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 san versus nas


Achieving Growth: New Accounts versus Up-selling to Existing Accounts
A recent survey of chief executive officers has found that growth is again the number one priority, overtaking cost-cutting as their previous top concern. Can

san versus nas  of over a dozen thousand customers worldwide could have a more profound effect. For example, it will have a notable affect on the top and bottom line of the very acquisitive Oracle of late, (or on any other similar vendor, for that matter). That is to say, satisfied customers tend to be more amenable to the many ways a vendor adds value to a customer in an effort to maintain a long-term relationship. Product enhancements, extensions, refresh, or upgrade services, and similar approaches used by IBM become

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ISL Trunking: Automatic Traffic Management at the Heart of the SAN


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Open Source versus Proprietary Business Intelligence


Commercial open source business intelligence (BI) is becoming an alternative to proprietary open source BI for medium and large companies. However, commercial BI solutions have major demerits compared to proprietary BI, and have a long way to go to compete in the market. Discover the advantages and disadvantages of commercial open source BI compared to proprietary BI, and which one may be better for your company.

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Scaling SAN Connectivity on VMware


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Managing Trees versus Managing Grass


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Hosted VoIP Versus VoIP PBX


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Software-as-a-service ERP versus On-premise ERP through the Lens of Total Cost of Ownership


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File Fragmentation, SANs, NAS, and RAID


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