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fresh-take-modern-data-lake – Panzura

Leveraging Data – A Fresh Take On A Modern Data Lake

If you’re not familiar with the concept of a data lake, you’re not alone. A data lake is a large repository for unstructured data. And, it takes all data, before it’s cleansed, structured, or organized. It’s not until you begin to unravel the technical challenges of storage, and


A Better Way to Manage Machine Generated Data – high performance with CloudFS

A Better Way to Manage Machine Generated Data

Managing rapidly growing volumes of data is hardly a new problem. It has been a challenge for IT for as long as there has been IT. Yet, we have kept dealing with the problem in the same way — by making storage bigger. First with bigger drives, then

Avoiding the cloud storage markup trap | Panzura

The Cloud Storage Markup Trap

Cloud storage pricing has long been in a race to zero, and customers could be the winners if you spend wisely. Consider that basic storage services are now roughly $0.022 per GB/month from major providers like AWS and Google Cloud. Consumer and small business options like DropBox offer

How immutable data lets enterprises shrug off ransomware like it never happened

How Immutable Storage Stops Costly Ransomware Attacks

Immutable data architecture means that data, once written, cannot be changed. And, if it cannot be changed, then it cannot be encrypted by ransomware. In April 2021, Security Boulevard published details on just a few of the notable ransomware attacks that had taken place in just the first

Panzura Cloud Block

Introducing Cloud Block Store

What happens when you point some of the smartest IT minds in your business at innovation, instead of operation? It’s something we often ask our customers. Recently, we asked ourselves. The answer – this time around – is a product that is completely different, and yet completely in

Solving for latency over the WAN – Panzura

Solving for Latency on the Wide Area Network

What seems like decades ago now, I was a software engineer at Autodesk and I was the driving force behind the CUI feature in AutoCAD.   For those of you who can’t remember back that far, this feature introduced a new UI for customizing AutoCAD’s toolbars and menus. Its

Making cloud storage more than just a drive in the sky

Making Cloud Storage More Than Just A Drive In The Sky

Are you getting the features you imagined from your enterprise-grade cloud storage? Years into the cloud storage movement, your cloud services still might not be living up to the promise of this revolutionary concept. That said, the definition of cloud storage has become quite muddy. If data is