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Get your pre-Christmas checklist sorted now

Oh yes. Press play on the Vengaboys “We like to party” because Christmas is almost here! Nothing empties your bank account, injects a few kilos of fat into your body and ultimately makes you a little bit anxious, quite like Christmas.

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Why people matter when it comes to public cloud

Private Cloud Management


30 Jun 2015

At ViFX we are in a very fortunate position to have deep engagement with nationally significant consumers of public cloud resources. This deep engagement facilitates great insight into what actually matters when an enterprise or Independent Software Vendor moves to significant public cloud consumption.

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Stop Being A Slave To Your Email System

Today more than ever a huge amount of communication with clients and suppliers occurs via email. Email today has become the standard method for "having things in writing" and many people rely on the fact that they can store these emails to be referenced at some stage in the future, if the need arises.

Research suggests that more than 60% of business-critical information is stored in email! With that in mind, we thought we'd share CommVault's 7 Steps to Comprehensive Email Management.

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CommVault - Not Just A Backup Product

I'll just have the usual thanks!

Why is it that most companies simply order the same item from the CommVault menu? Is it because that's what they have always done and it's not broken, so why fix it? Is it because CommVault is viewed as being expensive? Perhaps the other features within the product are simply not known? Whatever the reason, in my experience the majority of customers stick with what they are used to, namely CommVault Backup, and do not appear to venture too far from the core functionality.

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How To Plan The Ultimate CommVault Upgrade

Overcoming the weight of history

Are the battle scars from previous CommVault upgrades still fresh in your mind?  I’m sure there are a number of you reading this that have had a less than optimal experience with upgrades in the past, and are now thinking “oh no, not again”.

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