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 tradition of … READ MORE

John Dentinger November 30th, 2016

A Dell EMC World 2016 Review

Although it feels like months ago, Dell EMC World wrapped up on October 20th. The results from all of our activities have trickled in and we now have a holistic view of our Core Technologies performance at the event…and it was stellar! The week kicked off with the Executive Summit … READ MORE

Lauren Simpson November 28th, 2016

Data Security: Are You Taking It For Granted?

Despite the fact that the Wells Fargo fake account scandal first broke in September, the banking giant still finds itself the topic of national news headlines and facing public scrutiny months later. While it’s easy to assign blame, whether to the now-retired CEO, the company’s unrealistic sales goals and so … READ MORE

Keith Manthey November 23rd, 2016

Don’t Be a Dodo

The Dodo was a flightless bird that lived on the island of Mauritius near Madagascar.  This unique creature was first sighted in 1598 and was known for its relatively large size (3 feet tall, up to about 50 lbs) and inability to fly.  The Dodo lived a life of tranquility … READ MORE

Jay Livens November 16th, 2016

Happy Birthday to the World Wide Web!

As Dell EMC continues to innovate in SaaS, hybrid and public cloud technologies, here’s a hat-tip to another innovation that enables us to #GoBigWinBig – the World Wide Web, “born” on November 12, 1990.Some interesting facts about the World Wide Web: The Internet and the World Wide Web are not … READ MORE

Lori Witzel November 12th, 2016

SAN Extension Optimizes WAN Resources for Data Protection with FCiP

Businesses today need to replicate and distribute data on a global scale.  One technology that enables remote replication and disaster recovery solutions over Wide Area Networks (WAN) is SAN Extension. In basic terms, SAN Extension connects switches between two sites over distance.  A popular SAN Extension deployment method uses Fibre … READ MORE

Deirdre Wassell November 7th, 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 example, sometimes … 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 environments fits … 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 critical, there … 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 the opportunity … READ MORE

Brian Heckert October 5th, 2016
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