Data Protection Recovery Life Post World Backup Day Pre GDPR

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

Data Protection Recovery Life Post World Backup Day Pre GDPRIt's time for Data Protection Recovery Life Post World Backup Day Pre GDPR Start Date. The annual March 31 world backup day focus has come and gone once again. However, that does not mean data protection including backup as well as recovery along ...

AWS Cloud Application Data Protection Webinar

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

AWS Cloud Application Data Protection WebinarAWS Cloud Application Data Protection Webinar Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 11:00am PT / 2:00pm ET Only YOU can prevent data loss for on-premises, Amazon Web Service (AWS) based cloud, and hybrid applications. Join me in this free AWS Cloud Application Data Protection Webinar (registration required) ...

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 ...

Preparing For World Backup Day 2017 Are You Prepared

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Preparing For World Backup Day 2017 Are You Prepared Updated 1/17/2018 In case you have forgotten, or were not aware, this coming Friday March 31 is World Backup Day 2017 (and recovery day). The annual day is a to remember to make sure you are protecting your applications, data, information, configuration settings ...

Backup, Big data, Big Data Protection, CMG & More with Tom Becchetti Podcast

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

In this Server StorageIO podcast episode, I am joined by Tom Becchetti (@tbecchetti) for a Friday afternoon conversation recorded live at Meisters in Scandia Minnesota (thanks to the Meisters crew!).For those of you who may not know Tom, he has been in the IT, data center, data infrastructure, server and ...

Data Protection Diaries: March 31 World Backup Day is Restore Data Test Time

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

World Backup Day Generating Awareness About Data Protection This World Backup Day piece is part of my ongoing Data Protection Diaries series of posts (www.dataprotecitondiaries.com) about trends, strategies, tools and best practices spanning applications, archiving, backup/restore, business continuance (BC), business resiliency (BR), cloud, data footprint reduction (DFR), security, servers, storage ...

Part III Until the focus expands to data protection – Taking action

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Part III - Until the focus expands to data protection - Taking action This is the thrid of a three-part series (read part II here) about how vendors are keeping backup alive, however what they can and should do to shift and expand the conversation to data protection and related themes. Modernizing ...

Welcome to the Data Protection Diaries

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Updated 1/10/2018 Welcome to the Data Protection Diaries This is a series of posts about data protection which includes security (logical and physical), backup/restore, business continuance (BC), disaster recovery (DR), business resiliency (BR) along with high availability (HA), archiving and related topic themes, technologies and trends. Think of ...

SMB, SOHO and low end NAS gaining enterprise features

Monday, July 11th, 2011

Here is a link to an interview that I did providing industry trends, perspectives and commentary on how Network Attached Storage (NAS) aka file and data sharing for the Small Medium Business (SMB), Small Office Home Office (SOHO) and consumer or low end offerings are gaining features and functionality traditionally ...

More Data Footprint Reduction (DFR) Material

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

This is part of an ongoing series of short industry trends and perspectives (ITP) blog posts briefs based on what I am seeing and hearing in my conversations with IT professionals on a global basis. These short posts compliment other longer posts along with traditional industry trends ...

EMC VPLEX: Virtual Storage Redefined or Respun?

Monday, May 10th, 2010

In a flurry of announcements that coincide with EMCworld occurring in Boston this week of May 10 2010 EMC officially unveiled the Virtual Storage vision initiative (aka twitter hash tag of #emcvs) and initial VPLEX product. The Virtual Storage initiative was virtually previewed ...

HP Storage Virtualization Services Platform (SVSP)

Saturday, November 8th, 2008

HP recently announced announced their new SAN Virtualization Services Platform (SVSP) which is an appliance with software (oh, excuse me, I mean platform) for enabling various (e.g. replication, snapshots, pooling, consolidation, migration, etc) storage virtualization capabilities across different HP (e.g. MSA, EVA and in "theory" ...

Links to Upcoming and Recent Webcasts and Videocasts

Sunday, August 10th, 2008

Here are links to several recent and upcoming Webcast and video casts covering a wide range of topics. Some of these free Webcast and video casts may require registration.Industry Trends & Perspectives - Data Protection for Virtual Server EnvironmentsNext Generation Data Centers Today: What's New with Storage and NetworkingHot Storage ...

SMB capacity planning; Focusing on energy conservation

Monday, August 4th, 2008

Here's a link to a new tip I wrote that is posted over at SearchSMBStorage on Capacity Planning and energy conservation.Here are some added links to other recent tips I wrote and posted at a SearchSMBStorage:Improve your storage energy efficiencyData protection for virtual server environmentsData footprint reduction for SMBsIs ...