Beginners' Guides

Active Archive – A Beginner’s Guide
Active Archive – A Beginner’s GuideAn active archive is an intelligent repository that enables organizations to store the right data, in the right place, at the right time.Read More
Digital Evidence Management (DEM) – A Beginner’s Guide
Digital Evidence Management (DEM) – A Beginner’s GuideWhen it comes to digital evidence, the top priorities for organizations are being able to store it for as long as necessary, find and retrieve it whenever it's needed...Read More
Video Management System (VMS) – A Beginner’s Guide
Video Management System (VMS) – A Beginner’s GuideAlso known as video management software or video surveillance management system - is an integral component of an organization’s security infrastructureRead More

Digital Asset Management (DAM) – A Beginner’s Guide
Digital Asset Management (DAM) – A Beginner’s GuideDAM solutions are software-based systems that help organizations manage their digital assets, through a central and controlled platform.Read More
Data Compliance – A Beginner’s Guide
Data Compliance – A Beginner’s GuideData compliance is a term used to describe formal standards and practices for ensuring sensitive data is protected from loss, theft, corruption, and misuse.Read More
Cybersecurity – A Beginner’s Guide
Cybersecurity – A Beginner’s GuideCybersecurity is a term used to describe the practice of defending networks, devices, applications, and data from unauthorized access and cyber threats. Read More

BYOK – A Beginner’s Guide
BYOK – A Beginner’s GuideBring Your Own Key (BYOK), also referred to as Customer Supplied Encryption Keys (CSEK), is a model of encryption key management that enables customers to take full control ofRead More
KMIP – A Beginner’s Guide
KMIP – A Beginner’s GuideThe Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) is a universal language for secure data management across platforms. It was developed by the Organization for Advancement oRead More
Cyber Resilience – A Beginner’s Guide
Cyber Resilience – A Beginner’s GuideWhile cyber security is incredibly important, organizations are beginning to realize that they need to take their data protection strategies a step further. The term “cyber Read More

Encryption – A Beginner’s Guide
Encryption – A Beginner’s GuideEncryption is the process of protecting data by changing it from a readable form to an unreadable form. It uses complex algorithms to “scramble” and therefore protect dataRead More
Virtualized Storage – A Beginner’s Guide
Virtualized Storage – A Beginner’s GuideVirtualized storage, or storage virtualization, is a technological concept developed within the past few decades. It enables organizations to remove the traditional boundariesRead More
Virtual SAN – A Beginner’s Guide
Virtual SAN – A Beginner’s GuideA virtual storage area network (SAN) is a software-based component that provides a virtualized ‘pool’ of storage to multiple virtual machines (VMs) and applications. In orRead More

High Availability – A Beginner’s Guide
High Availability – A Beginner’s GuideHigh Availability (HA) describes a system that can sustain long periods of continuous operation, and remain operational, even if a part of the system is no longer in service. Read More
Key Management – A Beginners Guide
Key Management – A Beginners GuideKey management refers to the process of creating, using, storing, exchanging, archiving, discarding, and replacing cryptographic keys in an encryption system. Its purpose is tRead More
Hyperconvergence – A Beginners Guide
Hyperconvergence – A Beginners GuideHyperconvergence is a term used to describe the consolidation of computing, networking, and storage resources, into a single, streamlined datacenter architecture. Traditional Read More

Edge Computing – A Beginners Guide
Edge Computing – A Beginners GuideEdge computing is a term used to describe decentralized IT infrastructure. In an edge computing environment, applications, computation, and data storage are all carried out neRead More
Software-Defined Storage – A Beginners Guide
Software-Defined Storage – A Beginners GuideSoftware-defined storage (SDS) is a form of storage virtualization. It significantly improves the simplicity and flexibility of data storage management by introducing a softwaRead More