As I participated in the Chicago SharePointFest event last week I talked with lots of SharePoint customers about the many ways that SourceOne for SharePoint could help them. Several of these customers asked me an interesting open-ended question that made me stop and think. “So what does EMC do for SharePoint?” With so many good ...Continue Reading »
It was Barcelona's turn to host this year’s VMworld conference. Thousands of attendees descended upon this beautiful city for a week of VM education. Read our recap here!Continue Reading »
Like soccer stars Messi and Neymar of FC Barça are better together, so too are the star players on your backup and recovery team – EMC Avamar and EMC Data Domain, now both seamlessly integrated in VMware vSphere Data Protection Advanced (VDP Advanced) 5.5. Avamar and Data Domain work together seamlessly to provide increased scalability, reliability and disaster recovery for your VMware environment. Your backup and recovery team is the clear winner.Continue Reading »
The computer is still not 60 years old, however, around 130 years ago, Gaudi started work on the Sagrada Familia church in Barcelona—we have just learnt that in 13 years time his work will *finally* be finished. So if you are planning to visit VMworld in Europe next week and get some free time, a visit to this amazing building is not to be missed.Continue Reading »
I wouldn't say I've had a playbook career, but my personal way of muddling through has worked out pretty well over the years and along the way, I have learned a few things that have helped me tremendously—my own gems, I guess you could say. Some I’ve gleaned from reading but most are from my personal work experience, family and peers. IT friends, if you're stuck in the muck that's become your jobs, these 16 tips may help.Continue Reading »
While we do a lot of talking here on The Backup Window about backup and recovery, as we should, it is important to keep in mind that archiving is also a key component of a data protection strategy. The good news is that with EMC Data Domain systems, completing your data protection strategy doesn’t have to be hard.Continue Reading »
Relationship building—between men and women, business leader and IT leader, IT leader and IT administrators, and IT administrators and backup administrators—is as important to future business success as choosing the right technologies to deploy.Continue Reading »
We told you about it in July, and now it’s here.
Avamar 7 and the new midrange Data Domain systems that we announced with our Backup to the Future launch event are now part of VSPEX Proven Infrastructures.Continue Reading »
What a week and what a show! This week San Francisco hosted two amazing Oracle centric events – the America’s Cup regatta and Oracle Open World. As you probably heard, Oracle Team USA completed an epic comeback after being down 8 – 1 to defeat Emirates Team New Zealand on Wednesday. This thrilling victory added ...Continue Reading »
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EMC and Oracle have forged one of the industry’s strongest partnerships. This was on full display at Oracle OpenWorld as EMC’s Joe Tucci and Jeremy Burton used the their keynote to demonstrate how this alliance is driving new value for customers. TBW Blogger Michael Wilke recaps from the show floor.