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  • Gartner analysts popular among cloud backup companies

      Gartner analysts popular among cloud backup companies   Cloud data management company Rubrik has picked up lead Gartner analyst Pushan Rinnen. Rinnen brings more than two decades of experience and expertise in backup and recovery to Rubrik and was a critical driver of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions. Rinnen, formerly a research director at Gartner, will join Rubrik’s marketing team to contribute to strategy and messaging for Rubrik’s product portfolio. At Gartner, she advised numerous…

  • From HIPAA to hyper-converged – a healthier storage scenario lies ahead

    By Shridar SubramanianIn 2017, HIPAA turned 21. Had you told a health care IT professional in 1996 that health care data would grow 48% YoY, and the projected total volume by 2020 would be close to 2,500 exabytes, their head would have spun at the massive task of managing cost, complexity, risk and compliance. If that weren’t enough, when HIPAA was enacted into law, just 13% of the U.S. population had Internet, only 15% owned a mobile phone, and the…

  • TS7700 Grid Resiliency

    Introduction The IBM TS7700 family is the latest in the line of tape virtualization products for the IBM Z platform. It is a highly scalable, reliable and high performance tape solution to support today’s demanding IT environments. The first generation of the TS7700 family (TS7740) was shipped in 2006. For more than 10 years, the TS7700 family has continued to evolve. IBM TS7760 is the latest model of the family and became generally available in June 2016. TS7760 adopts IBM…

  • Arcserve acquisition plans heating up

    Arcserve is on the hunt to buy more companies. The data protection and recovery company already has made two acquisitions since becoming independent from CA Technologies in 2014. It bought cloud provider Zetta last summer, giving it a larger cloud footprint and disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) offering. That followed the Arcserve acquisition of email archiving specialist FastArchiver in April for on premises or public cloud long-term data retention. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and…

  • Backing up is not hard to do

    When some employees at FCM Travel Solutions lost their laptops over the past year, they were able to get their data back within half an hour. “People were really happy with the kind of support they were getting, as there are not many technical people in our industry,” says Surender Arora, head of IT at FCM Travel Solutions in India. “It was like a miracle and was something they had never expected.” By submitting your personal information, you agree that…

  • Commvault CEO: Public cloud driving channel growth

      Public cloud adoption is helping to fuel the channel growth of Commvault, according to Bob Hammer, the vendor’s CEO. Speaking with Channelnomics, Hammer said many of the vendor’s more “agile” partners are utilizing the infrastructure of the public cloud and partnering with Commvault to orchestrate the migration and management of their customers’ data, plus adding services like data protection, Backup as a Service and disaster recovery. Related articles   “It’s big driver of our business,” he told Channelnomics about…

  • 3 smart ways to back up and manage digital files – KnowTechie

    Consider the amounts of digital information you have stored on your phone, laptop, DSLR, GoPro, and other devices. Scans of old tax returns. Twenty thousand pictures and hundreds of videos. Financial records and mortgage applications. All of this information is valuable and would present a severe emotional and (and possibly financial) blow if the information was lost. Especially when it comes to personal devices, most users simply do not backup their data, due to the time involved, or they simply…

  • Taneja Group | Is Object Storage Right For Your Organization?

      Is Object Storage Right For Your Organization? Is object storage right for your organization? Many companies are asking this question as they seek out storage solutions that support vast unstructured data growth throughout their organizations. Object storage is ideal for large-scale unstructured data storage because it easily scales to several petabytes and beyond by simply adding storage nodes. Object storage also provides high fault tolerance, simplified storage management and hardware independence – core capabilities that are essential to cost-effectively…

  • World Backup Day highlights importance of protecting data

    It may not be a widely celebrated holiday, but World Backup Day — celebrated on Mar. 31, just ahead of April Fools’ Day — aims to encourage computer users to regularly back up their data. It’s a day all about #backup awareness, and getting more people to start backing up their computers if they don’t already, or — for those who do — to take a serious look at their backup strategy, and make sure it’s up to snuff. Hard drive failure is just one…

  • Understanding Cloud Backup and Disaster Recovery

    IT administrators charged with managing their backup systems must be prepared with their disaster recovery strategies. Proper recovery methodologies are crucial – especially within an organization requiring higher uptimes.   There is a new shift happening within the cloud and user ecosystem. The transformation of IT has created a distinct “data-on-demand” environment. This means there is more information to work with and greater recovery demands placed on those workloads. IT administrators charged with managing their backup systems must be prepared…

  • Is Amazon’s online storage really ‘unlimited’? Read the fine print
    Is Amazon's online storage really 'unlimited'? Read the fine print

    Click here to view original web page at Is Amazon’s online storage really ‘unlimited’? Read the fine print You might have missed it in the avalanche of Black Friday deals, but Amazon is offering a year of “unlimited online storage” in its Amazon Cloud Drive service. The deal is tempting: free with a qualifying purchase or $5 on its own for the first year. It’s a trial […] Click here to view full article

  • 5 storage technologies I’m thankful for
    5 storage technologies I'm thankful for

    Why storage? Human civilization is in a transition from the analog and physical to the digital and intangible. But the basis of any civilization is the storage of its culture. In the past that storage was in books and human memory, in statues and artwork, in musical compositions and […] Click here to view full article

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