Jun2016

Another Look at Uninterrupted Data Access Priorities

In my last post, Priorities of Uninterrupted Data Access, I got the chance to present the results of the IDG survey that reported a sizeable difference between the 50% of executives and the close to 90% of managers’ and the directors’ concerns of the priorities of uninterrupted access to the company data. This “spread” between the percentages has left me really wondering and speculating what might be behind the different attitudes and concerns.

Dec2014

Horizon Air Desktop DR: DaaS for Disaster Recovery

In my overview of Desktop as a Service (DaaS) delivery models last month, I touched on availability services, an emerging market that shows strong potential for future growth, and on DaaS services specifically tailored to disaster recovery. Now, fresh from witnessing …
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Aug2013

Next Generation Data Protection: HotLink DR Express

The next generation of data protection is not just about backup or replication into and out of the cloud, but about inexpensive recovery directly into a cloud in a hypervisor agnostic manner. Recovery is the key to backup and while we spend many hours ensuring that our backups happen in a timely manner, we spend very little time testing those backups and ensuring that recovery can happen at any time for any workload, not just those that are mission critical. Next generation data protection must also be extremely simple to use, setup, and configure. Is your data protection tool a next generation tool or lost in the past somewhere?