Figure parts curtains of binary What is a Data Fabric? - When most IT professionals hear the phrase “storage is growing”, they typically roll their eyes and assume the vendor is talking about the unprecedented growth we’ve seen in data capacity requirements over the last decade or so. But storage is
Backup Strategy touchscreen concept background. It’s Important to get Hyper-V Backups Right - It’s very easy to find yourself far down the path of virtualization and forget something so trivial as backup. This is not a problem new to virtualization, as backup has often been on the sidelines in many people’s eyes. But
Click To Register Backup isn’t good enough anymore - Backup just isn’t good enough anymore. Restoring isn’t good enough anymore. Today’s users expect much more. I’m a bit of an old fogey when it comes to backup. I made my first backup to a cassette tape attached to a
3d-man-introduction Introducing DRaaS 2.0 - When Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) was first introduced its advantages were immediately obvious to the organizations that chose to use it. Namely the cost savings in not having to equip and operate a remote DR site. But limitations
Click To Register Developing an IT Consumption Model in Traditional Data Centers - Organizations need to move from building IT to consuming IT. Sounds easy, but for a traditional data center, creating a IT consumption model looks like it requires a complete teardown and rebuild of the data center. A consumption model means
Watch On Demand What is the most popular DR system for VMs? - I am surprised by the results of a recent online poll that asked the question “What is your DR plan for your VMs?” Participants were given four choices: Built-in software replication Array-based hardware replication Third-party app Third-party backup service The
Watch On Demand Legacy Apps in a Containerized World - It is hard enough to convince organizations to virtualize their mission critical applications, now IT professionals are facing the challenge of convincing their organizations to containerize those mission critical applications. Virtualization frees mission critical applications of being bound to a
Click To Register How hard is it to do DR for VMware/Hyper-V? - You would think that with a modern software defined infrastructure like VMware or Hyper-V, the product would include disaster recovery. It technically is, but each product comes with limitations that can sometimes limit your choices. At the very least, your
Business man with cloud computing concept on blurred city background Managing your Cloud’s Lifecycle - One of the most important, recent shifts in enterprise IT operations is the migration of not only ever-increasing amounts of data to the cloud, but also the full complement of business services as IT begins to implement a cloud first
A 3D guy has run through a brick wall and made a man shaped hole Overcoming Overprovisioning with Real-Time Scalability - Most data center administrators design storage infrastructures for peak load so when applications or users need the MOST performance or capacity, the system is able to meet the demand. The problem is that most of these peak demands occur occasionally

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