From “Edge-to-Core”: Redefining Video Surveillance

You’re probably familiar with the terms “Edge” and “Core” as they apply to a networking infrastructure—but video surveillance?  It turns out that the edge and core terms are a perfect description of today’s larger scale IP-based surveillance architectures. Out on the edge are the cameras themselves, as well as local, … READ MORE

Suresh Sathyamurthy September 30th, 2014

New VNXe-Based VSPEX Proven Architecture For Oracle 12c

It was just a year ago that Oracle announced Oracle 12c, the latest edition of their industry-leading database software. This new software was lauded as the first database designed for cloud environments, and it recognized customers’ increasing interest in database virtualization and consolidation. When we speak to Oracle customers today, … READ MORE

Chad Dunn September 30th, 2014

Redefining Simplicity & Agility For Oracle DBAs with EMC XtremIO

Today’s Oracle DBAs spend the majority of their time each week diagnosing and tuning performance, maintaining availability, and creating and maintaining copies of databases, while trying to drive greater database consolidation to improve simplicity (source: IOUG 2014 Survey). How can storage simplify these tasks for Oracle DBAs while meeting service … READ MORE

Robin Ren September 30th, 2014

The Real Thing

I’m a child of the ‘80s, which means I grew up with the obligatory posters of the Ferrari F40, Lamborghini Countach, and Porsche 959 on my wall.  I remember driving along one day and nearly losing my mind because a Ferrari F40 was stopped at a red light up the … READ MORE

xtremio September 30th, 2014

The Impact of GNU Bash ShellShock Vulnerability on EMC Isilon OneFS

The ShellShock vulnerability (CVE-2014-6271 & CVE-2014-7169) affects GNU Bash in a way that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to inject arbitrary commands on a targeted system. Following the release of this vulnerability, EMC immediately initiated a review of EMC Information Infrastructure products to assess any potential impact. For the most up-to-date … READ MORE

Kirsten Gantenbein September 29th, 2014

Is Your Business Set to Go the Distance?

Last week, @guychurchward wrote a post here on The Protection Continuum that resonated with many readers, young, older and in-betweens. The blog Walking with Millennials: 10 Things I’ve Learned That Your Business Can’t Ignore takes a close look at the up-and-coming generation of business leaders. In joining in a game … READ MORE

Heidi Biggar September 29th, 2014

Dell Integrated Solution for Oracle Database

Information Technology systems administrators are an over-worked bunch of professionals. There is no dearth of unique challenges for these trusted data center lieutenants. Most of the time, their challenges mask the underlying requirement from the business. The classic outcome in such a siloed environment is that each team comes up … READ MORE

Satheesh Iyer September 29th, 2014

Software-Defined Storage Goes Way Beyond Storage Virtualization

I’ve been reading and talking to folks about software-defined-storage (SDS) and software-defined-everything and found out that we often use the terms ‘SDS’ and ‘virtual storage’ interchangeably. This doesn’t sound right. It is useful to distinguish between these terms as they are better used for two distinct concepts. Let me see … READ MORE

Yoram Ramberg September 29th, 2014
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