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Christopher Poelker is the author of Storage Area Networks for Dummies, and has over 30 years of experience architecting storage, backup and disaster recovery solutions. Chris specializes in storage virtualization and data protection.

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The Death of Backup And the Rapid Rise of the Cloud

Backing up data has always driven data center administrators crazy. It's expensive, complicated and prone to serious errors

How to Build a Cloud-Based Organization

The first step of moving from a traditional data center model into the cloud is typically determined by the state of your IT infrastructure.

The Three Layers of Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is made up of a variety of layered elements, starting at the most basic physical layer of storage and server infrastructure.