Tired of Backup Storage Capacity Planning? Look to the Cloud

As recently discussed by Stephen Aldous, Principal Product Manager for Carbonite, and George Crump, Storage Switzerland’s Lead Analyst, backup purchases are difficult to budget for and are often an afterthought. Additionally, backup infrastructure typically jumps from periods of underutilization, to periods of oversubscription.

Cloud services stand to alleviate this pain. Infrastructure can be procured and spun up nearly instantly and on demand, and the storage manager no longer needs to worry about capacity planning or system upgrades. However, not all cloud services were created equal when it comes to supporting enterprise-caliber workload requirements. Learn more about what to look for in your backup storage service by watching Storage Switzerland’s on demand webinar with Carbonite, “Five Critical Enterprise Cloud Backup Capabilities”.

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Senior Analyst, Krista Macomber produces analyst commentary and contributes to a range of client deliverables including white papers, webinars and videos for Storage Switzerland. She has a decade of experience covering all things storage, data center and cloud infrastructure, including: technology and vendor portfolio developments; customer buying behavior trends; and vendor ecosystems, go-to-market positioning, and business models. Her previous experience includes leading the IT infrastructure practice of analyst firm Technology Business Research, and leading market intelligence initiatives for media company TechTarget.

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