Category Archives: storage

Inside story: How HP Inc. moved from a rigid legacy to data center transformation

A discussion on how a massive corporate split led to the re-architecting and modernizing of IT to allow for the right data center choices at the right price over time. Continue reading

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Regional dental firm Great Expressions protects distributed data with lower complexity thanks to amalgam of Nutanix HCI and Bitdefender security

Modern dentistry depends on more than good care. It also demands rapid access to data and applications. For a rapidly growing dental services company — consisting of hundreds of dental offices spread across 10 US states — the task of … Continue reading

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How Norway’s Fatland beat back ransomware thanks to a rapid backup and recovery data protection stack

The next BriefingsDirect strategic storage and business continuity case study discussion explores how Norway’s venerable meat processing business, Fatland, relied on rapid backup and recovery solutions to successfully defended against a nasty ransomware attack. The comprehensive backup and recovery stack allowed Fatland’s production … Continue reading

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How one MSP picked Bitdefender’s layered security approach for cloud-to-client protection

Solving security concerns has risen to the top of the requirements list for just about everyone, yet service providers in particular have had to step up their game. Just as cloud models and outsourcing of more data center functions have … Continue reading

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South African insurer King Price gives developers the royal treatment as HCI meets big data

The next BriefingsDirect developer productivity insights interview explores how a South African insurance innovator has built a modern hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) IT environment that replicates databases so fast that developers can test and re-test to their hearts’ content. We’ll now learn how … Continue reading

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Pay-as-you-go IT models provide cost and operations advantages for Northrop Grumman

The next BriefingsDirect IT business model innovation interview explores how pay-as-you-go models have emerged as a new way to align information technology (IT) needs with business imperatives. We’ll now learn how global aerospace and defense integrator Northrop Grumman has sought … Continue reading

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A tale of two hospitals—How healthcare economics in Belgium hastens need for new IT buying schemes

The next BriefingsDirect data center financing agility interview explores how two Belgian hospitals are adjusting to dynamic healthcare economics to better compete and cooperate. We will now explore how a regional hospital seeking efficiency — and a teaching hospital seeking … Continue reading

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