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Cloud Failure - Lessons Learned From The Nirvanix Shutdown

This webinar will cover how organizations can mitigate risk when adopting public cloud storage while enhancing performance and lowering costs. By registering for the Webinar, you will receive an advanced copy of the following whitepaper: “Cloud Storage Failure Survival Guide”.
Recorded Oct 22 2013 47 mins
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George Crump and Colm Keegan - Analysts at Storage Switzerland
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