Cloud Adoption: Strategy vs. Reality

Myths About Migrating to the Cloud Myth 1: Cloud Bursting One of the original highly publicized use-cases for public cloud was bursting. The story made sense: as your demand for compute increased, you would use the public cloud to increase the capacity of your private infrastructure. Like so many good … READ MORE

Vladimir Mandic September 21st, 2016

Security or Protection: Which One?

Ransomware A long time ago I heard an anecdote that the highest level of security certification was given to a system that sat in a secure room and was isolated from a network. Today we live in a connected world, and that creates much bigger surface areas for security threats. … READ MORE

Vladimir Mandic July 5th, 2016

Road to Efficiency, Part 2

As business look at cloud adoption, the question is, “What is the cloud good for?” Yes, the cloud can be efficient and elastic, but what would be its real use in complex environments? A different way of looking at the road to the cloud is by considering where your data—both … READ MORE

Vladimir Mandic May 16th, 2016

Road to Efficiency, Part 1

In the new IT, there are so many buzzwords, especially around cloud services. Where does the cloud actually fit? Clouds can be private or public, and they can serve traditional “Platform 2” applications as well as new “Platform 3” applications. So let’s look at cloud services from that perspective. Of … READ MORE

Vladimir Mandic May 9th, 2016

A Quarter Century of Data Protection

Today, NetWorker turns 25 years old. To put that in perspective, NetWorker was released a few months before the test of the World Wide Web’s first website! And, NetWorker is not only still relevant, it’s gaining in momentum with new and life-long customers. We took a quick poll and discovered that 46% of … READ MORE

Vladimir Mandic June 29th, 2015
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