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ChalkTalk Video: How to Make DR Testing So Easy You’ll Actually Do It! - Testing the organization’s ability to recover from a disaster is almost as bad as having to go through an actual disaster. As a result, most organization’s don’t have disaster recovery testing as part of its standard workflow. The lack of
ChalkTalk Video: Preparing for Disaster - The pace of data center change is also changing disaster recovery. What once was a planned for and a well-documented process is now more of an ad-hoc fire drill. When disaster strikes, IT scrambles to recover everything as fast as
ChalkTalk Video: How to Scale Up and Scale Out Backup - Organizations are asked to store unprecedented amounts of data. Protection of this data to a secondary storage device and replicating it off-site is critical. For most organizations, the capacity requirements of secondary data, data used for backups and other purposes,
ChalkTalk Video: HCI is Not Backup - Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) vendors have gotten into a bad habit of claiming that once an organization implements the HCI solution, they no longer have to worry about backup. While there are components of HCI, (snapshots and replication), that do help
ChalkTalk Video: Unstructured Data Protection Needs a New Architecture - Unstructured data has changed dramatically over the past decade. It is not only bigger in terms of capacity, it’s also bigger in terms of quantity, there are just more files to deal with than ever. On top of the increase
ChalkTalk Video: What’s Your Unstructured Data Protection Strategy - The capacity requirements of unstructured data continue to grow at an alarming rate and the rate of growth is only going to get worse. Storing is problem enough but protecting unstructured data is creating a new challenge that most data
A Real-World Disaster Recovery Plan – Step 1 – DR Gap Analysis - Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP) doesn’t need to be the lengthy complicated ordeal many make it out to be. In fact, DRP needs to become a more nimble process that is completed quickly, easily updated and frequently tested. The first step
ChalkTalk Video: Protecting Mission Critical Applications With Recovery In Place Backups - When it comes to mission critical applications, most organizations count on high availability products to protect their mission critical applications. It looks like this; the mission critical application is mirrored or clustered. It is then backed up and in some
Meet The CEO of Violin Systems - Ebrahim Abbasi is a turnaround specialist. That is exactly what fit the need of Violin Systems; a turnaround. He was hired prior to Violin’s sale of assets to Quantum Strategic Partners (QSP) and guided it through that period. Now, Violin
ChalkTalk Video: How To Develop a Cloud Storage Strategy That Works - As IT professionals begin to implement a cloud storage strategy they immediately face two challenges; the first is the actual transition itself. How to learn the new architectures available to them and how to deal with application incompatibilities as they

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