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Posts Tagged ‘IT Management’

3 Critical Business Risks of Application Downtime

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Business continuity is of the utmost importance for long-term success. The more streamlined business operations are, the more efficient employees will be at their jobs, and the more revenue can be spread around. A well-oiled machine can make efficiency a competitive advantage, but maintaining a consistent pace is easier said than done – especially given…

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ioFABRIC Vicinity – Finalist for Product of the Year!

We are off to a great start in 2018! ioFABRIC is a finalist in the Products of the Year awards from Storage magazine and SearchStorage.com! The annual competition selects the best data management and storage offerings in five categories. ioFABRIC was named in the category of data storage management tools. We are honored to be…

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What’s in Store for IT Infrastructure in 2018?

We looked into our crystal ball and this is what we found. Rise in Ransomware Expect an increase in malicious attacks in 2018. Juniper Research tells us that the cyber crimes will create $2.1 trillion in business losses by 2019! That’s a lot of money! Artificial Intelligence AI will minimize human errors, improve operations, and ultimately…

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QoS Is Essential for Storage

As one of the core features of ioFABRIC Vicinity, Quality of Service (QoS) helps our customers achieve reliable performance, capacity, data protection, and cost targets for each application’s needs. But there is some confusion about how QoS works, and why it is so important to your storage environment. What is storage QoS? Similar to networking…

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Cut the Crapex, Part 3: Save on CAPEX Using Software-Defined Storage

According to survey and social data from Spiceworks, IT budgets are stagnating. Buyers don’t expect to see a boost to their budget – for critical items like new hardware, staff, or training – any time in the near future. And that means that growth decisions are likely to be made at the last minute, in…

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Say What? All The Software-Defined Storage Jargon, Defined

Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or you’re new to the world of storage, you’ve no doubt encountered terminology, acronyms, and jargon that made your head spin. Here’s an A-Z list of the most common jargon you’ll encounter in the software-defined storage space (and yes, we’ll define that, too!), so you can do more than just…

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ioFABRIC Survey Finds Canada’s Medium-size IT Departments Overstretched, Underfunded

Originally published on Cantech Letter Consistent with other studies of the state of IT spending in Canada, Toronto’s ioFABRIC has released its own survey, providing something of a wake-up call for small-to-medium businesses and the state of their IT departments, typified by shrinking budgets, stagnant salaries and a lack of commitment for anything other than urgent…

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2016 Predictions: OpEx Will Be at the Top of Every IT’s List for 2016

Originally published on VMblog.com Despite our best efforts in predicting the direction of the storage industry each year there are always unforeseen events that catch us off guard. Long-gestating acquisitions are suddenly completed revealing bigger bricks still can’t float; companies come out of stealth mode; someone exits their funding rounds with an jaw dropping IPO…

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