World Backup Day 2018 Data Protection Readiness Reminder

Sunday, February 11th, 2018

World Backup Day 2018 Data Protection Readiness ReminderIt's that time of year again, World Backup Day 2018 Data Protection Readiness Reminder. In case you have forgotten, or were not aware, this coming Saturday March 31 is World Backup (and recovery day). The annual day is a to remember to make sure ...

Like an Eagle Standing Tall and Proud, 9/11 2001 Never Forget

Sunday, September 11th, 2016

Like an Eagle Standing Tall and Proud, 9/11 2001 Never ForgetUpdated 1/28/2018A Eagle Standing Tall and Proud Like an Eagle Standing Tall and Proud On this 15th anniversary of the September 11 (e.g. 9/11), 2001 terror attacks on the United States, instead of a lot of words, photos, videos, links and other ...

Virtual, Cloud and IT Availability, its a shared responsibility and common sense

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

IT Availability, it's a shared responsibility and common sense In case you missed it, recently the State of Oregon had a data center computer problem (ok, storage and application outage) that resulted in unemployment benefits not being provided. Tony Knotzer over at Network Computing did a story Oregon Storage ...

Cloud conversations: Gaining cloud confidence from insights into AWS outages (Part II)

Monday, January 7th, 2013

This is the second in a two-part industry trends and perspective looking at learning from cloud incidents, view part I here.There is good information, insight and lessons to be learned from cloud outages and other incidents. Sorry cynics no that does not mean an end to clouds, as they ...

Cloud conversations: Gaining cloud confidence from insights into AWS outages

Monday, January 7th, 2013

This is the first of a two-part industry trends and perspectives series looking at how to learn from cloud outages (read part II here). In case you missed it, there were some public cloud outages during the recent Christmas 2012-holiday season. One incident involved Microsoft Xbox (view ...