Tag Archives: Backup

The Cloud for Backup and Disaster Recovery: Not Just About Saving Money

What if you could give a company the opportunity to focus more on product innovation and less on running a data center? What if backup, replication and recovery was as simple as booting a virtual machine? What if you could have rock-solid disaster recovery (DR) without a dedicated DR site? Yes, it’s possible. Watch our webcast and find out how.

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Microsoft Tackles Data Center Backup Power Efficiency at OCP Summit – eWeek

Microsoft contributed a server design, dubbed the Open CloudServer specification (OCS), that packs up to 23 commodity servers in a 12U chassis plus a JBOD, or ‘just a bunch of disks’, storage expansion option that streamlines network cabling and cuts power consumption. Now, with the group’s Open Compute Project Summit in San Jose, Calif., as a backdrop, Microsoft is revealing what’s next in store.

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Simplified Disaster Recovery

A robust Disaster Recovery (DR) capability is mandatory for most businesses today – especially where IT is part of the workflow critical to continued operations or revenue generation. Software as a Service (SaaS) applications may mitigate risk by placing the responsibility for availability firmly with the service provider.

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Understanding the Business Benefits of Colocation

For financial directors and IT directors, colocation provides the perfect win-win scenario, providing cost savings and delivering state-of-the-art infrastructure. When comparing the capabilities of a standard server room to a colocation solution, an assessment of the power alone demonstrates the gap between in-house solutions and utilizing the expertise of a specialist.

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Revising Data Backup and Business Continuity Handbook

George Bedocs is the vice president of infrastructure engineering for Datto.

Every enterprise IT team carries some version of “The Worst Case Scenario Handbook” in its collective psyche. In the data center, that mental handbook includes envisioning what might happen if a storm takes out your power or – worse – an employee makes a serious error that yields Mother Nature-level repercussions.

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What to look for in a deduplication solution

What is the biggest challenge facing your organization today? If you are an IT professional, massive data growth is probably at the top of your list. For environments that are struggling with large volumes of data, deduplication — eliminating duplicate copies of repeating data — can be a real lifesaver.

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PTS Partner SimpliVity on a Mission to Simplify IT

SimpliVity Convergence 3.0: Converge EntireStack into a Single Resource Pool
SimpliVity is on a mission to simplify IT. SimpliVity’s products are used by hundreds of enterprises and service providers worldwide and SimpliVity has been recognized by the industry for its leadership team, channel acumen and friendliness, and product innovation.

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Hyper converged is just the tip, let me show you my rack | This is Hyper-Awesome

To say that the Hyper Converged appliance marketplace is “so hot” right now is more or less understatement of the year. Nutanix, Simplivity, Scale Computing, Nimboxx, Pivot3, EVO:Rail, and now Stratoscale are all vying for a piece of a very large pie.

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Digitization at Top of CIO Priority Lists

As the digital economy pushes enterprises to analyze and solve problems faster, businesses are asking CIOs and IT professionals to help reduce complexities, improve synergies across organizations, and leverage existing information regardless of where it resides.  For instance, my team is extending our data lake architecture capabilities to enable multiple organizations to make data-driven decisions and accelerate the value for the business like never before. 

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