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Compression vs. Dedupe

Are you confused about the difference between compression and deduplication? DSI CTO, Chris Bremer, breaks it down for you.

Data Storage- The Most Important Thing You Aren't Thinking About

The availability of data is only a concern when someone has a need to retrieve it. Most companies understand that having a high-functioning data storage system in place is necessary, but often...

The Top 5 Pitfalls of Data Storage

In this busy world where IT engineers are expected to do more with less, there is often a push to get new backup storage solutions purchased quickly. In the hurry, sizing is often overlooked as the...

Disk is the New Tape (Almost)

This whitepaper discusses the methods for improving the backup process using Virtual Tape Appliances to accelerate a resource-intensive IT operation

Demystifying Data Deduplication: Choosing the Best Solution

Data deduplication has become a primary requirement for backup implementations. Many vendors lay claim to offering the best data deduplication approach, leaving customers to face the difficulty of...

Using DSI VTL as a Backup Target for IBM i (iSeries)

For too long, the standard method of backing up IBM i series has been with a locally attached tape drive or library. The result is reduced performance due to limited backup streams, excessive...

LTO4 Hardware Encryption Best Practices

Some DSI LTO4 tape systems provide for an optional Hardware Encryption Kit, these are the DSIxxxx. This kit allows the LTO4 tape unit itself to encrypt data written to tape, thereby avoiding...

Cloud-Based Storage Solutions for MCP/AS and Open Systems

Dynamic Solutions, International (DSI) has been a leading provider of storage solutions for over 35 years, serving countries around the world. DSI does extensive research on new storage solutions...

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