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Attention: Technology writers, editors, MSPs and SMBs What: Demonstration of Next-Generation Scale-Out NAS solution Who: Gridstore When: October 4-6, 2010 Where: Booth #758, MSPWorld, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, Calif. Gridstore, the leader in enterprise-class Network Attached Storage grid (NASg) solutions, will demonstrate its next-generation scale-out NAS solution in booth #758 at the MSPWorld conference, being held in Los Angeles Oct. 4-6.  Demonstrations will focus on the solution's innovative grid architecture and how it is changing the dynamics and economics of NAS for the MSP and SMB markets, enabling them to create storage pools that centralize sharing and management of massive amounts of NAS-stored files. By combining the simplicity, convenience and affordability of NAS with the scalability, performance and reliability of enterprise-class s... (more)

Acosta Sales & Marketing Automates Migration from SharePoint 2003 to 2007

Metalogix Software, a provider in content lifecycle management (CLM) solutions for Microsoft SharePoint, Exchange, and legacy environments, has announced that Acosta Sales & Marketing (Acosta) has successfully migrated from SharePoint 2003 to 2007 with Metalogix Migration Manager for SharePoint with zero downtime or disruption to its business. Metalogix Migration Manager for SharePoint uses a familiar copy-and-paste-style user interface so Acosta can easily optimize its data before migrating it. They can also migrate at their own pace while maintaining full fidelity and preservin... (more)

Experts Cite Importance of Data De-Identification

Dataguise, a provider of data security intelligence and protection solutions, has highlighted recent research and analysis showing that de-identification through data masking is an important aspect of a company’s overall risk assessment framework. Masked data is used in application development, testing, qualityassurance, support and business analysis by a range of private and governmental entities. Data masking is the process of obscuring (masking) specific data elements within data stores. It ensures that sensitive data is replaced with realistic but not real data. The goal is ... (more)

Knight Frank LLP Standardizes on SharePoint Migration from Metalogix

Metalogix Software, a provider of content lifecycle management  solutions for Microsoft® SharePoint®, Exchange®, and Cloud platforms, has announced that Knight Frank, a multinational real estate and property service firm,  has standardized on Metalogix’s suite of solutions for SharePoint migration, management and data protection. Selecting Metalogix Migration Manager for SharePoint, Metalogix StoragePoint and Metalogix Selective Restore Manager for SharePoint, Knight Frank is able to speed its move from SharePoint 2007 to 2010 while reducing overall storage resource requirements ... (more)

Now that Your Positioning Is Done, What Do You Do?

Erich Flynn, CEO, TreeHouse Interactive You have spent weeks researching your markets, building competitive taxonomies and calling together disparate company stakeholders to get your positioning statement complete. Now what? This is a really good question. Just to refresh, the objective of positioning is to find a perception you want to create in your target customer’s mind—one that addresses customer issues and enables you to focus on the highly desired and highly competitive features of your product relative to your competitors products in your target market (see How to Create ... (more)