About Marc Staimer

Marc Staimer is the founder, senior analyst, and CDS of Dragon Slayer Consulting in Beaverton, OR. The consulting practice of over 12 years has focused in the areas of strategic planning, product development, and market development for technology products. With over 30 years of marketing, sales and business experience in infrastructure, storage, server, software, and virtualization, he’s considered one of the industry’s leading experts. Marc can be reached at marcstaimer@mac.com

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Cloud storage advantages: Solving five common IT problems

What you’ll learn in this tip: When contemplating a move to a cloud storage environment, data storage administrators should list the cloud storage advantages associated with such a decision. For example, traditional data storage systems have limits on capacity, while the cloud offers unprecedented scalability.

Cloud storage review: Cloud storage requirements to know

What you’ll learn in this tip: In this cloud storage review find out how industry analyst Marc Staimer defines cloud storage and read his list of cloud storage requirements. Staimer also explores the cloud washing phenomenon created by marketers and vendors.

Cloud object storage makes scalability a reality: An expert podcast

One of the major benefits of cloud-based storage solutions are their scalability and elasticity, allowing companies to store as much, or as little data, as they need from month to month. That scalability is made possible by object storage.

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