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 »
This week we’re celebrating the 10th Anniversary of EMC Data Domain deduplication storage systems. Data Domain systems have been at the forefront of deduplication innovation since the beginning. Over the past decade, deduplication has revolutionized the storage industry by significantly reducing the capacity required to protect valuable information by only storing unique segments of data. Continue Reading »
Just a few years ago, remote offices were a bit like Gilligan’s Island. The employees made the most of the computer equipment provided and when something broke, they did their best to fix it. The local IT “expert” likely had many responsibilities and technical training that included turning on the coffee pot and adding paper ...Continue Reading »
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With today’s announcement
, a performance worthy of a Dancing with the Stars mirror ball trophy, Data Domain systems are poised to take protection storage to the next level. Let’s take a closer look at some of Data Domain’s new moves.
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The Backup Window bloggers Caitlin Gordon, Alex Almeida and Mark Doncov discuss the importance of getting SQL, Exchange and Oracle backup right in this short video
From tech startups (like mine) to Fortune 200 tech companies (like mine) alike, cloud has been a global engine of growth as well as as an enabler of rapid innovation. And even through the recent recession, cloud adoption has continued to skyrocket leading to an entire economy being built around it (PaaS, SaaS, ITaaS, BaaS, XaaS...).
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I read an article a few weeks ago in The Economist about test-tube data. It begins in a similar way to most stories we hear in the data and storage industry. Data growth is massive, becoming more and more unwieldy and expensive. IT budgets (and budgets in general) aren’t keeping pace with that growth. We in ...Continue Reading »
In a recently published white paper by IDC, Program Vice President, Laura DuBois outlines and reviews the challenges IT departments are having with meeting the data backup SLAs required by the business. Laura discusses how cloud services can fundamentally change the cost model around backup and how enterprises are leveraging these new backup-as-a-service (BaaS) offerings ...Continue Reading »
Whenever I see physical tape cartridges still being used for backups, I can’t help but think about cavemen and dinosaurs. They have so many things in common: They are both old and outdated (OK, one is a little older than the other) They are problematic (the problem is, what good are they to anyone anymore?) ...Continue Reading »