Data Protection Provisioning 2.0 Third platform applications are changing the way organizations manage, consume, deliver and protect storage. They are increasingly cloud-enabled, use sophisticated development frameworks, and are instantly available from any device. However, many existing applications are still in traditional and dedicated storage silos with restricted protection policies and provisioning … READ MORE
Are You on Solid Ground? According to a recent survey by Vanson Bourne to over 3300 IT decision makers globally, 87% of businesses are behind the curve for data protection maturity and 71% of businesses are not fully confident of restoring their data and applications. Collectively, these enterprises are losing … READ MORE
In previous posts, I have talked about how robust EMC VPLEX Metro implementations have been over the past 3 years and how they rapidly continue to grow. VPLEX Metro can provide absolute business continuity with the proper placement of VPLEX Witness and a strong adherence to required SAN, Array and … READ MORE
Objects used to be inanimate, and that was fine because it was easy to point the finger when things didn’t go according to plan. However, today there’s a seemingly endless capacity for equipping everyday household objects with technology that enables them to perform a jaw-dropping array of tasks – thereby … READ MORE
Today, I’m thrilled to share that EMC has been positioned as a Leader in the new Magic Quadrant for Deduplication Backup Target Appliances with EMC’s Data Domain deduplication storage systems.
Now that the obvious, cheezy title of this blog is past us; let’s get focused on what exactly MetroPoint is and how it works. This blog assumes the reader understands the basic use cases and functionality of VPLEX Metro and RecoverPoint replication topologies.
It’s not a secret that one of my favorite products within EMC is VPLEX. VPLEX is a product that means different things to different people. Some look at it as a data migration solution while others look at it in its true flash and glory meaning – a distributed cache … READ MORE
In the event that you find yourself propping up a bar after a long, arduous day, you may have certain expectations of the service to be provided. Fast comes to mind, as does friendly, interactive, personalized and, ultimately, satisfying in the form of a well-crafted quality beverage. Ahhhhhh, that’s better! … READ MORE
VPLEX is entering its 4th year since being officially launched at EMC World 2010 and just coming off of a great EMC World 2014, one of the most powerful conversations on VPLEX is around VPLEX Metro Continuous Availability bolstered by Cluster Witness, how it operates and “kissing” 7-9’s (99999.99) uptime … READ MORE
Data center infrastructure is undergoing a massive shift. Virtualization in the data center has had a profound impact on customer expectations of flexibility and agility. Especially as customers get to 70+% virtualized, they have the potential to realize tremendous operational savings by consolidating management in their virtualization framework. In this … READ MORE
EMC VPLEX was the first true active-active storage virtualization product introduced to the industry in May 2010. Since then, cluster installations have surpassed 3000+ as of Q4, 2013 and trending at a clip of 200 installs per week, today Q1 of 2014 that number is rapidly approaching 4,000.
I’ve been involved in Formula 1 Racing since 2010. There’s nothing more exhilarating that the start of a Grand Prix… the revving of engines, the strategy and science behind each race, the necessity for precision, the flawless choreography of today’s modern pit stop and, of course, the sleek elegance and … READ MORE