I was recently visiting a large law firm in Canada and one of their critical pieces of infrastructure was a document repository. With decades of completed cases and supporting materials, the firm wanted to be sure that their intellectual property was protected consistently and reliably and also instantly … READ MORE
After reading the blog 4 Things IT Can Learn From Massachusetts Record Snowfall, I began to think about natural disasters and other types of scenarios that could disrupt IT and for that matter companies as a whole. Every second of every day, volumes of irreplaceable data is updated. … READ MORE
So far this winter season Boston has made history with a new snowfall record. Winter storms have slammed Northern New England, causing record-breaking snowfall, high winds with coastal flooding, and school cancellations causing major delays across the region. While city and town workers worked all hours of the … READ MORE
Plans are well underway in Asia and around the world to celebrate Chinese New Year which begins on February 19. Here are 8 fun facts about CNY and corresponding tips to help guide your Data Protection strategy in the Lunar New Year.
While, we are used to snow to in New England, the amount and frequency of snowfall in the last month is unprecedented. Since the first of the year, Boston schools have had eight snow days and we have received 61 inches of snow (a record) over the last … READ MORE
There’s no turning back, January 2015 has come and almost gone! I have been reading other blogs with New Year’s resolutions and reflections from 2014 and I felt inclined to look back at some of the customers we highlighted in 2014.
A Network Attached Storage (NAS) server is a storage system connected to a network providing access to a variety of clients, and optimized for file-level access. It doesn’t seem that long ago when NAS systems were just a few Terabytes, and a traditional full backup could complete in … READ MORE
In December, EMC launched the Global Data Protection Index (GDPI) which was a survey that interviewed 3,300 end users across the globe. There were many interesting findings, and I encourage you to visit the study’s microsite to learn more.
It’s human nature to look at the New Year as a new opportunity. It’s a new start. A time to look at what we accomplished last year and what we aspire to accomplish this year. Resolutions often fall into categories to improve our well being – to lose … READ MORE
Data protection is critical to all customers and yet there are a range of technologies that can deliver the required service levels. At EMC, we talk about a data protection continuum, but regardless of you how you define it, the concept is simple – apply the right protection … READ MORE
Big Data has become large and mysterious enough to compete with the Loch Ness monster. According to Wikipedia, “Big data is an all-encompassing term for any collection of data sets so large and complex that it becomes difficult to process them using traditional data processing applications.”
EMC is pleased to announce the Avamar Virtual Edition (AVE) – deduplication backup software and virtual appliance designed for Microsoft Azure and Hyper-V environments. More and more companies are expanding their cloud initiatives to include public clouds. We see three use-models that are quickly being adopted: Backup to … READ MORE