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Why Your Company Should Be Concerned About Proprietizing Data on The Cloud

proprietary dataI had an interesting conversation with Eric Toczek at Storage Made Easy on our company scrum call recently  about ‘cloud locked data’ that I subsequently thought was worthy of a short blog post.

The main premise of our call was to figure out how to help a company move their data from one cloud storage provider to another and the difficulties therein.

In this particular case the difficulties boiled down to:

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Using RSync and BitLocker for Windows with OSX

I tend to mainly use a Mac but also use a small Windows PC, particularly if I am on the road and don’t really want to carry and laptop case.

The MacBook I use is a MacBook 12″ with an M7 processor and 16GB of memory. It is adequate enough for light development tasks and normal day to day business life.

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A Look At Multi-Cloud Data In 2019

If you ask many companies they may not think about their data being multi-cloud. The thinking is more about their application estate.

On pressing you will be told that they may have windows filers, have a NAS or SAN, perhaps are using object storage either on-premises or on-cloud with something like Amazon S3, use email, perhaps outsourced to someone like Google, which also provide their employees with a cloud drive, are using a cloud based CRM such as Salesforce and perhaps a raft of other cloud based Apps that have file storing capabilities.

Congratulations, that is what a multi-cloud data company looks like in 2019 !

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Companies are drowning in data and starved of intelligence

We live in the data age where the buzzwords are digital transformation, where unstructured digital data is doubling each year, and where Artificial Intelligence is going to provide the panacea for all our data ills.

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