Dell EMC In-Cloud Data Protection: High performance, Low Cost

As more and more enterprises move their IT functions to the cloud, data backup and disaster recovery are #1 and #3 in a list of the top uses for cloud-based infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), according to a survey of IT professionals conducted by ESG Research. (Running production applications is #2.) … READ MORE

Bryan Hicks September 15th, 2017

Feeling Thankful for that Backup

Every year on the fourth Thursday of November, American businesses close down for the day as families gather around warm food on a big table. That means that many data centers were short-staffed over this past week, as IT employees around the country took part in our annual … READ MORE

John Dentinger November 30th, 2016

Losing Data Is No Treat

The truth is, when it comes to Halloween, we all like the treats (the best), but none of us want the tricks (the worst). That’s an easy choice when it’s October 31. But when we’re facing life as it really is, we don’t always get to choose. For … READ MORE

Brian Heckert October 31st, 2016

Modernized Data Protection for the SDDC

VMworld 2016 was a huge success and set a new record of 23,000 attendees in the US alone. The theme was   ‘be_tomorrow’ with focus on the technology, trends and people who are shaping the future of the digital business. I asked several attendees how data protection of their … READ MORE

Deanna Hoover October 24th, 2016

Not Using a Full Backup for Your Big Data? You Should Be

Your business relies on making sure all its important information is kept safe and easily recoverable if something goes wrong. When we start talking about mission critical applications, most people can’t imagine themselves not keeping that data safe. As Big Data starts to become (and has become) mission … READ MORE

Alyanna Ilyadis October 18th, 2016

Backing Up Your Data Should Be Obvious

Keeping a safe distance from large mammals with large canines should be obvious, especially when they can weigh more than a couple of tons. But what’s obvious to one person may not be so obvious to another. On a recent excursion to the Central California coast I had … READ MORE

Brian Heckert October 5th, 2016

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 … READ MORE

Vladimir Mandic September 21st, 2016

To Encrypt or Not? It’s Not Even a Question

As an IT organization, how confident are you that your organization’s data is secure and protected? From a protection perspective, it’s generally expected to have RAID protection, redundant copies and backups, disaster recovery plans, etc. All essential good practices. But how secure are you from unauthorized access to … READ MORE

Scott Delandy June 6th, 2016

Clearing Up Your Cloud (y) Crystal Ball

A colleague of mine recently mentioned that an increasing number of her conversations with customers included discussions on how to optimize and increase the efficiency of their data protection environments.  I faked a yawn since we engage in these conversations every day, but she wasn’t done with her … READ MORE

Tom Giuliano November 9th, 2015
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