When most of us think of “Cloud” in the context of “Disasters”, we see opportunity. Cloud storage offers us a geo-redundant landing platform where we can place data to achieve far greater resiliency at a much lower price point than most organizations can achieve on their own. For most of us, “Cloud” means . . . → Read More: Cloud Chaos: Nirvanix Shuts Down
Tornadoes : Hurricanes : Earthquakes : Black-outs : Floods Fires : Tsunamis : Terrorism : Riots : Zombies
At any moment, your business data could be lost due to any number of natural or un-natural disasters. The continuation of your business following one of these apocalyptic events depends not on what you . . . → Read More: IT Preppers! Are You Ready for the Datacenter Apocalypse?
This is the conclusion post of the Storage Virtualization Showdown series. For the full details of the commentary below, be sure to check out the rest of the series.
Storage virtualization can have a measureable impact in reducing both CAPEX and OPEX spend through giving customers more leverage when purchasing storage hardware and reducing . . . → Read More: Storage Virtualization Showdown: Conclusion
In this part of the Storage Virtualization Showdown series I will focus on Data Protection Capabilities between the 4 platforms. As datasets grow larger and become more difficult to protect and recover with traditional backup means, organizations will need to increasingly deploy array-based data protection. Array-based data protection, when implemented as part of a . . . → Read More: Storage Virtualization Showdown (Part 5): Data Protection
Round 3: Data Invulnerability vs. Epic Data Indestructability
Ok, so the term “Epic Data Indestructability” doesn’t actually exist, but I needed something for a section title and CommVault doesn’t have clever, made-up marketing term like “Data Invulnerability” to describe the resiliency built into the Simpana platform. The availability of protected data should be a . . . → Read More: Data Domain vs. Simpana Dedup: Round #3