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Rich Tehrani from TMCnet recently interviewed our CEO, Nicos Vekiarides, at Cloud Expo to discuss TwinStrata solutions and industry trends in cloud storage. Watch the entire interview below: Interested in learning how CloudArray can benefit your business? Click here to find out more. Bookmark to: Del.icio.us | digg | Twitter | MySpace | FaceBook | reddit | Stumble Upon | ... (more)

Cloud Storage for Multi-Site Consolidation – Part I

Imagine running a business where data storage is distributed across 20 geographically separated sites. How do you efficiently manage those sites? What happens when one site runs out of storage capacity? What if one site were hit with a disaster or flood? Surely there ought to be a centralized disaster site to protect against site outage or data loss, right? And who manages each site? Would there be an administrator at each site or traveling from site to site? If these questions give you the impression that multi-site storage management across sites can be a headache, you are ri... (more)

Breaking the Storage Array Life Cycle with Cloud Storage: Part I

Anyone who purchases storage arrays is familiar with the many advantages modular storage systems and storage area networks offer. However, they may also be familiar with one of the less desirable attributes of storage arrays: the typical 3-yr to 5-yr life cycle that forces decommissions and mandates upgrades on a regular basis. With many organizations expanding their need for storage by 20-60% on an annual basis, outgrowing capacity of existing storage arrays is a regular occurrence, effectively rendering upgrade cycles to be a fact of life. Although decommissioning and upgradin... (more)

Will 2012 Be the Year of the Private Cloud?

As business adoption of cloud computing and cloud storage takes hold, new benefits of cloud IT versus traditional IT continue to emerge on a regular basis. One recent example is the Carbon Disclosure Project Study 2011: Cloud Computing – The IT Solution for the 21st Century produced by analyst firm Verdantix.  In the report, not only are the cost advantages of cloud computing discussed but also the resulting reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. Specifically, the study looks at a food and beverage company that is moving an HR application from local IT to the cloud. The model pre... (more)

User at 35,000 Feet Gives New Meaning to “Cloud Storage”

This week, a CloudArray user sent us this email, and he gave me permission to share it. CloudArray has been installed in lots of countries, but I think this is the first airborne installation! We love getting product feedback (good and bad) to help us improve the CloudArray user experience. Thanks to Phil Flores and Magnus IT Solutions for sharing. Good morning Ann and Phil, How are you doing? I am groovy. I thought I would send over a couple of data points you can share with your team and/or prospective customers that might be useful. On Friday night, I boarded a 5 hour flight th... (more)