IT disaster recovery News
October 02, 2015
New Ceph-based Fujitsu Eternus CD10000 adds options for optimized erasure code, density- and performance-focused nodes, backup in a box and discrete clusters for DR.
August 25, 2015
Soon after adding VMware VADP support, Catalogic Software's ECX copy data management software will support IBM FlashSystem and Storwize arrays.
July 27, 2015
Google makes its Cloud Storage Nearline archiving service generally available, goes after Amazon and Microsoft with incentives to switch over to Google cloud.
June 16, 2015
It's hard to predict which novelties will become mainstays, and which will be has-beens. One current hot technology is hyperconvergence, the subject of Alex Barrett's article in our May issue, "The Hyperconvergence Effect." Is hyperconvergence a transformative approach to delivering IT, or just a nifty way of packaging compute and storage?
There are also many operational implications to a microservices route, says George Lawton: service discovery, network provisioning and release automation. Microservices has its challenges, but some say doing so can deliver significant ROI.
And virtualization has been transformative over the years, even as it's evolved. We've seen a shift away from hypervisor-based server virtualization to containers popularized by Docker. But it's hard to imagine a world without virtualization -- if only for the management and automation opportunities it brings to the table.
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There's more to cloud storage than backup and archiving. Technology advancements -- combined with changing customer attitudes toward the cloud -- have opened doors to new and interesting opportunities for channel partners.
In this three-part guide, we examine areas of the cloud storage market that partners are only now beginning to explore. You'll learn about developments in the enterprise file sync-and-share market and how partners can help their customers institute the technology. Customer attitudes toward cloud storage are also changing, which we highlight in a case study about an established New Orleans-based business that decided to use the cloud for primary data storage. Finally, we consider approaches partners can take for developing a channel play around nearline cloud storage.Continue Reading
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Microsoft's guidelines for Office 365 disaster recovery and backup can be vague at times. Expert Brien Posey discusses the vendor's policies and what users need to be aware of. Continue Reading
Backup and recovery on multiple hypervisors is possible, but you need to be aware of three major challenges with this setup. Continue Reading
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Cloud-based DR providers are improving their support of multiple hypervisors, but your organization still needs to consider these four key elements when choosing a provider. Continue Reading
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The cloud makes it possible for any business to have a strong VDI disaster recovery plan. You can choose to back up data by file, or you can back up the whole image. Continue Reading
DaaS providers offer a great way to do DR, and they often have DRaaS built in. When you find a vendor you can trust, it often makes sense to host desktops with them, too. Continue Reading
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