Why Not Have your Backup System Provide CDM? – Unitrends Briefing Note - If the updates coming out of the various backup software companies are any indication, copy data management (CDM) and instant recovery are mainstream features. In addition, some backup software products are finally starting to recognize the importance of creating and
How to Beat Your RPO and RTO without Recovery – Quest Briefing Note - Meeting strict RPOs and RTOs requires that data protection solutions provide IT administrators better monitoring and analytics, in addition to more frequent copies. Backup, snapshot and replication are reactive solutions, that IT rightly counts on to make sure they can
How Do I Protect Applications Running in Multiple Clouds? – Datos IO Briefing Note - It is normal for many environments to run applications in the cloud. For some environments, the new normal is running applications in multiple clouds, as well as running applications in their own data center or private cloud. If the new
Is There a Better Way to Backup Unstructured Data? – Igneous Briefing Note - It’s no secret that unstructured data is consuming data center tiles across the world. Structured data may have been king at one point, but the vast amount of storage in today’s data centers is being consumed by unstructured data. This
Why Would You Put SQL Server in a Container? – WinDocks Briefing Note - There’s no question that containers are growing in popularity, and attendance at this year’s DockerCcon is evidence of that. But the bulk of applications that are moving into containers still tend to be stateless applications without the need for persistent
How to Enable the Cloud to Master Physics – SwiftStack Briefing Note - The problem with the public cloud has always been physics. We like the idea of being able to access our data anytime anywhere, but the reality often falls short. It takes a lot of horsepower to get data from point
Object Storage Maturing – Scality Briefing Note - When private cloud object storage vendors first started appearing on the market, many of them were missing many core features. Some did not have any concept of enterprise access control, encryption or versioning, while others did not have multi-region support.
The Challenges Facing Docker on Windows – WinDocks Briefing Note - Until containers support persistent storage that can be easily backed-up, their use will be limited to test and development. This is not to say that containers can’t bring significant value to the test and development world. It’s just that they
Does Networking as a Service Make Sense? – Datto Briefing Note - The “as a service” moniker is appearing everywhere. Everything from storage to compute to networking is now being offered as a service. More and more companies are opting to have service providers provide their core infrastructure services – as a
Solving the Distributed Storage Challenge by Centralizing Your Data – Talon FAST Software Briefing Note - Modern organizations continue to face an uphill battle as they struggle to meet the challenges of storing ever-growing amounts of unstructured data while also cost effectively managing their distributed storage environment. Many organizations are now moving data and operations to

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