This episode of the Backup Game Plan, filmed live at EMC World 2013, features Nina Hargus from VCE giving a play by plan of the VCE portfolio and why backup and recovery is a must have for a converged infrastructure.Continue Reading »
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Architecture is sexy. The proof? Brad Pitt loves architecture. Brad Pitt has twice been named “Sexiest Man Alive.” Donald Trump’s garish, obnoxious buildings indicate that he hates architecture. Donald Trump has never been named “Sexiest Man in the Room,” even when he’s alone.
Do you need more proof? Check out the EMC World Backup and Recovery Keynote with Guy “Incredible Hulk” Churchward. Data Protection Architecture is sexy. Well, to some anyway.
“Well, at least you brought lunch.” – Every CIO’s reaction after I tell them we’re going to talk about backup. Backup is broken. Backups are slow and restores are even slower. Even worse, application administrators assume they’re unprotected because they have no visibility into backup processes. To compensate for these limitations, IT teams deploy point ...Continue Reading »
A little more than 10 years ago, I wrote an article for InfoStor magazine exposing IT's Dirty Little Secret: Backup was grossly inefficient - and IT knew it. Back then, nobody talked about the backup problem because there was little that could be done about it. Continue Reading »
After several exciting days at EMC World 2013, you should have had lots of opportunities to hear our great sessions and talks around Backup and Recovery for Vblock Systems. But in case you missed it, here's a recap....Continue Reading »
Greetings from EMC World 2013! Another record year with nearly 15,000 people from 80 countries. There is no shortage of news from the show including: The headline news from EMC World 2013 is the introduction of EMCViPR, Software-Defined Storage. From my area of interest, we introduced the EMC Data Protection Suite, changing the way customers consume ...Continue Reading »
Mark Doncov interviews Dave Miller from law firm Weltman, Weinberg & Reis. Dave discusses how VSPEX deployed with EMC Avamar slashed backup times from 1 week to 45 minutes.Continue Reading »
EMC World 2013 set new heights for attendance and excitement this year. Here are a few highlights from my Day 1. Optimized Backup and Recovery for Virtual Environments Daniel Miller and Eddie Pavkovic presented Optimized Backup and Recovery for Virtual Environments, where they described how Avamar is optimized for both VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V. ...Continue Reading »
Joseph Boylan, Advisory Systems Engineer, EMC Backup Recovery Systems, and member of EMC Global Database Specialist team, knows databases. Working with some of EMC’s largest customers in the Northeast and Canada, and across North America, Joe helps organizations identify and solve database backup issues. He walks customers through his version of the Repeat Test. At the Backup and Archive Booth at ...Continue Reading »