Buying a car can be challenging. As a buyer, there are certain things you look for and see value in. And those things differ according to your needs. For instance, my ideal car is an SUV with four wheel drive, has a voice-activated GPS system, and is backed by a … READ MORE
Our world is becoming increasingly reliant on data and failure to protect it can be catastrophic. That may sound like hyperbole, but the loss of data can literally mean the loss of your business. Whether it’s the threat of hackers, system failure, or human error, data protection should be at … READ MORE
The holidays and the New Year are right around the corner, which means your company is likely preparing for year-end processing of your mission critical applications. Are you confident that your backup solution can meet the tight backup windows without negatively affecting your production systems? Do you have the ability … READ MORE
When application owners and backup administrators have conflicting priorities, it can be difficult to run an efficient data center. Technical limitations of the past forced application owners to rely on the backup admin for backup and recovery of their database. If the backup admin’s procedure failed to meet the service … READ MORE
While waiting for the next polar vortex to bring freezing weather, some backup administrators undoubtedly find themselves daydreaming. Wouldn’t it be nice to teleport yourself to a warm, sunny beach resort until the storm blows over? But then the phone rings and it’s back to reality.
Time for one more resolution? Given the exponential growth of unstructured file data along with limited IT budgets and staff, you may have encountered some hassles protecting your NAS systems. Why not resolve to do something about it this year?
EMC and Microsoft have enjoyed a 15-year alliance that includes shared equipment and technology in our labs, and a cooperative support agreement with over 2,700 consultants worldwide – It’s been a “suite” relationship, indeed. Microsoft recently announced the release of Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2 as … READ MORE