Just What The Application Owner Ordered!

Ok, so application owners aren’t doctors, but they do know what they need when fixing a problem! There is a lot of change occurring in the data protection landscape today. For application owners, such as DBAs, difficulty meeting backup windows is becoming a problem. Due to an explosion … READ MORE

Alyanna Ilyadis July 7th, 2016

These are a Few of My Favorite Things

”Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens. Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens. Brown paper packages tied up with strings. These are a few of my favorite things.” These lyrics written by Oscar Hammerstein and sung by Julie Andrews in The Sound of Music movie always remind me of … READ MORE

Jamie Doherty December 30th, 2015

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

Are You Ready For the Next IT Fire Drill?

You’re an IT professional.  You could be a backup, storage or VMware administrator, application owner or in a similar role.  Your day is going well.  You believe you’re on top of things.  Then your manager or another business stakeholder calls to inform you that the IT department is … READ MORE

Tom Giuliano July 8th, 2015

Remove That Target On Your Back

Backup administrators have traditionally been the go-to-person when something went wrong with a critical data backup or recovery process. And the primary person chasing them down during these unfortunate circumstances was their boss. One issue (hopefully!). One target. Problem (usually) solved. Well…..that’s no longer the case.

Tom Giuliano April 17th, 2014
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