Data Mobility: Defying The Law of Data Gravity With StorSimple

October 22, 2015 By Tom Trainer, StorSimple Product Marketing Lately, I have been thinking a lot about Microsoft Azure StorSimple 8000 series and a whole lot about hybrid cloud storage and the revolutionary innovation that StorSimple has delivered to the storage market.  I’ve also been thinking about data and how data is very much like…

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StorSimple: Acceptance, Innovation and Update 1 Release

May 27, 2015 By Guru Pangal, General Manager, Hybrid Cloud Storage & Data Protection Today I am excited to announce our first major software release for the StorSimple 8000 series since its launch last summer – StorSimple 8000 series Update 1. In this new release we have included StorSimple deployments in Azure Government clouds and…

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How Hybrid Cloud Storage offloads storage management to the cloud

  As the saying goes, “when you’re up to your neck in alligators, it’s easy to forget that the initial objective was to drain the swamp.”  IT professionals are plenty familiar with compelling interruptions that need to be dealt with quickly, but keep them from getting high-priority work done.  That’s one of the reasons IT leaders…

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28% more is a small amount to pay for Geo Replication

On December 5th  Microsoft announced a pricing reduction for Windows Azure Storage. One of the more noticeable aspects of the announcement was the breakdown of storage costs between Geo Replicated Storage and Locally Redundant Storage. To summarize, Geo Replicated Storage costs approximately 28% more for the additional service of replicating your data to a remote…

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Cloud-integrated Storage: a Breakthrough Enterprise-level Storage Plug-in

The term “hybrid cloud” has been defined many different ways. At Microsoft hybrid cloud refers to data center functionality that spans on-premises and cloud service boundaries. At least that’s how I’m understanding it now after having been part of the company for a few weeks. To clarify my perspective, my appreciation of cloud is slotted narrowly…

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