Beginners Guides

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