Analyst Blogs

Observability Takes the Driver’s Seat….

By Janae Stow Lee, Monday, May 2nd 2022

Analyst Blogs

For years, software solutions offering centralized management of heterogenous systems have received little respect from the market.  Offerings provided by major systems vendors were viewed as doing nothing more than patching holes in the vendor’s underlying products, while competing offerings...

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Kubernetes Data Protection – Addressing Ransomware Threats and Maintaining DevOps Agility

By Krista Macomber, Wednesday, April 6th 2022

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Kubernetes is here, and it is here to stay. According to Evaluator Group primary research, not only are most enterprises already using or planning to use Kubernetes, they are using Kubernetes for production workloads. We typically associate container environments and...

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Steps for Planning for Cyber Resiliency

By Randy Kerns, Monday, April 4th 2022

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Prevention 1) Verify all security settings for systems – access and administration at all level, software including operating systems and applications, networks, and other management/monitoring tools. A plan for auditing and regular updating of security settings should be developed and...

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Cloud-Native Storage Takes a Data-First Focus – Data Center Knowledge Blog by Dave Raffo

By Dave Raffo, Thursday, December 2nd 2021

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Developers using CNS need data management – they are less interested in what type of storage media they are pinning their data to Two products in the emerging cloud-native storage (CNS) market have undergone name changes in 2021, providing a...

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Nutanix Expands Partnerships to Embrace Cloud, Containers – ITPro Today Blog by Dave Raffo

By Dave Raffo, Friday, October 1st 2021

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Nutanix is in a state of transition and hopes that new partnerships with the likes of AWS, Azure, Red Hat and Citrix will help it reach its goal of a unversal platform that runs traditional or modern applications. No vendor...

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Ransomware Exposes Needs About Data

By Randy Kerns, Wednesday, September 29th 2021

Analyst Blogs

Incidents that have been made public about ransomware have garnered a great deal of attention – from the general public, company executives, and from those charged with protecting and recovering from attacks.  Products used in Information Technology have been improved...

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Cloud Storage Is Now A Big Deal – AWS OEM’s NetApp ONTAP – Forbes Blog by John Webster

By John Webster, Monday, September 13th 2021

Analyst Blogs

The Deal On September 2, 2021, AWS announced the availability of Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP. This new AWS FSx file storage service will deliver the complete functionality of NetApp ONTAP delivered as a fully managed public cloud storage service. Initially, the...

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Why “Joint Warfighter Cloud” Is Good For Enterprise IT – Forbes Blog by John Webster

By John Webster, Thursday, July 22nd 2021

Analyst Blogs

Two years ago, the US Department of Defense awarded a contract to Microsoft to develop a cloud computing capability called the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure. However, JEDI as it became known, was controversial from the start. The competitors, AWS and...

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Storage Performance for Cloud Native Applications

By Russ Fellows, Tuesday, July 20th 2021

Analyst Blogs

We talk with our IT clients on a regular basis, and also conduct primary research into emerging IT trends.  One of the leading trends we hear is the adoption and deployment of cloud native applications, including containers and Kubernetes, and...

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Container-Native Storage: What you need to know

By Dave Raffo, Monday, May 24th 2021

Analyst Blogs

Storage for containers is rapidly becoming a requirement for IT teams, following years of developers adopting containers for their applications. Now that those apps are in production, they need persistent storage and enterprise grade storage features. The Evaluator Group sees...

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