Dec2016

Comparison – Hybrid Cloud Data Protection – Mechanisms

This is the first of many comparisons and commentaries on data protection within the hybrid cloud. We are looking at the mechanisms used to achieve data protection. Mechanisms—how boring—yet from an architectural and data management view, mechanisms become increasingly important. …
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Nov2015

Software-Defined… Backup?

There are three pillars to the software-defined data centre (SDDC): software-defined compute, software-defined storage, and software-defined networking. Without any one of these three, the whole edifice of the data centre falls down. We build all three to be resilient, “designed for failure,” …
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Sep2015

Part II: Do Containers Change Enterprise IT?

In Part I of this series on Do Containers Change Enterprise IT, we discussed the impact of containers on security. This time, we will discuss the impact on data protection, which encompasses backup, disaster recovery, and business continuity. Since the …
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