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We write about data management, solving tough data challenges, boosting productivity and staying resilient in a cloud-first world.


Three Layers of Protection for Data Availability – Panzura

3 Protective Layers for High Data Availability

Losing access to data for extended periods of time can be crippling. The human and financial costs of data loss – whether temporary or permanent – to an organization continue to grow with every passing year. Data availability has long been considered a storage problem, but it’s not. It’s a data management problem.


Panzura Data Lake

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

The 5 crucial ways real time matters to your organization's productivity

The 5 Crucial Ways Real-Time Matters

Few expenses weigh more heavily than lost productivity. Yet, many global organizations regularly lose time to dated NAS file systems that consistently slow workflows down. The 30-year old file network tech you’re likely using is causing what you could consider “micro downtime”. You’ve probably accepted it as a

4 reasons why file sharing is hurting your enterprise

4 Reasons Why Enterprise File Sharing is Hurting You

Is a massive misunderstanding of file collaboration suffocating your enterprise’s productivity? If your multi-site team accepts slow file opening and bottlenecked workflows as “normal,” you’re falling behind your competitors brave enough to recognize what they’re missing.

A Better Way To Manage Machine Generated Data

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