- TAG: data protection
- Avamar 7 SP1 is More Than a Service Pack …
It’s a Cornucopia of Backup and Recovery Goodness As we come into the holiday season, it’s a time to be generous and thankful. EMC has certainly taken this to heart, as they have been the generous ones providing a cornucopia of capabilities in the latest release. I know we are all thankful this season for ...Continue Reading »
- Users, Enterprise IT & CIOs: You Can Have Cloud & Control
Just as the environment has evolved, so has Mozy. Over the years, we have launched an enterprise version, a mobile access solution, better upload technology, better interfaces and improved our restore function. And, now, we’re launching the next generation, which not only adds great new user features but will also help organizations deploy a flexible protection storage architecture for powerful, scalable integrated data protection.Continue Reading »
- Global IT Trust Survey Underscores Critical Tipping Point
The results of a massive Global IT Trust survey are in, and the data is startling. The data underscores a 'tipping point' for data protection due to a lack of business and IT confidence in the current state of affairs. Is your IT organization ready to drive strategic IT initiatives around Big Data, cloud, etc., or will it be left behind?Continue Reading »
- What Hurts Us Does Make Us Stronger…IT Too
It’s funny how chance meetings can impact our lives… change our perspectives. The most recent occurred in NY. I was in New York and was asked to attend a panel of IT professionals hosted by ZDNet to talk through their experiences with Hurricane Sandy, one year later. I invite you to watch that discussion or read the article that accompanies the on-camera discussions. Continue Reading »
- What the CxO Says…
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My recent TBW post "Business Execs Are from Mars, IT Execs Are from Venus" is sparking some good conversation and social sharing on Forbes, and it's got CxOs talking on LinkedIn. Read what they have to say.
- Can You See Azure Clouds on a Clear Day?
You would not see them, but they are there. This is exactly how you would like your private cloud to operate – unobtrusively. The recent Microsoft announcements regarding the release of Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2, and Windows Azure Pack got me thinking. How would you comprehensively protect your Microsoft -based private cloud environment?Continue Reading »
- Chicago Was Cold but EMC Forum Was Hot!
October 23rd was very cold in Chicago, almost 20 degrees below normal. But at the Westin hotel near O’Hare airport things were hot with nearly 600 customers attending the EMC Forum Chicago event. In 2013 there have been 55 different EMC Forum events happening across the country providing information about EMC’s exciting solutions portfolio helping thousands of existing and potential EMC customers better understand how to lead their own transformation.Continue Reading »
- I’ll Take “EMC for SharePoint” for $100 Alex
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 »
- Help! I’m Stuck in the Muck of My Job, Part I
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 »
- Business Execs Are from Mars, IT Execs Are from Venus
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 »
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Thoughts from Stephen Manley
Transforming Backup Into a Business Accelerator
Backup has transformed from "low-value, high-cost insurance policy" to "business accelerator." Unfortunately, most organizations struggle with the complexity and cost of a jumble of disconnected backup technologies.