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Backup or Pay Up: How to Defeat Ransomware with Cloud Based DR

By now, we’re no longer surprised when we hear about new and vicious ransomware attacks. Back in the day, CryptoWall and TeslaCrypt were real shockers... Read More

Understanding AWS Storage Costs for Ultimate Management

It was the management guru Peter Drucker who first coined the phrase, “You can’t manage what you can’t measure.” Read More

How to Attach and Mount Managed and Unmanaged VHD Files to Azure VMs

Microsoft Azure has two types of virtual hard disks (VHDs): unmanaged and managed. When comparing Azure managed vs. unmanaged disks, the biggest diffe... Read More

Amazon S3 as a File System? How to Mount S3 as Drive for Cloud File Sharing

Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) is generally used as highly durable and scalable data storage for images, videos, logs, big data, and other ... Read More

This History of Enterprise Storage: DAS, NAS, and EBS

 Several hundred hours of high definition video are uploaded to YouTube every single minute. Those videos are then seamlessly distributed around the w... Read More

3 Tips for Optimizing AWS EBS Performance

Optimizing AWS Elastic Block Store (AWS EBS) usage is not a simple task. Many factors must be taken into account to actually achieve peak performance ... Read More

5 Optimal Approaches for Your Hyper-V to AWS Migration Strategy

The project has passed its deadline. It is taking too long to migrate each Virtual Machine (VM). The customer is unhappy with such long service outage... Read More

How EidosMedia Serves Millions of Users Globally with Cloud Volumes ONTAP (formerly ONTAP Cloud) for AWS

EidosMedia, a global media company, wanted to establish business continuity with highly available storage and the flexibility of the cloud, while main... Read More

The Rising Risk of the Status Quo -Cloud Edition

  One of the engineers at my company includes a quote from General Eric Shinseki, former Army Chief of Staff, at the bottom of his emails: Read More

Find and Delete Unused Azure Disks and Reduce Storage Costs

One of the major reasons for storage costs you may not be aware of is the presence of unused virtual hard disks (VHDs) in your storage account.   Unus... Read More