bit on cloud storage

by Lydia Leong  |  December 3, 2008

Amazon SimpleDB is now in public beta. This database-as-a-service has been in private beta for some time, but what's really noteworthy is that with the public beta, Amazon has dropped...

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