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eGuide: Flash-Only Arrays Replacing Hybrids For Primary Storage
By Nimble Storage | 10/6/2016

Judging by the recent flood of flash-only storage launches, you can expect to see the primary storage hybrid array on the endangered species list rather soon. Flash only platforms are replacing HDDs – and quite frankly, it’s only a matter of time before all HDDs are gone. In this expert guide, discover and prepare for the future of storage. Not only will you learn how to shift your storage infrastructure to fit all-flash arrays, but also find a new home for HDDs in cold storage, backup, and archive.

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eBook: Overcoming the Obstacles to the All Flash Data Center
By Nimble Storage | 10/6/2016

Getting to all flash is one of the most important strategic initiatives that your organization will take in the next few years. This eBook outlines concrete steps that you can take that will move you closer to your goal of all flash in a cost-effective and non-disruptive way.

By following these recommendations, your organization can avoid the missteps that others are making, for example, ripping out existing storage before you have realized the full return on your investment or introducing storage siloes that increase complexity. Achieving the all flash data center is like climbing a mountain: it takes planning, organization and hard work— but it doesn’t have to be painful. If you’re ready to set out for the summit, keep reading.

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Gartner: Magic Quadrant for General-Purpose Disk Arrays
By Nimble Storage | 10/6/2016

The storage vendor landscape is rapidly changing as established vendors reorganize and emerging storage vendors grow their market credibility. We outline vendor product and marketing strategies, their strengths and weaknesses, and their ability to meet the expectations of I&O leads for GPDAs.

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Can Machine Learning Prevent Application Downtime?
By Nimble Storage | 10/6/2016

Business users expect immediate access to data, all the time and without interruption. But reality does not always meet expectations. IT leaders must constantly perform intricate forensic work to unravel the maze of issues that impact data delivery to applications. This performance gap between the data and the application creates a bottleneck that impacts productivity and ultimately damages a business’ ability to operate effectively. We term this the “app-data gap.”

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Mind the Gap: How Application Delays Affect Company Performance
By Nimble Storage | 10/6/2016

In an innovation-powered economy, ideas need to travel at the speed of thought. Yet even as our ability to communicate across companies and time zones grows rapidly, people remain frustrated by downtime and unanticipated delays across the increasingly complex grid of cloud-based infrastructure, data networks, storage systems, and servers that power our work.

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Dropbox Business Security
By Dropbox | 16/2/2016

Learn about the security, back-end, and management features that make Dropbox Business the secure tool for getting work done.

Specifically, learn how Dropbox Business: - Provides user- and admin-level security features to keep your company data safe - Uses robust under-the-hood technology to ensure performance that's both fast and secure -Protects the privacy of your company and its employees

Download the report to learn why more than 100,000 businesses and organizations trust Dropbox Business with their most important files.

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How to give users what they want AND maintain control, visibility, and security
By Dropbox | 16/2/2016

File sync and share is everywhere. In the past decade, cloud-based storage and syncing solutions have exploded to fill a growing need for anytime, anywhere access to everything from photos and videos to documents, spreadsheets, and PDFs.

We understand that choosing any new service or tool can be a lengthy and complex process. That’s why we’ve created this buyer’s guide to help make your evaluation process a little bit easier. In this guide we will cover: - Tips on defining business requirements - 7 security questions to ask of every file sync and share vendor - Control and visibility features - what to look for

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Unlock the advantages of application-aware flash storage
By Tintri | 15/12/2015

With more than 75% of workloads now virtualised, companies with storage complexities may not be operating in a cost effective and agile manner. This whitepaper looks at how application-aware storage can help to overcome the limits of traditional storage and why flash storage is a cost efficient way to eliminate complicated issues in virtualised environments.

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Arc flash considerations for Data Center IT Space
By APC Schneider | 29/10/2015

An increase in incidents resulting in injuries and deaths at the workplace has put a spotlight on the importance of educating IT staff on arc flash hazards. This whitepaper will help to answer your question on who becomes liable in such an instance and 3 trends in the context of arc flash safety within the technology industry.

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Integrated infrastructure to enable innovation while reducing IT cost
By NEC | 27/10/2015

Research shows 50% of workloads will run on integrated systems by the end of 2015. Discover the key benefits of an integrated infrastructure and how it can meet your business needs.

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