As with a solar eclipse, sometimes the best way to view massive industry shifts is to look at the projection onto adjacent industries. As we move from VMworld to Oracle OpenWorld, it’s an ideal time to look at how hypervisor and application vendors learned to start worrying and love data protection.Continue Reading »
As much as VMware has been instrumental in the course of data protection over the past few years, all signs indicate we haven’t seen anything yet. While backup and recovery performance will continue to be important, integration, application support, management and architectural flexibility will become the new measuring sticks for data protection in the software-defined data ...Continue Reading »
Our Backup to the Future launch event was awesome. More than 23,500 of you (and counting) have viewed the event since July 10, and many of you have asked questions of our experts. And what’s great is that all the products we announced, including the new midrange Data Domain Systems and the updates to EMC Data Protection Suite (Avamar ...Continue Reading »
Today marks an important day in the history of our division and for EMC as we announce new capabilities across major parts of our protection storage and software portfolio. While the launch headline is “Backup to the Future,” I’m taking it a step further to include archiving as well. As you know, LadyBackup is equally ...Continue Reading »
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The future of backup is now. Today, we announced new release of EMC Data Domain, EMC Avamar, and EMC NetWorker. In doing so, we build out all layers of the Protection Storage Architecture: Protection Storage, Data Source Integration and Data Management Services.. providing Real Life Solutions for a Real World Architecture.
Architecture is priceless, and history wants to make architects pay dearly. According to legend, after the completion of St. Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow, Tsar Ivan the Terrible gouged out the architect’s eyes; he did not want him to design a superior structure. Similarly, when the Taj Mahal was completed, Shah Jahan supposedly cut off the ...Continue Reading »
As I’ve roamed the halls of EMC World over the past two days, the most frequent question I’ve been asked is “What does a transformed backup environment look like?” (Actually, more people have asked me what Zolla and I were doing on stage during the keynote? So, for the last time, his mike wasn’t working ...Continue Reading »