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  • Top 3 factors for a successful move to managed cloud services

    An organisation that opts for managed cloud services will have to deal with, among other things, three things crucial to its success: transition, operations and security.

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  • Customised solutions are the Achilles heel of cloud hyperscalers

    Are cloud hyperscalers the answer to all cloud questions?

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  • The 5 Major Pitfalls of the Selection Process

    Many cloud providers go on about flexible, scalable solutions that cost little and offer high levels of service, but it is a good idea to press these providers with the right questions. 

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  • Introducing "The road to the hybrid cloud" from Proact

    Take a look at the 6 building blocks of the hybrid cloud and explore blogs, articles, case studies, tips and best practices to get you started on the road towards the hybrid cloud. 

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  • Pure Disruption - Adapt or Fail...

    By Andy Hale - Head of Professional Services, Proact IT UK.

    This blog focuses around the topic of Flash and asks the question, 'why are most enterprises still relying on 14+ year old technology to store their data?'.

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  • Top 5 considerations for Flash

    By Andy Smith - Presales Consultant, Proact IT UK.

    In this blog post, Andy examines the top 5 things customers find relevant when exploring Flash.

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  • 5 Considerations for a hyper-converged solution

    By Richard Hogg - Presales Consultant, Proact IT UK.

    In this blog post, Richard examines the top 5 things you should consider when embarking on a hyper-converged infrastructure solution.

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  • Be careful what you ask for...

    By Andy Hale - Head of Professional Services, Proact IT UK.

    When embarking on storage related projects customers have been asking similar questions for many years. We see that each time a vendor introduces a feature these gradually filter down into customers “MUST have” or “SHOULD be capable” of requirement lists. This article investigates if this demand for features has an effect on the overall business benefits of a storage solution.

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  • New NetApp all-Flash Storage Arrays - E5600 Series

    By Ben Walker - Proact IT UK.

    On January 27th NetApp introduced the E5600 hybrid arrays that add to their E-Series line-up. This blog examines what the new arrays offer.

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  • Hyper Converged Infrastructure using EMC VSPEX BLUE

    By Ian Smart - EMC Proven Professional, Proact IT UK.

    EMC have recently announced their latest product in the Hyper Converged Infrastructure Market known as EMC VSPEX BLUE so I thought I would share my observations with you.

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