Earlier this week, I talked about how object storage gives you the benefits of automatic protection. Of course, the whole point of backing up is to prepare for the reality that hardware fails at the most inopportune times. IT shops vigilantly prepare for this, but once things go south, there is always the question of […]
Few data center technologies currently generate more buzz than hyper-converged infrastructure solutions. By combining compute, data protection, flash, scale-out, and virtualization into a single self-contained unit, organizations get the best of what e…
It’s an unpleasant reality of many an IT professional: That 3 a.m. phone call that a crucial system is down, its data irretrievable, and the last backup needs to be restored now. Not only can that mean scrambling to find keys amidst unsavory utterances, retrieving the latest backup media from an offsite location, and getting […]
Ransomware has gone from being a mere nuisance to becoming a costly threat. One particular industry has been singled out as a most lucrative target.
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In order to keep all of our partners updated on the latest changes (we have some excellent things on the horizon), we decided to schedule a monthly partner broadcast to review what’s new.
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Overclocking is usually most useful for gamers, but is it useful to tease a little extra power out of your work machines? Let’s take a look.
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Unstructured data is growing dramatically. According to IDC, the world’s data will grow by 50X in the next decade. Historically, all organizations needed to do with this data is store and access it every now and then, but that is no longer the case. In 2014, Forbes predicted that data-driven insight would be a part […]
Small, smaller and smallest. Those three words pretty well describe the application and file recovery windows that organizations of all sizes must meet with growing regularity. The challenge is finding tools and solutions that enable them to satisfy these ever-shrinking recovery windows. In this second part of my interview series with Michael Grant, director of data protection product marketing for Dell’s systems and information management group, he elaborates upon how the latest features available in Dell’s data protection line enable organizations to meet the shrinking SLAs associated with these new recovery objectives.
Big or small, downtime is expensive for everyone. These are some notable downtime events even the big players couldn’t avoid.
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Some MSPs are implementing document management solutions for their customers. At this point, MSPs might consider installing a workplace wiki for their customers instead of SharePoint or another intranet software solution.
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