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 story. In … READ MORE

Tom Giuliano November 9th, 2015

Is Your Data Protection Strategy Spinning Out of Control?

Who’s really directing the protection of your business data?  Is it you, the administrator, founded on centralized IT policies, or rather is it based on the dynamic needs of your many stakeholders?  Are industry regulations your guiding principles, which force the occasional all-hands-on-deck audit exercise to verify compliance?  Perhaps the … READ MORE

Tom Giuliano August 19th, 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 being audited. You … READ MORE

Tom Giuliano July 8th, 2015

Trusting Automatic Bill Payment….Where’s The Proof?

I like to pay my bills.  That statement alone typically results in some odd stares.  But it’s true.  To me it’s simply proof that I’m on top of things.  It also keeps my credit score high, but that’s a secondary benefit.  Keep in mind that I don’t like receiving bills … READ MORE

Tom Giuliano April 15th, 2015

Keep those Data Protection questions coming!

As the year draws to a close, we will at the end of November look back possibly at the best year ever for customer attendance and interactions at one of our Data Protection User Groups (DPUG). I don’t want to make any predictions just yet, as we still have a … READ MORE

Mark Galpin November 13th, 2014
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