"Rethinking Enterprise Storage: A Hybrid Cloud Model" free 120 page eBook (PDF today, mobi, epub by month's end)
We’re pleased to announce the availability of Rethinking Enterprise Storage: A Hybrid Cloud Model (ISBN 9780735679603), by Marc Farley, as a free download! You can download the PDF version of this title here (120 pages; 3 MB).
We will update this post soon with links to EPUB and MOBI files. We expect these files to be available by the end of the month.
Rethinking Enterprise Storage: A Hybrid Cloud Model describes a storage architecture that some experts are calling a game changer in the infrastructure industry. Called the Microsoft hybrid cloud storage (HCS) solution, it was developed as a way to integrate cloud storage services with traditional enterprise storage.
The author, Marc Farley, works at Microsoft on hybrid cloud storage solutions as a senior marketing manager. The book includes a Foreword by storage industry expert and noted blogger Martin Glassborow, better known in the industry as Storagebod.
The book includes seven chapters:
Chapter 1 Rethinking enterprise storage
Chapter 2 Leapfrogging backup with cloud snapshots
Chapter 3 Accelerating and broadening disaster recovery protection
Chapter 4 Taming the capacity monster
Chapter 5 Archiving data with the hybrid cloud
Chapter 6 Putting all the pieces together
Chapter 7 Imagining the possibilities with hybrid cloud storage
You know me, Mr I Wanna Cloud guy... And this approach of using the cloud as a storage extension sounds interesting. I mean who really likes adding more and more and more local storage? (or instead we add more and more and more cloud storage, paying for every bit... um.... err... well, I guess I need to read this eBook to see the justification and details! ;)
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