4 ways EMC Unity extends (affordable) data storage to the cloud

EMC Unity Storage Array Softchoice

EMC recently launched the Unity product line – setting a whole new standard for affordable flash storage in what they call ‘the year of all-flash.”

[Read more…]

3 ways you’ve been underestimating Box

3 ways you've been underestimating Box

The last few years have seen businesses bombarded with various cloud-based storage and sharing solutions. It’s come to a point where many free file sharing providers offer nearly-identical services – with little to no real differentiation between them.

What has been lost in this relentless pursuit of cloud-based collaboration is the universal accessibility, functionality and security required by organizations for large-scale adoption.

It just so happens that those are the core tenets of Box. In this article, we highlight three of the most surprising ways Box delivers as a true collaboration platform, beyond simple file sharing.

[Read more…]

Evaluating Egnyte’s Cloud Storage Solution

Evaluating Egnyte's Cloud Storage Solution

The consumer space is already crowded with Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and services such as Dropbox. But it’s the same story in the SMB and Enterprise markets. Those same consumer-centric solutions are muscling into the IT department with offerings like Dropbox for Teams, joining the war with enterprise-focused brands such as Egnyte.

On top of this complexity, picking the right cloud solution for a business can have far greater consequences versus picking where a consumer stores his or her personal data. This is your business on the line, so finding the best solution is key.

The good news is, with the proper framework and upfront analysis, you can simplify the task of selecting a cloud service provider. To get the most clarity, IT departments should break down their decision into five key areas.

[Read more…]